Suspect arrested in Sibley Street murder, E. Cedar Street assault

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UPDATE: Joshua Kareem Stokes has been taken into custody in connection with the June 12th East Cedar Street assault, as well as a murder from earlier this year.

Stokes is charged with Murder in the May 5th death of 62-year-old James Patrick Bohannon.

Bohannon was found unresponsive, bleeding from his head and neck, on the front porch of a resident on the 500 block of Sibley Street on May 5th. He was later pronounced dead that morning.

Stoke is also charged with Aggravated Assault in connection with an incident that happened on June 12th on the 700 block of East Cedar Street.


AUGUSTA (WJBF) – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man suspected in an Aggravated Assault.

They say Joshua Kareem Stokes is wanted for an incident that happened on June 12th on the 700 block of East Cedar Street in Augusta.

He’s described as 5’5, weighing 180 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

Stokes is considered armed and dangerous.

If you know where he may or or anything about the alleged assault, contact the RCSO at (706) 821-1080.

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