Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree announces downtown Augusta policing unit

...plan unveiled Thursday by Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree will change the perception...will act as deterrents to crime.The sheriff and Augusta Commission had been working...resources from all other divisions," the sheriff said."We were also able to civilianize...

Sheriff to announce safety initiative

Sheriff Richard Roundtree will release Thursday morning details of his vision for...news release stated."This is an exciting time for the Richmond County Sheriff's Office and all citizens of the CSRA," the release said.Roundtree...

Pedestrian struck, killed on Mike Padgett Highway

...roads since April 10.Richmond County sheriff's deputies responded at about 8...traveling northbound, according to the sheriff's office. The minivan and its driver...hit by a 2001 Acura, according to the sheriff's office.

Man sitting on tracks hit, killed by train

...Coroner Tim Carlton identified the victim as Robert Norman Bisou, 32.Aiken County sheriff's Capt. Eric Adbullah said Norfolk Southern contacted the sheriff's office around 4:15 a.m. after the train struck Bisou near Carter Street and...

Georgia dealers third in nation in incidents of lost, stolen firearms

...last year in Columbia County, according to the sheriff's office.The Richmond County Sheriff's Office "does not store (or) house" information...to be an effective tool," Columbia County Sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris said of his office's...

Deputy injured by combative suspect

...aggressive towards the officer, injuring the deputy's finger and kicking him in the groin area, according to a Richmond County Sheriff's Office report.Davis was charged with felony obstruction, as well as simple battery, the report stated.The incident...

Braves change stadium cop gun policy

...said off-duty officers from departments in the stadium's jurisdiction, such as Atlanta police officers and Fulton County sheriff's deputies, may still bring weapons to games if they register them first with Atlanta police. "Other officers who are...

Senate, mayoral candidates tout qualifications in east Augusta

...Attorney Harold Jones, who is running for state Senate from District 22, which spans most of Augusta, said he'd supported Sheriff Richard Roundtree "before it was fashionable" but pointed to a crisis of state funding cuts in Atlanta."When they say...

Authorities seek information in fraud case

...stolen or forged document last month.The Richmond County Sheriff's Office said the person entered the Peach Orchard Road Wells...leaving the scene.Anyone with information can contact the Sheriff's Office at (706) 821-1020 or 821-1080.

Cash reward offered in local robberies

...to a statement from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.Early Sunday, deputies responded...robbery, according to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.The suspect was described...of the suspect is asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at (706) 821-1080.