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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
South Carolina's new texting law will be difficult to enforce, authorities say

...traveling 55 mph covers the length of a football field, according to the NHTSA.Richmond County sheriff's Capt. Calvin Chew said mostly the law is in place to make drivers more aware of the dangers."They might think twice before texting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-20/south-carolinas-new-te
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
Arrest in Hephzibah slaying

...discovered in a Hephzibah field on Wednesday.Altaye Levelle Knight, 21, was arrested, Richmond County sheriff's Capt. Calvin Chew said Friday morning.Police were called to the field off Williams Drive and Wilson Road about 6 p.m. They discovered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-23/arrest-hephzibah-slayi
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
Riverwalk attack shook city a year ago

...and Ashley Solesbee."It made us realize we needed more patrols downtown," said Richmond County sheriff's Capt. Calvin Chew.Solesbee, now 26, and Spires, 28, both of South Car o lina, were ending their evening with a walk on the riverwalk...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-02/riverwalk-attack-shook
A year later, mother struggles with 8-year-old son's death

...forward with any information that would lead us to believe that this was anything more than a tragic accident," Capt. Calvin Chew, spokesman for the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, said at the time.Last week, Chew said he is not aware of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-12/year-later-mother-struggles-8
Police hope to question Augusta shooting victim

...today, according to Richmond County Sheriff's Lt. Calvin Chew.Authorities believe his shooting stems from an earlier...of a crime and false imprisonment.Sheriff's Lt. Calvin Chew said last week that the incident is related to a call...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-03-25/police-hope-question-augusta
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