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: May 20, 2015
Crimes reported May 13-19, 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 267 crimes tracked by The Augusta Chronicle were reported to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office during the past week.
Violent crimes during the week included 96 assaults, five of which were classified as aggravated assaults. The most assaults, 18, occurred on May 16. Other violent crime included one home invasion and seven robberies.
Property crimes included 27 burglaries during the week. District 5 had the most break-ins with nine. Other property crime included one fire classified as arson on May 17 at 3428 Merrimac Avenue.
The districts with the most crime reports were District 5 with 50, District 1 with 43, and District 2 with 39.
There are nine different districts in the city and the towns of Hephzibah and Blythe.