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Prostitution Sting in Augusta Georgia

12 Arrested in Online Prostitution Crackdown

Richmond County authorities made at least 12 arrests following a week-long undercover bust involving “online prostitution,” according to a press release. The sheriff’s office did not release many details, exce...
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Drag Racing Arrests in Augusta

7 Jailed for Drag Racing; Suspect: ‘We Were Targeted’

Seven men were jailed Friday night in Augusta on charges of drag racing and reckless driving on Bobby Jones Expressway. But one suspect says his car club was unfairly targeted by deputies because they drive modified imports. An...
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Deputy Austin Shepherd

Richmond County Deputy of the Year is Fired

Sheriff Richard Roundtree confirms to The Jail Report that Deputy of the Year Austin Shepherd has been terminated. Sheriff’s Lt. Calvin Chew issued this statement: Last week , the RCSO began an internal investigation rega...
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Ricardo Bell

Grovetown Man Rams 2 Police Cars During Chase

A Grovetown man was charged Monday with assault on officers after allegedly crashing his car into two patrols cars driven by deputies, authorities said. Ricardo Bell, 28, of Grovetown, was charged with four counts of aggravated...
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WATERS, PAUL, MICHAEL

South Aiken Teacher & Coach Jailed for Sex with Student

A teacher and coach at South Aiken High School was charged today with sexual battery for having a sexual relationship with a student, authorities said. Michael Paul Waters, 41, of Casaba Drive, Aiken, was charged with five coun...
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William Mareli arrest

Man Flashes Mom & Daughter in Evans Grocery Store

A Grovetown man was charged Sunday with public indecency for allegedly exposing himself to a woman and her teenage daughter inside the Evans Kroger store, according to a sheriff’s report. William Mareli, a 31-year-old Gro...
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Michael Cornelius

New Ellenton Man Jailed in Hit & Run Death

Aiken County authorities have confirmed the arrest of 23-year-old Michael Cornelius in the weekend death of Shawnta Smalls along Whiskey Road. The New Ellenton man was arrested Saturday afternoon. Jail officials have confirmed ...
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