Richmond County deputy fired after abuse allegation

...to a friend's home after work to help him discipline the child. "I've never seen such an egregious act by a deputy," Sheriff Richard Roundtree said Wednesday. "I'm appalled and saddened by it."Roundtree said parents often seek deputies...

Man executed for killing Georgia deputy after robbery

...by horrifying abuse by his mother, according to the petition.Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills, who was chief deputy sheriff in Baldwin County at the time of Robinson's killing and was the lead investigator on the case, said the original...

Thomas Knight

...and the Ogden Rescue Squad in NC, as well as the Martinez, Hephzibah, and Grovetown Fire Depts. in Ga.), Deputy Sheriff in New Hanover County, NC, EMT (Gold Cross, Rural Metro, South Star EMS), Race Car driver, TV News Director...

Across Georgia

...Georgia on Friday night after a police chase on Interstate 95 ended in a crash that injured the fleeing man and a deputy sheriff, authorities say.Glynn County police and deputies in neighboring Camden County chased Antonio Francisco Guzman...

Coroner's office seeks smooth running after overhaul

...to detail the exact location where property is found. Any items taken back to the office must be handed over by a deputy sheriff, an emergency medical technician or a family member.Someone must then sign off on the receipt, which is again...

Former deputy sheriff prefers hooking fish to catching crooks

...creek and catch bream for my granddaddy." Seven years ago, the Augusta native abandoned a 15-year career as a deputy sheriff and Department of Transportation law enforcement officer to become one of the area's few professional female bass...

Former DeKalb deputy sheriff on trial for murder

DECATUR, Ga. - Jury selection has started in the trial of a former DeKalb County deputy sheriff accused of killing his wife and a day laborer. Derrick Yancey was charged with murder after police accused him of shooting 44-year-old...

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Gangs affect suburban counties

JEFFERSON, Ga. - Deputy Sheriff Charles Timms acknowledges he...county just north of Athens, Deputy Sheriff Timms and fellow deputies dealt...centers, just on a smaller scale, Deputy Sheriff Timms said. The increase of methamphetamine...

Retired Aiken County deputy killed in motorcycle crash

...Saturday morning when his motorcycle crashed on Bettis Academy Road in Aiken County.Law enforcement authorities think Deputy Sheriff Ernest Bussell, 64, lost control of his 2001 Harley Davidson motorcycle after crossing a railroad track at 6:35...


In Monday's editions of The Augusta Chronicle, the identity of an Aiken County deputy sheriff who shot Annie Lowman during an April 25, 1925, liquor raid in Monetta, S.C., was incorrect. Deputy Arthur Shepphard shot...