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Last updated: June 12, 2013
Crimes reported June 5-11, 2013
During the week of June 5-11, 2013, a total of 202 crimes tracked by The Augusta Chronicle were reported to the sheriff's office during the week, including two homicides.
On Thursday, June 6, Larry Bernard Elam, 31, was shot to death at 2526 Milledgeville Rd. Investigators arrested Darrian A. Williams, 24. According to witnesses, the two men were arguing before Williams pulled a gun and shot Elam. The second homicide occurred on Tuesday, June 11 when sheriff officers responding to a call about shots fired found Yossarian Shon Brooks, 39, at 3613 Massoit Dr. Investigators are searching for a suspect.
Other violent crimes during the week included six robberies, six cases of reckless conduct and 101 assaults, five of which were aggravated assaults. The largest number of assaults, 20, occurred on Sunday, June 9.
Property crimes included 60 burglaries. The busiest day for burgary was Thursday, June 6 when there were 13 break-ins that day. The emergency response areas of Bethlehem, West Augusta, the city's public housing complexes and the Old Savannah had the most break-ins with five each during the week.
The most crimes that took place in any emergency response area, 15, took place in the city public housing complexes. There were 13 crimes in the Old Savannah area, and 12 each in Richmond Hill and Windsor Spring emergency response areas.