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Home invasion victim, suspect arrested

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The victim of an early-morning home invasion and shooting was arrested Tuesday along with one of two men who broke into his Martinez apartment.

Just after 6 a.m., Ronald Raiford Wynn, 31, called police to his Ridge Crossing Apartments home to report a home invasion. He claimed that he was shot in the forearm by three men wearing ski masks who forced their way into his apartment just before 2 a.m., according to Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris.

Police arrested Wynn on Tuesday afternoon and charged him with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, Morris said.
Police also charged Brandon Ross, 22, of Augusta, with criminal attempt armed robbery and aggravated assault, Morris said. His vehicle was seized and taken to the sheriff's office impound lot for processing.

A second suspect in the alleged assault has been identified, but Morris said he is not releasing the name pending his arrest.

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AutumnLeaves
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AutumnLeaves 06/29/10 - 08:49 am
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Yep, it's definitely

Yep, it's definitely spreading, no point in running away. You need to fight crime where it is, or it will just follow the money.

CoastalDawg
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CoastalDawg 06/29/10 - 09:02 am
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Check this one closely - home

Check this one closely - home invasion with nothing stolen?

proudfather
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proudfather 06/29/10 - 10:14 am
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Hey Mr. Wynn, go on and tell

Hey Mr. Wynn, go on and tell the police their names................

ANGEL
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ANGEL 06/29/10 - 10:18 am
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This is a FISHY story, this

This is a FISHY story, this guy has a history of crimal charges in Richmond County and he is on probation for drugs and firearm charges until Aug 2010. Maybe he shot himself or he owes someone some money.......but either way, need a full investigation on this situation because it does not sound right.

montega12
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montega12 06/29/10 - 10:21 am
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angel first off why are you

angel first off why are you putting his business out there like that second what does it matter the mans house and was shot and how do you know about the probation whats the deal

montega12
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montega12 06/29/10 - 10:27 am
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and if u amateur police

and if u amateur police detectives would notice there have been several and i mean several home invasions where nothing has been stolen its not like going to walmart where you can "shop" for an hour its called smash and grab

veggie-d
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veggie-d 06/29/10 - 10:29 am
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guns & stupid are culturally

guns & stupid are culturally universal...

Taylor B
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Taylor B 06/29/10 - 11:08 am
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Not owning a gun and being a

Not owning a gun and being a victim is culturally universal...

overburdened_taxpayer
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overburdened_taxpayer 06/29/10 - 11:32 am
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Round up the usual

Round up the usual suspects.....

flipa
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flipa 06/29/10 - 11:46 am
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There are some impressive

There are some impressive amateur detectives on this site. We should value their commentary until proven wrong. However home invasions are out of control. We don’t even hear about all of them. The other day a girl answered her door and the invaders slit her throat from ear to ear and it never even made the news that I could find. The Oil Spill took precedence I think. It is spreading like wildfire and something needs to be done. At this rate over 1/2 of all readers will be the victum of a violent crime by 2012. The madness needs to be stopped or it will unravel the bounds of society as we know it. In other parts of the world such as our border the criminals just sniper a cop first then while the police are busy with that diversion, go after their real target. In towns where every citizen was encouraged to own and know how to use a gun for defence crime dropped by 1/2. Home invasions almost stopped. There was MORE than enough room in the jail and their courts weren't backed up either. Taxes went down too. An armed society is a courteous & polite law abiding society and the old sniper a cop for a diversion doesn't work cause EVERYBODY'S ARMED. When guns are outlawed or infringed ONLY outlaws have guns.

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countyman 06/29/10 - 11:47 am
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What's spreading? Crime is

What's spreading? Crime is nothing new for Ridge Crossing apartments.
This happen in the apartments near Funsville. Read the jail report sometimes.

airbud7
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airbud7 06/29/10 - 01:02 pm
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Thanks ANGLE for more info

Thanks ANGLE for more info than this story has. montega12 learn how to google, augusta ga case management website can tell you a lot about your Neighbors.

Chillen
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Chillen 06/29/10 - 01:15 pm
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flipa, was the girl who got

flipa, was the girl who got her throat slit in Augusta?!!? I hope not.

ANGEL
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ANGEL 06/29/10 - 01:25 pm
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You can also check the State

You can also check the State of Georgia Prison status too once you find he or she has a record and did Prison time and it will show his/her probation period along with everything else. This is all public records and it is something to help people know who their friends are, who their children are hanging around and also who your neighbors are too. I am just a very good concern parent that know how to search.

Jillian
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Jillian 06/29/10 - 03:27 pm
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The new breeding ground for

The new breeding ground for thug's seems to be in Columbia county. lol

lifelongresidient
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lifelongresidient 06/29/10 - 04:39 pm
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angel you are right!!! 2

angel you are right!!! 2 counts of cocaine possession (w/intent to distribute), 2nd offense whild on probation and he is out of jail....judge carlisle overstreet that sez it all...i does sound fishy, home invasion+nothing taken=something fishy..chances are he had drugs/money they were looking for or he owed a drug debt but it definitely not your everyday home invasion. HEY MONTEGA12 HIS BUSINESS ALREADY IN THE STREET TYR LOOKING UP ON AUGUSTAGA.GOV-CASE MANAGEMENT...I GUESS HE WAS INNOCENT OF THESE 2 CONVICTIONS ALSO..I HOPE THE POLICE LOOK FURTHER INTO THIS ONE IT SOUNDS REAL FISHY

disssman
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disssman 06/29/10 - 05:11 pm
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Apartment building, 2:00 A.M.

Apartment building, 2:00 A.M. door kicked in (obviously) shots fired and no one calls the police? If the sheriff was called why did it take forever to get there?

veggie-d
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veggie-d 06/29/10 - 06:34 pm
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"that cocaines a helluva

"that cocaines a helluva drug!" - rick james

ANGEL
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ANGEL 06/29/10 - 08:30 pm
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Thank you all. I kinda knew

Thank you all. I kinda knew all along something did not sound right to start with and when I looked him up completely I knew what the real story was but they needed to fully investigate first. THANK GOD for CC and all their hard work to finding the truth and getting this THUG out of CC and off the streets!

Tony.C
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Tony.C 06/30/10 - 02:10 am
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Armed neighbourhood patrols,

Armed neighbourhood patrols, shoot the thugs on site, call the RCSO to clean it up. These animals won't stop, they're predators... looking for weak prey. This story was probably personal, drugs and money involved. Just another reason to legalize the cannabis, undercut these fools and put the tax money back into the community... to fight crack, build sidewalks, come up with decent public transport, something... all that money is just sitting in the black market right now, causing things like this to happen. Augusta is hardly better than a third world country these days, roving bands of pirates abound and no one is stopping them.

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burninater 06/30/10 - 11:59 am
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You people are missing the

You people are missing the point: many of these "home invasions" that y'all get fired up about are NOT random attacks on law-abiding, private citizens. They are performed BY people in the drug trade, ON people in the drug trade. I bet a breakdown of how many "home invasions" are NOT random would be an eye-opener for some of you doom-and-gloomers out there.

I'm sure there's no relation in the way media and government portray crime to psychological studies that show frightened individuals are far more easily controlled.

flipa
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flipa 06/30/10 - 01:26 pm
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Chillen; "flipa, was the girl

Chillen;
"flipa, was the girl who got her throat slit in Augusta?!!? I hope not."
Her name was Angie and it was in a home on 12th St Augusta.

Tots
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Tots 06/30/10 - 04:31 pm
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Lets see,he got shot and

Lets see,he got shot and broken into at 2:am.Didn'tcall the police till 6:am,yet he still got arrested for possession of cocaine and a firearm.Fishy sounds right Angel.

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