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Megan Was Going Places. It Just Happened to be Jail!


A local woman apparently has places to go. But after stealing luggage from the Martinez Walmart last month, that place is jail. Megan Thompson, 27, was charged Sunday with theft by shoplifting after she was identified as the suspect in a Oct. 13 theft from the Walmart Bobby Jones Expressway ...

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In Aiken, 2 Men Accused of Providing Young Girl with Sex, Drugs & Tattoos

Fabian Dalton

A 14-year-old girl’s summer suicide attempt opened an investigation and charges against two young men in Aiken for allegedly sexually assaulting the juvenile, giving her drugs and illegally inking her with five tattoos, authorities said. Austin Fabian, 19 (above left), was arrested Sunday on charges of having sex with the juvenile in ...

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Augusta Man Arrested in Deadly Gunfight at Heritage Apartment


An Augusta man has been charged in connection with the deadly gunfight at Heritage Apartments that took the life of a local father. Laron Mickens, 34, was already charged with aggravated assault in Sunday’s shooting of victim Fredrick Booker. But Booker (pictured with his daughter) died at the hospital Tuesday ...

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Cops Connect Augusta Woman to Bloody Murder from 2015


Two years after a deadly Augusta shooting led to charges against a local man, investigators have linked a 37-year-old woman to the same crime and charged her with the murder, too. Jamila Allen was arrested Thursday on a sealed indictment charging her with malice murder in the death of John Lee Jones on April ...

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North Augusta Rape Suspect is Finally Caught!


Aiken County authorities have booked a wanted rape suspect into the county jail. Christopher Brian Harmon, 24, has been sought since the summer for an alleged assault, carjacking and kidnapping in North Augusta. He was booked into the jail on Sunday. The investigation began on June 8, 2017 in the 800 ...

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