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Surprise! Augusta Killer Has a Long Rap Sheet & Little Prison Time

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Is another victim dead in Augusta because our justice system won’t hold drug dealers and repeat offenders accountable with serious prison time? It sure looks that way. On Monday, Richmond County authorities announced the arrest of 31-year-old Rodney “Red” Ivey in the murder of 82-year-old Armand Peck. The death was ...

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University Hospital Nurse Steals Patient Medications!

Michael Rearden, 33, of Graniteville, Obtaining controlled substance by theft

A nurse at University Hospital has been indicted by a grand jury for stealing patient medication, according to authorities. Michael Rearden was recently arrested on 33 counts of obtaining a controlled substance by theft. The case against Rearden is staggering, according to a sheriff’s report. In December, UH Pharmacy Director ...

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Cops: Aiken Man Accused of Sex Crimes on Three Children


An Aiken man is accused of sexually assaulting three children at his home and showing video porn to one of them, according to public safety officials. Michael James Wier, 28, of Wyman Street was charged Friday with six counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor and a single count of disseminating harmful material to ...

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2 Pedestrians Killed on Mike Padgett Highway in Augusta!


Two pedestrians were struck and killed Sunday night on Mike Padgett Highway in Augusta. Richmond County authorities say the pedestrians were both killed at the scene around 9:45 p.m. on the 4600 block of Mike Padgett Highway. “The Star Team are on scene in addition to Coroner’s Office personnel. We ...

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Cabela’s Thieves Take Rangefinder & Thermal Tracker in Augusta


Authorities say this couple went into the Augusta Cabela’s store on March 8 and stole a Leica rangefinder and a Leopold Thermal Tracker. The couple were seen on surveillance cameras leaving the store in a gold Ford Ranger. If you recognize them, please call Investigator Thomas Langford with the Richmond County ...

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