Crime

Bond denied for Forest Acres bank robbery suspect

The man accused of robbing a bank in Forest Acres went in front of a judge in South Carolina for the first time Friday afternoon.

  Woman arrested following road rage incident in RCSD parking lot

  Forest Acres bank robbery suspect back in SC

  Shooting victim, girlfriend arrested after incident at apartment; victim’s brother still at large

Man wanted for stealing items from Lexington Co. home

  Orangeburg man wanted for involvement in weekend shooting

  West Virginia man found guilty in infant’s rape, murder; jury recommends no mercy

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  KCSO: Camden motel shooting was part of ‘drug deal that went bad', victim says

  RCSD: Teen charged with bringing unloaded gun to Kelly Mill Middle to remain in custody until hearing

  Report: Student, 13, took loaded gun to Howard Middle School

Report: SC listed as 35th most-targeted state for tax season phone scams

  Orangeburg man bond set at $50,000 after shooting into vehicle

  Sumter man wanted in multiple laundromat break-ins

  Orangeburg man charged in January convenience store shooting

An Orangeburg man has been charged following a January shooting incident at a convenience store that sent a man to the hospital.

  Sexual assault case leads to drug bust in Sumter County

A sexual assault investigation turned into a drug bust at a house on Ridgewood Drive on Sunday, March 17th.

  ‘Wasn’t just a house:’ 6 months later, Conway residents face tough choices after Hurricane Florence

In Conway, officials there say more than 300 homes were damaged. Almost 100 of those homes were in the Sherwood Community, it was an area that President Trump toured.

  CPD investigating armed robbery and shooting on House Street

The Columbia Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that led to a shooting on the 1100 block of House Street.

  ‘They are suffering:’ SC neighbors trying to help after ducks found injured with blow darts

  RCSD: Man arrested for stealing 58-inch TV, breaking into a church

Reward offered after Murrells Inlet ducks tortured with blow darts

  Missing 2-year-old found dead in Minnesota; father in custody

  RCSD search for two brothers connected to shots fired calls on Manorwood Court

  Officers find guns, drugs, and more during Sumter County traffic sweep

Irmo Police lead on brief chase after attempting to stop stolen vehicle

An Irmo Police officer was involved in a brief chase after attempting to stop a vehicle that later was discovered to be stolen.

  CPD arrest driver who caused multiple collisions on Bluff Road

Columbia Police Department has arrested a man accused of seriously injuring a motorcyclist and Columbia Fire recruit in an alcohol-related crash that took place in January.

  Fairfield County officers identify suspect connect to church-related thefts

The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Department has identified a suspect believed to be connected to multiple church-related thefts.

  Avoid the handcuffs this St. Patrick’s Day: there’s an average of 50 arrests in Five Points in the last 3 years

It’s one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day events in the southeast, which is cause for lots of excitement but also some concerns for safety.

  Correctional officer arrested after allegedly attempting to bring in contraband

The S.C. Department of Corrections Police Services has released an arrest warrant today for Correctional Officer Anthony J. Murgolo, an officer working at the Lieber Correctional Institution.

OCSO arrest second gunman connected to nightclub shooting that left one dead

A second gunman connected to a shooting at a nightclub that left a one person dead has been arrested by the Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office.

  Deputies arrest man after killing victim at Orangeburg Co. nightclub

The Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 25-year-old Kendalon Curry following a shooting at a nightclub in Cordova.

  Coaches and parents in college admissions scheme find jobs in danger

At a brief court appearance Wednesday, a judge allowed Lori Loughlin to be released on $1 million bond and travel to the area around Vancouver, Canada, to work but otherwise imposed strict travel restrictions.

20-year-old man arrested after deputies find weed, gun in home

Deputies in Orangeburg County have arrested 20-year-old Justin Tyler after deputies found marijuana in his possession.

  CPD arrests 52-year-old man in connection with Carousel Circle shooting

The Columbia Police Department has arrested Timothy Wright in connection with a shooting that took place this past weekend.

  Police in Columbia investigating hit-and-run collision after pedestrian injured

The Columbia Police Department needs your help finding the suspect involved in a hit-and-run collision that left a pedestrian with serious injuries.

Friend of Charleston church shooter arrested in Myrtle Beach

A friend of Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof was arrested Wednesday morning in Myrtle Beach.

  Father accused of taking AK-47 to FL school after son said teacher ‘slammed him’

The father reportedly told police he didn’t intend to hurt anyone with the gun, saying he carries it for protection and forgot he had it on him.

  Newborn left to die in 1981 identified by DNA; mother charged in South Dakota

After 38 years, police used DNA tests and genealogy to help arrest the suspected mother of a newborn left to die on the side of a South Dakota road.

  New charges for man accused of firing 30 rounds at homes in Cayce neighborhood

The man who allegedly fired 30 rounds in the direction of homes in Cayce on Monday made his first court appearance on Tuesday.

  4 arrested, 2 facing charges after altercation leads to shooting in Sumter

The Sumter Police Department has arrested four people after two teenagers suffered gunshot wounds during a dispute this past weekend.

Aiken Co. woman arrested on criminal conspiracy charges

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division has arrested a 33-year-old woman after charging her with two counts of hindering an official.

‘We’re coming for you’: Operation Gunsmoke nets 26 federal indictments in gang-related crime dragnet in SC, GA

The 2:30 p.m. news conference brought together sheriffs, federal agents, and state attorneys from Georgia and South Carolina to discuss the operation that targeted several neighborhoods in the area over the past few days.

  Deputies: Man charged with arson allegedly lit candle that started downtown Bamberg fire

The warrant claims Bloom is caught on camera leaving the building and walking away quickly.

  Man wanted after theft at Fairfield Co. church during worship hours

A man broke into a Fairfield County church and stole from members during worship hours on Sunday morning.

  Officials: 1 charged after firing 30 rounds in the direction of homes in Cayce

The Cayce Department of Public Safety has arrested two men following a shooting that took place in Cayce.

Mother charged after car rolls into creek, killing her kids inside

The Leland Police Department was called on March 9, around 5:45 p.m., in reference to a white Nissan Pathfinder that was floating in Deer Creek, with three children trapped inside the vehicle.

Man who allegedly threatened Google arrested in California

The YouTuber allegedly drove across the country in order to confront Google officials, telling police he’d get violent if the visit didn’t go well.

  CPD investigating shooting outside Family Dollar on Monticello Rd

The Columbia Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place on the 4400 block of Monticello Road at a Family Dollar.

  2 Saluda Co. sex offenders sentenced to prison time in unrelated cases

Charles Gable Isdell, II, 38, was sentenced to 20 years and Gustavo Rodriguez Diaz, 40, was sentenced to 15 years in the South Carolina Department of Corrections.

  ‘Just get in the car’: Columbia Police investigating 3 separate incidents where women were followed

Police are looking into three different incidents around Columbia where women were followed.

  3 detained after pursuit with RCSD deputies on Broad River Road

The investigation is ongoing at this time; check back for more updates.

Report: Man arrested after woman walks in on him molesting girl

Rowan County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a man accused of committing repeated sex crimes against a 7-year-old girl he was an acquaintance of.

Police arrest woman accused of stealing $4K puppy from pet store

Summerville police arrested a woman Saturday who pet store employees say stole an expensive puppy from their store by concealing it in her jacket.

  UPDATE: Motorcyclist who shot at deputy considered ‘armed and dangerous,’ deputies say

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department has ended the active search for a motorcyclist who shot at a deputy in Eastover late Sunday, but the search for the suspect continues.

  Deputies search for escaped inmate in Pickens County

Pickens County deputies say they need you to be on the lookout for an escaped inmate.

Young girl found dead inside duffel bag near California trail identified

The search for the girl’s identity began after her body was found partially concealed in a black duffel bag and dumped down an embankment.

Man found guilty in adopted son’s murder inspired by Oscar-winning movie ‘Manchester by the Sea’

The main character in "Manchester by the Sea" learns he cannot be prosecuted for killing his children, following an accidental house fire.

  CPD investigating shooting incident on Carousel Circle

The Columbia Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that took place on the 1500 block of Carousel Circle.

  Lexington Co. deputies investigate thefts from utility boxes

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is investigating possible thefts from utility boxes across the county.

  Emergency rordinance: Richland Co. sheriff temporarily gains ability to shutdown ‘nuisance’ businesses

After issuing an emergency ordinance, Richland County Council gave Sheriff Leon Lott the temporary ability to shut down businesses in the county that he believes to be dangerous.

Sumter police arrest 70-year-old man connected to stolen motor home and metal shed

The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 70-year-old man who was involved in the theft of a motor home and a metal shed.

  CPD investigating armed bank robbery at Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union on Garners Ferry Road

The Columbia Police Department is investigating an armed bank robbery at Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union on the 7600 block of Garners Ferry Road.

Woman arrested after stealing metal shed in Sumter Co.

Deputies in Sumter have arrested a woman after taking a metal shed from a home.

  LCSD seize drugs, guns, and cash after traffic stop and home search

The Lexington County Sheriff's Department has arrested a man and a woman after seizing meth, guns and thousands of dollars during a traffic stop and a home search.

  CPD searching for attempted sexual assault suspect

Investigators with the Columbia Police Department is searching for an attempted sexual assault suspect.

Sumter woman arrested after stolen motor home recovered on her property

A 55-year-old woman was taken into custody Friday after a stolen motor home was recoveref from her property.

Swansea man arrested on several child pornography charges

A Swansea man has been arrested for several child pornography charges.

  KCSO arrest two gang members for car break-ins

Two documented gang members have been arrested by the Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office for breaking into cars.

  Suspect wanted for using counterfeit checks at TJ Maxx and Walmart in Orangeburg

The Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office is searching for an individual who used counterfeit checks to make purchases at TJ Maxx.

  SC Representatives have sights set on budget plan debate

A day after the House of Representatives passed a massive education reform bill, they are on to another major task. A $29.95 billion dollar budget debate.

  ‘We didn’t inject ourselves into this,’ RCSD says as critics say county’s emergency ordinance is unfairly targeting businesses

The Richland County Sheriff's Department said the county's decision Tuesday night to pass an emergency ordinance to shut down problematic businesses will ensure public safety.

  SLED investigating alleged sexual assault of employee at Ridgeland Correctional Institution

SLED and SCDC Police Services is investigating an alleged sexual assault of an employee by an inmate at Ridgeland Correctional Institution yesterday afternoon.

  Former aide to SC Fifth Circuit Solicitor sentenced to probation

The former top aide to embattled Fifth Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson was sentenced to three years probation on Wednesday.

  SC mother charged after newborn baby has positive drug test, deputies say

A Sumter County woman was arrested and charged after her newborn baby’s blood test showed it was positive for drugs, deputies say.

  CPD: Man injured after altercation, shooting outside of Bluff Rd. gas station

If you have any information on this shooting, you’re asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

Officials in Lexington seek pair of women wanted for bank fraud

The Lexington Police Department needs your help identifying two women they believe may have been involved in several bank fraud incidents.

  Former temporary employee arrested by Fort Jackson police after shooting incident at a Fairfield Co. business

A woman has been arrested in connection to a shooting incident that happened in Fairfield County.

  Official: Crews contain intentionally-set fires in Lexington Co.

The fires are under control and contained at this time, but expect smoke in this area throughout Wednesday evening.

  Delivery driver shot in back after dispute over disabled parking space in Missouri

The 65-year-old suspect was arrested. Officers are due to meet with prosecutors to decide if charges will be filed.

  Lexington County EMS worker charged with assaulting 7-year-old while on duty

A Lexington County Emergency Medical Services employee has been charged with assaulting a child he was attempting to restrain while on duty.

  Woman arrested, 2 suspects sought after home burglarized in Orangeburg Co.

Deputies in Orangeburg County have arrested 24-year-old Kayla Traxler following a burglary that took place on Saturday.

  Deputies: Teen out on parole for shooting father re-arrested on gun charges

He tried to run away, but deputies then captured him after a short struggle