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Aiken sheriff's office sees steady drop in complaints

AIKEN - Sheriff Mike Hunt knows some residents will always harbor grudges against his officers. Some will lodge complaints against them, too...
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Deputy killed in accident

AIKEN -- Sheriff's deputies stretched black ribbons across their badges Sunday in memory of a fellow Aiken County officer who was killed in a...
Police find escapee; capture attempt fails

AIKEN -- Sheriff's officers Sunday found the man who escaped from the Aiken County Detention Center, but the escapee eluded them again. Officers...
Six face charges in thefts

AIKEN -- Sheriff's officials say they have busted a six-member burglary ring responsible for a rash of area break-ins. The group, which...
Augusta man sought in Jackson thefts

AIKEN -- The Aiken Sheriff's Office holds larceny warrants for the arrest of an Augusta man, it said today in a news release.Deputies are seeking Darren...
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Sheriff bypassed for U.S. marshal

AIKEN - Sheriff Howard Sellers will remain in Aiken County. For months, he had been in contention to be the president's choice for U.S...
Aiken group one of few bagpiper bands in S.C.

...out of a retired officer's funeral wearing a kilt and toting bagpipes.It was the second commitment the 12-man Aiken Sheriff's Pipes and Drums band had that day."It's just physically demanding," Grinton said of the instrument known...
Stabbing suspect survives shot

AIKEN - A 45-year-old man shot Thursday by an Aiken sheriff's sergeant is in fair condition, hospital officials said Friday. Also, the deputy authorities say Christopher Godbee stabbed...
Police are watching armor suit

...Carolina officials are "closely monitoring" a lawsuit filed against the makers of a bulletproof vest widely used by Aiken sheriff's deputies. Last week, Pennsylvania Attorney General Jerry Pappert filed suit against Michigan-based Second Chance...