The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect wanted on charges of armed robbery and aggravated assault.
About 11 p.m. Tuesday, deputies responded to Papa Johns in the 1800 block of Walton Way in reference to an attempted armed robbery and stabbing. According to a news release, two employees were inside the business at the time of the incident and both were stabbed by the unknown suspect.
Three men accused of murder in the fatal shooting of an Augusta man in February have been indicted.
Brandon A. Carter, 20, Shawncy T. Barrett, 24, and Elijah B. Washington, 35, should face arraignment in Richmond County Superior Court on May 20.
Carter, Barrett and Washington each face charges of murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime in the Feb. 16 killing of 25-year-old Terrance Terrell Baker in a parking lot in the 3400 block of Wrightsboro Road.
Authorities have identified the body found Friday in the Ogeechee River in Midville, Ga., as a man wanted in a Jenkins County slaying.
Deondray Johnson, 31, of Waynesboro, was wanted on charges of murder in the May 1 death of Victoria Baird, whose body was found in her Tool Court apartment in Millen. Johnson was identified as a suspect and also wanted on a burglary charge.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation identified Johnson on Wednesday. His body was discovered by a man fishing in the river.
Serious injuries were reported in an early morning pedestrian-related wreck.
A Richmond County sheriff’s news release issued around 3:20 a.m. said deputies were on the scene of the incident on Gordon Highway and Jimmie Dyess Parkway. The pedestrian was transported to Augusta University Medical Center.
More details on the incident have not been released.