Sheriff's officers tell of trauma from having to shoot, kill

...but then you want to go home at the end of your shift."A team of support In January 2013, the Rich mond County Sheriff's Office formed its first peer support group to help police who had experienced traumatic incidents.The team is made up...

Aiken County deputies seek man in gas station robbery

...truck with another white man who had previously entered the store.Anyone with information can contact the Aiken County Sheriff's Office at (803) 648-6811 or Crimestoppers at (888) CRIME-SC.

Man arrested after dropping heroin in hotel lobby

...of dropping a plastic bag containing an unknown substance, according to an incident report from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.Upon arrival, deputies located Monk in room 227 and asked him if they could search his room. Officers located...

Honda Accord tops list of stolen vehicles in 2013

...know that it has been done."Though it doesn't specify what types of vehicles were stolen, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office has reported more than 404 thefts so far this year, fewer than what was reported at this point in 2013. There...

Lawsuit filed on behalf of Blythe family over raid at wrong house

...have led the raid: Daniel T. Lowe of the Burke County Sheriff's Office and Matthew P. Perkins of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.The lawsuit seeks compensatory and punitive...

2 dead in shooting at SC textile plant

...an early-morning shooting Friday near a shuttered Greenville County textile plant, police said. Greenville County Sheriff's Office spokesman Jonathan Smith said dispatchers got a call about a shooting at around 3:40 a.m. He said two people...

Man struck while riding bicycle

...illegally crossing Milledgeville Road, near Olive Road, when he was grazed by a slow-moving vehicle, Richmond County Sheriff's Office deputies said.The man "received very minor injuries" and was treated and released at the scene.The driver...

Aiken County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...Thursday, July 10, 2014 By Bianca Cain Johnson | Wednesday, July 9, 2014 Aiken County Crime The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is responsible for law enforcement outside of communities possessing their own police forces in the 1,080 square...

Richmond County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...Friday, Aug 22, 2014 By Bianca Cain Johnson | Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 Richmond County Crime The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is charged with law enforcement duties in the 328 square miles that make up Richmond County, Georgia. The Sheriff's...

Deputy James D. Paugh | The Augusta Chronicle

...Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012 By Bianca Cain Johnson | Monday, Jan. 16, 2012 Deputy James D. Paugh Richmond County Sheriff's Office deputy James D. Paugh was fatally shot on the Bobby Jones Expressway near the Fort Gordon exit early Sunday...