Public Safety Updates


Drug Violation / 12-11-2017 (17-0352)
On 12/11/2017, at 11:26 PM, Augusta University Police responded to the Augusta University Medical Center room 5235, in reference to an odor of Marijuana.  Officer made contact with a visitor/subject in room 5235, and advised him of the incident.  The subject gave consent to search the room.  The following items were found:  a pipe, a grinder, and 1.5 grams of a substance believed to be marijuana.  The substance tested positive for THC.  All items were taken as evidence.  The subject was issued citation for Possession of Marijuana, and a Criminal Trespass Warning, then released.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Simple Battery (Domestic Violence) / 12-01-2017 (17-0342)

On 12/01/2017, at 9:51 PM, Augusta University Police responded to the Augusta University Medical Center Triage Ramp in reference to a domestic dispute.  Contact was made with both parties.  Both male subjects stated that they had a verbal argument and had pushed each other.  No arrest was made and both subjects were released and instructed to separate.   Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the Augusta University Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Drug Violations (4 Counts) / 11-28-2017 (17-0337)
On 11/28/2017, at 4:32 PM, Augusta University Police Officers were dispatched to the University Village apartment complex, room 1014, in reference to Augusta University Students smoking Marijuana.  Officers made contact with the subjects in their apartment.  All four students stated they were smoking marijuana and gave permission for officers to search the apartment.  Officers found a green leafy substance, which tested positive for HTC.  The substance was taken as evidence.  All four students were issued citations for Possession of Marijuana and released.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Simple Battery (Domestic Violence) / 11-20-2017 (17-0331)
On 11/20/2017, at 11:40 AM, Augusta University Police responded to the Augusta University Medical Center Pediatric ER in reference to a domestic dispute.  Contact was made with both parties.  The female subject stated the male subject had pushed her, and that she had pushed him back.  Then the male subject pushed her into a chair and she slapped the male subject.  Due to conflicting stories, no visible injuries, and no witnesses, no arrest was made.  Both subjects were released and instructed to separate.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the Augusta University Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Drug Violation / 11-11-17 (17-0321)
On 11/11/2017, at 11:15 PM, an Augusta University Police Officer observed two male subjects in a white Ford Explorer, parked in the University Village Apartment Complex.  When the officer approached the vehicle the driver stepped out of the vehicle, and the passenger ran way.  The driver, (an Augusta University student) give consent to search his vehicle and a Marijuana Blunt was located in plain view in the cup holder.  The driver identified the passenger.  The Blunt was taken as evidence and tested positive for THC.  The driver was issued a citation for Possession of Marijuana and released.  Two warrants were obtained on the second subject for Obstruction of a Law Enforcement Officer and Possession of Marijuana.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Drug Violation / 11-08-2017 (17-0315)
On 11/08/2017, at 12:30 AM, an Augusta University Police Officer observed a vehicle illegally parked in a handicapped space adjacent to the 2000 building of the University Village apartment complex.  Officer approached the vehicle an detected the odor of Marijuana emitting from the vehicle.  The officer also observed a green leafy substance on the center console.  Contact was made with the vehicle operator in apartment 2112.  The vehicle operator (an Augusta University student) was escorted to his vehicle, the Marijuana was taken, and tested positive for THC.  The student was instructed not to parking in a handicap space, issued a citation for Possession of Marijuana and released.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Drug Violation / 11-05-2017 (17-0312)
On 11/05/2017, at 11:46 PM, an Augusta University Police Officer stopped a male subject in Parking Deck 21, on the Health Sciences Campus, for smoking on campus.  The officer made contact with the male subject and detected the odor of Marijuana.  The subject stated the he and his girlfriend were smoking Marijuana in his vehicle.  Officer made contact with a female subject in vehicle, and detected the smoke and odor of marijuana.  When questioned, the female subject retrieved a substance believed to be Marijuana from her pants.  The substance was taken as evidence and tested positive for THC.  Both subjects were issued citations for Possession of Marijuana and released.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Simple Battery (Domestic Violence) / 11-04-2017 (17-0310)
On 11/04/2017, 11:30 AM, Augusta University Police responded to the Ronald McDonald House, located in parking lot 14, in reference to a domestic incident.  Officers made contact with the victim and subject.  The victim stated that she and the male subject had a child together, and that they got into a verbal argument and physical altercation.  The subject grabbed the victim’s hair and pushed the victim’s head into the floor in the bathroom.  The subject was taken into custody, processed and booked into the Richmond County Jail for Simple Battery (Domestic Violence).  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the Augusta University Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Simple Battery (Domestic Violence) / 10-17-2017 (17-0284)
On 10/17/2017, at 12:17 AM, Augusta University Police responded to the Children’s Hospital of Georgia, room 4909, in reference to a physical altercation.  The victim stated that she and the father of her child got into argument, and that the subject became upset with her.  The subject stated he was going to kill her.  The victim tried to get up to call a nurse that is when the subject ran at her and grabbed her neck pushing her back.  The victim went into the hallway to get a nurse and the subject followed her.  Hospital Security escorted the subject out of the hospital before officers arrived on scene.  AU Police applied for a warrant for Family Violence – Simple Battery on the subject.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the Augusta University Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Stolen Vehicle / 10-06-2017 (17-0263)
On 10/06/2017, at 1:29 AM, Augusta University Police responded to Parking Deck 10, level 3, in reference to a stolen vehicle.  Contact was made with the victim, who stated that her 1989 blue Buick Park Avenue had been taken by person(s) unknown while parked in Parking Deck 10.  The vehicle was last seen on 10/05/2017, at 11:40 AM.  No signs of forced entry were noted at the location where the vehicle was parked, investigation in ongoing.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the Augusta University Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Murder/Armed Robbery (Off-Campus) / 10-05-2017 (17-10-05-122445) (RCSO:  2017-00372878)
Augusta University Police assisted deputies with the Richmond County Sherriff’s Office in apprehending an accused gunman following a shooting around 12:45 a.m. on Thursday, October 5th, across from Augusta University Medical Center near the intersection of 15th Street and Harper Street, which resulted in the death of one woman, who was not associated with the Augusta University community.  Students living in campus housing and employees working in the medical center were not at risk or in danger during the event as Augusta University Police Officers where on scene as the incident unfolded and were tracking the suspect away from the Augusta University community.

The Augusta University Police Department takes safety within its community seriously.  The Augusta University Police Department has continuous police patrols on Augusta University/AU Medical Center grounds, parking lots and decks. 

To help ensure your personal safety, the Augusta University Police Department recommends:

  • Using the "buddy system" when walking to/from work or class.
  • If the buddy system isn't possible, contact the Augusta University Police Department for a safety escort by dialing 706-721-2911.
  • Download Augusta University's public safety app, RAVE Guardian from the app store.  

Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the Richmond County Sherriff’s Office at 706-821-1080.

Rape / 09-26-2017 (17-0257)
On 09/26/2017, at 12:00 PM, Augusta University Police met with a sexual assault victim at the Summerville Campus Police Substation and took a report.  The victim, an Augusta University student, stated she was assaulted by a male subject on 08/28/2017, at approximately 12:00 AM, in her room at University Village Apartment Complex.  She stated she met the subject on social media site (Tinder), and that he goes by the name Frank on the site.  The subject was identified as:  Roberts, Franklin; black male; approximate age: 21.  The case is currently under investigation, no arrest has been made.   Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Sexual Battery (Fondling) / 09-15-2017 (17-0242)
On 09/15/2017, at 2:57 AM, Augusta University Police responded to University Village Apartment Complex in reference to a sexual battery.  Contact was made with the victim (female student) in the parking lot.  The victim stated that she met the male subject on social media and invited him to her apartment.  The subject got into her bed and pulled her down on to the bed, then began to fondle her as she repeatedly told him to stop.  After the subject masturbated he left the apartment.  The victim only knows the subject as Frank, last name unknown.  The male subject is a black male 6’6” in height, muscular build, wearing a pink shirt, black basketball shorts, with several tattoos, driving a burgundy Montero.  The victim was transported to AUMC-EMS for treatment.  This case is currently under investigation, no arrest have been made.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Stolen Vehicle / 09-07-2017 (17-0235)

On 09/07/2017, at 6:20 PM, Augusta University Police were notified by an Augusta University Student that his black 1997 Chevrolet pickup truck had been stolen while parked in Parking Lot 69 (Health Sciences Campus).  The victim stated that he parked his vehicle at 8:30 AM and discovered it missing at 5:10 PM.  No arrest have been made, investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the Augusta University Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Drug Violation / 09-04-2017 (17-0230)
On 09/04/2017, at 12:03 AM, an Augusta University Police Officer stopped a male subject in Parking Lot 8, on the Health Sciences Campus.  The subject was identified and checked through GCIC, which showed him to have an outstanding warrant from Richmond County Sherriff’s Office.  A search of the subject found a clear plastic bag containing a green leafy substance that tested positive for marijuana.  The subject was arrested, processed, transported and booked into the Richmond County Jail for an Outstanding Warrant and Possession of Marijuana.  The subject was also issued a Criminal Trespass Warning.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Drug Violation / 08-28-2017 (17-0223)
08/28/2017, at 10:08 AM, Augusta University Police observed a green Ford Explorer with the driver’s side window down in the parking lot of the University Village Apartment Complex.  Officer conducted a check of the vehicle and detected the odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle.  Further investigation discovered in plain view inside the vehicle a grinder and various other drug paraphernalia.  A short time later a male subject wearing a backpack approach the vehicle and open the driver’s door.  Officers approached, identified and questioned the subject who stated he was a Augusta University Student visiting his girlfriend in apartment 1208, and that the vehicle and the items inside the vehicle were his.  The subject was informed of the reason for the contact and the subject admitted that there was a marijuana cigarette in the center console.  The subject was placed under arrest and the vehicle searched.  The following items were found inside the vehicle:  three practically smoked marijuana cigarettes, a grinder, and four canisters containing a green leafy substance, 231 plastic bags, a scale, and a 100 gram weight.  $505 in cash was found on the subject.  The green leafy substance tested positive for marijuana.  All items were taken as evidence.  The subject was process and booked into the Richmond County Jail for Felony Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute.  The subject was also issued a Criminal Trespass Warning.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Stolen Vehicle w/ Recovery / 08-25-2017 (17-0217)
On 08/25/2017, at 9:35 AM, Augusta University Police responded to the University Village Apartment Complex in reference to a stolen vehicle.  The victim stated he parked his silver 2002 Mitsubishi Galant in front of 3000 building on 08/24/2017, around midnight, unsecured.  The victim discovered the vehicle missing on 08/25/2019, at 9:00 AM.  A check of the area was made with negative results.  On 08/26/2017, Augusta University Police located the stolen vehicle parked on the street in front of 3177 Willow Creek Road; Augusta Georgia.  The vehicle was recovered, processed and returned to the owner/victim.  Investigation revealed no signs of forced entry and a key fob was found in the center console.  No arrest have been made, investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the Augusta University Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Stolen Vehicle w/ Recovery / 08-24-2017 (17-0215)
On 08/24/2017, at 3:45 PM, Augusta University Police responded to the Academy of Richmond County High School in reference to a found AU golf cart.  Investigation identified the golf cart was Augusta University vehicle #819, and that the cart had been taken from Lot 11, on the Health Sciences Campus,  between 08/14/2017 and 08/24/2017.  The golf cart was towed back to AU Vehicle Services and processed.  No arrest have been made, investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the Augusta University Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Stolen Vehicle w/ Recovery / 08-16-2017 (17-0204)
On 08/16/2017, at 3:37 AM, Augusta University Police responded to Anderson Avenue and Magnolia Lane in reference to stolen golf cart, and met with Richmond County Deputies, who stopped the vehicle, but the driver fled the scene.  Investigation revealed that AU Golf Cart 447 was taken from parking lot #11 of the Augusta University Health Sciences Campus.  The vehicle was processed, recovered and returned to campus.  No arrest have been made, investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the Augusta University Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Stolen Vehicle / 08-14-2017 (17-0200)
On 08/14/2017, at 7:00 PM, Augusta University Police met with a complainant in reference to a stolen golf cart.  The complainant stated he parked the vehicle on 08/11/17, in Parking Lot #11 charging station, at 3:00 PM.  On 08/12/17, at 9:00 AM the complainant notice the golf cart missing.  A check of the area was negative.  The golf cart is described as a white 2016 EzGo, with blue lettering.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the Augusta University Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Stolen Vehicle w/ Recovery / 08-14-2017 (17-0198)
On 08/14/2017, at 10:14 AM, Augusta University Police met with a complainant in reference to a stolen golf cart.  The complainant stated she parked the vehicle on 08/11/17, in Parking Deck #8 on the first level.  She discovered the vehicle missing on 08/14/17.  Richmond County Sheriff’s Office notified Augusta University Police they had found the missing golf cart off campus on the 1400 block of Cooney Circle.  Officers observed the vehicle was missing several parts.  The vehicle was recovered and returned to campus.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the Augusta University Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Stolen Vehicle / 08-13-2017 (17-0196)
On 08/13/2017, at 10:00 AM, Augusta University Police responded to the Sanders Research and Education Building (CB) in reference to a stolen golf cart number 537.  Officer made contact with the complainant who stated the vehicle was parked on the south side of the CB Building on 08/12/17, at 4:30 PM, and was discovered missing on 08/13/17, at 7:00 AM.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the Augusta University Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Drug Violation / 08-03-2017 (17-0192)
On 08/03/2017, at 5:04 PM, Augusta University Police were dispatched to the University Village Complete, Bldg 4000.  Officer made contact with the RLC on duty in reference to the smell of Marijuana coming from room 4206.  Contact was made with a male AU Student inside the apartment, who was not the resident, he contact the resident of the room.  The resident, a female AU Student, responded to the room and gave consent to search the area.  A small bag of was appeared to be Marijuana was found on the living room floor, tested positive and taken as evidence.  The female AU Student claimed ownership of the Marijuana and was issued a citation for Possession of Marijuana.  The male AU Student was issued a Criminal Trespass Warning for the University Village Complex.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Drug Violation / 07-28-2017 (17-0185)
On 07/28/2017, at 5:01 PM, Augusta University Police responded to the Augusta University Medical Center in reference to missing narcotics (Fentanyl) from Surgical ICU.  A potential suspect was identified and questioned by Hospital Staff.  The suspect stated she did take the missing narcotics earlier in the day.  Hospital Staff informed Augusta University Police they did not wish to prosecute at this time.  The missing narcotics (Fentanyl) was turned over to the Hospital Pharmacy. The subject, an AUMC employee, resigned her position at AUMC, and was issued a Criminal Trespass Warning.  No other action was taken by AUPD.

Burglary / 07-25-2017 (17-0184)
On 07/25/2017, at 11:05 AM, Augusta University Police Investigator interviewed an Augusta University Student, who reported that his University Village apartment had been entered and his vehicle key had been on 07/16/2017, between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM.  The victim believes that his cousin took the keys and used his truck, without his permission, then the cousin returned them to the same location the victim left them.  The victim also stated that he did not wish to prosecute at this time.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Burglary / 07-20-2017 (17-0180)
On 07/20/2017, at 8:20 PM, Augusta University Police responded to University Village Apartment 2105 in reference to a theft.  The victims (Augusta University Students) stated between 07/15/17, 7:00 AM and 07/20/17, 7:00 PM, person(s) unknown entered the apartment through a window and took several personal items.  It was also noted that during the victim’s absence person(s) unknown used her JagCard.  One for the victims stated that he had left the apartment window unlocked.  This burglary is currently under investigation.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Stolen Vehicle / 07-18-2017 (17-0174)
On 07/18/2017, at 1:56 AM, Augusta University Police responded the Dental College of Georgia in reference to a stolen vehicle.  The victim stated that he discovered his silver 2011 Chevrolet Malibu missing at 1:30 AM.  The vehicle was parked on Spellman Lane, on the west side of the Dental College of Georgia.  A check to locate the vehicle meet with negative results.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the Augusta University Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Sexual Battery (Fondling) / 07-03-2017 (17-0168)
On 07/04/2017, at 10:30 AM, Augusta University Police responded to the Augusta University Medical Center in reference to a Sexual Battery that occurred on 07/03/2017, in the Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU).  The victim stated that a unknown male nurse fondled her breasts while she was in the PACU waiting to return to her room.  This case is currently under investigation, no arrest has been made. Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Burglary / 07-02-2017 (17-0166)
On 07/02/2017, at 11:50 PM, Augusta University Police responded to the Forest Hills Golf Club in reference to a security alarm.  Officers found the back entrance door’s glass panels had been broken out.  Officers entered the building and found the office door had been kicked in.  No subject(s) were located inside the building.  Contact was made with the on call person for the Golf Club, who responded and stated nothing appeared to be missing.  This burglary is currently under investigation, no arrest(s) have been made.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Burglary / 06-29-2017 (17-0162)
On 06/29/2017, at 7:06 PM, Augusta University Police responded to University Village Apartment 2207, Room B, in reference to a theft.  Contact was made with the victim who state that an unknown person(s) forcible entered his apartment bedroom taking several personal items during his absence.  This burglary is currently under investigation, no arrest has been made.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Drug Violation / 06-25-2017 (17-0157)
On 06/25/2017, at 12:00 AM, Augusta University Police made contact with the driver of a vehicle parked at the Clay Street Warehouse.  A check was conducted and found that the driver had no driver’s license.  A search of vehicle was conducted and found a small amount of a green leafy substance located under the driver’s seat.  The substance tested positive for marijuana and was taken as evidence.  The driver was issued a criminal trespass warning and a citation for possession of marijuana, then released.  The vehicle was towed.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Stolen Vehicle / 06-18-2017 (17-0152)
On 06/18/2017, at 5:45 PM, Augusta University Police responded the Children’s Hospital of Georgia, room 5903, in reference to a stolen vehicle.  The victim stated that his black 1985 Pontiac was parked on the second level of the Parking Deck 21, and that he discovered it missing at approximately 5:15 PM.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the Augusta University Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Sexual Battery (Fondling) / 06-13-2017 (17-0148)
On 06/13/2017, at 7:04 AM, Augusta University Police took a report from the victim of a Sexual Battery that occurred on 04/19/2017, in the Cancer Treatment Center (AN).  The male victim states that a male subject (a co-worker) called him to the restroom and then touch his genitals through his pants.  The victim stated he made a report with the AU Health Employee Relations Office, and now wishes to make a police report.  No arrest has been made.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Stolen Vehicle with Recovery / 06-09-2017 (17-0143)
On 06/09/2017, at 3:45 PM, Augusta University Police responded to a report of a stolen ambulance from the AU Medical Center Ambulance Bay.  Officers discovered that a released patient from EMS had taken the Gold Cross Ambulance #30.  Richmond County Sheriff’s Office was notified of the stolen vehicle and a deputy stopped the vehicle after a brief pursuit on I-20 at Wheeler Road.  The subject was taken into custody and booked in the Richmond County Jail on traffic changes and theft by taking motor vehicle.  The undamaged ambulance, was processed and turned over to the owner.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the Augusta University Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Drug Violation / 06-05-2017 (17-0140)
On 06/05/2017, at 2:22 AM, Augusta University Police stopped a subject riding a yellow bicycle on RA Dent Blvd adjacent to Parking Deck 8, for riding in the roadway with no lights.  The subject was checked and found to be wanted by Tift County, but the county would not extradite.  A search of the subject found a small amount of a green leafy substance in his front right pocket.  The substance tested positive for Marijuana, and was taken for evidence.  The subject was issued a citation for Possession of Marijuana Under 1 Ounce and released.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Stalking / 05-30-2017 (17-0131)
On 05/30/2017, at 5:03 PM, Augusta University Police were dispatched to Children’s Hospital of Georgia in reference to an unknown incident.  Contact was made with a female victim, who stated when she opened the rear door of her vehicle, she discovered her husband seating in the back seat directly behind the driver’s seat.  The victim screamed and ran back to the Children’s Hospital of Georgia to find help, because she was being chased by her husband.  She was able to get inside a secured door and the male subject fled the scene.  Two warrants were obtained for Stalking and Terroristic Threats and Acts, but no arrest was been.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Drug Violation / 05-19-2017 (17-0127)
On 05/19/2017, at 1:15 PM, Augusta University Police responded to the Augusta University Medical Center Emergency Room in reference to a female subject that had a controlled substance in her possession.  Officer found in her belongings a glass pipe and two baggies of Crystal Methamphetamine.  The substance tested positive for Methamphetamine, and taken as evidence.  The subject was not arrested due to her medical condition.  Officer obtained an Arrest Warrant for Possession of Methamphetamine, to be served at a later date.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Drug Violation / 04-29-2017 (17-04-29-055776)
On 04/29/2017, at 5:55 PM, Augusta University Police responded to the Augusta University’s University Village room 3304 in reference to a smell of marijuana.  Contact was made with two females in the residence who gave permission for officers to enter the room.  During a check of the residence in the bathroom officers discovered a small about of a green leafy substance in plain view on the counter, along with a grinder and a weight scale.  Under the counter a clear plastic bag containing a green leafy substance was found, that tested positive for marijuana.  It was discovered that neither of the females in the room were residents of the room.  Subject identified as BROWN, Kendra, was issued Richmond Country citation for possession of marijuana.  Both females were issued Criminal Trespass Warnings and escorted off campus.  The marijuana and grinder were taken as evidence.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Simple Battery (Domestic Violence) / 04-24-2017 (17-0105)
On 04/24/2017, at 7:42 PM, Augusta University Police responded to the Augusta University Medical Center EMS room P-2, in reference to a domestic incident.  The victim stated the father of her child became upset about a cell phone conversation the victim was having with a third party.  The male subject hit the victim twice, took her cell phone and keys then fled the scene.  Officers took statements from the victim and witnesses, and processed warrants for Theft by Taking and Simple Battery.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the Augusta University Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Drug Violation / 04-21-2017 (17-0100)
On 04/21/2017, at 1:00 PM, Augusta University Police responded to the Augusta University Medical Digestive Health Center room AD-2260 in reference to a theft.  The victim stated that a female call her prior to her appointment telling her to bring all of her medications.  A female contacted the victim after her appointment in the first floor lobby, requesting to check the victim’s medication.  It was observed that the female while checking the medication put it in her hand then in her shoe.  The female was confronted by staff and 20 Clonazepam, 32 Tramadol, and 1 Hydrocodone were found in her shoe.  Officers detained the female subject, was read her rights, and told Officers she took 4 or 5 Clonazepam from the victim medication bottle.  The subject was arrested, processed and booked into the Richmond County Jail on the following charges:  Obtaining Controlled Substance by Theft and Possession of Controlled Substance.  The subject was identified as an Augusta University Medical Center employee.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Simple Battery (Domestic Violence) / 04-03-2017 (17-0082)

On 04/03/2017, at 7:00 PM, Augusta University Police responded to the Children’s Hospital of Georgia room 4292, in reference to a domestic incident.  The victim stated that the father of her child became upset, they got into an argument and he slapped her on the right cheek.  The male subject had departed the area prior to the Officer arrival.  The victim was advised of the warrant process and she completed a statement.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the Augusta University Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Drug Violation / 04-02-2017 (17-0060)
On 04/02/2017, at 8:32 AM, Augusta University Police made contact with the driver of a 1999 Honda CR-V parked on Goss Lane at the intersection of RA Dent Blvd.  Officer observed the both tires on the passenger side of the vehicle were flat and that the driver was very nervous and crying.  The driver stated the vehicle struck the curb and that what caused the tires to go flat.  It was also noted by the officer a strong odor of Marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.  A search of the driver found the following items on his person:  a Marijuana pipe, a Methamphetamine pipe, (4) Methamphetamine pills; (4) small clear plastic baggies containing, Marijuana, Methamphetamine, Cocaine, Alprazolam and Lorazepam.  The drugs tested positive and were taken as evidence.  The driver was arrested, processed and booked into the Richmond County Jail on the following charges:  Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Alprazolam, and Possession of Lorazepam.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Stolen Vehicle / 03-02-2017 (17-0049) 
On 03/02/2017, at 8:45 AM, Augusta University Police responded to the AU Wellness Center in reference to a stolen Club Car Golf Cart.  The victim stated the golf cart is green and tan in color and was last seen on 02/13/2017, in the CP parking deck.  Attempts to locate the golf cart meet with negative results.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the Augusta University Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Drug Violation / 02-27-2017 (17-02-27-027187)
On 02/27/2017, at 12:07 AM, Augusta University Police stopped a red Pontiac at 15th Street and Central Avenue for running a red light.  Officer made contact with the driver and detected the order of Marijuana from inside the vehicle.  A search was conducted and found a partially smoked Marijuana cigarette in the center console.  The substance tested positive for Marijuana, and was taken as evidence.  The driver was taken into custody and process.  The subject was booked into the Richmond County Jail on the following charges:  Failure to Obey Traffic Control Device; Driving While License Cancelled; and Possession of Marijuana.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Stalking / AU College of Nursing Athens (Off-Campus) / 02-24-2017 (ACCPD: 17-02-1617)
On 02/25/217, at 1:40 PM, Augusta University Police Records Section was notified by Athens-Clarke County Police by Crime Report email of a stalking incident that occurred in the parking lot adjacent to the AU College of Nursing Athens.  The incident occurred on 02/24/2017, at 4:15 in the parking lot of the Green Acres Shopping Center in front of DE Palma’s Restaurant.  As the victim was leaving DE Palma’s the subject confronted her and the children.  The victim was afraid for her and the children’s safety and returned inside DE Palma’s and called the police.  The victim stated that she had divorced the subject and he had been following her around town threating her.  Athens-Clarke County Police instructed the victim on how to obtain a TPO.  No arrest was made at the time of this report.  The victim nor the subject are affiliated with Augusta University College of Nursing Athens.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the Athens-Clarke County Police Department.

Drug Violation / 02-09-2017 (17-0034)
On 02/09/2017, at 9:17 AM, Augusta University Police were dispatched to the AU Medical Center in reference to a theft of a chair from a waiting room.  The subject was identified and instructed to return the chair.  Officers made contact with the subject at the north entrance to AMUC.  The subject was arrested for theft.  A search of the subject discovered a green leafy substance in a plastic bag in the subject’s front right pants pocket, which tested positive for marijuana.  The subject was processed and booked into the Richmond County Jail on the following charges:  Criminal Trespass, Theft by Taking and Possession of Marijuana.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Drug Violation / 01-28-2017 (17-01-28-013378)
On 01/28/2017, at 10:29 AM, Augusta University Police were dispatched to the front entrance outside the Children’s Hospital of Georgia in reference to a fight.  Officers made contact with the two subjects, who stated they had a verbal argument.  It was discovered that one of the subjects had an active warrant from Richmond County and was placed under arrest.  A search of the subject found a small amount of a substance believed to be marijuana in their pants pocket.  The substance tested positive for marijuana and was taken as evidence.  The subject was issued a citation for Possession of Marijuana, processed and booked into the Richmond County Jail.  The other subject was released.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Stalking / 01-23-2017 (17-0017)
On 01/23/2017, at 1:15 PM, Augusta University Police took a report in reference to a complaint of stalking that occurred in Oak Hall on the Health Sciences Campus.  The victim, a female AU student, stated that her ex-boyfriend, not a AU student, knocked on her dorm room door, she answered and he stated wanted to talk.  The victim advised the subject that she had to leave to go to class, she left the apartment and the subject follow her through the building yelling at her.  The victim left the building, the subject follow her and placed his arms around her at which time the victim pushed the subject away.  While the victim was getting into her vehicle the subject stepped into the path of the door blocking her from closing it.  The subject would not move away from the door, at that point the victim used a stun devise on the subject and he moved to the front of her vehicle to block her from leaving.  The subject did not allow her to leave until the victim threatened to call the police.  The subject followed the victim to the Summerville Campus pulling in behind her, walking up to the window trying to talk with her.  When the subject moved his vehicle the victim drove to Augusta University Police Headquarters and notified police.  The victim was instructed on the process for obtaining a restraining order.  This case is currently under investigation.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Drug Violation / 01-17-2017 (17-01-17-008260)
On 01/17/2017, at 4:40 PM, Augusta University Police were dispatched to Oak Hall to meet with the Resident Advisor (RA) in reference to the odor of marijuana on the 4th floor the student residence dormitory.  Officers discovered the odor emitting form Apartment 4006.  Contact as made with the resident of Room A inside the apartment.  Officers detected a strong odor of marijuana and observed a small baggy containing a green leafy substance on a dresser.  The Augusta University student was questioned and stated he was smoking marijuana inside his dormitory room.  The substance was taken as evidence and tested positive for marijuana.  The AU student was issued a citation for Possession of Marijuana and released.  Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the AU Police Department at 706-721-2911.

Stolen Vehicle w/ Recovery / 01-17-2017 (17-0011)
On 01/17/2017, at 11:22 AM, Augusta University Police was notified of a missing Club Car Golf Cart #700 that was parked behind the AU Sanders Research and Education Building.  At 12:23 PM, the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office notified AUPD that the missing Golf Cart had been found at the Augusta Mart gas station on Martin Luther King Blvd and 12th Street.  The vehicle was processed and recovered.  No arrest have been made, investigation is on-going.   Anyone with additional information about this incident may contact the Augusta University Police Department at 706-721-2911.

 

Protect Your Property!

Always be aware of your surroundings.

Use the Campus Escort Service, 24 hours a day.

Avoid poorly lighted areas.

Try to walk with a group of people and avoid walking alone, especially after dark.

Carry your vehicle keys in your hand and be ready to unlock the door as soon as you get to your vehicle.

An unlocked office or valuable items visible creates an appealing target for a thief.
- The following suggestions will lessen the possibility of your possessions being stolen.
- Lock your door when leaving an unattended office.
- Keep valuables locked up. Do not leave property out in the open, where it is visible to any passerby.
- Write down brand name, model numbers and serial numbers of computer components and other equipment. Have this information available when reporting stolen equipment.

Augusta University and GRMC policy requires all faculty, employees, students, and contractors to visibly wear their Augusta University/GRMC photo identification while on campus.

Keep your car or truck locked at all times. If your vehicle does not have an anti-theft device like an alarm or ignition failure system, consider purchasing one with your next automobile.

If your vehicle stereo is equipped with a detachable face, remove it from your vehicle or place it in the glove compartment (out of sight).

If you see anyone in and around your work area or building who looks suspicious, lost or confused, or just out of place, please call Augusta University Police immediately!

Police?
On campus dial 1-2911
or (706) 721-2911