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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

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

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

Driver Killed in Overnight Fatal Wreck in Lexington County

Lexington County (WLTX) - One person was killed in an overnight car wreck in Lexington County. The South Carolina Highway Patrol says the wreck happened Thursday night at 10:35 p.m. on Woodtrail Drive in Gaston. Troopers say a Ford Ranger left the road, lost control of the car and overturned. The dr

WLTX.COM - 2018-03-23 13:54:00

Orangeburg County roads get 'spring spruce up'

S.C. Department of Transportation employees pick up litter on Cordova Road in Orangeburg County on Thursday. Department employees across the state spent the day picking up litter.Photo by Cody Crouch/SCDOT Some Orangeburg County roads got a spring cleaning on Thursday. S.C. Department of Transportat

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-23 03:30:00

2 shootings in less than 2 hours under investigation in Richland County | The State

Richland County Sheriff's deputies are investigating two separate shootings that occurred late Thursday night, according to the sheriff's department. Deputies were called at about 10 p.m. when Palmetto Health Richland reported a patient with a gunshot wound, according to officials. The man told dep

THE STATE - 2018-03-23 14:16:00

Court won't throw out conviction because of shirtless photo

An Orangeburg man says a jury shouldn't have been shown a picture of him without a shirt. The S.C. Court of Appeals says it's not going to throw out his attempted murder conviction for that. Rodsheen Ayer is serving a 30-year sentence for shooting Calvin Kennedy of Orangeburg on Sept. 10, 2012. A ju

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-23 03:30:00

Big events might need permits in Orangeburg County

A February event at the South Carolina Motorplex drew an estimated 10,000 people. Orangeburg County Council is considering requiring a permit for such large events.T&D CORRESPONDENT DONNA L. HOLMAN Orangeburg County is considering requiring permits for special events drawing more than 2,000 people.

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-22 03:15:00

They call him Kid. He's fighting for air after Five Points shooting | The State

Back home in Winnsboro, he's known as "Kid." Kidron Amaziah Deal was a popular sight on campus at Fairfield Central High School, where he excelled as a two-sport athlete in football and baseball. Deal's old football coach, Demetrius Davis, was quick to visit Deal and his family after the 20-year-old


North Carolina mom arrested after video shows baby smoking marijuana

A North Carolina woman was arrested Wednesday after video surfaced on social media of her baby smoking marijuana. Brianna Ashanti Lofton, 20, was charged with two counts of felony child abuse, contributing to delinquency, and possession of marijuana, according to a statement from the Raleigh Police

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-03-22 11:23:33

Ex-SC Deputy Accused of Asking Women for Sex, Sending Pics

Orangeburg, SC (WLTX) - A former Orangeburg County deputy is accused of sending sexual pictures of himself to women that were associated with criminal investigations. Jason Kip Nelson, 36, is charged with misconduct in office. An arrest warrant states that between April of 2016 and January of 2017,

WLTX.COM - 2018-03-22 18:53:00

Democratic gubernatorial candidates take stage in Orangeburg

The three Democrats seeking to become governor of the Palmetto State were represented in Orangeburg on Thursday night. Phil Noble, a business and technology consultant from Charleston; Marguerite Willis, an attorney from Florence and Rep. James Smith, an attorney from Columbia are seeking the office

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-23 02:15:00

Ex-Orangeburg County deputy accused of sending sex photos

A former Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office deputy is accused of sending sexually suggestive photos of himself to women associated with criminal investigations. A S.C. Law Enforcement Division agent served Jason "Kip" Nelson, 36, of Cameron, with a warrant accusing him of misconduct in office betwee

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-22 03:40:00

Parents charged in death of 3-month-old Midlands baby

The parents of a 3-month-old baby who died in February have officially been charged in his death, according to the Columbia Police Department. The mother, Kiera Dominique McClinton, has been charged with homicide by child abuse and unlawful neglect of a child. McClinton was arrested on Monday at Co


Friday crash claims life of Orangeburg woman

A 42-year-old Orangeburg woman died from injuries she sustained in a single-vehicle accident on Friday, Orangeburg County Chief Deputy Coroner Sean Fogle said. Lynnette G. Lessane of Hickory Drive died of "massive blunt force injuries due to the motor vehicle collision," Fogle said. The accident hap


St. Matthews man accused of shooting teen

A 25-year-old St. Matthews man is accused of shooting a teen in December. Orangeburg Department of Public Safety officers charged Terrence Jeovaney Haigler of 109 Herlong Avenue on Tuesday with one count each of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature and possession of a weapon during th


SLED alleges deputy sent pornography to women associated with investigations

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. A former Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office deputy is facing a misconduct in office charge for allegedly sending sexually suggestive photos of himself to women associated with criminal investigations. A special agent with the S.C. Law Enforcement Divisio


Orangeburg man guilty of burglary, attempted grand larceny

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. An Orangeburg man has pleaded guilty to one count of attempted grand larceny and three counts of second-degree burglary. J'Shuwa Tre'Mayne Morgan, 18, of 153 Nimmons Road, pleaded guilty before Circuit Judge Ed Dickson. Dickson sentenced him to six years


Man found shot to death in front yard of South Carolina home

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A man has been found shot to death in the front yard of a South Carolina home. North Charleston police spokesman Spencer Pryor told local media that officers were called to a neighborhood early Sunday morning. Pryor said officers found the man in the front yard of a hom


Night lane closures on I-26 and U.S. 601

COLUMBIA -- Lanes along portions of Interstate 26 and U.S. Highway 601 in Orangeburg are being closed during overnight hours through March 25 as S.C. Electric & Gas contractor crews perform overhead electric line work across the roadways. Work will be at the intersection of I-26 and U.S. 601. The pr