Browse the weekly map of crimes as reported to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office or search the database of all crime reports. You can search by date range, or by entering all or any part of an emergency response area, address or type of crime.
We have limited the number of crime reports to those that most often affect residents at home - such as assaults, burglaries, robberies and drug crimes.
Please note that due to mapping limitations and incoming incorrect data, some emergency response areas or addresses could be misplaced.
Last updated: Sept. 23, 2016
Crimes reported Sept. 14-20, 2016
You will find new information in the weekly crime - for each crime the Richmond County Sheriff is reporting the outcome. They include arrest, pending investigation (pending), active investigation (active), declined to prosecute (DTP), warrants issued (WIF), and cleared by means other than arrest (exceptional clearance).
A total of 349 crimes tracked by The Augusta Chronicle were reported to the Richmond County Sheriff Office Sept. 14-20.
Violent crimes included 98 assaults, three of which were classified as aggravated assaults, as well as five robberies and four cases of reckless conduct during the week.
There were 32 burglaries during the week. The most break-ins, seven, occurred in District 8. Other property crime included a fire on Sept. 20 at 3866 Mike Padgett Highway that was determined to be arson. There were also 100 larcenies and 13 thefts during the week.
The Districts with the most crimes were District 1 with 59 and District 4 with 56.
There are nine different districts in the city and the towns of Hephzibah and Blythe.