Augusta man accused of armed robbery

...man is accused of armed robbery after deputies say he held a woman at gunpoint early...a.m., Richmond County sheriff's deputies were called to the Hampton Inn at 3030...according to a report.A witness told deputies that an unknown black male forced his...

Grovetown deputies offer parking lots for Craigslist transactions

The Grovetown Department of Public Safety is encouraging Craigslist buyers to use public safety parking lots to complete transactions.

Man in wheelchair uninjured after being struck by vehicle

...man in a motorized wheelchair was struck by a vehicle Friday afternoon in Richmond County.At about 4:09 p.m., deputies responded to Deans Bridge Road, where Bernard Lee, 53, had driven his wheelchair in front of a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt...

Augusta man arrested after meth lab found in car

...discovered evidence of the lab in the front of the car.Jeffrey Wade Alleva, 48, was taken into custody after running from deputies and being tased.Alleva has been charged with manufacturing methamphetamine and obstruction of a police officer.

City Ink: Concerns of lack of coverage in lunch with mayor lead to personal responses

...story on the hiring of two deputy city administrators last week...who's been serving as interim deputy administrator for the past...the permanent job? He and Deputy Administrator Tameka Allen...170,000 a year, her two deputies $135,000 each, plus $500...

Law enforcement agencies continue to close racial gap

...also wants to bring in the best people for the job regardless of race.The sheriff's office has hired 13 full-time sworn deputies since Sep tem ber, two of whom were black."Of course we can't tailor our hiring practices toward one gender or one race...

Suspect arrested in Aiken house arson

An anonymous tip led Aiken County deputies to a man suspected of setting fire to an Augusta Road home on...charge of arson in the third degree on Wednesday.Sheriff's deputies and firefighters were called to a residential fire at 1770 Augusta...

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...

Columbia County Sheriff's Office says deputy hurt in motorcycle crash was "exercising due regard"

...officials said Tuesday that a deputy who was injured in a crash on...stay in the right lane while deputies handled traffic control.The...Furys Ferry Road. Morris said Deputy Eddie Laturell was passing...leapfrogging," in which deputies take turns blocking intersections...

SC kids found in chained room

...home.Media outlets report Wednesday deputies were called to accompany social services...interactions with Roger Cox. There, deputies found twin 2-year-old boys wearing...diapers inside a room locked with a chain.Deputies said the home was littered with trash...