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Foot fetish Joey Leaphart

Foot Fetish Guy Approaches Woman in Grovetown

A day after he tried to kiss a woman’s feet outside a Grovetown restaurant, a notorious sex offender with a foot fetish was locked up in Aiken County on unrelated charges. Joey Leaphart, 45, was arrested Friday for violat...
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tip jar thief

Who is He? Thief Steals Tip Jar from Martinez Shop

Want to help cops find a real scumbag? This guy is accused of stealing the tip jar from Mary’s Grooming on May 31. But cops don’t know who he is. A manager of the Martinez business said this man asked an employee if...
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Blaze Houk

Evans Bust: Marijuana & $45,000 Hidden in Walls & Shed

Four people were arrested Wednesday night when Columbia County officers executed a search warrant at 4752 Mahoney Drive in Evans. In one bedroom, they found 28.35 grams of marijuana and schedule 2 pills, sheriff’s Capt. S...
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Edgar Rideout

GRU Professor Arrested on Friday for Hit & Run

A professor at Georgia Regents University has been arrested for a hit & run that injured a Beasley Broadcasting employee. Edgar Rideout, a GRU communications professor, was charged Friday with hit & run and following to...
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Venisha Brown

James Brown’s Daughter Stabbed on Telfair Street

Venisha Brown, the troubled daughter of the late soul singer James Brown, was stabbed on Telfair Street around lunchtime Friday, authorities said. Venisha Brown, of Parkway Drive, told deputies that she had been riding with an ...
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RCSO fraud suspect

This Lady Has Some Nerve. Who is She?

This lady used a stolen credit card Wednesday to make a large purchase at the Sonoco Gas Station at 2013 Walton Way in Augusta. Also, she used other stolen credit cards taken from vehicles at Burger King on Walton Way. Anyone w...
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North Augusta Wanted

You Won’t Believe This Guy’s Scam. Help Catch Him.

This guy had an interesting scam. He took a stolen ATM/debit card and deposited counterfeit checks into the victim’s account before withdrawing real money back out. The victim and bank lost close to $3,000 in the fraud. Do yo...
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Felicia Gilmore

Grovetown Mom Beats 2 Sons with Automotive Fan Belt

A Grovetown mom was arrested this week for using an automotive fan belt to beat her two sons, causing serious injuries, authorities said. Felicia Gilmore, 28, of Pauline Street, was charged Wednesday with two counts of cruelty ...
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