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Drunken assault leads to prison term

...female taxi driver and fought with a Richmond County sheriff's deputy after a night of drinking pleaded guilty Thursday.Joshua V...called 911, and emergency medical technicians and a sheriff's deputy arrived to help. The officer had to use a stun gun on Peninger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-21/drunken-assault-leads-
Augusta man sought after wife set afire

Police are seeking a man they say set his wife on fire Friday morning.Richmond County sheriff's deputies are releasing few details on 39-year-old Cynthia Jones or her injuries but said she is hospitalized and is stable.Ronnie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-22/augusta-man-sought-aft
Hundreds attend Burgers and Shakes event with Richmond County Sheriff's Office

...booth to learn about the sheriff's office and interact with deputies and investigators."We just wanted to see what the sheriff's...hoped the event would help people look past the badge and see deputies and investigators as people."We work hand in hand," she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-21/hundreds-attend-burger
Man's body found in Burke County

...Keysville.According to Burke County Coroner Susan Salemi, the man has been identified as 68-year-old Forrest Lamar Dowdy. Deputies located his body around 2 p.m. According to the coroner, Mr. Dowdy left his home around 2 a.m. while his wife was sleeping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-21/mans-body-found-burke-
Officials stress safety of football games in Richmond County

...athletic director Andrew Bryan, his program pays for two sheriff deputies to attend every home game, in addition to having a game administrator...still have two officers attend every home game."Bryan says deputies are primarily used to oversee campus."Our property is 38...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-21/officials-stress-safety-f
Roofer gets jail time in Columbia County for working without permits

...started or completed.One Martinez man filed a theft by deception complaint against Hughes on May 18. Kenneth Bowles told deputies that Hughes had taken $500 in March for a $4,000 contract to repair his home on Stevens Court. Bowles said Hughes told...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-21/roofer-gets-jail-time-
Columbia County coroner to borrow trailer instead of buy one

...owned by the Richmond County Coroner's Office instead.Columbia County commissioners approved pay raises for Collins and his deputy coroners at Tuesday's meeting, and after the meeting, Collins said he would like to purchase a refrigerated trailer to be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-22/columbia-county-corone
Thieves steal tires from car lot

...around the perimeter fence had been matted down, making it appear the thief drove a vehicle up to the fence to gain access. A deputy also noticed the barbed wire fencing that surrounds the lot had not been damaged.A total of five tires were taken from a Kia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-21/thieves-steal-tires-ca
Richmond County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...hours a day, seven days a week and its deputies are the first responders to crimes committed...of Richmond County. Field Operations deputies provide emergency response in life...part-time judges and their staffs. Deputies are stationed inside each courtroom...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/richmond-county-sheriffs-office
Finalist for Richmond County school superintendent signs contract

...could be as soon as next week.If Pringle is hired, she could start working "immediately after Labor Day," Fletcher said.Deputy Superintendent Tim Spivey will be interim superintendent until the deal is completed.Pringle has been working in the DeKalb...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-22/finalist-richmond-county-