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Strong armed robbery suspect arrested | Newberry Observer

Chandler, while at 635 S. Main Street (Miller Street Apartments), in the municipal limits of Prosperity, assaulted an elderly victim that had limited mobility. Upon assaulting the victim Chandler removed money from the victim’s pocket and fled the scene prior to law enforcement arriving on scene.

NEWBERRYOBSERVER.COM - 2018-10-17 13:22:00

Lexington Police arrest apartment shooting suspect after residents urged to stay inside their homes during search

LEXINGTON, SC (WIS) - Lexington Police have arrested 18-year-old Christian Jeral Williams of Gaston in connection with a shooting that happened Wednesday night. Christian Williams has been arrested in connection to a shooting incident that happened Wednesday night. (LCSD) Officers responded to the

WIS-TV - 2018-10-18 04:26:33

Trailer stolen from Midlands Boy Scout troop located, deputies say

The trailer, belonging to Troop 60 out of Gilbert, was located abandoned off of Liberty Hill Road and had been painted in an attempt to hide the Boy Scout logos.

WIS-TV - 2018-10-17 14:24:00

One person killed in late-night car crash in Richland County, SC Highway Patrol says

One person was killed in a single-car collision late Wednesday night, the South Carolina Highway Patrol reported.The crash occurred just after 10 p.m. in Richland County, according to Lance Cpl. Matt Southern.The S.C. Highway Patrol said the driver of a 2014 Hyundai Sonata was heading southbound on

THE STATE - 2018-10-18 03:09:00

Chrissie Cofield named Laurens Police Chief

As it turns out, it’s the Year of the Woman in the Laurens Police Department.After a brief executive session, Laurens City Council unanimously approved the promotion of Chrissie Cofield to the job of Police Chief recently vacated by Sonny Ledda.

GOLAURENS.COM - 2018-10-16 23:20:00

Bulldogs defeat Red Devils, ready for Yellow Jackets | Newberry Observer

Bulldog Ahmorae Wilmore added to the Bulldog’s lead with a 57 yard touchdown, the extra point was good, the Bulldogs holding onto the lead 14-0, with 1:30 to go in the first quarter, Wilmore found the end zone for a second time in the contest, the extra point was good, the score 21-0.

NEWBERRYOBSERVER.COM - 2018-10-17 13:23:00

National Farmers Day 2018 | Newberry Observer

Friday, October 12 was National Farmers Day and as a dairy farmer myself right here in Newberry, I’d like to thank all of the people around this great country who work every day to put food on our table, grow fiber for our clothes and household goods, and timber for our homes and much more. Farmers

NEWBERRYOBSERVER.COM - 2018-10-17 18:42:00

Great Southern Homes buys 51 acres in Irmo for a residential subdivision - ColaDaily.com | You need the news, not the paper

NAI Avant announced, Tuesday, the sale of 50.72 acres of land located on Salem Church Road in Irmo.

COLADAILY.COM - 2018-10-17 19:57:58

Newberry woman arrested for stealing money from an elderly person - ABC Columbia Newberry woman arrested for stealing money from an elderly person

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO) – The Newberry Police Department has arrested 45-year-old Mary Jane Chandler for strong armed robbery in an incident that occured Sept. 4.Police say Chandler assaulted an elderly victim at the Miller Street Apartments in Newberry, then proceeded to take money from the victims p


Lexington PD: Fatal collision on S. Lake Drive at I-20 to close outbound lanes for several hours

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) - Lexington Police said a fatal collision in Lexington County will have a busy stretch of roadway blocked for several hours.The collision happened on South Lake Drive at I-20 in Lexington County around 10 a.m. Tuesday. Police say the outbound lanes of SC-6/South Lake Drive

WIS-TV - 2018-10-16 14:33:00

Newberry College’s new dorm, one month in | Newberry Observer

NEWBERRY — Newberry College opened Pearson Hall, its first residential hall built since 2007, in August. Named for Newberry alum and longtime donor Wayne Pearson, it took three years of planning and one year of construction.


Attempted kidnapping suspect apprehended | Newberry Observer

PROSPERITY — Gary Lee Kinsler, of 409 B Forest Hills Boulevard, in Prosperity, was apprehended by the Newberry Police Department without incident on Tuesday.


Herion ring smuggled drug into Midlands from India; Columbia men behind bars, US Attorney says

Two Columbia men were sentenced to more than a decade each in prison after taking part in a transnational heroin ring while living in the Palmetto State’s capital, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s office.Michael Glover, 48, and Jihad Salahadeen Pollard, 44, were sentenced to 27 year

THE STATE - 2018-10-16 10:54:00

SC woman found with $90k of 'suspected methamphetamine' in car, Sweetwater PD says

A South Carolina woman was arrested in Sweetwater early Tuesday morning after police said they found $90,000 worth of suspected methamphetamine in her car.A Sweetwater Police Officer saw a female slumped over the wheel of her car in the parking lot of the Holiday Inn on Highway 68 around 1:32 a.m. o

WBIR - 2018-10-16 18:32:03

Winnsboro Police searching for bank robbery suspect

You are also urged to contact Crimestoppers by calling 1-888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372) or visiting or and click on the “submit a tip” tab. Your identity will be kept anonymous, and if your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.


Arrest Report for October 15

Editor's Note: The following information is compiled from arrests records from the Laurens Police Department, Clinton Public Safety, Laurens County Sheriff's Office and the Johnson Detention Center. This information is presented with no intent of guilt or innocence.James Chorly – GastonWeapons / Pos


Police: Midlands woman arrested, accused of strong-armed robbery of elderly person

PROSPERITY, SC (WIS) - The Prosperity Police Department announced the arrest of a woman who is accused of robbing an elderly victim in September.Police say Mary Jane Chandler was arrested on Oct. 12 by Newberry Police without incident. Chandler has been charged with strong-arm robbery following a Se


UPDATE: 2 dead in pursuit, crash involving law enforcement in Lexington County Monday

LEXINGTON, SC (WIS) - A chase that involved suspects pursued by Lexington County Sheriff’s Deputies has resulted in two deaths, South Carolina Highway Patrol’s Lance Corporal David Jones has confirmed.Police say deputies were in pursuit of a reported stolen car when it crashed into a commercial deli


Domestic violence and drug possession | Union Daily Times

UNION COUNTY — Domestic violence, harassment over the telephone, possession of methamphetamine, and strong-arm robbery were among the charges filed this past week by the Union County Sheriff’s Office and the Union Public Safety Department.


Saluda County Sheriff’s Office looking for stolen camper

SALUDA, SC (WIS) - Saluda County Sheriff’s Deputies need your help finding a stolen camper.The Saluda County Sheriff's Office is looking for this camper. (SCSO)The camper was stolen last Wednesday from 20 Chapman Road in Saluda. It has a North Carolina license plate CH34446.If you know see it or kno