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City Ink | The Augusta Chronicle

...The landfill and utility money would fund a budget increase for the sheriff's office, and who could be against raises for deputies? If only it would end there. But it wouldn't. Charles Walker became a free man Fri day after serving almost nine years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink
Sylvia Cooper | The Augusta Chronicle

...The landfill and utility money would fund a budget increase for the sheriff's office, and who could be against raises for deputies? If only it would end there. But it wouldn't. Charles Walker became a free man Fri day after serving almost nine years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/sylvia-cooper
Deputy James D. Paugh | The Augusta Chronicle

...Monday, Jan. 16, 2012 Deputy James D. Paugh Richmond County Sheriff's Office deputy James D. Paugh was fatally...Sunday, October 23, 2011. Deputies said Army Spc. Christopher...life of Richmond County Deputy James "J.D." Paugh...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/deputy-james-d-paugh
Richmond County Sheriff's deputy discharges weapon, ruled an accident

A Richmond County Sheriff's Office deputy accidentally fired his weapon on Wednesday...department.About 11:35 a.m., the deputy, who was not identified because an investigation...After speaking to the woman involved, the deputy left but returned to the apartment when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-25/richmond-county-sherif
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 Brown autographs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-26/suspect-sought-theft-a
Rifle fires during Craigslist exchange in Goodwill parking lot

...discharged and a bullet struck the window at Goodwill.People inside the store were directed to the rear of the building, which was locked down until deputies cleared the scene, Belser said. No one was injured.The business has reopened.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-26/rifle-fires-during-craigslis
Augusta woman pleads guilty in arson case

...depression and under the influence of gin and hydrocodone, Jones tried to take her own life.No one was hurt in the fire but deputies had to rescue several people from the burning building, said Assistant District Attorney Shawn Merzlak.There were 18 people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-26/augusta-woman-pleads-g
Editorial: Signs of pollution

...says, the sign removal is being done as a matter of course in deputies' regular daily duties, there's no reason it can't continue...and Inspections Department, which is working in concert with deputies to remove offending signs ? they'll only be picking up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-27/editorial-signs-pollu
Phone scams claiming missed jury duty defraud individuals

...calls from a man impersonating a Richmond County sheriff's deputy, according to incident reports. They were told to send Western...Many of the phone calls use actual names of Richmond County deputies, Superior Court judges and Clerk of Court Elaine Johnson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-26/phone-scams-claiming-m
Two Aiken County sheriff's K9s die

...named Cooper died after being left in a hot patrol car.Abdullah says the handler, Special Operations Deputy James Taylor, was demoted to deputy and placed on probation for six months. Taylor resigned at the end of that probation.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-27/two-aiken-county-sheriffs-k9