Purse snatched by two men

Police are seeking two men who snatched a woman's purse outside a Tobacco Road restaurant on Thursday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Augusta man accused of armed robbery

An Augusta man is accused of armed robbery after deputies say he held a woman at gunpoint early Saturday.
By Travis Highfield

Purse snatched by two men

Police are seeking two men who snatched a woman's purse outside a Tobacco Road restaurant on Thursday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Law enforcement agencies closing racial gap

Recent employment figures show the racial gap between area law enforcement agencies and the communities in which they serve continues to shrink.
By Travis Highfield

Grovetown Public Safety offers locations for Craigslist transactions

The Grovetown Department of Public Safety is encouraging Craigslist buyers to use public safety parking lots to complete transactions.
By Doug Stutsman

Aiken County fugitive arrested in Augusta

A fugitive wanted by the Aiken Department of Public Safety was arrested Thursday in Richmond County.
By Doug Stutsman

Female suspects sought in beauty supplies theft

A suspect is sought for allegedly stealing items from Ulta Beauty on Robert C. Daniel Parkway.
By Doug Stutsman

Police find working drug lab in man's car

An Augusta man is facing charges after police found an active drug lab inside his vehicle.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

17-year-old hospitalized after being pistol whipped

An Augusta teenager was hospitalized after being struck in the face with a pistol.
By Doug Stutsman

Teen gets 45 years for robbery

The teen ringleader in a bungled robbery last year was sentenced Thurs­day to 45 years in prison.
By Sandy Hodson

Teen to repay damages for BMX track damage

A teen accused of damaging Columbia County's BMX track was ordered to repay the damages.
By Valerie Rowell

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings March 16-23

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center March 16-23.

Weekly crime map, database

Violent crimes during the week included 77 assaults, only one of which was classified as an aggravated assault. The most assaults, 17, occurred on March 21. Other violent crime included five robberies and one kidnapping.

Suspects sought in Zales Jewelry theft

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for three suspects in reference to a theft by shoplifting that occurred at Zales Jewelry Store in the Augusta Mall.
By Doug Stutsman
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