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Trail of blood leads to teen's arrest

A trail of blood at a local shopping center led police to an Augusta teenager who was accused of wrecking his getaway car after trying to break into several parked vehicles.Desmond D. Thompson, 18, of 2427 Amsterdam Drive, was arrested...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-05-01/trail-blood-leads-teen
Woman, 69, tied to chair in failed robbery

...while two men ransacked her office Monday, but after the robbers left, she was able to hop to a window and see their getaway car, according to a Richmond County Sheriff's incident report.Just before 1 p.m. Tuesday, police were called to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-10-01/woman-69-tied-chair-fa
Mentors help teens avoid crime, poverty

...student at the Richmond County Alternative School, hopes to avoid becoming a statistic. He got caught driving the getaway car when three of his friends decided to break into a home and steal a TV and stereo in September. He is new to Mr. Battle's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2009-11-27/mentors-help-teens-avo
Suspects in car thefts arrested after chase

Three car break-in suspects were arrested Thursday after a public safety officer followed the getaway car in a fire truck.A car break-in was reported around 4:10 p.m. at the North Augusta Municipal Building, and witnesses reported...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2010-12-11/suspects-car-thefts-ar
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Georgia man describes being kidnapped in Nigeria

...town. One shot his security guard five times and stole the dead man's gun while the other ushered Ock into a tiny getaway car, where a waiting driver sped away.The car weaved through traffic on side roads and then sped to a main road, where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-01-30/georgia-man-describes-being-kidnapp
3 indicted in killing of Forrest

...DeMario Ware. Authorities say Sinkfield is the alleged trigger man, Ware allegedly robbed Forrest and Crews drove the getaway car. Howard said prosecutors intend to seek the death penalty. The 38-year-old Forrest was shot at an Atlanta convenience...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/26/oth_545868.shtml
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Court denies appeal of local man on death row

...turned to leave he shot and killed Mr. Brown, a witness testified. The witness got the license tag number off the getaway car and police traced the vehicle to Mr. McClain's girlfriend. Reach Sandy Hodson at (706) 823-3226 or sandy.hodson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/19/met_504594.shtml
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What is it?

...Carter, who called it the "ugly duckling"; J.J. Sharp; Darold Brog , who pointed out that the 2CV served as a getaway car in the James Bond film For Your Eyes Only ; Paul Rodriguez ; Bob Boerner , who said: "The seats were removable to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/17/liv_479688.shtml
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Across the area

...robber away, authorities say The Aiken County Sheriff's Of fice is looking for an Augusta woman accused of driving the getaway car in a Sept. 9 bank robbery. Bonita G. Mack, 46, of the 700 block of Albany Avenue, is accused of driving a man...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/20/met_476425.shtml
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Woman fights back against purse thief

...did just that. Then Ms. Joy, 22, took action. She chased the man for a block and watched him jump into a waiting getaway car. All the while, she screamed for help. Then she jumped on the hood of the suspect's vehicle. "My purse was stolen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/30/met_145704.shtml
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