A 35-year-old Augusta man was charged with trafficking methamphetamine Wednesday after a tip led police to his vehicle in a Deans Bridge Road parking lot.
According to an incident report, investigators received the tip that the suspect, Devon Whitney Knight, would be in or around the Wal-Mart parking lot Wednesday afternoon. Police locatd Knight, who admitted he had a large quantity of methamphetamine under his seat. The report recorded the amount as 58.2 grams.
NORCROSS, Ga. — Gwinnett County police say a suspect has been arrested in the deaths of a mother and son found inside their Norcross apartment.
Police spokesman Cpl. Deon Washington tells news outlets that 28-year-old Rickey Taylor was taken into custody Thursday and charged with malice murder, armed robbery and false imprisonment in the deaths of Nicola Sramek and James Sramek.
A 90-year-old Jackson man was pronounced dead at Augusta University Medical Center Thursday night, and his wife, 91, remained in critical condition after an Aiken County traffic accident.
According to a statement from Coroner Tim Carlton, Parks Ledford had been a passenger in a 2006 Buick driven by his wife Ruby Ledford.
Mrs. Ledford failed to yield the right of way at the intersection of Tisdale Street and Atomic Road in Jackson about 3:11 p.m. and the Buick was struck by an oncoming 2008 Ford Econoline Van work truck.