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Dump truck overturns with load of asphalt

...Columbia Road about 3:15 p.m., when he topped a hill near Ivy Falls only to find stopped traffic. Columbia County sheriff's Deputy Bobby Bradford said James, of Warrenton, couldn't stop in time, so he veered onto the right shoulder to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-01/dump-truck-overturns-load-as
Man threatens business after car repossessed

...North Augusta man threatened to blow up a Gordon Highway business after his vehicle was repossessed.Richmond County sheriff's deputies were called to Auto Credit Sales and Rentals, 2040 Gordon Highway, about 10:40 a.m. Monday after a customer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-23/man-threatens-business
Suspects fire shots in attempted robbery near Boykin Road, police say

Richmond County sheriff's deputies say two Augusta men were shot at after an attempted armed robbery Saturday.Just before midnight, deputies were called to Fieldcrest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-21/suspects-fire-shots-at
Armed robbery reported on Ellis Street in Augusta

Richmond County sheriff's deputies say an Augusta man was robbed at gunpoint while riding his bicycle on Ellis Street late Friday.At 11:18 p.m., deputies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-20/armed-robbery-reported
Man fatally shot on 2nd Ave.

...Georgia Regents Medical Center, Bowen said. The GBI crime lab in Atlanta will perform an autopsy.Richmond County sheriff's deputies said they responded to the shooting at 4:44 a.m. today in the 1900 block of Second Avenue.According to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-19/man-shot-2nd-ave-morning
2 accused of robbing man at gunpoint

...according to jail records. Both remained behind bars Sunday.According to an incident report, Richmond County sheriff's deputies were called to the 4300 block of Parkwood Drive, where the victim said he had been attacked by Simpkins and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-14/2-accused-robbing-man-
$3,500 in valuables stolen from Augusta home

...lost more than $3,500 in valuables during a break-in late Friday.About 2 a.m. Saturday, Richmond County sheriff's deputies were called to the 400 block of East Boundary Street in reference to the theft, according to an incident report...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-13/3500-valuables-stolen-
Aiken police seek shooting suspect, information

Police said one person was shot and another fled after a Tuesday night shootout in Aiken.Aiken County sheriff's deputies were called to the 2900 block of Abbeville Avenue around 9:40 p.m. after a man had been shot there and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-10/aiken-police-seek-shoo
New GSP task force in Richmond County last week

...patrols and sobriety checkpoints.The first check occurred Friday when the task force teamed up with Richmond County Sheriff's deputies to make 25 arrests for driving under the influence. A McDuffie County operation followed the next night with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-17/new-gsp-task-force-ric
Racial gap between police, community closing, officials say

...21.9 percent of full-time sworn Richmond County sheriff's deputies are black.Numbers provided by the sheriff's...about 31 percent of full-time sworn Richmond County sheriff's deputies are black.A desire to close the gap, however...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-13/racial-gap-between-pol