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Richmond County Sheriff's Office offers 12-week 'Police Academy' for residents

...County Sheriff's Office is seeking participants for its Citizen Police Academy.Several slots remain open for the 12-week course...participate in classes similar to those officers undergo at the police academy.The class is scheduled to begin Sept. 2. Anyone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-23/richmond-county-sherif
Mavericks' Raymond Felton pleads guilty in New York gun case

...her attorney brought a loaded semi-automatic handgun to a police precinct and said it was Felton's and she wanted it out of...has said Felton never threatened anyone with the gun.After police contacted Felton, he turned himself in shortly after a Mavericks-Knicks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-07-23/mavericks-raymond-felton-plea
Brian Grazer made James Brown film possible

...with the entire movie filmed in and around Jackson and Natchez, Miss.Scenes filmed around Jackson included a car chase with police, a 1971 concert in Paris and a 1993 "comeback" (Pay-Per-View) concert after Brown's prison time that actually took...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-23/brian-grazer-made-jam
Police looking for man using stolen credit card

Police are looking for a man who used a stolen credit card to purchase items at a gas station.An unidentified white male was captured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-22/police-looking-man-usi
Georgia defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor arrested

...put his future with the program in jeopardy.Police determined that Taylor was the "primary aggressor...girlfriend, according to University of Georgia police chief Jimmy Williamson.UGA police and emergency medical services personnel were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-22/georgia-defensive-lineman
Mother tries to conceal newborn's birth

...conceal the birth of her newborn by telling police that she found a baby at the Masonic Temple...Wrightsboro Road, wrapped in towels. She told police her name was Tiffany Brown and then left, headed toward Lenox Place apartments.Police learned Simms true identity after they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-23/mother-tries-conceal-n
Suspect in home invasion arrested

...home park last week was arrested Monday, police say.Eric James Harlan, 26, was booked...drink from the liquor bottle.Newton told police she recognized Harlan as the ex-boyfriend...incident.Newton will face no charges, police said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-22/suspect-home-invasion-
Child's mouth taped shut; mom arrested

...son's mouth shut to keep him quiet.Georgia Regents University police were called to the hospital Sunday after a nurse entered a room...disfigured," an incident report states.The nurse told police the mother, Stephanie Nicole Harris, 21, of Second Avenue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-22/childs-mouth-taped-shu
UGA dismisses Taylor from team

...facing a charge of felony aggravated assault/family violence.Police allege the redshirt sophomore choked and struck his girlfriend...residence hall room early Tuesday morning. He was arrested by UGA police soon after.Taylor was released on a $5,000 bond at 11...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-23/uga-dismisses-taylor-team
Rants & Raves

...dog was reported for running after people and pooping in their yards and barking up a storm. I'm told a second call to the police means no more warnings but a citation for you, the owner. Don't make me make that second call. You are near the post office...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-22/rants-raves