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: Aug. 26, 2015
Crimes reported Aug. 19-25, 2015
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 260 crimes tracked by The Augusta Chronicle were reported to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office from Aug. 19 to Aug. 25.
Violent crimes during the week included 84 assaults, three of which were classified as aggravated assaults. The most assaults in a single day, 16, occurred on Aug. 22 and again on Aug. 25. Other violent crime included six armed robberies.
Property crimes included 50 burglaries. The District hardest hit was District 6 with 14. The most burglaries in a single day, nine, occurred on Aug. 24. Other property crime included an Aug. 25 fire at 3962 Deans Bridge Road that was classified as arson.
The Districts with the most crime reports were District 2 with 49 and District 6 with 43.
There are nine different districts in the city and the towns of Hephzibah and Blythe.