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. 22, 2016
Crimes reported Aug. 10-16, 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 366 crimes tracked by The Augusta Chronicle were reported to the Richmond County Sheriff Office between Aug. 10-16.
Violent crimes included 87 assaults, three of which were classified as aggravated assaults. The most assaults in a single day, 17, occurred on Aug. 12. Other violent crimes included five robberies.
There were 35 burglaries during the week, the most, 10, occurred on Aug. 10. The District with the most break-ins, nine, was District 5. Other property crime included one fire classified as arson on Aug. 12 at 2711 Oakland Avenue. There were also 100 larcenies and 13 thefts during the week.
The District with the most crimes were District 1 with 61 and District 5 with 60.
There are nine different districts in the city and the towns of Hephzibah and Blythe.