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Augusta Killer Wanted for Norris Lane Shooting

walter johnson

An Augusta killer is on the loose after a Sunday night killing on Norris Lane, authorities said. Walter L. Johnson, 60, of Norris Lane (pictured), is wanted for murder in the shooting death of 50-year-old Marion Utley. Officers responded to a shooting on Norris Lane off of 12th Street about ...

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Teen, 15, Jailed in Accidental Death of 1 Year Old


Richmond County authorities have charged a 15-year-old boy in Wednesday’s death of a 1-year-old child on Holden Drive in Augusta. At 1:46 p.m., deputies responded to a shooting incident on the 1100 block of Holden Drive. “Investigators have identified and arrested a 15 year old juvenile in relation to this ...

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Couple Uses Self-Checkout to Steal at Evans Walmart

CC Theft

This male and female shoplifted from the Evans Walmart, authorities say. They used a self-checkout machine to ring up about half of their merchandise, and walked out of the store with the rest. Shouldn’t they have to pay for their stuff like the rest of us?! If you recognize them, ...

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Augusta Teen, 18, Jailed for Sex with Girl, 14

Bridges, D'Angelo Shanza

An Augusta teenager has been charged with three offenses related to a sexual relationship with an underage girl, authorities said. D’Angelo Shanza Bridges, 18, of Apple Court, Augusta, was charged Wednesday with child molestation and two counts of statutory rape, according to booking records. A sheriff’s report says Bridges allegedly ...

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Scott Dean’s Adopted Daughter is Arrested Again

Marlin Dean arrest

Former Columbia County Commissioner Scott Dean’s adopted daughter was arrested Friday for allegedly shoplifting at the Augusta Mall. Marlin Azucena Dean, 21, of Ansley Court, Augusta, was charged Friday with shoplifting. She is accused of shoplifting from the Sears at Augusta Mall, according to an incident report. Marlin Dean allegedly ...

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1 Caught, 1 Sought in Augusta Home Invasion

Home Invaders

Richmond County authorities have caught one man and are searching for a second man in connection with Sunday’s violent home invasion on Holden Drive. Kelvin Jones (left) has been arrested while Killeon Cooper (right) is being sought. On Sunday evening, deputies responded to a home invasion on Holden Drive in ...

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ATF Offers $5,000 Reward for Aiken Teen’s Killer


The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), has announced a reward up to $5,000, for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Gail McFadgen in Aiken County. On April 14, 2015, 16-year-old Gail McFadgen of Aiken (pictured) was ...

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