Man who fled North Augusta officers arrested in Augusta

Monday, Dec. 26, 2011 11:25 AM
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An Augusta man the subject of a Dec. 17 North Augusta manhunt after he fled police was arrested today.

Brandon Tucker  Richmond County Sheriff's office photo
Richmond County Sheriff's office photo
Brandon Tucker

Brandon Wesley Tucker, 25, was arrested by Richmond County sheriff's deputies around 9:50 a.m. at 3027 Washington Road.

Tucker, who a jail booking report said is heavily tattooed, is wanted by Columbia County law enforcement and North Augusta Public Safety, according to the report.

Tucker crawled out of a North Augusta police cruiser window after his arrest for shoplifting Dec. 17 at the Knox Avenue Wal-Mart, according to previous reports.

His escape, which occurred while officers searched nearby for a gun Tucker was believed to have shoplifted, led to a manhunt involving Aiken and Richmond county bloodhounds that was later called off.

Tucker faces charges of shoplifting, escape, assault and a parole violation.

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broad street narrow mind
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broad street narrow mind 12/26/11 - 11:33 am
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if these were baseball stats,
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if these were baseball stats, "escape" would be an error for the other team.

David Parker
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David Parker 12/26/11 - 11:45 am
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Bad boys bad boys, whatcha

Bad boys bad boys, whatcha gon do when they come for yoooo?

my.voice
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my.voice 12/26/11 - 11:55 am
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They think he had a gun and

They think he had a gun and they roll down the window in the patrol car?

Patty-P
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Patty-P 12/26/11 - 11:59 am
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Here we go (with

Here we go (with sarcasm).....to which do we class him with? Fatherless child, mother on welfare and food stamps, entitlement mentality, section 8 housing resident, gang member, drug dealer.....

blues550
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blues550 12/26/11 - 12:03 pm
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NAPS - Barney Fife meets the
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NAPS - Barney Fife meets the Keystone Cops. Had he been speeding they would have nailed him. Takes Richmond County's finest to finish the drill!

itsanotherday
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itsanotherday 12/26/11 - 12:08 pm
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my money is on fatherless and
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my money is on fatherless and drug user ;)

broad street narrow mind
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broad street narrow mind 12/26/11 - 12:32 pm
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people in iceland are
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people in iceland are fatherless (sort of) and fine. rich americans can also be fatherless and fine. don't confuse fatherless as the problem when it may just coincide with poor as it often does in this system.

Patty-P
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Patty-P 12/26/11 - 12:39 pm
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bsnm....I was being sarcastic

bsnm....I was being sarcastic because people always bring up section 8 housing, etc when they read articles like this.

april65
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april65 12/26/11 - 12:40 pm
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Having a father can be a

Having a father can be a worse problem sometimes anyway. How 'bout we class him as a violent parolee (felon) in (attempt) to be in possession of a firearm. Crap load of violations all in one. Hasta nunca!

april65
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april65 12/26/11 - 12:42 pm
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One of my customers was a

One of my customers was a Section 8 complex in Norcross. My rent was $350/mo. in'95. Got laid off ten days after moving in and my rent went to $110 a month for the remainder of my year. Never been so happy to have my own apartment and be self employed.

dichotomy
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dichotomy 12/26/11 - 01:09 pm
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"Here we go (with

"Here we go (with sarcasm).....to which do we class him with? Fatherless child, mother on welfare and food stamps, entitlement mentality, section 8 housing resident, gang member, drug dealer....."

Patty-P.......(with a hint of sarcasm) Probably just another spoiled punk white kid from a fine family who grew up thinking it's "cool" to imitate all of the above. Probably started out by wearing his hat backwards, baggy jeans, and playing thump thump music in his daddy's car. Anyway, apparently he is not too good at being a gansta. Lock him up for a long time and put a stamp on his forehead that says "Terminally Stupid - DO NOT PAROLE".

Willow Bailey
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Willow Bailey 12/26/11 - 01:23 pm
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Just wondering out loud, does

Just wondering out loud, does anyone ever say to these "kids"... What the hay were you thinking? How's this working out for you? Where do you think THIS behavior is leading? If you could change your life, what would that life look like?

Farmboy
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Farmboy 12/26/11 - 05:41 pm
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Wow! He's a real PhD

Wow! He's a real PhD candidate waiting to happen!

Asitisinaug
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Asitisinaug 12/26/11 - 09:18 pm
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Just another criminal who

Just another criminal who should have been behind bars to begin with. People do have many reasons (fatherless or lack of parental control) is definetly a major problem in our society and although it may be a contributing factor, most know right from wrong by age 13 or so and make up their own minds.

The law abiding taxpaying contributing members of society are tired of this swinging door injustice being served by our court system which puts us all in jeorpardy on a daily basis.

david jennings
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david jennings 12/27/11 - 06:38 am
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This guy is not a kid, he is

This guy is not a kid, he is 25 and has'nt figured out he is not as cool as he thinks he is. I doubt jail will help him.

allhans
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allhans 12/27/11 - 10:21 am
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"Tucker, who a jail booking

"Tucker, who a jail booking report said is heavily tattooed,..."
Oh yeah!

ATLien
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ATLien 12/27/11 - 04:52 pm
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THEY NOT Having IT.

THEY NOT Having IT.

corgimom
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corgimom 12/27/11 - 05:23 pm
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http://www.pap.state.ga.us/Pa

http://www.pap.state.ga.us/ParoleeDatabase/Controller?zipcode_text=&inma...

Brandon seems to have difficulty with the idea that stealing is wrong. His parole started 4/18/2011 and went to 6/29/2014.

AC, 6/26/2008 Brandon Wesley Tucker, 21, of Martinez, burglary, Sept. 13: 7 yrs in prison, followed by 13 yrs probation, and ordered to pay restitution, and undergo drug and alcohol counseling and screenings

He must have done some serious burglarizing to get hit with that sentence.

literallyamerican
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literallyamerican 12/28/11 - 06:27 pm
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Corgi I think Brandon has a

Corgi
I think Brandon has a problem knowing what is wrong period---I think Brandon needs to spend a nice long sentence in our gang infested prisons to realize what it means to be on the other side and be TREATED wrong. Sometimes that is the only thing criminals understand

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