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Augusta man suspected of stealing a car arrested at his home

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A man suspected of stealing a car was arrested Thursday by the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

Rodney Ezell Ward, 40, of East Hale Street, was arrested at his home, according to Sgt. Paul Godden. He was suspected of stealing a car Nov. 12 on Monte Sano Avenue.

The stolen car was spotted Nov. 20 and pursued by police, but the driver got out and ran away.

Ward was charged with theft by receiving stolen property and five counts of financial transaction card theft. He also faced charges in Columbia and Aiken counties.

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