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Orangeburg man faces life in prison after 'third strike' drug trafficking conviction

An Orangeburg County man is facing a statutory mandatory minimum life sentence without the possibility of parole after being arrested for the third time on drug trafficking charges. Joey Lamont Brunson - a.k.a. 'Solo Flex'- of Eutawville was convicted of multiple charges including being a member to

WIS-TV - 2018-03-23 20:48:53

Jury: North Charleston police damaged home, but didn't violate rights during search

Jurors this week awarded $25,000 to a couple whose home was damaged during a North Charleston police search, but they declared that two officers did not violate the residents' constitutional rights. The 2013 ordeal for the family of six began when a suspect ran from a nearby traffic stop and was tho

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-03-23 14:51:00

Suspects at large after chase, shooting in Berkeley County

Two suspects remain at large after they escaped deputies in what began as a routine traffic stop but quickly escalated to a chase and shooting. Authorities said they are looking for Ricky Dewayne Johnson, 32, 6 feet tall, 160 pounds; and Vanessa Jo Bapp, 32, 5 feet, 2 inches tall in connection to th

OURGAZETTE.COM - 2018-03-22 13:35:00

Traffic stop leads to drug charges for Orangeburg man

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. A traffic stop turned into a drug arrest for a 26-year-old Orangeburg man on Monday night. Tevin Thomas Deas of 1691 Ambrose Street is facing the felony charges of possession of cocaine and possession of a firearm by a person convicted of a violent felon

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-22 03:30:00

Shots fired at deputies, authorities search for suspect

Several law enforcement agencies are searching for a person who shot at Berkeley County Sheriff's deputies overnight. According to Chief Deputy Mike Cochran, the shots were fired after 1 a.m. as a vehicle chase ended near a mobile home park in the Summerville area. None of the officers involved in t

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-03-22 08:22:26

SLED: Former Orangeburg deputy sent 'sexually suggestive' photos, solicited sex from women

ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) - A former Orangeburg County Sheriff's deputy is facing charges after sending pornography and "sexually suggestive photographs" of himself to associated with criminal investigations, according to the State Law Enforcement Division. Jason Kip Nelson, 36, is charged with

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-03-22 18:58:28

Sedgefield Intermediate School receives the News 2 Cool School award

News 2 presents Sedgefield Intermediate School with our Cool School award. Sedgefield Intermediate School in Goose Creek is our Cool School of the week. Sedgefield is turning students into leaders, and they are having fun along the way. Student leadership is on full display. From the Welcome Wagon

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-03-23 10:30:05

'Armed and dangerous' man shot by law enforcement in Summerville following pursuit

Ricky Dewayne Johnson, who was being sought by Berkeley County Sheriff's deputies after allegedly firing a handgun at an officer early this morning, is in custody following an officer-involved shooting, authorities said. Sheriff's Office spokesman Mike Cochran said Johnson was shot by a law-enforcem

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-03-22 11:10:00

Law license suspended for Mount Pleasant attorney accused of obstructing justice

The S.C. Supreme Court has suspended a Mount Pleasant attorney's law license after she was arrested on suspicion of obstructing justice last month. Melisa White Gay, 55, was arrested in February by the State Law Enforcement Division and charged with a single obstruction count, according to jail and


OCSD3 trustees consider upgrades to Holly Hill-Roberts Middle School

HOLLY HILL - The Orangeburg Consolidated School District 3 Board of Trustees talked about upgrading the layout and HVAC system at Holly Hill-Roberts Middle School at its March meeting. "One of the things we looked at is what we think is a safety issue over at Holly Hill-Roberts Middle School," distr

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-22 16:10:00

Sheriff: Suspects who shot at deputy known criminals in the county; portion of N. Main St. closed

Berkeley County Sheriff Duane Lewis said two suspects arrested for a deputy-involved shooting on Thursday morning are known criminals in the county. Deputies arrested 32-year-old Ricky DeWayne Johnson and 32-year-old Vanessa Jo Bapp for an incident that began with a traffic stop and led to shots be

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-03-22 08:10:46

Orangeburg man charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana

An Orangeburg man is facing one count of possession with intent to distribute marijuana after officers say they found 60.5 grams of the substance in his vehicle during a traffic stop on Thursday evening. Officers arrested Ernest Burroughs, 27, of 274 Hamp Chase Circle on the charge. A municipal judg


Head-on collision claims life of Bowman man

A head-on collision Thursday night claimed the life of a 71-year-old Bowman man. Orangeburg County Chief Deputy Coroner Sean Fogle said John W. Scott "died of massive blunt force injuries due to head-on motor vehicle collision." Lance Cpl. David Jones of the S.C. Highway Patrol said the accident occ


Bi-Lo, Harveys parent company closing 94 stores, including 19 South Carolina locations | The State

The parent company for Bi-Lo and Harveys announced it is closing 94 "underperforming stores." That includes 19 of its grocery stores located in South Carolina, three in Columbia. The stores closing for good in Columbia include the Harveys located on Broad River Road, Decker Boulevard and North Main


Men steal equipment from landscaping crew in North Charleston

Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. From left to right: Robert Lee Terry, 40, of Round O, and Terris Jamal Walker, 25, of Cottageville NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) - Two men are facing charges fol


Troopers: One Dead, Another Injured in Orangeburg Crash

Orangeburg, SC (WLTX) - Troopers say one person is dead and another is injured after a crash in Orangeburg County Thursday night. Investigators say it happened around 9:25 pm on US-178 at Black Pond Road. Troopers say a man was driving a SUV westbound when the car crossed the center line and hit a t


Prosecutors: Man fails polygraph about Brittanee Drexel

Charleston, SC - Federal prosecutors say a McClellanville man failed a lie detector test about the 2009 disappearance of Brittanee Drexel. The revelation came to light in a new court document tied to the robbery case against Timothy Da'Shaun Taylor. The document claims Taylor failed a polygraph that