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Woman accused of leaving children unattended to go to bar

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 12:57pm


A Florida mother was arrested early Monday after leaving three children unattended at Waffle House while she went drinking at Wild Wing Cafe, police said.

Police were called to the Waffle House at 3042 Washington Road about midnight Sunday after employees and customers reported that two 12-year-olds and an 11-year-old had been left alone at the restaurant and were crying in the parking lot.

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Augusta man, 82, arrested for child molestation

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 12:54pm

An 82-year-old man was arrested after he was caught performing oral sex on a teenage girl on Saturday.

A Richmond County sheriff’s deputy was called to Lace Lane around 2:30 p.m. for a suspicious vehicle parked in a wooded area.

According to an incident report, the deputy found Ervin Ray Turner Sr., of Oak Ridge Drive, standing outside his truck in only black loafers and white underwear while performing oral sex on a female inside the vehicle.

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Augusta man followed, beaten after leaving Applebee's

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 07/19/2015 - 3:19pm

A man was attacked early Sunday after leaving an Augusta restaurant, police say.

Around 1:34 a.m., deputies responded to Doctors Hospital where Jibril Bowen, 22, of Reserve Lane, was being treated for head injuries.

According to Bowen, after leaving Applebee’s on Windsor Spring Road he noticed an unknown red vehicle following him. The victim stated that when he pulled into his driveway, four black males exited the vehicle and began beating Bowen in front of his home.

Deputies noticed a half-inch laceration on top of Bowen’s head.

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Pedestrian shot on Cooney Circle

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 07/19/2015 - 3:18pm

A Trenton, S.C., man was shot in the buttocks Sunday while walking on Cooney Circle.

Jaquanis Kadeem Grant, 22, said he was walking with his brother about 12:05 a.m. when they passed a group of black males, according to a Richmond County Sheriff’s Office report. As Grant walked by the group, he heard a gunshot and began running. After reaching his girlfriend’s house, he realized he had been wounded.

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Augusta man shot, hospitalized early Sunday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 07/19/2015 - 3:15pm

An Augusta man was hospitalized early Sunday after being shot at an apartment complex.

Around 2:05 a.m., deputies responded to Alpine Villas in the 3100 block of Alpine Road where Trivar Marquette Scriven, 30, had been shot in the thigh, according to an incident report.

Scriven was transported to Georgia Regents Medical Center “with injuries that could be life threatening,” the report stated.

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