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5 arrested in undercover sting

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 2:58pm

An undercover sting targeting prostitution and child predators netted five arrests, authorities said Saturday.

Juanita Patrice Croft, 34, of Gran­iteville; Ciera Alexis Capell, 26, of Aiken; and Shatika Monique Nicholson, 27, of Forest Park, Ga.; are charged with disorderly conduct prostitution, according to a statement from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

Russell Donald Benjamin, 45, of North Augusta, and Sarawin Nath Intakanok, 36, of Lilburn, Ga., are charged with criminal attempt child molestation.

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Fort Gordon reports power outage

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 12:56pm

Fort Gordon sustained a postwide outage early Saturday shortly after an “explosion-like sound” near a building on base, according to the post’s Facebook page.

About 9 a.m., the post lost power after the explosion-like sound was heard near Nelson Hall, according to the Fort Gordon Facebook page. Post access was restricted to personnel entering on official business and guests of on-base residents.

Georgia Power responded to the scene and estimated all power will be restored by 3 p.m. The Youth Center at Fort Gordon will remain closed today due to the outage.

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