Richmond County Crime

Man charged with exploiting the elderly


A “handyman” is facing charges for exploiting a 92-year-old Augusta woman.

Police were first called to the... Read more

Police investigating gas station robbery


Police are investigating the robbery of a Peach Orchard Road gas station early Thursday.

According to a... Read more

Augusta man robbed of car, money

An Augusta man told police an armed robber took his money and car, which also contained 10 pairs of sneakers.

The victim, 20, told... Read more

Augusta drunk driver who struck deputy gets prison


An Augusta man who struck a Richmond County Sheriff’s deputy with his vehicle was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in prison.... Read more

Prison term imposed on Augusta woman guilty of robbery


An Augusta woman who robbed one woman and attempted to rob a second was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison.... Read more

Suspect sought for stealing shoes, brandishing knife

Police are looking for a shoplifter who threatened a security officer with a knife at an Augusta Kmart after being confronted.

About 9... Read more

Augusta homicide suspect's statement admissible as evidence


If the case against a suspect in the killing of a South Carolina surgeon in Augusta in 2013 goes to trial, the jury will be... Read more

Cyber command officer waives preliminary hearing in child pornography case

An officer assigned to the Cyber Center of Excellence at Fort Gordon who is suspected of downloading child pornography waived his right to a... Read more



Augusta man pleads guilty over police chase

An Augusta man who led law enforcement on a chase through south Augusta earlier this year opted to plead guilty Tuesday instead of... Read more

Warrants tie woman's arrest to May slaying...

Police still have not released many details on a recent murder arrest, but warrants confirm it is connected to a May shooting.... Read more

Mystery endures in '99 slaying ...


In broad daylight, an early 1980s model Oldsmobile drove by the home of Jason Larry Toomer and... Read more