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Augusta Woman Caught with Loaded Gun at Airport

An Augusta woman was arrested Thursday morning for bringing a loaded gun in her bag at the Augusta Regional Airport. Cheryl Arrington, 53, is being held without bond in the Richmond County Jail on a charge of carrying a weapon ...
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Roundtree

5 Questions with Sheriff Roundtree on Roid-Gate

Q: Why won’t Sheriff Richard Roundtree agree to test those on the list of alleged steroid users? A: Sheriff Roundtree says there are a few reasons. If he did it, he would have to go through the county’s human resour...
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Deprivation of a minor

Augusta Kids Found in Roach-Filled Home; Parents Jailed

Two young children have been removed from an Augusta home after deputies found the residence infested with roaches and signs of drug use and knives lying all around, authorities said. Tiffany Lee, 26, and Demikels Cooper, 28, o...
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Brandon Paquette

Steroid Investigation Turned Over to GBI After Polygraph

Drug suspect Brandon Paquette has taken his polygraph examination regarding steroid use by Richmond County deputies, and the results led Sheriff Richard Roundtree to forward the case to the GBI. In a Tuesday press release, Sher...
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Steroids Suspect Names Cops Who Used! Polygraph is Next

Steroids suspect Brandon Paquette has handed over a list of Richmond County deputies he claims have used steroids, and the sheriff’s office is preparing to give him a lie detector test, authorities said. Investigators re-...
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North Augusta Greg's Gas Plus Robbbery

Halloween Mask Ties Robbers to N. Augusta Hold-Up

A Halloween mask found in the car of two men during a traffic stop tied them to Thursday morning’s robbery of the Greg’s Gas Plus on Jefferson Davis Highway, authorities said. Ronald Reco Ashley, 26, and Alvin Howar...
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Suspicious Death of Elderly Woman in Augusta

An elderly woman’s death in Augusta has been called “suspicious,” authorities said. About 4:30 p.m. Thursday, deputies responded to the 2000 block of Powell Avenue, near Wrightsboro Road, ┬áin reference to a d...
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Sheriff Roundtree Denies Purging Personnel Files

Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree is denying claims on local radio that he is purging personnel files of negative information for some employees. WGAC’s Austin Rhodes said on his show Thursday that he received inf...
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