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Suspended: 2 ACSO Officers Fail Firing Range Test


Sheriff Michael Hunt has suspended two veteran officers without pay for failing to qualify at the firing range. In addition, the sheriff accepted the resignation of a 26-year lieutenant last week but will not let an agency spokesman discuss the reason behind Lt. Stacey Prince’s sudden decision to leave. Sources ...

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Arrested: Augusta Mom Lets Autistic Son Wander Streets

Regina Perkins

An Augusta mother was recently arrested for letting her autistic son wander the streets. The boy – who is 16 with the mental capacity of a pre-schooler – was taken to GRU Medical Center after turning up at a Circle K disoriented and dehydrated on the morning of Sunday, Sept. 20. When ...

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YouTube: RCSO Sergeant Confesses to Buying Steroids

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Hear former RCSO Sgt. Phillip “P.J.” Hambrick confess to buying steroids from dealer Brandon Paquette in this YouTube clip. To see clip, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aeb-ze77pbM&feature=youtu.be The confession starts at 10:58, and it turns sad at 19:00. He also reveals sheriff’s Col. Robert Partain’s cozy relationship with the Paquette family and talks ...

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Robbery Fail: 3 Charged in Augusta Murder

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Three people have been charged in connection with the Augusta shooting death of a man whose body was found lying in the street last week. Christopher Barry, 24 (from left), Samantha Griffin, 24, and Kameron Reese, 25, were each charged with murder, armed robbery and kidnapping in the death of 27-year-old ...

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Steroids Case Revealed: No Charges!

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District Attorney Ashley Wright says there is no actionable evidence to pursue charges in the steroids investigation. Sheriff Richard Roundtree answered media questions Monday afternoon, saying his officers “have been cleared” and he looks forward to “putting this behind us.” VIEW ENTIRE D.A.’s REPORT HERE: https://www.scribd.com/doc/283022200/RCSO-STEROIDS-REPORT VIEW RCSO REPORT HERE:  ...

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Augusta Man Jailed After Young Girl’s Pregnancy Test


A 20-year-old Augusta man was arrested for two sex crimes Friday after a young girl’s mother reported a positive pregnancy test on the 15-year-old girl. Nathaniel Hendley, 20, of Debra Street, Augusta, was charged with aggravated child molestation as well as another count of non-aggravated child molestation. The girl’s mother ...

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2 Teens Arrested in Stolen Car Chase; 3rd Suspect in Hospital

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Two teens have been charged in Thursday’s stolen car chase with Aiken County authorities and a third will be charged once he’s release from the hospital, authorities said. Aiken County Sheriff’s Investigators have obtained warrants for Kartel Smith (left) and Marqual Simpkins (right), both 17-year-old Aiken residents. Roderick Glover, 18, ...

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