Local Update - July 23, 2007


Deadly Shooting
SLED is investigating deadly shooting right now.
Police in Allendale say it happened after a fight on Robin Street around 10 o'clock Sunday night.
Police are also looking into another shooting in Allendale from Saturday night.
Investigators aren't saying if they're related.

Federal Arson Unit to Investigate Suspicious Fire
A federal arson unit is coming into town this morning to help with an investigation in Barnwell.
A huge fire broke out at the Montley Rice Law Firm Sunday night.
It's located at the corner of Jefferson and Washington Street.
The building suffered heavy fire, smoke, and water damage.
The fire has been ruled suspicious..

Missing Augusta Woman
A 19 year-old Augusta woman is missing this morning.
Deputies say Lateria Laster was last seen going to work at the Goodwill on Peach Orchard Road.
She is 5'7" and weighs 350 pounds.
She was last seen in a white t-shirt, navy pants, and black and white sneakers.
She was also carrying a blue jean purse.
If you have any information, please call the police.

Stabbing Suspect in Jail
A Pennsylvania man is waking up in jail in North Augusta this morning.
The Aiken County Sheriff's Office says 34 year-old Christopher Christensen stabbed 35 year old Pablo Mercado at a home on Delehanty Court Saturday night.
Christensen surrendered to deputies Sunday.
Mercado suffered a punctured lung and is recovering at MCG this morning.

Armed Robbers Sought
This morning, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office wants your help finding three armed robbers.
They say a man was robbed a knifepoint around midnight Saturday night by two men and one woman.
They made off with his wallet and his vehicle.
It is described as a 1995 silver Ford Aerostar with a plate that has the word "tag" on it.

Augusta Plant Recall Update
This morning, there are now 90 brands of canned chili, beef stew, corned beef hash. and meat products being recalled from an Augusta plant.
Last week, the recall included just 10 brands of chili sauce, but
the government now says equipment problems at Castleberry's may have gone on longer than first realized.
Four people in Texas and Indiana are recovering from botulism, a muscle paralzying disease.
If you have any, throw it away or take it back to the store for a refund.

Road Closure
Camilla Road closed at Davis road at 7:00 this morning.
It will stay shut down until 4:00 this afternoon.
Crews willbe installing asphlat there.SLED is investigating deadly shooting right now.
Police in Allendale say it happened after a fight on Robin Street around 10 o'clock Sunday night.
Police are also looking into another shooting in Allendale from Saturday night.
Investigators aren't saying if they're related.

Federal Arson Unit to Investigate Suspicious Fire
A federal arson unit is coming into town this morning to help with an investigation in Barnwell.
A huge fire broke out at the Montley Rice Law Firm Sunday night.
It's located at the corner of Jefferson and Washington Street.
The building suffered heavy fire, smoke, and water damage.
The fire has been ruled suspicious..

Missing Augusta Woman
A 19 year-old Augusta woman is missing this morning.
Deputies say Lateria Laster was last seen going to work at the Goodwill on Peach Orchard Road.
She is 5'7" and weighs 350 pounds.
She was last seen in a white t-shirt, navy pants, and black and white sneakers.
She was also carrying a blue jean purse.
If you have any information, please call the police.

Stabbing Suspect in Jail
A Pennsylvania man is waking up in jail in North Augusta this morning.
The Aiken County Sheriff's Office says 34 year-old Christopher Christensen stabbed 35 year old Pablo Mercado at a home on Delehanty Court Saturday night.
Christensen surrendered to deputies Sunday.
Mercado suffered a punctured lung and is recovering at MCG this morning.

Armed Robbers Sought
This morning, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office wants your help finding three armed robbers.
They say a man was robbed a knifepoint around midnight Saturday night by two men and one woman.
They made off with his wallet and his vehicle.
It is described as a 1995 silver Ford Aerostar with a plate that has the word "tag" on it.

Augusta Plant Recall Update
This morning, there are now 90 brands of canned chili, beef stew, corned beef hash. and meat products being recalled from an Augusta plant.
Last week, the recall included just 10 brands of chili sauce, but
the government now says equipment problems at Castleberry's may have gone on longer than first realized.
Four people in Texas and Indiana are recovering from botulism, a muscle paralzying disease.
If you have any, throw it away or take it back to the store for a refund.

Road Closure
Camilla Road closed at Davis road at 7:00 this morning.
It will stay shut down until 4:00 this afternoon.
Crews willbe installing asphlat there.


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