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: Oct. 26, 2016
Crimes reported Oct. 12-18, 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 379 crimes tracked by The Augusta Chronicle were reported to the Richmond County Sheriff Office from Oct. 12-18.
Violent crime included 99 assaults, eight of which were classified as aggravated assaults. The most assaults, 20, occurred on Oct. 15. Other violent crime included five robberies.
Property crimes included 35 burglaries, the most of which, nine, occurred on Oct. 13. The District hardest hit by burglaries was District 2 with eight. Other property crimes included 110 larcenies and 13 thefts. There were two fires classified as arson during the week, both of which occurred on Oct. 14 at 2096 Greenland Road and 2400 Barton Chapel Road.
The Districts with the most crimes reported were District 2 with 64, District 5 with 62, and District 1 with 60.
There are nine different districts in the city and the towns of Hephzibah and Blythe.