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Victim of Craigslist Scam Kills Robber in Aiken

Frank Frazier Jr

An Aiken man who tried to rob a couple in a Craigslist car scam ended up dead Wednesday when one of the victims pulled a gun and shot him, authorities said. Frank Frazier Jr, 23 (pictured at right and above), was killed in the middle of the attempted robbery at 1 ...

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Do You Trust Workers in Your Home?

Tisa Cullum arrest

An employee of a residential cleaning service was charged last Tuesday with stealing cash from an Evans client, authorities say. (For more crime news, pick up this week’s new Jail Report.) Tisa Marie Cullum, 52, was charged with theft by taking. The victim said he hires Cullum and her sister ...

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RCSO Earns National Accreditation

CALEA group photo

On Saturday, the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office received national accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) at its Fall Conference in Miami, Florida. During the Commission hearing, Sheriff Roundtree answered questions from Commissioner Julie Righter-Dove regarding the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office Recruitment Plan, Physical Fitness ...

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Wanted: Aiken Co. Suspect Removes Electronic Monitor


UPDATE: William Todd Sanders was apprehended Wednesday night and is currently at the Aiken County Detention Center. ORIGINAL STORY: Deputies with the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the communities help in locating 50-year-old William Todd Sanders. Sanders is wanted for a General Sessions Bench Warrant (original charge is Trafficking Methamphetamine/Cocaine) ...

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Is Martinez Woman the Worst Babysitter Ever?

Gretchen Parker

A Martinez babysitter driving with two young boys was drunk Saturday when she ran a red light and jumped a curb during a police chase, authorities said. Gretchen Parker, 33, was traveling with two boys – ages 3 and 5 – when someone called 911 to complain about her driving, ...

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Body Found in Augusta Canal

Augusta Canal Body

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, Violent Crimes Division, are currently at the Augusta Canal, near the courthouse, retrieving an unidentified deceased male from the water. The body has been identified as Mark Anthony Ellison, 41, of the 2000 blk Old Savannah Road Augusta. He is pictured here. The body was ...

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Evans Mom Threatens Bus Driver Who Called Cops on Her

Lakeya Collins

An Evans mother threatened to kill a bus driver who called the cops Wednesday when the mother wasn’t at bus stop to pick up her child, according to a sheriff’s report. Lakeya Collins, 39, was charged with terrorist threats & acts, according to a Columbia County sheriff’s report. Bus driver ...

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