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Return trip to Walmart lands man in jail

Monday, Sept. 2, 2013 9:48 PM
Last updated Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 5:32 AM
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A return trip to Walmart on Deans Bridge Road landed a 45-year-old Augusta man in jail, according to a report from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

Gerald Charles Stukes of the 2700 block of Wicklow Drive was being held Monday night on a felony probation violation and three counts of shoplifting.

According to the report, a Walmart employee said he spotted Stukes on Aug. 20 loading a Dell desktop computer and Samsung security system into a cart and leaving without paying. On Monday, the employee spotted Stukes when he was allegedly shoplifting again and turned over video and pictures of the earlier incident to deputies.

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Darby
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Darby 09/02/13 - 09:33 pm
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dichotomy
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dichotomy 09/02/13 - 10:40 pm
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"Persistent cuss, isn't

"Persistent cuss, isn't he?"

Apparently....but our UNJUSTICE system just puts them right back on the streets no matter WHAT they have done or HOW MANY TIMES they have done it.

20 June 2013 North Augusta

Gerald C. Stukes, 45, attempted murder, driving under suspension, shoplifting less than $2,000 third or subsequent offense, failure to stop for blue lights first offense.

I think an early execution is in order.

countyman
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countyman 09/02/13 - 10:59 pm
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Is this one of the most

Is this one of the most important things in Richmond County?

How is this more important than the two 8,000 sq. ft. buildings coming to the Augusta Exchange? Both of those new structures represent growth, new jobs, and the city moving forward.

This is lazy reporting at it's finest... The reporting on Augusta and especially South Augusta has become atrocious lately.

Darby
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Darby 09/03/13 - 12:30 am
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"Both of those new structures represent

growth, new jobs, and the city moving forward."

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Don't really know what you're talking about, but I suspect that the two structures could just represent another hit on the taxpayers.

Just sayin'.

Darby
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Darby 09/03/13 - 12:32 am
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As for the Chronicle's reporting...

there has never been a stronger incentive for a reporter or editor than, "If it bleeds, it leads."

GnipGnop
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GnipGnop 09/03/13 - 06:10 am
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Question...

Why is countyman allowed to post off subject repeatedly?

nocnoc
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nocnoc 09/03/13 - 07:02 am
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Will this Walmart to follow the process seen before?

Given the Unofficial Walmart Business Process, this store is near the end of its operational life expectancy.

Once Shoplifting becomes ramped, and the 2 mile demographics around the store no longer meet the Stores business model plan. Walmart usually announces it is building a NEW and improved and easier to access Store location. Sometimes they use the GREEN / Environmental angle, or the building can no longer house the expanding store needs and future plans.

SIB4
can likely attest to 1 such situation herself in Gwinnett Co. by Koger Blvd. off Pleasant Hill Rd.
That store moved 2 miles up the street to seek out better Demographics

Gerald Charles Stukes
Has an extensive arrest record for stealing,
JUST ended a Theft By Taking Probation back in MAY 2013.
Seems he was still stealing while on probation.

Even though he life closer too 2 other Walmart's he liked this one better?

MAYBE he'll get a JAIL TIME this time.

KUDO's
That is a VERY GOOD Walmart Loss Prevention staff person.

But the fact they had such high $$$ items walk out the door without challenge, hints that maybe a new Loss Prevention Mgr. is needed, or a major reworking of the Loss prevention process is needed.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 09/03/13 - 07:09 am
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Yes I see this in this area all the time

The crime ramps up & the stores find a way to leave....common sense sez a business won't stay when it isn't profitable....why is it soo hard for some in Richmond county to see the damage that is done by petty thieves....YOU lose the stores--YOU lose the nice restaurants & then wonder WHY?

Sometimes you can't put humpty dumpty back together again...so you just bulldoze over it & move on.....sad reality to a great area in time.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 09/03/13 - 07:45 am
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"...South Augusta has become atrocious lately"

Come own property here and live a year in our Dumping Ground.

Countyman
While I support your efforts to promote Augusta in many way.

It is obvious you have ZERO understanding of the problems and manure being planted and attracting more problems to the South East Side.

Consolidation has put the South East Side on a slow prolonged Death watch.

KSL
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KSL 09/03/13 - 07:50 am
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And when the theives become

And when the theives become so numerous, some are bound to make their way to countyman's neck of the woods for a more fertile huntting ground.

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Dixieman 09/03/13 - 08:16 am
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Betcha

If this rocket scientist makes bail, betcha he will make a third trip to this Wal-Mart within 48 hours.

P.S. I enjoy countryman's posts, whether on- or off-topic. Space on this blog is free so let him roar!

GnipGnop
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GnipGnop 09/03/13 - 08:47 am
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I only brought it up

because it seems others are dinged for not following the rules. I got a post pulled for calling the guy that shot the baby a woman's feminine hygeine product....I wouldn't consider that name calling...I would consider that the truth...

countyman
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countyman 09/03/13 - 10:08 am
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Darby.... The two new

Darby.... The two new buildings are PRIVATE construction, and have nothing to do with another hit on taxpayers...

KSL.. Im pretty sure they'll be in your neck of the woods before mine.. I don't have any ghettos inside of the CBD, and Aiken does have it's own hoods.

Sweet son
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Sweet son 09/03/13 - 10:12 am
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GnipGnop and I agree regarding countyman!

He doesn't stay on the topic and always interjects his epistles which I don't even read. Seems like he is on a crusade for something.

Nuff said.

September is Ovarian Cancer awareness month. This is my crusade!

GnipGnop
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GnipGnop 09/03/13 - 11:28 am
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How many times has Augusta won

Best city in the USA? If you need help with the answer I can help you.

jimmymac
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jimmymac 09/03/13 - 01:24 pm
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SHOPLIFTER
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I hear this phase used all the time. What this man is, is a common thief. Somehow people refer to theft as shoplifting like it's not as bad of a crime. Theft is theft and the reason serial thieves like this exist is because judges and prosecutors aren't doing their jobs. They give crooks like this guy a pat on the wrist and then release him to steal some more because he's not going to get punished. Easy to understand why crime is so bad.

Dixieman
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Dixieman 09/03/13 - 06:39 pm
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Well,...

...countryman has twice as many points as I do, so he must be doing something right! Because I love to wander off topic too, and--

Oh, look, a squirrel!

Darby
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Darby 09/04/13 - 02:44 pm
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"Darby.... The two new buildings are PRIVATE

construction, and have nothing to do with another hit on taxpayers..."

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Unless they were given tax incentives to build here rather than someplace else.

Not necessarily a bad thing. But it often is.

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