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MMA coach sentenced on marijuana charges

Chris Hauser (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 12/12/2012 - Chris Hauser was sentenced to six years total -- three in prison and three on probation. He was charged after selling marijuana to an undercover cop back in May.

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Accused terrorist arrested in Augusta

A suspected terrorist was arrested Tuesday morning at an Augusta bus terminal. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 12/12/2012 - An alleged terrorist's plans foiled after he was arrested in Augusta. A major operation between the FBI and the Richmond County Sheriff's Office right in our own backyard, and the more we learn, the scarier it gets.

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Columbia Co. looking for Walmart card fraud suspect

Suspect in financial transaction card fraud (WRDW-TV)

Posted: 12/11/2012 - Investigators are looking for the man in these photographs. He is believed to be connected to a financial transaction card fraud incident from Nov. 20. It happened at the Walmart in Evans.

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Teen arrested for indecent exposure at Aiken Walmart

Elijah Brunson (WRDW-TV)

Posted: 12/11/2012 - Two women told officers they saw 17-year-old Elijah Brunson waking around the store on Richland Avenue exposing himself. Brunson was taken into custody for indecent exposure.

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Murder victim's car found by investigators

A man was found dead inside a home on Keron Way. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 12/11/2012 - The car was stolen from 48-year-old Michael Wickert, who was found dead in a bathtub with head injuries at a home on Keron Way last week. So far, three have been arrested in connection to the murder.

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Washington Co. makes 2 drug arrests

Updated: 12/11/2012 - Nick Allen Daniel, 52, and Kevin Syntell Daniel, 24, have been charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

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Man arrested in Salley, SC, on meth charges

Robert Dusty Widener (WRDW-TV)

Posted: 12/10/2012 - Robert Dusty Widener, 34, was arrested after investigators say they found evidence at a home on the 100 block of Railroad Avenue. The Salley Police Department was tipped off by citizens and informants.

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Arrest made in fatal Washington Co. shooting

Willie Ingram (WRDW-TV)

Posted: 12/10/2012 - The Washington County Sheriff's Office received the call about a shooting on the 3400 block of Highway 15 North around 4:45 p.m. Saturday. Willie Fred Barnes Jr. was found dead with gunshots wounds at the scene.

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Man accused of killing Ga. officer questions judge


Updated: 12/10/2012 - A man accused of killing an Athens police officer admitted to the shooting during a court hearing and questioned whether the judge can be impartial. Jamie Hood is charged with fatally shooting Officer Elmer "Buddy" Christian.

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Last suspects arrested in Operation Smoke Screen sting

The final two suspects have been arrested from Operation Smoke Screen. (WRDW-TV)

Posted: 12/07/2012 - News 12 has learned the last two suspects have been arrested in connection to Operation Smoke Screen. The Richmond County sting targeted the suspects in 104 burglaries, 12 car break-ins and 15 thefts.

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DJJ: Inmate injured in YDC fight released from hospital

Richmond County YDC

Updated: 12/07/2012 - The juvenile inmate who was assaulted last week at the Augusta Youth Development Campus has been released from the hospital. The DJJ says the 15-year-old male is recovering from cuts and bruises.

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Victim catches thief breaking into car at Aiken recreation center

Updated: 12/07/2012 - Aiken Public Safety officers are investigating a car break-in involving a thief with a gun in the Odell Weeks Activities Center parking lot Thursday night. Investigators say the center was crowded at the time of the incident.

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