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Push to test old rape kits creates backlog for GBI crime lab

...someone's civil rights," said Maj. Richard Zapal, the criminal investigations commander for the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department.But advocates for women want as many samples tested as possible under the theory that more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-27/push-test-old-rape-kit
Teen found fatally shot in stolen car

...Savannah police are investigating after a 17-year-old boy was found shot to death inside a stolen car.Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police say they're seeking witnesses to the shooting that killed Jamell Dwayne Law Saturday night.Police...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-22/teen-found-fatally-shot-stol
Police seek man who dragged Ga. cop

...are searching for a man they say dragged an officer with his patrol car and almost ran over the lawman.Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police say the officer had responded to a shoplifting call at a Savannah convenience store Saturday night when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-11/police-seek-man-who-dragged-
Savannah ballistics equipment aids Augusta investigations

...collected.In 2014, the ATF provided NIBIN equipment valued at hundreds of thousands of dollars to the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department to boost the program. The agency invited Richmond County police to use the software."We...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-14/savannah-ballistics-eq
Police throw away rape case evidence before court date

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police mistakenly destroyed evidence in the alleged...hearing Feb. 13, the former head of the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department's Special Victim's Unit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/23/met_129543.shtml
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Savannah pedestrian killed by car

...SAVANNAH, Ga. - Police in Savannah are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck by a car.Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police say 59-year-old Cynthia Denise Bridges was hit by the car on Abercorn Street late Saturday night...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-16/savannah-pedestrian-killed-c
Across the region

...been reported missing in his home country, where he was a member of a prominent political family.The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Depart ment said no foul play is suspected.Cardona is the son of Jose Blackburn, one of the founders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-02-28/across-region
Savannah cops investigate 2 weekend slayings

...Police in Savannah are seeking leads after two men were shot to death over the Labor Day holiday weekend. Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police say the first shooting happened Friday night. They say 21-year-old Devonte Mumford was found shortly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-01/savannah-cops-probe-2-weeken
Across the Region

...Savannah are investigating the fatal shooting of a 2-year-old girl who was struck inside an apartment.Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police say officers responding to a report of gunshots were told the child had been injured about 11 p.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-19/across-region
GBI probing fatal shooting by police in Savannah

...department veteran David Jannot was put on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation, Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department spokesman Julian Miller said in a written statement.After the shooting, crowds of onlookers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-18/gbi-probing-fatal-shooting-po