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Police work runs in some families

...remembers that incident as the time his son answered his calling.Ryan Whittle joined the force in December 2007 and is now an investigator in his uncle's department."It was sort of ingrained in me that I was here to help people," he said. "What better...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-31/police-work-runs-some-
William Morgan Jr.

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. William Morgan, Jr., of Valley Park West, retired Investigator for the Richmond County Sheriff's Department after 32 years of service, died Wednesday, January 28, 2015. Funeral services...

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Augusta man dies by lethal injection

...to lie face down. Both were shot in the head. Mr. Phillips survived, however, and provided information that helped investigators identify Mr. High, Mr. Ruffin and Mr. Brown as suspects. Before their arrest, however, the three, along with Alphonzo...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/07/met_324670.shtml
Richmond County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...personnel also conduct crime scene processing, photography, and forensic evidence gathering and handling. Duties of the investigators in this division include the apprehension of offenders, recovery of stolen property, preparation of cases for court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/richmond-county-sheriffs-office
Richmond County coroners receive specialized training to recognize abuse of the elderly and at-risk

...attended the training this week, after a death.During the introduction to the course Friday, Pat King, a forensic special investigator for the Georgia Department of Human Services' Division of Aging Services, revealed the frequency of at-risk adult abuse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-30/richmond-county-corone
Man pleads guilty in 2001 Richmond County killing

...It wasn't until 2010 that investigators got the first break in the...grave. The information led investigators to Redfield, Paine said...role in Mills' death and led investigators to the place where Mills...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-29/man-pleads-guilty-2001
1 dead, 3 wounded in DeKalb shootings

...police were investigating the possibility that a robbery led to the gunfire. DeKalb County police Lt. Antonio Catlin said investigators were trying to determine whether the shooting was part of a home-invasion or some other type of crime. Names of the man...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-29/1-dead-3-wounded-dekalb-shoo
Trial underway for Augusta man accused of child molestation

...Within days, his conduct escalated to sexual contact with the child, Lamb said.When questioned, Vaughns told sheriff's investigators: "She's not an average 6-year-old," Lamb quoted. "She's grown."Vaughns wrote the girl's mother an apology...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-27/trial-underway-augusta
Convicted child molester to spend rest of his life behind bars

...days, his conduct escalated to sexual contact, according to her testimony.When questioned, Vaughns told the sheriff investigators: "She's not an average 6-year-old. She's grown."Vaughns also wrote the victim's mother an apology letter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-29/convicted-child-molest
Police: Family told man he could see his kids at home, then killed him over custody dispute

...grandchildren that I killed their father ? that might be more than I can take," Hughes said.Grounsell said forensic investigators found evidence of blood throughout the kitchen that was cleaned before police arrived Saturday night, and no one in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-29/police-family-told-man