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Baby Dies in Martinez While Sleeping with Mom & Boyfriend; Drug Charges Filed

Bentley Reeves

Here is your first look at 6-month-old Bentley Reeves, the Martinez child who died overnight while sleeping in bed with his mother and his mother’s boyfriend. (For other crime news, pick up this week’s new Jail Report. Cover image: http://thejailreport.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/Cover-Issue-703.jpg) Authorities are filing meth and marijuana charges against mother Lexis Russell ...

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Deputy’s Wife Found Dead in Bathtub, M4 Rifle Nearby

Matthew and Candace Blakley

An Aiken County deputy accused of accidentally killing his wife Saturday night had guns all over his house when the incident occurred, including an M4 rifle in the bathroom where the woman was found dead, according to a North Augusta public safety report released Monday. Deputy Matthew Blakley has been ...

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Augusta Man Asks Boss’s Teen Daughter for Sex

Stephen Andrew Forbes

An Augusta man who was accused of seeking sexual favors from his boss’s 14-year-old daughter has been arrested by Columbia County authorities. Stephen Andrew Forbes, 35, of Ashland Drive, Augusta, has been charged with “obscene electronic contact with a child,” according to a sheriff’ report. The victim is from Grovetown. ...

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‘Person of Interest’ Wanted in Stolen Credit Card Case

Kroger Person of Interest

This guy doesn’t pick good friends. Columbia County authorities need your help identifying him since he was with a guy who used a stolen credit card at a local Kroger grocery store. This man is considered a “person of interest” in the use of the stolen credit card, authorities say. ...

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Child Cruelty Conviction: Grovetown Mom Beats Son with Fan Belt

Felicia Gilmore

A Grovetown woman has been convicted of child cruelty after beating at least one of her sons with an automotive fan belt, authorities said. For more crime stories, read this week’s Jail Report. Cover image: http://thejailreport.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/Cover-Issue-701.jpg Felicia Gilmore, 28, of Pauline Street, was convicted Monday of one count of cruelty to ...

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$800 Cash Stolen from Woman at Grovetown Cracker Barrel

Cracker Barrel Thieves

These three people are being sought as “persons of interest” in the theft of $800 cash from a customer sitting near them at the Grovetown Cracker Barrel on May 20. The victim said she was sitting at the restaurant with her purse hanging over her chair. She said these suspects ...

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What Happens If You Yell N-Word in Restaurant?

Michael Cleavenger

A man who screamed the N-word against black employees of the Grovetown Dairy Queen and threw his sandwich at the black manager was arrested for public drunkenness on Saturday, according to authorities.  (This is one of many stories in this week’s Jail Report. Cover image: http://thejailreport.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/Cover-Issue-701.jpg) In the Dairy Queen incident, ...

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Shoplifter at Evans Kohls Almost Runs Over Employee

Kohls lady

UPDATE: The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office say Jail Report readers have helped them identify the lady. They want to say thank you to you! You’ve done it again! This woman went into the Evans Kohls dressing room with seven items last Thursday afternoon and came out with nothing except a ...

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