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#BreakingNews: The Richmond County Sheriffs Office is seeking the help of the community in locating Valarie Forrest. Height: 5’01” / Weight: 120

Valarie Forrest was last seen on 09/17/22 at approximately 2125 hours leaving her residence on the 3600 block of Mount View Drive. Valarie Forrest was last seen wearing a white shirt and black leggings. 

If you have any information on Forrest please contact Inv. Ronald Sylvester with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at 706-821-1048 or 706-821-1080.

#BreakingNews: The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is seeking the help of the community in locating Valarie Forrest. Height: 5’01” / Weight: 120

Valarie Forrest was last seen on 09/17/22 at approximately 2125 hours leaving her residence on the 3600 block of Mount View Drive. Valarie Forrest was last seen wearing a white shirt and black leggings.

If you have any information on Forrest please contact Inv. Ronald Sylvester with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at 706-821-1048 or 706-821-1080.
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#BreakingNews: The Richmond County Sheriffs Office is seeking the help of the community in identifying the pictured subject. 

The pictured male is wanted for questioning for multiple forgery incidents, which occurred at Fifth-Third Bank on 07-11-22.  
 
Any information concerning this subject, please contact Inv. Michael Hucko (706) 821-1088 or any On Duty Investigator with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office (706) 821-1020 or (706) 821-1080.

#BreakingNews: The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is seeking the help of the community in identifying the pictured subject.

The pictured male is wanted for questioning for multiple forgery incidents, which occurred at Fifth-Third Bank on 07-11-22.

Any information concerning this subject, please contact Inv. Michael Hucko (706) 821-1088 or any On Duty Investigator with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office (706) 821-1020 or (706) 821-1080.
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#BreakingNews: The Richmond County Sheriffs Office - Georgia is seeking the help of the community in locating the pictured subject. 

The unknown black male subject shown above is wanted in reference to an Armed Robbery that occurred at 2480 Crosscreek Road (Sprint) on 9/22/2022. The subject is approximately 5’6 with a slim build. The subject is wearing a red “Champions” hoodie, olive pants and black socks. The subject was last observed walking towards 3551 Windsor Spring Road (Richmond Villas).

Callers may remain anonymous, any information regarding the identity of this subject, please contact Inv. Sean Morrow, or any Violent Crimes Investigator with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at (706) 432-5281 or (706) 821-1080.

#BreakingNews: The Richmond County Sheriff's Office - Georgia is seeking the help of the community in locating the pictured subject.

The unknown black male subject shown above is wanted in reference to an Armed Robbery that occurred at 2480 Crosscreek Road (Sprint) on 9/22/2022. The subject is approximately 5’6 with a slim build. The subject is wearing a red “Champions” hoodie, olive pants and black socks. The subject was last observed walking towards 3551 Windsor Spring Road (Richmond Villas).

Callers may remain anonymous, any information regarding the identity of this subject, please contact Inv. Sean Morrow, or any Violent Crimes Investigator with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at (706) 432-5281 or (706) 821-1080.
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