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Augusta teen, 18, arrested on charges of molesting 12-year-old

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 7:25pm

 

An Augusta teen is accused of child molestation after deputies say he had sexual contact with a 12-year-old.

Scott Angelo Fiske Jr., 18, of Corbin Place, was arrested Sunday on a charge of non-aggravated child molestation, according to Richmond County jail records. He is currently being held in the Charles B. Webster Detention Center without bond.

According to an incident report, the mother of the child contacted the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office after learning that two had sexual contact on June 15 at a home on Cherry Road.

 

Marshall Square fire investigation continues, but site released back to owners

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 6:21pm

Fire investigators have finished their work at the Marshall Square Retirement Resort in Evans, but the investigation into the June 2 fatal blaze is still ongoing.

The state fire marshal’s office said Monday that it had released the facility back to its management company and owners, Resort Lifestyle Communities. The announcement comes seven weeks after the early morning fire that killed 91-year-old resident Dorothy “Dot” Carpenter and destroyed the central building and east wing of the senior community. The fire also displaced more than 80 residents.

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Savannah River Site leader moving to U.S. Department of Energy's Los Alamos, N.M. cleanup office

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 4:27pm

A top U.S. Department of Energy leader at Savannah River Site has been reassigned to a new position at the Los Alamos Field Office in New Mexico.

Douglas Hintze was named manager of DOE’s environmental management Los Alamos Field Office, according to the department. Since September 2012, he served as assistant manager for mission support at SRS.

Hintze has more than 22 years experience working for DOE. The Los Alamos Field Office was created in March during a transition of responsibility for cleanup activities at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

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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