Wrens man shot during robbery

A 46-year-old Wrens man was shot during a robbery early Saturday, and Richmond County police are searching for two suspects.Deputies were called to the 2400 block of Amsterdam Drive about 3:20 a.m., Sgt. Shane McDaniel...

Richmond County police chase ends with crash

A Richmond County police chase ended with a crash and arrest in Aiken County early Monday.Deputies say they spotted a vehicle suspected in a 12:25 a...

Deputies arrest suspected Walton Way CVS robbers

Richmond County Police arrested two suspects in Friday's robbery of the CVS Pharmacy at 1520 Walton Way.Barbara Ann Harrelson, 52, turned herself...

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Augusta woman says two men raped her Richmond County police are investigating a complaint from a 24-year-old...streets and called his parents, who then called Richmond County police. After the original questioning, he later told...

Metro | Richmond County Crime
Rants and Raves

Comments from readers: THIS RANT IS for the Richmond County police. Since when does Richmond County provide taxi service for drunks? Had they not taken Robert Carpenter home, he would be alive...

Metro | Rants and raves
Authorities search for murder suspect

Richmond County police Tuesday were searching for an Augusta man after they found a body next to his home. Willie Green, 53, of 1117 12th Ave., was...

Bodies found in Augusta Canal, on Laney Walker

Richmond County police officers are still trying to identify two bodies discovered Sunday at different locations. About 10:45 a.m., a fisherman...

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AUGUSTAAttempted abduction investigated School officials will work with Richmond County police investigators today to find out who attempted to abduct two female students Wednesday afternoon at Glenn Hills High School. Two...

Metro | Glenn Hills High School
Police seek suspect for vandalism acts

More than five months after bloodmobiles at Shepeard Community Blood Center were vandalized, Richmond County police believe they are close to making an arrest. Investigators for Richmond County Sheriff's Department believe that an ex-employee...

Sanders says he is better qualified to be sheriff

...is illegal, I have to make the case."Sanders, a former sheriff's deputy and chief of the now-defunct Richmond County Police Department, said his main concern is protecting the residents of Augusta from violent criminals. When it comes...