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Riverwalk beating suspect in Indiana jail

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 11:39 PM
Last updated Thursday, May 16, 2013 1:59 AM
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Kevin Devonte Richardson, wanted in the brutal May 3 beating of a couple at Riverwalk Augusta, has turned himself in to authorities in Elkhart, Ind., Richmond County sheriff’s investigators confirmed late Wednesday.

A mug shot from the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department shows Richardson had changed his appearance, cutting his hair and shaving, but he was identified through fingerprints, Lt. Calvin Chew said in an e-mail.

Richardson is the second and final suspect arrested in the beating of Ashley Solesbee and Wesley Spires, who were clubbed with a metal bat or pipe as they sat on a bench. Spires is still hospitalized.

The other suspect, Robey Eugene Moses, 21, was arrested in Newberry, S.C., on Friday and extradited to Augusta on Tuesday.

Moses also was charged, along with Domonique Shantae Hale, 19, in the May 2 robbery of a man who was attacked as he left a Broad Street bar. According to an incident report, two people hit the 29-year-old Beech Island man from behind as he was leaving River­front Pub about midnight and took his wallet, phone and vehicle. A deputy found the semi-conscious man lying on the ground.

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itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 05/16/13 - 12:03 am
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If it is the _____ they are looking for....

I can't say enough kudos to the LEOs involved in IDing and nabbing him.

Darby
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Darby 05/16/13 - 12:55 am
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You can run and you can hide....

but not forever....

If I were going to hide out, Indiana would not be tops on my list...

nocnoc
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nocnoc 05/16/13 - 05:46 am
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WOW!If it wasn't for finger

WOW!
If it wasn't for fingerprints
I'd be asking are they sure they have the right guy?

Forehead, lips. general head shape all look different.

Want to bet he fights extradition ?
But the law gets to add a Federal Rap now.
Interstate flight to avoid Prosecution.
So add 5-10 more years.

Let's see he should get 10 -15 GA & 5-10 Federal.
Given the legal system he should be out and on probation in <5 years.

BamaMan
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BamaMan 05/16/13 - 06:19 am
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Fight?

Why would he fight extradition after he turned himself in? Now on to making these monsters pay for what they did to innocent lives.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 05/16/13 - 06:51 am
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Not like the ole days

Years past you could run to another state....no tv--no internet---no pics on everything---BUT those days have gone bye bye....& thanks to RCSO for doing their job.....now courts ...do your job!

lifelongresident
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lifelongresident 05/16/13 - 10:02 am
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of course he didn't do
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of course he didn't do it...what you people do not understand is it racism, he just so happens to resemble the person wanted my richmond county....hey!!! where's jessie and al when you need them.....HE ALSO COULD USE SOME HELP FROM THE PAINE COLLEGE STUDENTS WHO WENT TO FLORIDA TO MARCH FOR THE THUG TRAYVONN...they could get their crayons and draw signs with the slogan "NO JUSTICE, NO PEACE"

Austin Rhodes
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Austin Rhodes 05/16/13 - 08:30 am
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Mr. Richardson was made aware...

...that if he did not turn himself in quick...they would soon be able to hold The 2013 Richardson Family Reunion Picnic at the Phinizy Rd. jail.

I have word that virtually everyone this insect cares about in the world could be up on obstruction or accessory after the fact charges. In this day and age, communication via phone, internet, etc etc is traceable to the square inch and millisecond, and most of these low level vermin couldn't figure that out unless the instructions came in the lyrics of a rap tune.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 05/16/13 - 08:50 am
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BamaMan - Fighting

BamaMan - Fighting extradition after he turned himself.

Pre-Plea negotiations

The ARC DA or GA AG might be willing to take certain "levels" of crimes off the table to get him back in GA quickly.

Also just because a person turns themselves in doesn't mean they admit guilt. If I had the FBI, GBI, RCSO, SLED and others looking for me with Public Support on their side, I'd find neutral ground and turn myself in and go before a impartial judge.

But like Austin implied his family will have some questions to answers about helping him elude capture.

One day he is desperately robbing Tourists for cash,
then they find him 1000 miles up north?

How does a desperate thug in need of Cash manage that level of travel without local help?

I would also be interested to know he how lived, was it via employment or was it by the Gov. Handout system?

AutumnLeaves
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AutumnLeaves 05/16/13 - 08:49 am
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I'd like to know a timeline

I'd like to know a timeline where he was hiding, how long, and when he left here for Elkhart, and who helped him?

DDudley14
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DDudley14 05/16/13 - 08:53 am
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That doesn't surprise me,

That doesn't surprise me, Austin. Saw his fb, I'm betting RCSO did too. I knew from his last post, he was already gone. Pretty dumb to ask friends for money on fb after your picture is plastered all over the local news media. I was fully expecting to see arrests for aiding and abedding a fugitive.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 05/16/13 - 09:01 am
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If only

If only I could post on here what I would like to see happen....something about a bench---ropes---metal bat--take turns...BUT alas...I can't put that on here...we don't have stoning here ..do we?

lifelongresident
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lifelongresident 05/16/13 - 10:10 am
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the authorities once they
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the authorities once they determine who assisted this roach should move to "hav dey welfair and foo stamps, and any other gubiment assistance" turned off for life...its' time law enforcement attack the offspring of the leech, moocher, and parasitic class right where they live which is "dey gubiment bineyefit check, housing, and foo stamps" they sit back knowing this vermin is a no good, he is not working, has little or no education or job skills but seems to have money from time-to-time but they do nothing (because like him his "peepel" are from the same lot-little or no education, no job skills or willing to work for a living-their livelihood is "dey welfare/foo stamps") but sit around and the beggining of the month when "dey git dey welfare/foo stamps" its party time in "da projects" everyone eats steaks, shrimp, and crablegs for 2-3 days them back to stealing, robbing, and selling drugs until next month

Austin Rhodes
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Austin Rhodes 05/16/13 - 10:41 am
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Social media...

...played a large role in this case.

Darby
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Darby 05/17/13 - 08:54 pm
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"Social media... ...played a large role

in this case."

.
let me guess, the bad guys (and gals) were updating each other on FB and/or Twitter...

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