UPDATE: Man in custody on false imprisonment and aggravated assault charges

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Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015

Augusta, Ga. (WRDW) -- Richmond County Deputies say they have a man in custody wanted for false imprisonment and aggravated assault.

The Sheriff's Office says they have located Jose Bauza and he was taken into custody Tuesday.


Monday, November 9, 2015

Augusta, Ga. (WRDW) -- Richmond County Deputies are hoping a News 12 viewer can help them find a man wanted for false imprisonment and aggravated assault in connection to an incident that happened November 6th. Deputies say he will also face weapons charges.

They warn 29 year-old Jose Antonio Bauza is armed and dangerous. Bauza was last seen driving a red 2004 Mercury Mountaineer with a Georgia license plate. (GA WF80UL). However, deputies say he might be using another tag (GA PJU5763) on the vehicle. Investigators think he's heading to South Carolina.

Bauza is 6'1" and weighs around 190 pounds.

Please contact any on-duty violent crimes investigator at the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at (706) 821-1020 or (706) 821-1080.