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Arrested: Aiken Corrections Officer Had Sex with Inmate 7 Times

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Hephzibah Parents Jailed After Girl Found in Messy, Cold Home

Crawfords

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

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