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2 arrested, 1 still wanted in connection to Lexington County homicide that occurred on Edmund Highway

Lexington County deputies along with U.S. Marshals arrested a man and a woman Thursday afternoon in connection to a 2022 deadly shooting. Deputies are trying to locate one more suspect. Chendric Jawan Brown, 25, is charged with one count of murder and one count of conspiracy and London Ja’Kia Oliver, 26, is charged with one […]

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West Columbia Man Sentenced to 6.5 Years for Possession with Intent to Distribute Fentanyl

Daniel Scott Burgess, 39, of West Columbia, was sentenced to 6.5 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to possession with intent to distribute over 40 grams of fentanyl. Evidence obtained in the investigation revealed that between November 10, 2018, and September 5, 2021, law enforcement from various jurisdictions in Richland, Lexington, and Berkeley Counties […]

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Man arrested for intent to distribute Fentanyl and meth after he was found passed out in a parking lot, say South Congaree Police

The South Congaree Police Department announced the arrest Phillip Pruitt, on Monday.He was arrested on charges of possession with intent to distribute Fentanyl and meth. According to the South Congaree Police Department, Pruitt was found passed out in a parking lot in South Congaree.

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Burglary suspects were barricaded in a house, South Congaree Police say

South Congaree Police were asking the public to please avoid the area of Dunbar Road and Church Street, Thursday afternoon. Police were working with the Lexington County Sheriff’s department after two burglary suspects barricaded themselves inside a residence. It was later announced the two were no longer in the home. WIS TV reported that a […]

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South Congaree Police arrest 2 in connection to Thanksgiving Day attempted murder

The South Congaree Police Department made two arrests in connection to an attempted murder on Thanksgiving Day. Jakqui Stewart and Lela Sampson were both arrested and charged with attempted murder, assault 1st, and discharging a firearm into a dwelling, according to the South Congaree Police Department. It was an isolated incident, police said, where the […]

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Springdale Police, with South Congaree Police make arrest after shots fired

Springdale Police officers responded to Essex Drive Monday, shortly after 1 p.m. after reports of shots being fired.Officers immediately began investigating the incident and determined Richard Allen Cooper was responsible for the shooting. Within hours, Springdale Officers, along with the assistance of South Congaree Police Department, located and took Cooper into custody. Cooper was transported […]

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Two women arrested on drug-related charges by a South Congaree Police

Two women were arrested on narcotics-related charges during a traffic stop in South Congaree, according to a South Congaree Police report. According to the South Congaree Police Department, Heather Smith and Ashley Hagins were arrested during a traffic stop on Saturday. Police said both women were charged with several drug-related charges, including trafficking meth after […]

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Man gets 2 life sentences for sex crimes committed against a 9-year-old

Michael Thomas Dyer, 48, has received the maximum sentence for two counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor – First Degree. He was sentenced after a trial for the ongoing sexual abuse of a child under the age of eleven. Eleventh Circuit Chief Administrative Judge Walton J. McLeod IV, imposed two Life sentences on […]

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