Suit filed in stun gun death

...County Sheriff's deputies filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Friday against Augusta-Richmond County, Sheriff Richard Roundtree and the two officers involved.The estate of George Harvey, represented by his brother Jerry Harvey, allege deputies...

Chief deputy suspended after wreck

...County sheriff's Chief Deputy Pat Clayton has been suspended without pay after damaging his work vehicle.Sheriff Richard Roundtree said the suspension comes after a recent accident, Clayton's second in which he was found at fault.According...

Augusta taxpayers foot bill for public safety crashes

...vehicle into a small pole at a car wash April 5. It was his second accident in three years, Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree said.An analysis of accident reports in which public safety employees were at fault show the city paid $236...

22 arrested in online child sex sting

...Sheriff's Office and assisted by members of the task force from 16 other Georgia law enforcement agencies.Sheriff Richard Roundtree said he considered the operation, which took months of "very tedious planning," very successful.Six of the...

Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree announces downtown Augusta policing unit

Business owners are hopeful that a plan unveiled Thursday by Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree will change the perception of a dangerous downtown.Although he said he thinks Augusta's downtown is no different from other...

Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree announces sales tax support

Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree on Tuesday announced his support for the upcoming tax package at a news conference, saying the measure enhances public safety...

Richard Roundtree: 'I am not the man I was'

On Aug. 21, candidate Richard Roundtree won the Democratic nomination for the Richmond County sheriff's...interview, there were a few things I realized about him.Richard Roundtree is a guarded man. I guess he has to be, and like most of...

City Ink: Lee Anderson, Richard Roundtree aren't up for debates

What do Richard Roundtree and Lee Anderson have in common?Neither wants to debate his opponent...would get on the radio and say, 'Car to headquarters, check on Richard Roundtree and see how many chances he's had. And they call back and say...

Richard Roundtree could make history as Richmond County's first black sheriff

Richard Roundtree knows he would make history should he become Richmond County's first...the street will point him out and whisper."They say, 'That's Richard Roundtree; he's going to be sheriff,' " he said.

Richard Roundtree attributes runoff win to seeking out voters

...Ronnie Strength came up short ? and how the underdog came out on top.The winner, school system public safety Lt. Richard Roundtree, said his secret to success was no secret ? he and his campaign team tried to make personal contact with as many...