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Who is He? Aiken Police Create Sketch of Robber


Who is the man in this sketch? Aiken Police say he is the man who robbed some victims on the morning of Feb. 3 at Verandas on the Green apartment complex. The individual approached the victim as she was going to her vehicle. “The suspect drew a knife, and demanded money,” ...

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Richardson Family’s Last Words to Stephon Carter

Family of Officer Scotty Richardson

Three family members of slain Aiken Officer Scotty Richardson spoke in court Feb. 2 before cop killer Stephon Carter was given a life sentence plus thirty years in the killing of Richardson and shooting of Officer Travis Griffin. Below are the full statements they read in court as Carter prepared ...

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IHOP Workers Scheme to Get Higher Tips in Evans

IHOP arrests Evans Georgia

A manager and three servers at the Evans IHOP have been arrested for cooking up a scheme to get more tips without hurting customers, according to authorities. Their arrests are one of several stories in this week’s edition of The Jail Report, in stores now. (Cover image: http://thejailreport.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/Cover-Issue-6371.jpg) In the IHOP ...

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Fired! RCSO Deputy Tried to Help Boy by Beating Him

Walker, Alton

A Richmond County deputy was fired and arrested after allegations that he handcuffed and beat a 12-year-old boy as a disciplinary technique. Authorities say Deputy Alton Walker was at a friend’s home on Anne Street to help discipline a 12-year-old boy. That is where the uniformed officer allegedly handcuffed the ...

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Maxwell House Victim Dies After Brutal Assault


The victim of an aggravated battery at Maxwell House Apartments in Augusta has died. Matilda Lorraine Jenkins, 58, died late Tuesday at Georgia Regents Medical Center Shock Trauma ICU. She was was found unresponsive at 1002 Green Street on Feb. 8 with visible head injuries that were consistent with being brutally assaulted. ...

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2 Sought for Stealing TV & Phones at Grovetown Walmart

Suspects in Grovetown Walmart case

Columbia County authorities say a man and woman recently stole a 42-inch LED Vizio television and 2 Boost Mobile cell phones from the Grovetown Walmart. The man has been identified as Ian Eugene Dalbert, Sr and the sheriff’s office currently has a warrant for his arrest. They need your help ...

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School Burglars Press Their Luck in N. Augusta

School burglar

A Martinez pair wanted in a rash of school break-ins in Columbia County was busted Sunday night after trying to burglarize a North Augusta business, authorities said. Hyun Joo Kim, 20 (pictured in her mugshot and from school surveillance) and a 16-year-old boy were both caught during an attempted burglary ...

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Aiken Cops: 2 Men Fired Shotgun Shell from Flare Gun

Aiken firearm charges

A bizarre shooting outside the Auto Zone in Aiken has led to charges against two Edgefield County men. Aiken police say the suspects modified a 12-gauge shotgun shell and fired it at another man using a flare gun. “The round struck the vehicle the victim was sitting in, but did ...

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