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Bonneau Man Accused of Stealing $60K of Equipment from BCSD Arrested

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.-A man accused of stealing $60,000 of equipment from the Berkeley County School District has been captured following a chase, according to Berkeley County deputies. Mark Eugene Weissmann, 27, of Bonneau has been charged in connection with the crime. Weissmann was currently relea

BERKELEYOBSERVER.COM - 2018-03-20 22:14:32

Arrest made after $60,000 worth of equipment is stolen from school district

On the evening of March 18, Berkeley County deputies say, a St. Stephen man made his way into the school district's facility services property in Moncks Corner and got away with a hauling trailer, landscaping equipment and tools. The amount taken totaled $60,000 but it wasn't long before deputies ca

BERKELEYIND.COM - 2018-03-20 20:01:00

Officials identify woman killed by tractor-trailer in pedestrian-auto accident Tuesday

Google Earth Police say an early morning pedestrian-auto accident claimed the life of a 57-year-old North Charleston woman on Tuesday. The Charleston County coroner said that Mary Glore died from blunt force trauma at the intersection of Remount Road and Perimeter Road. Preliminary information indic

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2018-03-20 22:07:50

Summerville man sentenced to 40 years for fatal DUI crash

A 22-year-old Summerville man will spend 40 years in prison for a DUI crash that killed another driver in 2016. Justen Lee Wilkes of Eastover Circle was sentenced Monday after he pleaded guilty to felony DUI involving death and two counts of first-degree burglary, prosecutors said. Authorities sai


Suspects burned shooting victim's body for several days in Charleston County, affidavits say

Multiple people helped burn a homicide victim's body in rural Charleston County, monitoring the blaze over several days and adding accelerants when the flames subsided, according to affidavits. Witnesses said the suspects kept the fire going in an attempt to destroy the remains of a person shot and

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-03-20 00:45:00

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

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-03-21 18:33:00

Charleston sues North Charleston for claiming outer West Ashley land

The city of Charleston and the National Trust for Historic Preservation filed a lawsuit late Tuesday challenging the city of North Charleston's annexation of an outer West Ashley property. In October, the Whitfield family annexed Runnymede Plantation into North Charleston and then gave the city an

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-03-21 14:45:00

Obstruction on roadway backing up I-26 EB traffic in Summerville

Highway Patrol officials say an obstruction on the roadway is causing eastbound traffic on I-26 in Summerville to backup. It's in the area of Exit 199 to US 17 Alternate - North Main Street, according to SCHP. Highway Patrol officials say an obstruction on the roadway is causing eastbound traffic


27-year-old killed in North Charleston shooting

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) - The Charleston County Coroner's Office has released the identity of the person killed in North Charleston, Sunday morning. According to Deputy Coroner Anita Hasert, Kayron Mitchell, 27, of North Charleston, died on scene from multiple gunshot wounds. Authorities resp


One dead in auto-pedestrian accident near Joint Base Charleston weapons station

One person died Tuesday morning in an auto-pedestrian accident. A female was walking in the area of the Joint Base Charleston weapons station near Remount Road around 7 a.m. when she was struck by a tractor-trailer, according to North Charleston police spokesman Spencer Pryor. The female was pronou

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 14:33:34

Dorchester County jury awards Summerville driver $1.25 million after tree fell on car

A Dorchester County jury recently said a driver in Summerville was owed $1.25 million for an incident which occurred on West Carolina Avenue in 2015. Donald Gamble was driving on the Summerville road when a large tree on David Beal's property fell on his vehicle, according to the initial lawsuit. G

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 11:11:07

Fatal crash on Cottageville Highway | News | The Press and Standard

The Press and Standard | March 20, 2018 2:23 pm Colleton County safety forces were dispatched to a fatal head-on collision on Cottageville Highway near Bedon Road intersection today shortly before 2 p.m. The male driver of a car sustained fatal injuries in the head-on crash with a pickup truck. Fi

WALTERBOROLIVE.COM - 2018-03-20 14:23:13

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REMMONT.COM - 2018-03-20 09:56:14

Dorchester Co. crews investigating cause of Summerville machine shop fire

Dorchester County Fire Rescue is looking into what caused a fire in a machine shop early Tuesday morning. Crews responded to Thorpe Street next to the Sterling Corporation at 3:30 a.m. and saw extensive smoke and fire coming from the metal building, according to Dorchester County spokeswoman Tiffan

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 16:14:11

911 Calls Released in Deadly North Charleston Shooting

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (BRODIE HART, WTAT-TV) - Desperate calls to 911 have been released following the death of a 27-year-old man over the weekend. The Charleston County Coroner's Office confirmed that victim's identity as Kayron Mitchell. Officers say two women found Mitchell lying in a yard along

FOXCHARLESTON.COM - 2018-03-20 16:15:00

Summerville man who wrecked stolen truck killing man gets 40 years in prison

A Summerville man who wrecked a stolen truck killing one man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. Justen Lee Wilkes pleaded guilty to felony DUI involving death and two counts of first-degree burglary. A report by the coroner's office states Sigman was in an SUV traveling east on Dorchester R


Information sought on man found dead outside of Berkeley County church

The Berkeley County Coroner is searching for relatives of a man who was found dead outside of a Moncks Corner church last week. The body of 72-year-old Berville Patrick was found by the pastor of Wesley United Methodist Church on Wednesday morning. "My first thought was that he was sleeping," Rev. L


North Charleston police: Man found fatally shot in Houston Street front yard Sunday morning

North Charleston police are investigating a fatal shooting on Houston Street that was reported in the early morning hours Sunday. City police spokesman Spencer Pryor said that officers were dispatched to the area of Houston Street and Oregon Avenue shortly after midnight. There, authorities located


Claire's, ear-piercing chain with 5 stores in Charleston area, files for bankruptcy

NEW YORK - Claire's, the ubiquitous shopping mall chain that has pierced the ears of millions of teenagers over several decades, has filed for bankruptcy protection. The company said Monday its jewelry and accessories stores will remain open as it restructures its debt. Claire's is just the latest r


Roughly $60K worth of equipment stolen from Berkeley County School District facility

BCSD theft (Berkeley County Sheriff's Office).jpg Approximately $60,000 worth in equipment from the Berkeley County School District's facility services building was stolen this past weekend. The sheriff's office says a trailer, two John Deere 6200/7200 lawn tractors and numerous Stihl blowers and we