Who tried to burn a bank?

...bathroom sometime after the bank closed for business Friday afternoon, according to an incident report.Richmond County Sheriff's deputies did not find any signs of forced entry at any of the bank entrances.

Recovery expected for violence victim

A woman believed shot and stabbed by her husband early Sunday is expected to make a full recovery, Richmond County sheriff's investigators said Monday.Police were called to 4247 Rheney Road "B" about 4:45 a.m. where they found...

Harlem High School athletic director resigns after burglary arrest

...County Superintendent Sandra Carraway.Fulford was arrested Friday and charged with burglary, according to Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris. He was released from the Columbia County Detention Center after posting a $10,000 bond...

Burke stabbing suspect named

...flee the scene but crashed his vehicle a short distance from the restaurant.The GBI continues to assist the Burke County Sheriff's Office in the investigation. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the sheriff's office...

Teacher arrests stun Burke County High School

...arraignment in December and a warrant was issued for her arrest.Luke's case remains under investigation, said Burke County sheriff's Sgt. Dedric Smith."I've been at the sheriff's department 15 years and have never seen three incidents...

2 shoplifting arrests made at Augusta Mall Macy's

...Macy's at Augusta Mall with more than $770 worth of apparel stuffed into pants and a purse Saturday, Richmond County sheriff's deputies say.Sara Denise Rouse, 35, and Charles Alan Shuster, 25, both of Augusta, were charged with felony...

Few citations issued under "slowpoke" law

...police say few citations have been issued.Richmond County sheriff's Lt. Ramone Lamkin said law enforcement agencies...traffic flow under the new code section. Columbia County sheriff's deputies have only issued two citations ? one...

Police make arrest after Hephzibah homicide

A man was arrested after a homicide in Hephzibah early Sunday, officials said.Richmond County sheriff's deputies called to a disturbance in the 4200 block of Rheney Road about 4:45 a.m. found the body of 75-year-old Bobby...

Aiken County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015 By Bianca Cain Johnson | Monday, Jan. 19, 2015 Aiken County Crime The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is responsible for law enforcement outside of communities possessing their own police forces in the 1...

Richmond County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...19, 2015 Richmond County Crime The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is charged with law enforcement duties...residents of Richmond County and employees of the Richmond County Sheriff?s Office. Services include administrative, human...