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Man Kills Elderly Mom & Sets House on Fire in Augusta

Robert Caviston

Richmond County authorities have booked a local man on murder and arson charges in the bizarre death of his elderly mother. Robert “Bob” Caviston, 56, was booked into the jail early Sunday in the death of 92-year-old Agnes Caviston on Wicklow Drive in Augusta. At 5 p.m. Saturday, witnesses called ...

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Augusta Man: I Killed My Mom & Set Her House on Fire

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An Augusta woman is dead and her son claims he killed her before setting her house on fire on Wicklow Drive, according to Richmond County authorities. Authorities were first called to the home for a “white male subject lying partially clothed in the roadway,” according to a press release from ...

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2 Dead in Shootout in Augusta; Drug-Related

Shooting victims

(ARREST INFO BELOW) Two people are dead after a triple shooting in Augusta on Monday night and persons of interest are in custody, authorities said. Jerald Carter Jr., 17, of Augusta (left picture), and  Ian Roberts, 21, of Augusta, were both shot to death Monday night. According to authorities, deputies were ...

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2 Men Charged in Augusta Murder; No Motive

Williams Burns Murder Suspects

Two men were charged Friday morning with murder in Wednesday’s shooting death of 20-year-old Javarius Walthour on Cornell Street in Augusta. Demarco Mandrell Williams, 34. (left) and Jeffrey Houston Burns, 54 (right), are each charged with murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime. According to ...

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Augusta Man Found Shot to Death on Cornell Street

Javarius Walthour victim

Richmond County authorities are looking for a killer. Javarius Donte Walthour, 20, of Inez Street, Augusta, was found shot to death on Cornell Street in Augusta at 8 p.m. Wednesday. At the same time, deputies were called to shots fired on Cornell Street as well as Shirley Avenue. Walthour (pictured ...

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Aiken County Holds Fraudulent Check Bond Court


Want to avoid a surprise arrest during a routine traffic stop? Aiken County is making that possible for hundreds of people. The sheriff’s office is by holding a Fraudulent Check Bond Court from 5-8 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 6) at the Central Traffic Court, located next to the Sheriff’s Office at ...

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Ex-RCSO Deputy Tazed After Firing Gun in Walmart

Jackson, Jessie

A former deputy with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is in custody after reportedly opening fire in the gardening department of Walmart early Wednesday. No one was injured. Deputies were forced to use a Taser on Jesse Jackson to get him under control in the bizarre episode at the Walmart ...

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Aiken County Inmate Found Dead in Cell; SLED Called

Jason Woods

State agents have been called in to investigate an inmate’s death in the Aiken County Detention Center after a guard found the man dead with a bedsheet around his neck in his cell at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday. Jason Allen Woods, 38, of Aiken, was found deceased in his cell, Coroner ...

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