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Augusta Attorney Accused of Leaving Scene of Accident

Augusta Attorney Michael C. Garrett

A prominent Augusta attorney is facing hit & run charges after allegedly hitting a vehicle in the parking lot of French Market Grill and then leaving. Michael C. Garrett, 68, of Augusta, was arrested May 21st for a misdemeanor charge of leaving the scene of an accident. Garrett told The ...

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Aiken Baby Found Eating Trash; Parents Charged

Raven Williams Carl Taylor

A baby boy was taken from his parents last Wednesday after he was found living in a filthy house filled with items stolen in burglaries. (For more crime stories, pick up this week’s Jail Report. Cover: http://thejailreport.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/Cover-Image-652.jpg) The parents, Raven Octavia Williams, 20, and Carl Lorenzo Taylor, 21, the 1200 block ...

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RCSO Chief Deputy Pat Clayton Suspended for 2 Days

RCSO Chief Deputy Pat Clayton

Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree has suspended Chief Deputy Pat Clayton for two days without pay. “Something happened awhile ago,” Sheriff Roundtree said. “He was written up and given two days suspension, so he took them today and tomorrow.” A disciplinary file obtained by The Jail Report describes the reason ...

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2nd Suspect Surrenders in Murder of SRS Security Guard

ADAMS, Ojore

A second suspect has surrendered to face charges in the 2012 slaying of SRS Security Guard Hester Jackson at his Hephzibah home. Ojore Adams, 22, was charged with Murder, Burglary and Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Crime. Earlier this week, authorities charged Damarkeo Jarome Lockhart, 21, ...

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Shameless Thief Steals 2 iPhones from Evans AT&T Store

at&t suspect

This guy had some nerve, walking into the Evans AT&T store last Sunday and stealing two iPhones. It wasn’t enough to take the iPhone 6. He also grabbed the iPhone 6 Plus from the display and bolted out of the store before anyone could catch him. The phones were valued ...

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Case Closed: Arrest Made in Murder of SRS Security Guard

LOCKHART

There’s been an arrest made in the 2012 cold-case murder of a SRS security guard who was shot and killed behind his Hephzibah home. Damarkeo Jarome Lockhart, 21, of Kartha Drive, Augusta, has been charged in the 2012 murder of Hester Jackson, who was shot after catching burglars in the ...

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N.A. Suspects Pictured Breaking Into Rescue Squad

Burglars

Someone broke into Belvedere-North Augusta Rescue Squad on May 17th. It’s  been broken into several times. So they put a trail camera up behind the building and got these pictures of the suspects entering the building. Police say they have gone in at least three times in the last three ...

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