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Recent Crime News
15 hrs ago | via National Post
AUGUSTA, Ga. - A Georgia man who wrote he was "ready for jihad" before buying a one-way ticket overseas to try joining ISIL was sentenced to federal prison Tuesday after he sobbed to the judge, "I am an American." Comment?
20 hrs ago | via CBS Atlanta
An avid Minnesota hunter accused of illegally killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe has a federal felony on his record related to shooting a black bear in Wisconsin, according to federal court records. An Oklahoma city is not releasing a recording of the 911 call made from a Broken Arrow home where a couple and three of their children were stabbed to death. Comment?
21 hrs ago | via Stars and Stripes
The Pentagon's plea for Americans not to take up arms to guard military recruitment centers did not stop Martinez resident Jim Stachowiak from doing just that Monday. Stachowiak went armed with an assault rifle and a pistol to the entrance of a Wrightsboro Road shopping center with recruiting offices for the Marines, Army, Air Force and Navy. Comment?
Thursday Jul 23 | via WRDW-TV Augusta
North Augusta Department of Public Safety says they are working to find a possible armed robbery suspect on Martintown Road. They are setting up a perimeter near the Taco Bell on that road. Comment?
Saturday Jul 18 | via Patch.com
Cindy Martinez, who had several amputations last month due to the bacteria, has been transferred to an Augusta hospital, her husband said. Some top posts at Ga. Comment?
Thursday Jul 16 | via WRDW-TV Augusta
The Richmond County Sheriff's Office says someone stole equipment from a storage lot at BOBCAT on Wylds Rd. in Augusta. Investigators say the 2013 BOBCAT MT52 was stolen between July 11 and 13, 2015. Comment?
Monday Jul 13 | via People Sentinel
The Barnwell County Sheriff's Office is investigating a drive-by shooting in Kline that occurred Monday morning, July 13. Barnwell County Sheriff Ed Carroll said a 72-year-old woman was shot in the leg "while she was sitting in the living room of her home at 6278 Highway 278 in Kline just before lunchtime." Carroll said a young male relative was on the porch at the time of the shooting but "didn't see a whole lot." Comment?
Tuesday Jul 7 | via Daily Mail
Woman attacks her boyfriend in a drunken rage after he refused to have sex with her earlier in the day Crime: Tabatha Lee Grooms, 35, from Augusta, Georgia was taken into custody for assaulting her boyfriend Carlos Rodrecus Grace 30, and then turning on her mother in a booze-induced rage A woman has been arrested after she attacked her boyfriend in a drunken rage because he refused to have sex with her. Tabatha Lee Grooms, 35, from Augusta, Georgia was taken into custody for assaulting her boyfriend Carlos Rodrecus Grace 30, and then punching her mother in a booze-induced rage. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 7 | via Mirror.co.uk
Tabatha Lee Grooms, 35, is also alleged to have assaulted her mother, Betty Clark, 66, hours after her partner, Carlos Rodrecus Grace, rejected her advances A seemingly scorned woman has been accused of launching a vicious assault on her boyfriend after he refused to have sex with her. Police said Tabatha Lee Grooms, 35, set upon her partner, Carlos Rodrecus Grace, as well as her own mother, Betty Clark, 66, during her rage. Comment?
Thursday Jul 2 | via WTOC-TV Savannah
Officials said Carl Jones is accused of murdering John Lee Jones on the 2100 block of 2nd Avenue on April 7, 2015. Jones was arrested by the United States Marshal's Service Southeastern Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Richmond County Sheriff's Office. Comment?
Monday Jun 29 | via WRDW-TV Augusta
The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect connected to a car break-in, theft, and fraud early this month. After investigating the incident, deputies believe Joshua Dominguez is responsible for the theft. Comment?
Jun 5, 2015 | via WALB-TV Albany
The Berkeley County coroner identified the victims killed in Tuesday's midair collision between an F-16 and a Cessna C-150. The Berkeley County coroner identified the victims killed in Tuesday's midair collision between an F-16 and a Cessna C-150. Comment?
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