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Augusta Coroner IDs Body of Teen Found 14 Years Ago!

The Richmond County Coroner’s Office has confirmed the identity of a person found dead in Augusta on Feb. 6, 2000. The body of 18-year-old Weshme Louissaint was found at 3309 Commerce Drive. He had been shot at least one time...
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Catch’Em: Thief Rolls Out of Grovetown Walmart with 2 TVs

A would-be thief loaded up two big-screen TVs and calmly rolled them out the front door of the Grovetown Walmart on Sept. 2 without paying, authorities said. A loss prevention officer went outside and got the man to bring the T...
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David Palmer

Augusta Man Tries to Swallow Bag of Pot & Dies

An Augusta drug dealer who tried to swallow a plastic bag of pot before deputies found it two weeks ago has died from his injuries, authorities say. David Palmer, 60 (pictured), was pronounced dead Monday morning at GRU Hospita...
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Daniel Robinson

New Mug: Columbia Co. Murder Suspect Arrives from Fla.

Here is your first look at murder suspect Daniel Robinson after his transfer to Columbia County from Florida. He was brought back Friday from Jacksonville to face charges in last month’s shooting death of Bill Davitte and...
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Sedrick Williams

Augusta Teen is Wanted for Shooting Man in Head

Richmond County authorities are looking for 17-year-old Sedrick Williams in Wednesday’s shooting of a man on Morning Drive. The victim, 24-year-old Darius Montreal Parks, was reportedly shot in the head and was rushed to ...
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Troy Smith Columbia County

Columbia County Inmate Dies in Jail of Natural Causes

Troy Michael Smith, a 51-year-old Columbia County inmate with a history of medical issues, died this week at the jail. Sheriff’s Capt. Steve Morris said Smith had a history of seizures and his death is related to his poor...
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Straughn

Unregistered Child Molester Might be in Augusta

Where is Convicted Child Molester Kenneth Ray Straughn Jr? He is a registered sex offender who moved from his Columbia County address without reporting the change, authorities say. Straughn’s current whereabouts are unkno...
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Gregory Patterson

Convicted Felon Arrested for Latest Augusta Murder

An Augusta man was charged Monday with murder in last week’s slaying of a man on Second Avenue. Gregory Patterson, 25, of Haynie Drive, turned himself into police Monday on warrants charging him in the death of Anthony W...
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