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Michael Hanson Killers

Augusta Man Dies in Drug Shooting at Bi-Lo; 3 Charged

Two murder suspects are in custody and another faces charges after his release from the hospital following Saturday night’s drug-related murder outside Bi-Lo in Augusta,¬†authorities said. Warrants have been filed against...
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Venisha Brown

James Brown’s Daughter Jailed Again After Prison Release

JAMES BROWN’S DAUGHTER MARKS 24TH ARREST IN AUGUSTA SINCE 1997   Venisha Brown, daughter of the late soul singer James Brown, was arrested on April Fool’s Day, marking her 24th arrest in Augusta since 1997. No ...
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Brett Ciciarelli arrest

Man Found Sleeping in Display Shed at Lowe’s Store

A local man has been arrested after Lowe’s officials found him sleeping in a storage shed that had set up as a customer display at their Martinez store. Brett Ciciarelli, 28, was charged with criminal trespassing last Thu...
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Taisha Bowen

N. Augusta Mom Jailed After Cocaine Found in Newborn

North Augusta police arrested a local mom Friday after her newborn daughter tested positive for cocaine, authorities said. Taisha Bowen, 38, of Maddox Avenue, North Augusta, was charged with unlawful neglect of a child. Hospita...
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Said Mobin Arrest for False Swearing and Contempt

Columbia Co. Drags Liar Back from Las Vegas for Charges

A former Fort Gordon translator who failed to pay his ex-wife alimony and hid $500,000 in stocks from the court was dragged back to Columbia County from Las Vegas this week to face the music. Said Mobin, 67, has been charged wi...
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Filthy home arrests

5 Kids Removed from Filthy Augusta Home; Parents Jailed

It started with complaints from neighbors about a foul odor coming from 332 Brandywine Apartments in Augusta. It ended with the arrest of a local couple and the removal of five children, ages 4-13. This is what an apartment ins...
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Todd Brown

Murder — Warrenville Man Shoots Ex in Her Front Yard

A Warrenville man kicked in the door of his ex-girlfriend’s home this morning and then fatally shot her in the front yard, authorities said. Todd Brown, 46, has been charged with murder in the case after his ex-girlfriend...
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Annie Gaines

Augusta Woman, 70, Shoots Husband Over Affairs

After 50 years of marriage, an elderly Augusta woman shot her aging husband in the thigh early Wednesday after a fight, authorities said. Annie Gaines, 70, is accused of shooting 75-year-old Joseph Gaines at 2 a.m. Wednesday du...
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