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Woman defecates outside Evans rehab office

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/18/2016 - 9:41am

 

Columbia County deputies were called to an Evans rehabilitation office after a woman defecated on the sidewalk by the building.

Surveillance footage showed a woman leave Evans Rehab, 415 Town Park Blvd., apparently without her purse Tuesday afternoon. When she realized she had been locked out of the building, she began banging and kicking at the door. She left but returned, dropped her pants and defecated on the sidewalk.

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Evans pupil video investigated

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/18/2016 - 9:31am

 

An Evans Elementary School teacher’s actions are under review after she recorded a video of a pupil and forwarded it to other teachers.

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Evans Elementary teacher investigated over video of pupil

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/18/2016 - 9:31am

An Evans Elementary School teacher’s actions are under review after she recorded a video of a pupil and forwarded it to other teachers.

According to a Columbia County Sher­iff’s Office news release, deputies were called Tuesday after the teacher’s actions were questioned.

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Man slashes sleeping woman's throat

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/18/2016 - 7:14am

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. — A man has been arrested after authorities say he slashed a sleeping woman’s throat in Douglas County.

 

News agencies report Douglas County sheriff’s deputies say 20-year-old Kenny Wayne Oliver was arrested Wednesday in Spartanburg, South Carolina. His exact charges are unknown.

 

Investigators say Oliver cut Sandy Archey’s neck and hands while she was sleeping in her Douglasville home Aug. 5. She fought him off and he fled.

 

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2 arrested on drug trafficking charges in Augusta

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 08/17/2016 - 3:01pm

 

Two men were arrested in unrelated drug trafficking cases in Augusta on Tuesday.

The first case occurred at Butler Creek Mobile Home Park on Phinizy Road about 3 p.m. According to an incident report, Rodriquez James Hall, 43. had a bag with 9 grams of heroin, which he tried to drop on the ground while he spoke with investigators. At a relative’s home, police found a bag containing 102 grams of heroin and another with 78 grams of cocaine. The homeowner told deputies that the drugs belonged to Hall.

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Lochte back in US, robbery investigation continues

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 08/17/2016 - 1:03pm

RIO DE JANEIRO — The father of American swimmer Ryan Lochte said Wednesday his gold medal-winning son arrived back in the United States before a Brazilian judge ordered that Lochte and U.S. teammate Jimmy Feigen stay in Brazil as authorities investigate their claim they were robbed during the Olympics.

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Mike Padgett Highway reopens after wreck debris cleared

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 08/17/2016 - 12:40pm

A tractor-trailer crash on Mike Padgett Highway closed portions of the road for hours Wednesday as debris was cleaned up.

Deputies, hazardous materials workers and firefighters were called to Mike Padgett near 4H Club Road about 8 a.m. after one tractor-trailer crashed into another. No injuries were reported, but one truck overturned, leaving wood chips and diesel fuel spilling onto the road.

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Fiery Savannah crash kills man, 87

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 08/17/2016 - 12:03pm

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- An 87-year-old man was killed in a fiery wreck Tuesday morning when his SUV collided with an oncoming car and careened into a pump at a gas station in Savannah, causing an explosion.

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