Police were first called to the 92-year-old woman's Murphy Street home on Aug. 16 after her daughter realized she had written more than 25 checks to Ronald Clayton Newman, 58, who worked as a handyman.
According to a Burke County sheriff's news release, deputies were called to a Claxton Road residence in the Girard area about 9:35 a.m. The victim told police he was returning to his home when three people attempted to rob him.
An Augusta man who said he suffered a skull fracture after being tased in jail has filed suit against Augusta and two Richmond County sheriff's officers.
An Augusta man told police an armed robber took his money and car, which also contained 10 pairs of sneakers.
Friday's ruling by Judge Daniel J. Craig means that anyone sentenced for a misdemeanor offense in Columbia County Superior Court may be a party to the lawsuit that seeks to recover from Sentinel all fees paid to the for-profit company.
According to a Richmond County sheriff's incident report, a man in a mask went into Circle K, 2822 Peach Orchard Road, about 2:15 a.m. and demanded cash.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. - After more than a year and thousands of hours of investigation, three men have been charged with murder and other crimes in a July 2015 quadruple homicide at a home in rural South Carolina, a sheriff said Thursday.
A suspect is sought for shoplifting and brandishing a weapon after attempting to steal items Monday from an Augusta business.
Once Tabitha McNair, 30, completes the prison term, she will have an additional six years to serve on probation, said Assistant District Attorney Libby Bitting.
Albert Patrick, 62, wasn't sentenced for aggravated assault on an officer or serious injury by vehicle but for violating the conditions of the probation sentence he was serving for possession of cocaine.