Police are seeking a couple who stole birth control pills from the Grovetown Wal-Mart.
According to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, the couple picked up morning-after contraception at the store Aug. 31 and then went to the hardware section where they picked up a box cutter. The man took both items into the restroom.
Afterward, a clerk found the empty contraception package in the restroom. The item was valued at $34.78.
An Evans man is facing a murder charge after police discovered a man with stab wounds on the side of Washington Road late Sunday.
Deputies were called to Washington Road at Steeplechase Lane about 11:40 p.m. for what appeared to be a crash involving a pedestrian. They found Lavon Crawford, 60, of Evans, who had several stab wounds to the neck.
An Augusta man was fatally shot early Monday by the resident of an Wrightsboro Road home while attempting to break into the residence, according to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.
The man killed was identified by authorities as Anthony James Lawson, 40, of 3411 Charing Cross Ct., of Augusta. He was shot at a residence in the 2400 block of Wrightsboro Road and pronounced dead at 3:38 a.m, Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen said.