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2nd Suspect in Riverwalk Attack Caught in Newberry

Robey Moses Newberry

Richmond County authorities say the second suspect in the brutal Riverwalk Augusta attack is in custody in South Carolina. The Jail Report has been told suspect Robey Moses (pictured)  is in custody in Newberry and is being interviewed in reference to the week-old assault on Riverwalk as well as other ...

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Kevin Richardson Wanted in Riverwalk Augusta Attack

Richmond County authorities are hunting Kevin Richardson in last Friday’s Riverwalk Augusta attack. Sources tell The Jail Report that a tipster led authorities to identify the 21-year-old suspect, and that a photo of the suspect was confirmed by victim Ashley Solesbee as the attacker. Solesbee and boyfriend Wesley Spires were ...

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Walmart Customer Jailed for Finding & Keeping Phone

Edwin Stanley

If you approached the cash register at Walmart and discovered that the previous customer had left their expensive cell phone without anyone noticing, what would you do? Edwin Stanley did the wrong thing, authorities said. When the 31-year-old man found a $500 Samsung Galaxy 2 left behind at the Martinez ...

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Aiken Woman Gets DUI While Driving to AA Meeting

Ruth Bankes

Aiken resident Ruth Bankes had good intentions. She just couldn’t help herself, apparently. The 61-year-old woman wrecked her car last week on Silver Bluff Road as she was driving to an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, a police report says. Officers found her in bad shape and appearing to be impaired. But ...

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Augusta Man Wanted for Beating His Child, 6

George Pacheco

Richmond County authorities are looking for 23-year-old George Pacheco for allegedly violently beating his 6-year-old daughter after a bad report from school. The child’s mother called the sheriff’s office Monday and reported the abuse at her apartment at 1512 Wylds Road. The victim suffered redness and swelling to the face, ...

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Treasurer of Evans HOA Jailed for Stealing $267,000

Laurie Wainright Vanover

Columbia County authorities today arrested the former treasurer of an Evans neighborhood association for stealing more than $267,000. Laurie Wainwright Vanover, 45, of Andover Court, Evans, surrendered this morning on charges of theft by taking, theft by conversion, credit card fraud and computer theft. Vanover is accused of embezzling $267,663.08 ...

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CCSO: Augusta Mom Stabbed Daughter to Death


Augusta mom Marina Middlebrooks is being charged today with murder in the stabbing death of her 2-year-old daughter Sky Allen. The toddler died as a result of sharp force injury to the neck, and the child was found dead Thursday afternoon when Middlebrooks wrecked her SUV on Ray Owens Road ...

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Attack on Riverwalk Augusta Leaves Man in Coma

Riverwalk Augusta victims

Richmond County authorities continue to look for the suspects in the brutal beating of a couple at the Riverwalk in Augusta. Wesley Spires, 27, of Edgefield, and Ashley Solesbee 25, of Belvedere, told authorities they were sitting on a bench behind the old Fort Discovery at #1 7th Street at ...

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