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Man shot to death in yard in Bennettsville

Bennettsville, S.C. (WPDE) — A man appearing to be in his late 30's early 40's was shot to death Saturday night in a yard at a housing development on Fletcher Street in Bennettsville, according to Bennettsville Police Chief Kevin Miller.

WACH.COM - 2018-07-22 10:51:33

Man fights off attack with Father’s Day gift | Richmond County Daily Journal

During the fight, which a passerby described as a “sloppy brawl,” Warden attempted to gouge his attacker’s eyes.


Casually dressed robbers shown on video | Richmond County Daily Journal

Contributed photos Hamlet police are looking for help identifying two men they say robbed the Alco Shell station on Spring Street. One man entered the store first, then motioned the other inside, they say.


Second search of Maxton residence nets 2 more arrests | Robesonian

The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office Violent Crimes Task Force searched the residence at 496 Sherill Road on Thursday and arrested Glenn Clark and Penny Hunt, according to information from the Sheriff’s Office. The same residence was searched on July 12 and Bobby Locklear, 30, of Sherill Road, was ar

ROBESONIAN - 2018-07-20 19:44:00

Man charged with murder of 85-year-old Lumberton man :: WRAL.com

William James Moore, 44, was charged Friday with first-degree murder and common law robbery in connection with the case.

WRAL - 2018-07-21 20:27:55

Maxton man charged in shooting | Robesonian

“We were able to resolve the investigation with the cooperation of the suspect, Mr. Strong,” Detective Ed Strickland said Friday. “I spoke with him on the phone. He voluntarily turned himself in at the police department around 5 p.m. today.”

ROBESONIAN - 2018-07-21 00:59:00

Shooting kills Laurinburg man, suspect arrested | Laurinburg Exchange

According to Assistant Police Chief Terry Chavis, 21-year old Trejon Monley of Elliot Street was booked into the Scotland County jail around 4 p.m. in connection to the shooting. He was charged with first-degree murder, first-degree kidnapping, one count of illegally possessing a firearm, and discha


Florence County Council passes second reading of ordinance to allow alcohol sales on Sunday

In a meeting on Thursday, the issue was up for public comment, but no one spoke publicly on the matter. Three council members voted no to the ordinance and six voted yes.

WBTW.COM - 2018-07-21 00:13:31

Laurinburg man dies after shooting | Laurinburg Exchange

Young said that officers located the victim, 42-year-old Derrick Dent of Queensdale Street, and transported him to Scotland Memorial Hospital. Dent was later transferred to an undisclosed hospital where he died from his injuries later that night.


Arrest made in murder of Laurinburg man

Trejon Dominick Monley, 21, is charged with first degree murder, first degree kidnapping, possession of a stolen firearm and discharging firearm in city limits in the murder of 42-year-old Derick Jerod Dent, according to Laurinburg Police Chief Darwin Williams.


Darlington man arrested on drug charges

Investigators with the Drug Enforcement Unit arrested Fenandio Sherwin Isaac, 32, of Darlington, according to Darlington County Sheriff Tony Chavis.


Florence man arrested, charged with attempted murder

Kevin Robert Demont Washington, 44, of 2106 Fernleaf Lane, was arrested Wednesday by Florence County Sheriff's deputies with assistance from the US Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force, according to a release from the sheriff's office.


Trial dates set for man accused in Darlington County murder

S.C. Circuit Court Judge Paul Burch has set two possible trial dates, October 29 and December 17, for Christopher Moton, 23, who's charged with murder in the death of Rondrecus Peterson, 31, of Hartsville.


Police investigating shooting in Laurinburg

Laurinburg, N.C. (WPDE) —Police are investigating a shooting that happened Wednesday evening on McGirts Bridge Road in the City of Laurinburg, according to Laurinburg Police Chief Darwin Williams.We're told the victim was airlifted to the hospital, but we have no information on the person's conditio


Infant’sillnessleads tocharges | Richmond County Daily Journal

Following a report by the Richmond County Department of Social Services, investigators and case workers determined that Tiffany Leigh Childers, 25, of Rosalyn Road allegedly gave a child less than a month old a prescription medication that caused the child to become unconscious and ill.


Marion man charged with attempted murder of children

Demetrik Tywan White, 25, is charged with two counts of attempted murder in the shooting of two children on July 4 outside a home on Montgomery Street in Marion, according to Marion Police Chief Tony Flowers.


Arrest made in debit card theft | Laurinburg Exchange

Arrested was Eric McPherson, 37, also of Second Street, who was charged with two counts of identity theft, two counts of obtaining property by false pretenses, and one count of financial card theft.


Florence restaurant crash sends three to hospital

FLORENCE, S.C. -- Three people were transported to a Florence area hospital for treatment of their injuries Wednesday after a car drove into a popular Florence restaurant.Florence police, firefighters and medics with Florence County EMS responded about 1:05 p.m. to Long Grain Cafe at 206 West Palmet


Family of man shot and killed by Florence police say he was a good person

The children of 68-year-old Jethro Benjamin, who wasshot and killed by a Florence police officer last weekend, said he was a good man with a big heart.


Hoke detention officer fired after child porn arrest :: WRAL.com

Raeford, N.C.— The Hoke County Sheriff's Office fired a detention officer Wednesday following his arrest on child pornography charges, authorities said.