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. 1, 2014
Crimes reported Sept. 24-30, 2014
With a new computer system and change in how the Richmond County Sheriff's Office divides the city into different districts, you will notice a change in the weekly crime map. The weekly map will include the new district borders. In this map you will still see the crime, address and date, but instead of an area the sheriff department's districts are included.
A total of 160 crimes tracked by The Augusta Chronicle were reported to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office during the past week, including one homicide.
On Sept. 27, 26-year-old Jhalid Q. King died after being shot several times on Steiner Avenue. Sheriff investigators named 32-year-old Dameino Roberts as a suspect.
Other violent crimes included 91 assaults, six of which were classified as aggravated assaults. The most assaults, 20, occurred on Sept. 27. There were also six robberies during the week.
Property crimes during the week included 41 burglaries. The most break-ins in a single district, six, occurred in district 9. The most burglaries on any single day, 11, occurred on Sept. 25.
Other property crimes included one fire which were classified as arson: the Sept. 25 fire at 1501 Aviation Way.
The districts with the most crimes reported were districts 5 with 26, district 2 with 25, and district 6 with 24.
There are nine different districts in the city and the towns of Hephzibah and Blythe.