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More officer-involved wrecks reported in 2014

...bystander and was taken to a hospital.Accidents, no matter the severity, remain a point of concern for the department, Chief Deputy Pat Clayton said."The last thing in the world that (Sheriff Richard Round tree) wants to do is to tell a loved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-06/more-officer-involved-wrecks
Alabama shuts down church's sex offender housing

...with them."I think his motives are good. I just disagree with the way he's going about it," said Robinson, the chief deputy district attorney.Like other states, Alabama restricts the areas where sex offenders are required to live, barring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-07-04/alabama-shuts-down-churchs-sex-offe
Prisoner killed in apparent stabbing

...was pronounced dead about 6:20 a.m. after suffering "probable multiple sharp force trauma," Richmond County Chief Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose said in an e-mail.An altercation took place between Grier and another inmate about 6 a.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-29/prisoner-killed-appare
Theft charge after jet ski fatality

...crash, the McCormick County Sheriff's Department filed charges against Jonathan Newman, 27, for grand larceny.Chief Deputy C. E. Gable said the 2011 Yamaha, which was valued at $8,500, was returned to the original owner.The South...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-18/theft-charge-after-jet
71-year-old drowns in Augusta Canal

...day, officials and a witness say.George Young was pronounced dead about 9 a.m., according to Richmond Coun ty Chief Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose. An autopsy will take place at the Georgia Bu reau of Investigation crime lab in Atlanta.According...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-14/71-year-old-drowns-augusta-c
Man, 21, killed in Peach Orchard Road crash

...been arrested, police said.Akash N. Patel was pronounced dead at the scene about 2:10 p.m., Richmond County Chief Deputy Cor oner Kenneth Boose said.A Chevrolet pickup, driven by 19-year-old Matthew Chance of Jenkins County, overturned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-31/man-21-killed-peach-or
Aiken County sheriff gets support in plea for salary increases

...annually after one year and $34,592 after two.Having lost about 225 deputies in the past three years, according to Chief Deputy Pat Clayton, boosting starting salaries is an issue that remains in the forefront of budget negotiations. The department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-10/aiken-county-sheriff-g
Cops pursue mystery EMT at Ga. wreck

...according to an Oconee County Sheriff's report.Deputies had not determined Monday if she was actually a nurse, Chief Deputy Lee Weems said."The lady would not cooperate with us on the scene so we haven't been able to verify if she was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-02/cops-pursue-mystery-em
Fatality reported in Milledge Road crash

...a pole on Milledge Road today.Lindsey L. Conley, 59, was pronounced dead at the scene about 12:40 p.m. by Chief Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose, according to a statement from the Richmond County Coroner's Office.He died from blunt force...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-20/1-dead-milledge-road-c
Deputy returns to duty after being sidelined by injury

...said he was practically raised in the sheriff's office. Most of his family hails from Sardis, and his father, Chief Deputy James Hollingsworth, is a 29-year veteran of the department."It's been good," said James Hollingsworth on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-09/deputy-returns-duty-af