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Cruelty Charges: 2 Men Smoke Weed with Toddler in Car

Getting High with Toddler

Columbia County authorities arrested two men for child cruelty Thursday when they were caught smoking dope in a car with a 1-year-old girl in the back seat. Roderick Holloway,22, (left) and Quashawn Garcia, 19, were found getting high in a white passenger car outside the Fitness Gallary on Washington Road ...

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RCSO Officer Arrested for DUI; Wrecks Police Car

Michael Dodaro Jr.

Richmond County authorities now confirm that Narcotics Inv. Michael Dodaro Jr. was arrested and charged with DUI at 4 a.m. Friday. “Inv. Dodaro was found to have been driving a county-issued vehicle at the time of his arrest. The vehicle sustained damage (two flat tires) during the incident,” sheriff’s spokesman ...

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CCSO: Driver in Deadly Wreck was Drunk

Wreck suspect

Toxicology results show an Evans man was doubly intoxicated when he wrecked March 2 and killed his passenger. Christopher San Miguel, 27, was booked into the Columbia County jail on charges of homicide by vehicle, DUI, too fast for conditions and failure to maintain lane. Toxicology results show he had ...

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Augusta Catering Owner Arrested for Liquor Offense

Robert Williams Catering Arrest

Richmond County authorities arrested the owner of an Augusta catering company on Friday after an investigation showed he was operating without a liquor license, a report says. William Robert Williams, owner of Roux’s Catering Service on Jones Street, was charged with possession of alcoholic beverages with no state¬† tax, a ...

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RCSO: Augusta Man Steals 9-Foot ‘Statue of Liberty’

Michael Bargeron

An Augusta man was charged Sunday with stealing a 9-foot-high Statue of Liberty from a Hephzibah home and trying to sell it to a local recycling center. Michael Bargeron, 27, of Roy Road, Augusta, was charged with theft by receiving stolen property. The victim, Kenneth Richardson, told authorities that someone ...

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Repeat Offender Dies After Wrecking Stolen Car in Aiken

Ivory Kirkland Jr.

An Aiken man found dead on the scene of a one-car wreck early Saturday was a repeat offender who was driving a stolen vehicle, authorities said. The man was identified as 36-year-old Ivory Kirkland Jr. of Aiken (pictured). At 1:45 a.m. Saturday, a motorist reported an overturned vehicle near 200 ...

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Augusta Man Molests Girl & Threatens Suicide If She Tells

Terry Reeves

An Augusta man has been accused of molesting an 11-year-old girl and threatening to kill himself if she told anyone, according to authorities. Terry Reeves, 67, of the 1800 block of Formosa Drive, Augusta, was arrested Thursday and booked into the jail on a single count of child molestation – ...

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Augusta Woman Throws Boiling Water at Husband

Sandra Bouette

A suicidal Augusta woman boiled water and then threw it at her husband this week, sending him to Doctor’s Hospital Burn Unit with serious injuries to his left leg, authorities said. Sandra Boutte, 50, of Horseshoe Road, has been charged with aggravated battery against her husband, John Boutte. The couple ...

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