Man stabbed during fight with sister

...26-year-old man was hospitalized Saturday after he was stabbed while slapping his sister, officials said. Richmond County sheriff's deputies were called to a home in the 200 block of Telfair Street about 3:30 a.m., according to a statement from...

Phone scams claiming missed jury duty defraud individuals

...Augusta woman and a 64-year-old Hephzibah woman received phone calls from a man impersonating a Richmond County sheriff's deputy, according to incident reports. They were told to send Western Union money orders for $1,495 from Bi-Lo...

Richmond County Sheriff's Office helps clean Augusta by picking up illegal road signs

As Richmond County sheriff's Deputy Blake Richardson opened the door to his patrol car, eight offenders lay on his back seat.The criminals weren't people, but...

Suspect sought in theft of Augusta National photos, James Brown autographs

...dollars' worth of memorabilia were stolen from her rental property.Around 11 a.m. on Thursday, Richmond County Sheriff's deputies responded to the 1800 block of Fenwick Street, where the victim claims "hundreds, maybe thousands" of James...

Fourth person arrested in Thomson murder

...McDuffie County Sheriff's Office Detention Center on murder charges.About 2:48 a.m. Feb. 7, McDuffie County sheriff's deputies found the brothers shot.Morgan said the shooting likely started between two groups who got into an altercation...

Richmond County Sheriff's deputy discharges weapon, ruled an accident

A Richmond County Sheriff's Office deputy accidentally discharged his weapon on Wednesday, according to a statement from the department.

Aiken County authorities seek help solving homicide

...authorities are asking for help in the unsolved homicide of Kevin Michael Holder in 2013.Holder was found by Aiken County Sheriff's deputies with a fatal gunshot wound on Hamelin Road near Piper Road about 4:20 p.m. on April 30, 2013.Through...

Large storage building disappears from yard

...large storage building was removed from the yard of an Augusta home, and nobody is sure where it is.Richmond County sheriff's deputies were called to the 2800 block of King Street before noon Saturday. The building's owner said she had moved...

Former Richmond County Sheriff's deputy released on bond in child cruelty case

A former Richmond County deputy was released on bond Friday, according to officials at the Charles B. Webster Detention Center.

Shooting incident led deputies to stolen vehicles, drugs

...to two stolen vehicles, according to a sheriff's office report.Just before 3 a.m. Friday, Richmond County sheriff's deputies were called to the Super 8 motel at 2136 Gordon Highway in reference to shots fired.Deputies found 19-year-old...