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Augusta man accused of armed robbery

Saturday, July 27, 2013 9:24 PM
Last updated 9:37 PM
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An Augusta man is accused of holding up a woman at gunpoint Friday night.

Janine Smith, of Augusta, told police that she was counting money in the parking lot of Dollar General on Peach Orchard Road when a man with dreadlocks pointed a gun through her window. The man demanded money, and Smith gave him $70.

After the man ran off, Smith drove to the Sprint gas station at 3138 Peach Orchard Road to call the police and described the man to the clerks. One said the man had left the store 30 minutes earlier and was caught on tape, the report said. Another clerk identified the man as Gary Lee Williamson, 20, of Gerald Drive. The clerk was a former classmate of Williamson.

Investigators found Wil­liam­son in the 3200 block of Windsor Spring Road and took him into custody on felony charges of armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

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JRC2024
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JRC2024 07/27/13 - 10:03 pm
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good good good

good good good

JRC2024
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JRC2024 07/27/13 - 10:03 pm
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good good good

good good good

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/28/13 - 06:55 am
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Peach Orchard RD

Ain't what it used to be...& that's a dang shame.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 07/28/13 - 07:59 am
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soapy_725
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soapy_725 07/28/13 - 08:15 am
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Great investigative work by the "victim". Way to go !!!!
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Great investigative work by the "victim". Way to go !!!!

kiwiinamerica
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kiwiinamerica 07/28/13 - 09:01 am
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dichotomy
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dichotomy 07/28/13 - 10:12 am
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Arrested for shoplifting last

Arrested for shoplifting last month, now an armed robbery this month.

Put him down before he kills someone.

TrulyWorried
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TrulyWorried 07/28/13 - 05:12 pm
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lifelongresident
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lifelongresident 07/29/13 - 08:31 am
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"he aint not did dat do
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"he aint not did dat do nuthin fo sho, he's a guut boy and aint not did wat y'all white folk say he do fo sho, it jess y'all white folk mad cause ob trayvon cause he was kilt cause he black too, my boy a guut boy he jess got caught up"..same ole, same ole...grew up in a single parent household, mammy little or no education or job skills, she of course is only 33-34 yrs old got pregnant whne she was approx 13yr old and of course "lib-bin of de welfare", his daddy no where to be found and if he was probably in jail, of course the daddy isn't a good role model either with little or no education or job skills she he grows up knowing only how to do one thing and that is steal or become a criminal as his occupation....typical just another gorilla out to rob and steal from hard working people

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jimmymac 07/29/13 - 09:14 am
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COUNTING MONEY
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Why should it be "not good" counting your money in a car? The thief isn't tempted because the poor woman was counting her money. The thief was looking for someone to rob because that's what he does. Preying on innocent victims going about their normal daily routine. Put the blame where it belongs and that's on the back of the thug who commits the crime. Why should people have to change their behavior because some thug might be in the area? It's too bad the poor lady wasn't armed and shot the perp dead.

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