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Augusta Mom Leaves 5 Kids at Home All Night

Sherry Brown

An Augusta mom left her five children at home alone, a fact revealed when her 10-year-old went to school by herself and alerted a school officer Sherry L. Brown, 28, was charged with five counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, according to Sgt. Michael Shane McDaniel Sr. ...

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Caught on Video: Arrest Made in Augusta Mall Fight


A 17-year-old girl was arrested Thursday in connection with violent Augusta Mall fight last month that was caught on video and circulated over the Internet. Keoshamine Nero, 17, was charged Thursday with simple battery in the case. A graphic video of the fight quickly circulated on YouTube and other sites ...

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Cruelty Charges: 2 Men Smoke Weed with Toddler in Car

Getting High with Toddler

Columbia County authorities arrested two men for child cruelty Thursday when they were caught smoking dope in a car with a 1-year-old girl in the back seat. Roderick Holloway,22, (left) and Quashawn Garcia, 19, were found getting high in a white passenger car outside the Fitness Gallary on Washington Road ...

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RCSO Officer Arrested for DUI; Wrecks Police Car

Michael Dodaro Jr.

Richmond County authorities now confirm that Narcotics Inv. Michael Dodaro Jr. was arrested and charged with DUI at 4 a.m. Friday. “Inv. Dodaro was found to have been driving a county-issued vehicle at the time of his arrest. The vehicle sustained damage (two flat tires) during the incident,” sheriff’s spokesman ...

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CCSO: Driver in Deadly Wreck was Drunk

Wreck suspect

Toxicology results show an Evans man was doubly intoxicated when he wrecked March 2 and killed his passenger. Christopher San Miguel, 27, was booked into the Columbia County jail on charges of homicide by vehicle, DUI, too fast for conditions and failure to maintain lane. Toxicology results show he had ...

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Augusta Catering Owner Arrested for Liquor Offense

Robert Williams Catering Arrest

Richmond County authorities arrested the owner of an Augusta catering company on Friday after an investigation showed he was operating without a liquor license, a report says. William Robert Williams, owner of Roux’s Catering Service on Jones Street, was charged with possession of alcoholic beverages with no state¬† tax, a ...

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RCSO: Augusta Man Steals 9-Foot ‘Statue of Liberty’

Michael Bargeron

An Augusta man was charged Sunday with stealing a 9-foot-high Statue of Liberty from a Hephzibah home and trying to sell it to a local recycling center. Michael Bargeron, 27, of Roy Road, Augusta, was charged with theft by receiving stolen property. The victim, Kenneth Richardson, told authorities that someone ...

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Repeat Offender Dies After Wrecking Stolen Car in Aiken

Ivory Kirkland Jr.

An Aiken man found dead on the scene of a one-car wreck early Saturday was a repeat offender who was driving a stolen vehicle, authorities said. The man was identified as 36-year-old Ivory Kirkland Jr. of Aiken (pictured). At 1:45 a.m. Saturday, a motorist reported an overturned vehicle near 200 ...

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