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Suspect on run after shooting at Baymont Hotel in Augusta
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) - Police are searching for a suspect in a shooting at an area hotel, Thursday night.
Two YDC correctional officers fired, arrested
Thursday, August 16, 2018AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice has fired two Augusta Youth Development Campus correctional officers.Chiquita Owsley and Ashley Mathis have been arrested after officials say they knowingly concealed cellphones and carried them into the
Man wanted in connection to Baymont Inn and Suites shooting
RICHMOND Co., GA (WJBF) - 32-year-old Mark Lynn Daniels is wanted Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Crime, and Possession of a Firearm by Convicted Felon in connection to the Baymont Inn and Suites Hotel shooting.
Crime blotter for Aug. 17
Buy NowFile PhotoAccording to reports provided by the Aiken County Sheriff's Office:An Aiken man reported Wednesdaysomeone stole the license platefrom his car while it was parked on Ridgecrest Road.Deputies charged a homeless man Wednesday withsecond-degree burglary and possession of a controlled su
Georgia woman facing ‘longest sentence’ for leaking to media
Reality Winner, 26, walks out of the Federal Courthouse in Augusta, Ga., Tuesday afternoon June 26, 2018 after pleading guilty to leaking a classified document allegedly taken while she was working as a NSA contractor at Fort Gordon, Ga. She has been held in custody for nearly 13 months on a charge
Man wanted for taking 3 trucks and nearly $8K in tools and equipment from Herc Rentals
AUGUSTA, GA (WJBF) - The Richmond County Sheriff's Office needs your help to find a suspect.46-year-old Harrison Bourne is accused of taking three trucks and nearly $8,000 in tools and equipment from Herc Rentals.It happened back in January.Investigators say Bourne did not make any payments or retur
"There's blood everywhere;" 911 call describes aftermath of armed robbery at Family Dollar
The report says when deputies got to the scene they found a woman on the ground behind the counter with gunshot wounds. A man wearing all black with a bandana over his face held the female employee at gunpoint, demanded money, and then shot her multiple times when she could not open the register.
Aiken police need help identifying Dollar General burglary suspect caught on camera
The Aiken Department of Public Safety is asking for the public's help identifying a man caught on surveillance cameras robbing the Dollar General store on Richland Avenue earlier this month.On Aug. 9, the suspect approached the rear of the Dollar General after the store was closed, discovered survei
BREAKING| Shooting at Baymont Inn sends 1 victim to hospital
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Authorities say a man was shot in the chest at the Baymont Inn Thursday night.The call came in around 8:30 p.m.Early reports indicate that the shooting stemmed from a domestic incident.The victim has been transported to a hospital. Details on the vi
North Augusta's Collier anchors a stingy Jackets' defense
A lot of things will look different for the North Augusta football team this season.That's inevitable when a senior class of 27 players, including 16 starters, graduates. That will necessitate a different arrangement on the defensive line and in the secondary.The middle of the defense, though, is wh
Officials seek help to locate missing Grovetown man
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018GROVETOWN, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Public Safety officials are asking for help locating a missing Grovetown man.Darrell Watson left his residence in Grovetown on Thursday at 7:30 a.m. and has not been seen since.He was driving a 2006 blue Pontiac Grand Prix with front-end damage.Wa
Graniteville man charged in connection to assault on two women
A Graniteville man was charged Tuesday in connection with an assault involving two women at a gas station on Bettis Academy Road in Graniteville.Bernard Johnson Jr., 49, of the 300 block of Gentry Street, is charged with two counts of attempted murder and trespassing after notice, according to jail
Police asking for help locating women wanted for fraud
The Aiken Department of Public Safety is asking for the public's help locating an Aiken woman wanted on charges of fraud.Denea Latoya Burts, 29, has outstanding warrants for financial transaction fraud, according to a release provided by Aiken Public Safety.
Crime blotter for Aug. 16
Buy NowFile PhotoAccording to reports provided by the Aiken County Sheriff's Office:Deputies charged a Grovetown woman Wednesday morning withproviding false information to policeafter she gave deputies multiple wrong names when asked to identify herself during a traffic stop on Abear Street in Grani
Police bookings for Aug. 16
These are the bookings recorded for the Doris C. Gravatt Detention Center for Aug. 14, 2018. Some names have already been printed and are not included below. Some of the people listed may not have actually spent time in jail if they posted bond and were released. Although those listed have been arre
Multi agency task force assist in multiple arrests
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A task force consisting of the GBI, GSP, ATF, US Marshals and the FBI joined with Richmond County Deputies to assist in serving parole and probations violation warrants.
North Augusta and Thomson have tradition in common
Friday night's high school football season opener in North Augusta is a long-awaited matchup between programs with so much in common.Rich tradition. High expectations Countless college signees. Large, supportive crowds. All of which, of course, are related.Those things are regularly associated with
At least one person shot at Family Dollar in Augusta
Tuesday, August 14, 2018AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is headed to a shooting at the Family Dollar on Tobacco Road.News 12 is told at least one person has been shot, but we do not know the extent of those injuries.Details are limited. We have a crew on the way to t
Clerk shot in armed robbery at Family Dollar on Tobacco Road
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) - A suspect is on the run following an armed robbery of a Family Dollar.The incident happened just after 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Family Dollar located on the 2800 block of Tobacco Road near Morgan Road.The suspect reportedly shot the female clerk several times before fleeing the s
Former Ga Congressional candidate charged with murder, back in Aiken County jail
Former candidate charged shooting death of campaign treasurer, backed gun control during raceFormer Ga. Congressional Candidate arrested in Powderhouse Road murderAIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) - A former Georgia Congressional candidate charged with murdering her campaign treasurer is back in an Aiken County ja