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Drug Arrest Made After Augusta Killing. Is It Connected?


Richmond County authorities announced a drug arrest during its investigation into the weekend shooting death of an Augusta man, but authorities are not saying how the arrest is connected to the killing. Frank Thompson Jr., 27 (pictured above), was shot at Richmond Villa Apartments on Sunday night and died at ...

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Cops Arrest Man in Augusta’s Last Murder of 2017


An Augusta man was fatally shot in the final hours of 2017 and authorities made a quick arrest in the murder. Anthony Kyle Butler, 20, has been charged with murder in Sunday night’s shooting death of 22-year-old Michael “Coop” Cooper (pictured at right from Facebook). Deputies responded to gunfire at Sierra ...

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Sources: Shooter Dead in Murder-Suicide Attempt in Augusta


An Augusta man is dead and a woman is clinging to life after a botched murder-suicide on Monday morning, authorities said. James Kenneth Avera, 57, of Karian Drive (pictured), was pronounced dead this morning in his front yard at 8:15 a.m. Monday, the coroner said. An unidentified woman who lives ...

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Homeless Teen Linked to Murder of Augusta Man & Earlier Shooting!


A homeless teenager has been linked to Tuesday’s shooting death of an Augusta man  in the Sand Hills community, authorities said. Eddie Lee McNair III, 17 (pictured at right and above), will be charged with murder and weapon possession in the death of 37-year-old Derrick Cornelius Bussey, according to a ...

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Augusta Man Becomes Latest Murder Victim

Derrico Bussey

An Augusta man has died after being shot early Tuesday on Mount Auburn Street, authorities said. Derrico Cornelius Bussey, 37, (pictured)  was shot around 1 a.m. Tuesday on the 2400 block of Mount Auburn Street, according to Coroner Mark Bowen. He was rushed to Augusta University Medical Center, where he died ...

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Antonio Collier

Antonio Collier, 32, of North Augusta, Murder, firearm possession by felon, grand jury arrest warrant

Full Name Collier, Antonio Nigel Arrest Date 11/14/2017 Race Black Sex Male Age 32 YEARS OLD No. Charge Bond Disposition 1 GRAND JURY ARREST WARRANT 2 MURDER 3 POSSESSION OF FIREARM OR KNIFE DURING CRIM $7,900.00 4 POSSESSION OF FIREARM BY CONVICTED FELONS $5,700.00

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