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Langley man arrested in Warrenville armed robbery

Updated: 01/25/2007 - Aiken County deputies have arrested a Langley man for the armed robbery of the Kangaroo Express near Gurley's Supermarket in the 1100 block of Augusta Road in Warrenville.

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Would-be thieves break into 15 cars

Updated: 01/24/2007 - If you park your car outside, look out. Thieves have broken into more than a dozen cars across the area, going straight for the switch that starts the engine. But so far, that's all they've done.

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Aiken teen fights off sexual assault

Updated: 01/24/2007 - An Aiken teenager fought off an attacker after she says he exposed himself while she was walking down the road. News 12's Diane Cho talked to this amazing young woman.

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Harlem Middle student arrested for bringing gun to school

Updated: 01/24/2007 - Columbia County deputies are investigating a case after a Harlem Middle School student was arrested for having a gun at school around lunchtime. The seventh-grader was taken to the Youth Detention Center.

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High schooler says group of men raped her

Updated: 01/23/2007 - A Cross Creek High School student says she was raped by a group of men. Her grandmother tells News 12 the 18-year-old woman, who has a mental disability, never made it home Sunday night after going to a nearby friend's house.

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Man goes on naked rampage, dies in jail

Posted: 01/22/2007 - Investigators are still waiting for autopsy results are for a Statesboro man accused of terrorizing a south Augusta neighborhood, naked. GBI agent Gary Nicholson says drugs are a likely cause.

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Mother says robber who escaped police needs help

Posted: 01/22/2007 - Aiken County deputies are still looking for 18-year-old Jack Cooper, who escaped from a deputy's car. Deputies say he's a robber. His mother says he just needs help.

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Armed robbery suspect escapes in handcuffs

Updated: 01/22/2007 - Handcuffs are supposed to secure prisoners, but a Graniteville man is on the run after escaping from police custody. 18-year-old Jack Cooper was arrested for an armed robbery Sunday night...but now, he's on the run.

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Two arrested for spray painting downtown buildings

Updated: 01/24/2007 - Just hours after their arrest on a felony charge, a boyfriend and girlfriend teamed up to clean up what officers say they left on buildings downtown. We've all seen graffiti, but rarely do we get to meet the artists.

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Only on 12: Paper carrier helps nab suspected rapist

Posted: 01/22/2007 - Early Monday morning, a newspaper carrier who we'll call "Kim" met a man she found suspicious. Turns out, her instincts were right. That man went on to rape a 74-year-old woman in her Walton Way apartment.

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Copper thieves plague churches

Posted: 01/22/2007 - Eight churches in Edgefield County are being left in the cold this week, all for a piece that's worth up to $1.50 a pound. Copper thieves are gaining more notoriety as the demand for the illustrious metal grows in the global trade market.

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Thieves steal SUV with checkbook inside

Updated: 01/22/2007 - A man's SUV was stolen after he gave a friend a ride across town. But the thieves took more than his ride...they also stole his bank account number. News 12 is on your side with how to keep it from happening to you.

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Man wanted in Aiken County burglary

Updated: 01/17/2007 - Deputies in Aiken County are looking for Larry Bussey. The sheriff's office says he broke into Aiken-Augusta Window Tint on Jefferson Davis Highway overnight.

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Wanted sex offender captured in semi after police chase

Posted: 01/16/2007 - A sex offender with a long record led police on a dangerous chase across three counties. Tiffany Costello watched as the blue cab of a semi screeched into the CITGO parking lot and a man tried to run off.

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Man charged in cousin's murder

Updated: 01/16/2007 - A day after 45-year-old Thomas Tankersley was found dead in his Appling home, the Columbia County Sheriff's Office is charging a family member with his murder.

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Summerville rapist stole several unique items from victim

Updated: 01/16/2007 - The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has released new information about items a rapist stole from his victim's Summerville home. A 74-year-old woman was raped and robbed five days ago on Walton Way near Augusta State University.

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Accused rapist five-time convicted felon

Updated: 01/16/2007 - 34-year-old Michael Christopher Blocker is charged with raping and robbing a 74-year-old Augusta woman. Investigators are confident that a rapist is off the streets.

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Man arrested in Summerville rape case lives near victim

Updated: 01/15/2007 - Michael Christopher Blocker is in jail, charged with the rape and robbery last week of a 74-year-old woman at her home on Walton Way. Early this morning, investigators raided Blocker's house on the 2600 block of Hazel Street.

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16-year-old charged in Lincolnton armed robbery

Posted: 01/12/2007 - A 16-year-old boy has been arrested and charged in the armed robbery at the Farmers & Merchants Bank in Lincolnton yesterday. At this time he is being charged as an adult,

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Major Case Squad on call to solve the toughest crimes

Updated: 01/12/2007 - You may not know it...but the Major Case Squad helped Richmond County solve more than 90 percent of Augusta's homicides in 2006. Now they are putting their skills to work to get a rapist off our streets.

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South Augusta woman shot in the face

Updated: 01/12/2007 - A young woman is at MCG after she was shot in the face. Investigators say Linessa Merriweather was sitting on the front steps of her home when a shot rang out, hitting her over her right eye.

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8 investigators searching for Summerville rapist

Updated: 01/12/2007 - The search is intense for a man deputies say raped an elderly woman early Tuesday. Investigators are going on little sleep after following up on dozens of leads stemming from a composite sketch.

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Richmond Hill Market armed robbers still on the loose

Posted: 01/10/2007 - It's a new year with a new string of robberies...and deputies believe different suspects are on the loose in each one. Meanwhile, victims are living with the knowledge that dangerous criminals are out there somewhere.

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