Important facts about Roadblocks!
Augusta, Ga., located in Richmond County, has seen heightened DUI enforcement during mid- to late-evening hours, especially during weekends and holidays. The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office patrols the consolidated areas of Augusta-Richmond County and the Hephzibah Police Department covers that community. Here are the known hot spots:
Columbia County has two very large unincorporated areas, Martinez and Evans, patrolled by the Sheriff’s Department, and several very small towns patrolled by their own aggressive law enforcement agencies. To the credit of the sheriff’s leadership, Columbia County has one of only a few “certified” Sheriffs offices in the entire state. Columbia County still doesn’t choose to keep its officers safe and increase the conviction rate by using video cameras in the patrol units.
The most active law enforcement agency after the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office would be the Grovetown Police. Grovetown is just south of I-20 about 5 miles west of Bobby Jones Expressway (I-520). Harlem also processes many DUI cases each month.
Here are known hot spots in Columbia County: