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WANTED: RCSO searching for woman accused of Armed Robbery at Augusta Mall

AUGUSTA (WJBF) – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s help in locating a violent woman. Authorities say 49-year-old Verneka Petrice Ware is wanted for Armed Robbery and Aggravated Assault at the Augusta Mall on June 21st. The 80-year-old victim was in the Macy’s parking lot when she was confronted. The victim told […]
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Suspects at large after triple homicide

AIKEN, S.C. (WIS) - One teenager is in custody following a triple homicide on Wadley Drive in Aiken. 18-year-old Xabian U. Bailey was arrested around 11:15 p.m. on Sunday in connection to the shooting deaths of three teenage boys earlier that afternoon. Bailey is being held at the Aiken County...
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One arrested, two sought in shooting deaths of three teens in Aiken County

A suspect has been arrested and two are sought in connection to Sunday afternoon's fatal shooting on Wadley Drive in Aiken County that resulted in the deaths of three teenagers. Around 11:15 p.m. Sunday, investigators arrested Xabian U. Bailey, 18, of Aiken, according to Captain Eric Abdullah with the Aiken...

Deputies seeking 2 suspects in separate Augusta crimes

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Richmond County Sheriff’s Office investigators need your help in finding two suspects in unrelated crimes. Luna is wanted for 2nd-degree burglary. The incident occurred at 1933 Walton Way (Advance Auto). He is described as 33 years old, 6 feet 2 inches tall, and weighing 265...

Accomplice Named in Augusta Mall Robbery and Assault

Richmond County authorities are looking for a female accomplice in connection with an armed robbery and aggravated assault outside Augusta Mall last week. An 80-year-old Grovetown woman was robbed and assaulted in the parking lot near Macy’s. Authorities are still looking for a black male suspect. He was bald and was wearing a black shirt and tan pants.

One Arrested, Two Sought in Triple Murder in Aiken

One person is in custody and two more are being sought in connection with the weekend shooting deaths of three teens in Aiken. The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office says 17 year old Willie Garrett IV, 16 year old Ivan Perry and 16 year old Cameron Carroll were shot outside a home in the 200 block of Wadley Drive around 1:30 Sunday afternoon. Garrett and Perry died at the scene. Carroll died later at Augusta University Medical Center.

Teen found shot behind Kroger in North Augusta

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - Officers say one person was shot at a North Augusta grocery store Friday night. At 10:59 p.m. Friday night, North Augusta Department of Public Safety officers were sent to the Kroger on Knox Avenue. After arriving on the scene, two witnesses told officers that they...

15-month-old child dies at hospital after testing positive for fentanyl, police say

ATHENS, Ga. - Athens-Clarke County police are investigating how a 15-month-old child died at a Georgia hospital with fentanyl, opiates and benzodiazepines in their system. An official statement from the police department said Athens police received a call from Children’s Hospital of Georgia in Augusta. Hospital officials reported to...

Aiken police seek help to ID vehicle and two witnesses to possible drowning at Gem Lakes

The Aiken Department of Public Safety is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a vehicle and two witnesses to the possible drowning incident on Saturday at Gem Lakes. At approximately 6:20 p.m. Saturday, Aiken Public Safety was assisted by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources with retrieving the body of a Black male from the recreational area of Gem Lakes in regarding to a possible drowning. The cause of death is still under investigation.

Man Dies in Motorcycle Accident in South Augusta

A 74-year-old Augusta man was killed in a motorcycle accident just before 8:00 p.m. Sunday in Richmond County. Coroner Mark Bowen said Samuel Stevenson of Sutton Place lost control of the vehicle while heading north in the 5400 block of Deans Bridge Road. Stevenson was pronounced dead at the dead....

Three men shot after altercation at Aiken home

AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office says three men have been shot at a home in Aiken off Wadley Drive. According to the department, witnesses on the scene heard the victims in an argument with three other men. After the alleged altercation, witnesses say they heard shots fired.

15-month-old dead after exposure to Fentanyl, other drugs

AUGUSTA (WJBF) – On June 25, 2022, the Athens-Clarke County Police Department received a call from Children’s Hospital of Georgia in Augusta. It was reported to ACCPD that a 15-month-old child that was receiving treatment at the hospital tested positive for exposure to Fentanyl, Opiates, and Benzodiazapine. Authorities were later informed that the child died. […]