Sheriff's deputies are looking for two women who "fooled" a 64-year-old Augusta woman with an investment scheme and robbed her of $12,000.
Ponethia Odom, 47, pleaded guilty in Richmond County Superior Court to contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Eddie G. Mayes Jr., 24, had no prior felony conviction, but the level of violence he showed to the officers who were trying to get him to comply with commands necessitated a prison term, said Assistant District Attorney Pete Lamb.
The report states the home reeked of urine, had multiple large holes in the walls, six or more dogs living in the home and backyard, but it was the roach issue that was especially troubling to officials.
A second Augusta woman has died following a structure fire earlier this week in Richmond County.
The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is requesting public assistance in locating a robbery suspect.
The 21-year-old Pizza Hut employee called police about 11 p.m. Monday after a man took off with two pizzas and 36 wings
Brenda Lee Nations, 57, was charged with the misdemeanor offense of operating an unlicensed personal care home at 2571 Mount Auburn St.
An autopsy showed Denzel D. Bates had been shot multiple times and his death is being called a homicide.
The eight members of the Superior Court bench selected Amanda Heath to become the newest juvenile court judge for the circuit which includes Richmond, Columbia and Burke counties.