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Augusta Man Holds His Ex-Girlfriend & Her Mom Against Their Will


An Augusta man was charged Saturday with robbery, burglary and false imprisonment for allegedly holding his ex-girlfriend and her mom against their will.

Marc Williams, 35, went to his ex-girlfriend’s apartment on Spruce Street Friday night and his ex-girlfriend’s mother let him inside. He suddenly locked the front door and told both women that he would kill them if they tried to leave, a sheriff’s report says.

“Williams motioned as if he had a gun in his waistband several times,” a report says. “Williams advised he would shoot them if they did not give him money within thirty days.”

The suspect then took the victims’ cell phones and said to kill them if they notified police, a report says. The victims were not injured, but they were held for one hour before a friend of the mother’s came over. That is when the suspect left.

The victim flagged down a deputy later, and Williams was caught on Saturday.

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Greg Rickabaugh
Greg Rickabaugh
Greg Rickabaugh is an award-winning crime reporter in the Augusta-Aiken area with experience writing for The Augusta Chronicle, The Augusta Press and serving as publisher of The Jail Report. Rickabaugh is a 1994 graduate of the University of South Carolina and has appeared on several crime documentaries on the Investigation Discovery channel.
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