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Richmond County Sheriff's Office receives second shipment of Dodge Chargers

...The city's fleet management office is cycling out aging Ford Crown Victoria police cruisers for newer, more agile Dodge Chargers.The vehicles began arriving in August and continued through the middle of October, Fleet Manager Ron Crowden said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-26/richmond-county-sherif
Justice delayed in Richmond County State Court

...charged with driving under the influence about 4 a.m. March 29, 2013, after damaging his county-issued 2011 Dodge Charger.Eighteen months after Dodaro requested a jury trial, his case is still open, as are more than 9,000 other cases...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-08/justice-delayed-richmo
Auto recalls

...minor fires.The largest recall covers nearly 470,000 of the 2011-14 Jeep Grand Cherokees, Chrysler 300s, and Dodge Chargers, Challengers and Durangos. The alternators can fail, causing the 3.6-liter V-6 engines to stall unexpectedly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-10-23/auto-recalls
2 more arrested in Agerton Lane drive-by shooting that wounded 14-year-old

...supplemental report taken late Sunday shows a rental car parked nearby was also damaged in the shooting. The 2014 Dodge Charger suffered damage to a front quarter panel, the driver's door frame and trunk. A bullet retrieved from the car's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-07/2-more-arrested-agerto
More officer-involved wrecks reported in 2014

...repair to vehicles being totaled. Ron Crowden, the city's fleet manager, said one of the department's newer Dodge Chargers was totaled May 5 after it struck a deer, causing two wires to cross and creating a fire that damaged the engine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-06/more-officer-involved-wrecks
Kevin Harvick posts win in Nationwide race at Atlanta

...the Funny Car final with a 4.026 at 320.36 in a Dodge Charger, and Jason Line and Jeg Coughlin Jr. advanced to the...a track-record time of 4.004 at 312.13 in his Dodge Charger. In Pro Stock Motorcycle, Savoie ran a 6.878 at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-30/kevin-harvick-posts-win-na
New HEAT crew to focus on traffic enforcement

...behind the wheel.The grant provides $250,000 for the first year, which includes three new, fully-equipped Dodge Chargers and the salaries for two of the three officers. The sheriff's office pays the salary of the third. The rest of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-03-30/new-heat-crew-focus-tr
Reports, requests and contracts highlight Monday Augusta Commission committee meetings

...and road repair with Horizon Construction, Larry McCord and SITEC.?Replacing 39 Ford Crown Victorias with 34 Dodge Chargers and five Chevrolet Impalas for the sheriff's office using current penny tax funds.? An agreement to reimburse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-27/reports-requests-and-con
Deputies pleased with Chargers after year of use

A little more than a year after ordering 30 Dodge Chargers to replace an aging fleet of police cruisers, officials...with a cushion to absorb impact," he said. "The Dodge Charger has a multi-piece bumper and is much larger, meaning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-26/deputies-pleased-charg
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:SO THE NEW GUY IN the sheriff's office stated the Dodge Chargers are a better vehicle over the Ford vehicles. Just wait another year. The Dodge is a bucket of junk for police work and a ton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-30/rants-raves