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Orangeburg man guilty of murder; victim shot 6 times in Bamberg robbery
An Orangeburg man has been sentenced to spend the next 30 years in prison for killing a Bamberg man.A Bamberg County jury found Kwamaine Jarelle Ross, 28, of 1007 Adden Street guilty of murder on Thursday.Ross shot and killed Travis Digby Anderson, 24, at a Sanders Street residence in Bamberg.
Sex trafficker sentenced to 40 years; Orangeburg man also sent to prison
A man has been sentenced to 40 years in federal prison for his role in a conspiracy to force underage girls and other vulnerable women throughout the Southeast into having sex. An Orangeburg man was previously sentenced to 20 years in the case.Damon Jackson, 24, of Columbia, was sentenced in U.S. Di
13-year-old leaves Orangeburg home by window; claims mom hit and kicked her
The girl’s mother stated that when she arrived at the residence, she noticed it was filled with smoke and asked what happened, the report said. She said her daughter ignored her.
Dogs, TVs stolen from North Road home
Other items missing included several televisions, audio equipment, lawn equipment and tools, according to the incident report.
Victim in fatal crash on I-26 identified
According to the sheriff's office, Willams was the driver of the 2005 Cadillac that overturned on the westbound lane at mile marker 182, between Ridgeville and Harleyville in Dorchester County.
Walterboro man convicted of murder, attempted murder in nightclub shootings
A 25-year-old Walterboro man has been convicted of murder and attempted murder for shooting two security guards outside a Colleton County nightclub – but only after a key piece of evidence was extracted from a survivor’s body.Andre Nicholas Crawford was found guilty Thursday of killing Jesse Guy, 30
USC joins other colleges in revoking Bill Cosby's honorary degree
The University of South Carolina's Board of Trustees has revoked Bill Cosby's honorary degree, after the disgraced comedian was convicted of aggravated indecent assault.The vote, following a discussion closed to the public, was unanimous."The criminal acts of which Bill Cosby has been convicted are
Denmark Tech’s police chief charged with sharing confidential information
Denmark Technical College’s chief of police has been charged with sharing the confidential personal identifying information of other people, according to the State Law Enforcement Division.Elton V. Shuler, 49, was charged with public official use or disclosure of confidential information.
1 man cleared in South Carolina machete death
His brother, 27--year-old Jesus Arizmendi, pleaded guilty to an accessory charge and was given four years of probation.
Crime blotter for June 23
Buy NowFile PhotoAccording to reports provided by the Aiken County Sheriff's Office:An Aiken woman reported Thursdaysomeone had broken into a propertyon Shiloh Heights Road.A Lexington man called police Thursday claimingsomeone had broken into his aunt’s propertyon Walker Road in Perry. The man said
SCDC transfers 48 "problematic" inmates to Mississippi facility
Dexter Lee, with the South Carolina Department of Corrections, says SCDC transferred the "problematic inmates out of state to help improve the safety and security of our institutions."
Cordova man admits burglaries, other crimes
The following charges were dismissed by prosecutors: two counts of criminal conspiracy, two counts of malicious injury to personal property valued at $2,000 or less and one count each of non-violent second-degree burglary and grand larceny.
Confederate display erected, vandalized; controversy continues in Holly Hill
HOLLY HILL -- Members of three Sons of Confederate Veterans camps gathered at the edge of Holly Hill on Saturday to erect a sign and three flags: American, South Carolinian and Confederate.By Thursday, the display was covered with red graffiti.“I expected it,” said Ronald “Irvin” Shuler of Providenc
Man shot waiting at Orangeburg motel; vehicle shot several times, man hit once
A Denmark man is recovering after he was shot as he was preparing to meet a female friend at a Five Chop Road motel.The man said the shooting occurred at about 7 p.m. Sunday as he was waiting in his vehicle to meet a female friend at the Day’s Inn on Five Chop Road, according to an Orangeburg County
Cat, cash stolen from Orangeburg hotel
LARRY HARDY/T&D FILESOrangeburg County Sheriff’s OfficeA hotel guest reported Monday that someone stole her cat and cash from her room while she was eating breakfast in the lobby, according to a sheriff’s office incident report.The woman said she put one of her bags in her car and went to the lobby
12 cars damaged in Carowinds parking lot fire
No injuries have been reported, said Chuck Haynes, York County Emergency Management director.
Orangeburg Post 4 shut out again, drops seventh straight game
ORANGEBURG – Orangeburg Post 4 American Legion Baseball lost to Hampton Post 108 3-0 at Mirmow Field Thursday night, making it their seventh-straight loss.The shutout is the second straight for the Post 4 team, making them scoreless in 14 innings following tonight’s loss and a 7-0 loss to Lexington
Orangeburg man guilty of attempted murder
A 26-year-old Orangeburg man pleaded guilty to attempted murder and possessing a firearm during the commission of a violent crime from 2016.On June 13, Ja’vall Radrickus Curry, of 126 Michael St., entered his guilty plea before circuit judge Maite Murphy.She sentenced Curry to five years in prison,
Man steals Berkeley County deputy's vehicle, gun minutes after jail release, police say
Davon D. Fuller, 23, was arrested Tuesday, less than 24 hours after Moncks Corner Police say he stole a Berkeley County Sheriff's Office deputy's car from the parking lot of the Hill-Finklea Detention Center. The deputy's service pistol was in the vehicle when Fuller stole the car, police say.
Dorchester Co. Council approves $1 million Capital Contribution for New Dorchester Paws Facility
Dorchester County Council Chairman, Jay Byars said, “we are looking forward to a new Dorchester Paws facility that will include a low-cost public spay/neuter clinic and a bigger adoption facility that will combat over pet population. We hope our community partners will join us is making a financial