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Damione Evans

The King’s Spa rapist has been caught. Damione Aaron Evans, 39, of College Park, Ga., is in custody at the Columbia County Detention Center. He is charged with rape, aggravated battery, aggravated sodomy, two counts of kidnapping and robbery. There is no bond. Evans was traced to the Atlanta area ...

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Theft Arrest: V.P. of Glenn Hills Booster Club


The vice president of the Glenn Hills High School athletic booster club helped herself to $800 of the organizations money when she forged a stolen check last fall, according to authorities. (This is one of many stories in this week’s new edition of The Jail Report, hitting local gas stations right now.) ...

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1 Caught, 1 Sought in Month-Old Augusta Murder

Killer Suspects

Richmond County authorities have connected two suspects to last month’s murder of a man at Jennings Homes Apartments, and one suspect remains on the loose. Bilal Givens, 17, (left) and Trequan Catrez Clay, 17 (right), are both accused of murder in connection with the May 15th slaying of Marion Terry. As you may ...

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North Augusta Man, 73, is Shot to Death

H and H street

Aiken County authorities are investigating the bizarre shooting death of an elderly North Augusta Man on Monday night. J. C. Mims, 73, of H and H Street (pictured), was rushed to Augusta University Medical Center after he was discovered shot along his street around 10:45 p.m. Monday. He was pronounced dead ...

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RCSO on Augusta Gay Pride Parade: We’re Resolved to Make it Safe


The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office released this statement Monday on the upcoming gay pride events in Augusta: “In light of the recent tragedy, the Public Information Office has received numerous inquiries over concerns for safety in our community and specifically for the LGBT Community and their upcoming events. I assure ...

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Jackson Shootings Lead to Marijuana Trafficking Ring!


The shootings to two people in Jackson led authorities to disrupt a major drug trafficking ring and seize $300,000 worth of marijuana at a booby-trapped residence in the small Aiken County community, authorities said. On Tuesday, two males were transported to an area hospital for treatment from gunshot wounds, and investigators discovered ...

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Target Shoplifter: ‘Can I Just Get a Ticket?’

Henry Campbell, 35, Shoplfiting - felony

A Target shoplifting suspect in Evans who was caught stealing more than $850 in electronics Thursday asked the cop to let him off with a ticket. “I know I just shoplifted, but could I just get a ticket or something and not have to go to jail?” suspect Henry Campbell ...

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Homicide: Aiken Man Found Dead on Wire Road

Death investigation

The “suspicious death” of an Aiken County resident on Wire Road has been determined to be a homicide after the discovery of bullet fragments in the body, Coroner Tim Carlton said. Nicky Cockrell, 49, of Wire Road, Aiken, was pronounced dead at his home at 12:07 pm Tuesday. He was discovered by ...

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