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3 charged after stolen car crashed in Aiken County

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 09/25/2015 - 2:10pm

Three Aiken County teens have been charged after a police pursuit ended in a crash Thursday morning.

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office has obtained warrants against Marqual Simpkins, 17, of Aiken; Kartel Smith, 17, of Aiken; and Roderick Glover, 18, of Warrenville, for possession of a stolen vehicle.

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Milledgeville Road bandit sought

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 09/25/2015 - 2:06pm

Police are investigating a Thursday afternoon armed robbery at a Milledgeville Road convenience store.

According to a Richmond County sheriff’s incident report, a masked man armed with a handgun and wearing a hooded sweatshirt robbed the Get It To Go, 3379 Milledgeville Road, about 12:40 p.m. An employee told police the man went behind the counter, grabbed money from the register, stuffed it in his pockets and ran away.

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Aiken authorities seek auto theft suspect

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 09/25/2015 - 2:05pm


Aiken police are asking the public’s help in the search for a breaking and entering auto suspect.

Joseph Matthew Annadale is being sought on four counts of breaking and entering auto and three counts of grand larceny. He is possibly in the Midland Valley area.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office at (803) 648-6811 or Crimestoppers at (888) CRIME-SC.


Sheriff's report suggests Augusta man was regurgitating drugs before death in store

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 09/25/2015 - 2:00pm

A Richmond County sheriff’s incident report suggests a man who died in a convenience store restroom after a traffic stop Thursday may have been trying to regurgitate drugs.

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