Home / News (page 19)


Arrested: Aiken Corrections Officer Had Sex with Inmate 7 Times

Lashonda Tyler mugsht

A former South Carolina corrections officer was arrested today on allegations that she had sex with a male inmate seven times while supervising him at an Aiken pre-release center. Lashona Tyler, 34, of Springfield, was charged with sexual misconduct with an inmate and misconduct in office. She is currently being ...

Read More »

Report: Martinez Man Makes Wife Beg for Car Keys

Marcus Banning

A Martinez man is accused of strangling his wife for not handing over her car keys and then begging for them back, according to a sheriff’s report. Marcus Andrew Banning, 28, has no job and lives with his wife and three children at his parent’s home in Martinez. His wife ...

Read More »

Cops Arrest Suspect in Augusta Teen’s Murder

Troy Francis

Richmond County investigators have identified and arrested 19-year-old Troy Eugene Francis in Friday night’s shooting death of Jonquaves Holcomb. Francis, pictured here in a mugshot from an earlier arrest, will be charged with murder, three counts of aggravated assault and weapon possession in the death of the 18-year-old victim. Holcomb ...

Read More »

Hephzibah Parents Jailed After Girl Found in Messy, Cold Home


A Hephzibah couple was arrested Sunday after their 11-year-old daughter was found living in a messy home where the temperature was 54 degrees. Michael Crawford, 33, left, and Tracy Crawford, 38, were both charged with deprivation of a minor. The girl has been removed from the home. According to a ...

Read More »

WJBF’s Mike Miller Arrested for Disorderly Conduct

Mike Miller

Mike Miller, WJBF-TV Weekend Anchor and Investigative Journalist, was arrested overnight for disorderly conduct in Richmond County. According to authorities, Miller was arrested at The Country Club for being intoxicated and grabbing a deputy’s Taser. His mugshot shows some scuff marks on his face. Miller, 28, is expected to be ...

Read More »

Drunk Driver Flees Checkpoint & Crashes Into Augusta Home

Keene Burroughs

An Augusta man nearly struck two deputies with his car Thursday night while fleeing a DUI checkpoint. He led officers on a chase that ended when he crashed his car into an Augusta home, where he fled on foot before being captured. Keene Burroughs, 32, of Keys Lane, Augusta, was ...

Read More »

100+ Pounds of Marijuana Found in Augusta Home; No Arrest


Over 100 pounds of marijuana were seized Friday from an Augusta home, but no arrests have been made, authorities said. Around 7 a.m. Friday, deputies answered a call to the 4300 block of Goshen Lake Drive South for a trespasser on private property. “Upon Sheriff’s Deputies arrival, the suspects fled ...

Read More »