Richmond County Crime

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Augusta man sentenced to jail for not cleaning property

Officials have deemed the property a dangerous breeding ground for mosquitoes.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Thursday, June 23, 2016

Sheriff's illegal gun recovery program at halfway point

Through Wednesday, the sheriff's office reported it had recovered 151 illegal guns resulting in 76 arrests.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Thursday, June 23, 2016

Man breaks into apartment while fleeing from police

A 20-year-old Augusta man is charged with breaking into a woman's apartment Wednesday afternoon while fleeing from police.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Thursday, June 23, 2016

Man indicted over Augusta dog park assaults

Willie Hudson is accused of punching three dogs, hitting a person in the head and threatening to punch someone else.
By Sandy Hodson | Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Man pleads guilty to child abuse, gets 5 years

Jamez E. Hubbard, accused of hitting and burning the preschool daughter of a girlfriend, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Richmond County Superior Court.
By Sandy Hodson | Wednesday, June 22, 2016

TV show 'Cops' returning to Augusta

Crews first came to Augusta in 2013 and spent eight weeks on ride-alongs with deputies.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Man accused of putting feces in disabled mother's mouth

Quami Dewayne Kelly was booked into the Richmond County jail today on a charge of exploitation of the elderly or disabled.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Woman's attacker gets 20 years in prison

A Richmond County Superior Court jury convicted Louis Mintze of aggravated battery Tuesday but acquitted him of a second charge of aggravated stalking.
By Sandy Hodson | Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Man guilty in graveyard shooting

A jury convicted a former Augusta city worker who shot a fellow employee last year during an argument in a city cemetery.
By Sandy Hodson | Tuesday, June 21, 2016

RCSO searching for convicted felon

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's help in locating a suspect.
By Doug Stutsman | Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Augusta man arrested after barricading himself inside home

An Augusta man is in custody after barricading himself inside his home for five hours Monday.
By Doug Stutsman | Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Testimony about attacks opens stalking trial

Louis Mintze, 31, has pleaded not guilty in Richmond County Superior Court to aggravated stalking and aggravated battery.
By Sandy Hodson | Monday, June 20, 2016

Boyfriend charged after woman falls from parking deck

A Richmond County man is in custody after a woman was found covered in blood Saturday night in downtown Augusta.
By Doug Stutsman | Monday, June 20, 2016

Man accused of killing Florida priest attempts to flood cell

A man accused of killing a Florida priest was transferred Monday to a jail in Clayton County.
By Doug Stutsman | Monday, June 20, 2016

1997 shooting remains mystery

On the morning of Feb. 6, 1997, Todd Gerald Winkler's girlfriend drove from her Columbia home to his residence in the 3000 block of Mabus Road in Richmond County.
By Doug Stutsman | Monday, June 20, 2016

2nd teen arrest in May slaying

A Richmond County teenager sought in last month's slaying of a man on Cooney Circle is in the Richmond County jail facing murder and other charges.
Saturday, June 18, 2016

Man convicted in 2001 murder gets life sentence

Woodrow Carter, 40, was the final suspect to be sentenced in the slaying of James Mills.
By Sandy Hodson | Friday, June 17, 2016

Indictment returned in case of fatal street brawl

They are accused of felony murder in the March 18 stabbing death of 18-year-old Demajhay Deshawn Bell.
By Sandy Hodson | Thursday, June 16, 2016

Man accused of shoplifting after leaving child in vehicle

Police said a man left his young child alone in a vehicle while shoplifting at Wal-Mart on Bobby Jones Express­way.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Thursday, June 16, 2016

NBA argument leads to stabbing

Police said an argument over the NBA finals led to a fight and stabbing at an East Taylor Street residence Tuesday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Wednesday, June 15, 2016
 
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