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False police reports rare in Augusta

...times, using a name similar to his."Every call that we go to, we assume it's a legitimate case," said Capt. Calvin Chew, spokesman for the Richmond County Sheriff's Office. "The 911 center has non-emergency phone numbers that you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-14/false-police-reports-r
Richmond County Sheriff's Office acquires surplus military equipment

...little or no cost."This is something that we might have needed and we didn't have to spend any money," Capt. Calvin Chew said. "We could use (the money) in the budget for something else now. All around, it's a great program and it's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-01/richmond-county-sherif
Richmond County police arrest 3 suspects in July 24 burglary

...and Joshua Alexander Lee, 20, of Augusta, each were charged with burglary, according to a statement from Capt. Calvin Chew.The suspects were caught on camera during a burglary at a residence on Wheeler Road.Several guns, jewelry, a television...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-28/richmond-county-police
Three men wanted in Augusta robbery

...were caught on camera during a burglary at a private residence on Wheeler Road, according to a statement from Capt. Calvin Chew.The unidentified suspects took several guns, jewelry, a television and one iPad.If anyone has information regarding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-25/three-men-wanted-augus
First Richmond County homicide in 2014 still unsolved

...the case."We just want to get it back into the public eye and see if we can get some more information," Capt. Calvin Chew said.Aiken is one of three unsolved homicides from this year.Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-25/first-richmond-county-
Chokehold not option for local police

...before Tasers were used by the department - officers went hand-to-hand 333 times.Richmond County sheriff's Capt. Calvin Chew said the threat of the Taser is often enough to make a suspect compliant. To verify the effectiveness of the threat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-03/chokehold-not-option-l
Church theft suspect charged

...have stolen money from St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church's donation boxes.Richmond County sheriff's Capt. Calvin Chew said Friday that Timothy Patrick Almy, 48, of Gordon Highway, has been charged with theft by taking in connection...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-06/church-theft-suspect-c
Augusta crime showing some 2014 declines

...year, with drops in armed robbery, theft by taking and auto thefts, police say.Richmond County sheriff's Capt. Calvin Chew credits community involvement with the improvement."We're getting a lot more calls about suspicious activity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-23/augusta-crime-showing-
Paine College 'person of interest' surrenders

...on and near the Paine College campus turned himself in to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, Capt. Calvin Chew confirmed.Christopher Jackson, 26, of Laurel Street, was being sought as a person of interest in a shooting around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-08/paine-college-person-i
Police revise report on shooting

...about 5:30 a.m., initially appeared to have a gunshot wound.According to Richmond County sheriff's Capt. Calvin Chew, examinations determined the wound was inconsistent with a gunshot.The man, David James Towns, was taken to Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-23/police-revise-report-s