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Augusta Woman Sends Break-Up Message with Pepper Spray


An Augusta man wasn’t getting the message: His girlfriend was dumping him. Michael Lloyd wouldn’t accept the break-up news, which his lady friend gave him while they sat in his vehicle this summer. So he locked the doors and wouldn’t let her get out, according to authorities. It got worse. He ...

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Who Are They? Grovetown Walmart is Crawling with Shoplifters

Grovetown Walmart shoplifters

Here’s your chance to solve three shoplifting cases at once. These surveillance images show several shoplifting suspects who targeted the Grovetown Walmart during the month of August. Since stores have to charge more to make up for stolen merchandise, THESE PEOPLE ARE THE REASON WE PAY MORE FOR STUFF! If you’re ...

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Unborn Baby Dies After Assault; New Charges Possible in Augusta Case

Darielle Washington

Richmond County authorities could add more serious charges against an Augusta man after a pregnant woman he allegedly assaulted lost her baby a week later. (For more crime news, pick up this week’s Jail Report. Cover: http://bit.ly/1MU6g6O) Darielle Washington, 34, was reportedly the father of Anttynisha Hatney’s unborn son. He was ...

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Augusta Dad Fights Off Attacker in Front of 2-Year-Old Daughter

Tokie Harris

An Augusta father is telling his brave story of fighting off a man who attacked him Saturday at Family Dollar while shopping for diapers with his 2-year-old daughter. (For more crime news, pick up this week’s Jail Report. Cover: http://bit.ly/1MU6g6O) Joel Carpenter (shown at right with daughter) was shopping for some pull-up diapers at ...

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Cops Find Child Porn on Deadbeat’s Phone in Warrenville

Derl Gilmore

A Warrenville man who was arrested Saturday for failing to pay child support is now in bigger trouble after cops found child pornography on his cell phone, authorities said, Repeat offender Derl Gilmore, 29, is now facing four counts of sexual exploitation of minors. (For more crime stories, read this week’s ...

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Half Naked Aiken Man Exposes Himself to Woman Walking Dog

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A man wearing only a gray T-shirt stopped a 78-year-old woman last Sunday and showed her his genitals, asking her if she like it “hard or soft,” authorities said. The woman, who was out walking her dog on Aiken’s Troon Way, recognized the man from a nearly identical incident, which ...

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Aiken County Man Defends His Family During Home Invasion

Windsor Home Invasion

An Aiken County homeowner shot one of the burglars who tried to rob him during a home invasion in Windsor early Tuesday, a move the sheriff quickly supported. The home invasion on Cedar Road led to the quick arrest of four people, including Dontrell Washington-Allison, who was shot in the ...

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