07, Jul 2014 - More charges filed in Augusta jail gang case
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has filed new charges in what it describes as ongoing gang activity at a Georgia youth detention facility.
23, Jun 2014 - Two shot after graduation party at James Brown Arena
Two women were injuredSunday night after a shooting at the James Brown Arena. It happened shortly after 11pm. When Richmond County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the scene they found two female victims with gunshot wounds. One victim was transported to Georgia Regents Medical Center by ambulance and the second victim by a personal vehicle. Both victims had non-life-threatening injuries. The ...
19, Jun 2014 - Florida Georgia Line concer golf carts missing
Three golf carts are missing after being used at Friday's Florida Georgia Line concert at Lake Olmstead, according to a Richmond County sheriff's incident report.
15, Jun 2014 - Motorists asked to avoid concert traffic
The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is advising motorist to seek alternate routes in advance of the Florida Georgia Line concert at Lake Olmstead Stadium Friday night.
13, May 2014 - One held after college shooting
One person has been arrested by police after a shooting at college in Georgia. Richmond County sheriff's officials said one person was shot at Paine College in Augusta - the second shooting there in as many days.
13, May 2014 - U.S. Officials: 1 In Custody After Ga. College Shooting
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Officials say a suspect is in custody after a person was shot at a college in Georgia. Richmond County sheriff's officials say in a news release that one person was shot at Paine College in Augusta.
13, May 2014 - Officials: 1 in custody after Ga. college shooting that left 1 wounded, campuses on lockdown
AUGUSTA, Ga. - A suspect has been taken into custody after a shooting at a Georgia college left one person wounded, officials said Monday. One person was shot at Paine College in Augusta and was alert and conscious when taken to a hospital for treatment, Richmond County sheriff's officials said in a news release. The school's sprawling 57-acre campus is just a few miles from the city's downtown ...
13, May 2014 - Lockdown Lifted at Georgia College Following Shooting
A shooting at a college campus in Georgia left one person wounded and temporarily put the school on lockdown Monday afternoon, officials said.The Richmond County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of shots fired at Paine College in Augusta, Ga., at about 1 p.m. ET.
13, May 2014 - One in Custody After US College Shooting
Officials say a suspect is in custody after a person was shot at a college in the US. Richmond County sheriff's officials said in a news release that one person was shot at Paine College in Georgia.
13, May 2014 - Georgia College Campus on Lockdown After Shooting
A shooting at a college campus in Georgia left one person wounded and put the school on lockdown Monday afternoon, officials said.The Richmond County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of shots fired at Paine College in Augusta, Ga., at about 1 p.m. ET.
24, May 2013 - UPDATE: Bibb Principal's Brother Arrested, Charged in Triple Homicide
AUGUSTA, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A Bibb County principal tipped off the Richmond County Sheriff's Office which lead to the arrest of his brother for triple homicide. According to a news release, deputies arrested 26-year-old Ryan Jones and charged him with three counts of murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. He was originally a person of interest. Lt. Calvin Chew ...
29, Apr 2013 - Motocross driver seriously hurt in Georgia crash
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Police say a professional motocross driver seriously hurt during a dirt bike stunt in Augusta has no movement in his entire body. The Augusta Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/12UbQxq) that the accident happened Saturday night at James Brown Arena. The rider, whose name wasn't released, is being treated at Georgia Regents Medical Center. Richmond County sheriff's Sgt. Monica ...
24, Apr 2013 - Arrest Made In Cemetery Desecration
Sheriff's officials in eastern Georgia say a man has been arrested and another is sought by police in cemetery desecration case. Burke County Sheriff's Sgt. Sean Cochran Tuesday said 42-year-old Ralph "Bubba" Hillis was taken into custody in Richmond County after authorities received a tip and...