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Debra Morris, 59, of North Augusta

Police: North Augusta Woman Shot Husband in Head

Here’s a look at Debra Morris, the North Augusta woman charged Monday with killing husband Stephen Morris with a gunshot wound to the head. North Augusta authorities were called to the couple’s home on West Woodlawn...
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Wagener Circle K robbery

Catch’em: 2 Men Rob Circle K Store in Wagener

Two men are being sought in Thursday night’s robbery at the Circle K in Wagener. Aiken County authorities say the man in the black shirt (left pictures) came into the Wagener Road store around 10:15 p.m. Thursday, covered...
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Home Depot Wanted

Man Eyes Woman in Restroom at Evans Home Depot

Columbia County authorities want your help to catch this creep. The man allegedly walked into the women’s restroom at the Evans Home Depot and looked into a stall occupied by a 70-year-old woman. The victim noticed the ma...
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Padgett arrested

Charge: CCBOE Employee Didn’t Report Abuse of Daughter

A Columbia County School Board employee has been arrested for failing to report child abuse in a bizarre tale of molestation and abortion involving his adopted daughter. John Leroy Padgett Jr., 49, of Martinez, works as a tribu...
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Catch’em: Weekend Purse Snatching at Martinez Lowe’s

Can you help the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office with a purse snatching that occurred Saturday night at the Lowe’s in Martinez? The man pictured here is the getaway driver. Authorities say the robber grabbed a Coac...
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Quintroy Roberts

Augusta Father Killed in Overnight Shooting

UPDATE: Richmond County authorities have made an arrest in the overnight shooting that killed an Augusta man and injured three others. Sheriff’s Capt. Calvin Chew said they are not naming the murder suspect “due to ...
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Laquavis Williams

Wanted: Aiken Man was Making Counterfeit Money!

Aiken County authorities are looking for man whose counterfeit operation was busted earlier this week. Laquavis Marquis Williams, 20, of Aiken, is wanted for forgery. After executing a search warrant on his home on Ridgecrest R...
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Ronnie Lee Jones

Wanted: Augusta Man Sets Wife on Fire!

An Augusta man who lit his wife on fire at a local auto shop is being sought by authorities. Ronnie Lee Jones, 30, is accused of dousing wife Cynthia Jones with gasoline and lighting her on fire at McGruder’s Auto on 15th...
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