Gas-powered generator stolen from Tractor Supply Store

...powered generator from its box inside the store ? located at 596 Bobby Jones Expressway ? and left with the generator without paying.Anyone with information is asked to call the Richmond County Sheriff's Office at (706) 821-1020.

Proposed ordinances could help disrupt dogfighting operations in Augusta

...neglected, or if the owners have abandoned the animals. Jefferson said Animal Control works with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office to build cases of dogfighting if there are residences with obvious equipment in their yards, but even then, there...

Festival closes downtown streets

...Sunday. Officials said all closures will be reopened at festival's end as soon as tents are removed and the sheriff's office deems the area safe for traffic.Already closed- Parking well in the 700 block of Broad Street across from The...

Tabernacle Baptist Church holds 'Stop the Violence' forum

...conversation on domestic violence, the discussion turned to blacks and distrust of law enforcement.Richmond County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Mike Gilliland said he wants the community to view officers as "the good guys," not people kids should fear...

Two arrested on drug, weapons charges

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division arrested two people Tuesday on drug trafficking and weapons charges.Robert Karl Powick, 40, and Elise Lauren...

Aiken County police warn of phone scam

Callers are scamming Aiken County residents out of money, police warned Wednesday.The Aiken County Sheriff's Office issued a warning about callers telling residents they have missed jury duty or have outstanding fees that need to...

West Lake employee arrested on drug charges

...employed by West Lake.Morris said Diaz's arrest was the result of a joint investigation with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.Authorities from both counties arrested Diaz, of Lakeside Loop in Hephzibah, outside West Lake on Monday evening...

9 decontaminated after chemical exposure at Wrens home

...is commonly used by farmers to kill weevils, mice and insects.According to a statement by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, the chemical was believed to have released a gas that was inhaled by Rosa Gilmore Green, 58, and her 12-year-old...

Two Butler High students facing gun possession, stolen property charges

...from him while still on school grounds. The handgun was reported stolen in 2007, according to the McDuffie County Sheriff's Office.Johnson was charged with one felony count of possession of a weapon on school grounds and one felony count of theft...

Richmond County Sheriff's Office hunts Hephzibah man accused of thefts

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for a Hephzibah man accused of multiple burglaries and vehicle break-ins. Cameron Rogers, 39, of Plantation Road...