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Crime Briefs

Posted on January 17, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Man arrested
A Round O man was taken into custody the afternoon of Jan. 9 when a Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputy was sent to Lowcountry Recyclers at 18001 Round O Rd. to investigate a suspected stolen vehicle report.
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Man arrested on gun charge

Posted on January 17, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Round O man lost a Constitutional debate, resulting in a trip to the Colleton County Detention Center.
Colleton County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Edward Spears was in the Cottageville area on Jan. 8 when he reportedly noticed a suspicious white male … Read the rest


Fleeing motorist injures five in crash

Posted on January 10, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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A man, allegedly attempting to flee a traffic stop, ended up in a head-on crash that sent five people in the other vehicle to the hospital.
A Colleton County deputy reported seeing the driver fail to stop for a stop … Read the rest


Crime Reports

Posted on January 10, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Officer crashes during chase
A Walterboro police officer escaped serious injury when he wrecked during a Dec. 31 chase.
The incident began Dec. 31 at 10:22 p.m. when the officer observed a driver approach the stop sign at the intersection … Read the rest


Man shot in domestic incident

Posted on January 10, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Walterboro police are continuing their investigation into a shooting incident that resulted in a city man being transported to the Trauma Center at Trident Medical Center in North Charleston early on Jan. 7.
The 36-year-old man was reportedly involved in … Read the rest


Living conditions bring charges

Posted on January 10, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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A Jan. 3 call about a dog bite incident escalated into an investigation into alleged substandard living conditions and an arrest.
An animal control officer with the Colleton County Animal and Environmental Control asked deputies to respond to Rowe Lane … Read the rest


Crime Briefs

Posted on January 3, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Money removed from Round O home
A Rowe Lane resident contacted the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office Dec. 27 after she discovered a large amount of money was removed from her residence.
The woman told the deputy that she believed the … Read the rest


Crime Briefs

Posted on December 25, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

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Fleeing man faces multiple charges
A Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputy called to West Side Lane to investigate a disturbance on the afternoon of Dec. 20, managed to catch the alleged culprit before arriving at the scene of the crime.… Read the rest


Enforcement initiative bears fruit

Posted on December 21, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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On Nov. 26, Colleton County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Angela Stallings, along with office’s Colleton County Criminal Investigations Team, initiated a 14-day crime suppression operation focused on vehicle stops in condensed areas known to be compromised by a higher crime rate.… Read the rest


Crime Briefs

Posted on December 20, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Officer injured
A Walterboro Police Department officer sustained a leg injury while fighting with a suspect during a traffic stop on the evening of Dec. 12.
The officer stopped the driver of a pickup truck at 8:38 a.m. in the … Read the rest


Man charged in multiple thefts

Posted on December 20, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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A Lodge man faces multiple charges in connection with a string of thefts in Walterboro.
Dexter C. Drain, 33, of Lodge was taken into custody by Walterboro Police on Dec. 14 on five counts of second-degree burglary and one count … Read the rest


Court Reports: Domestic violence suspect sent to prison

Posted on December 13, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Tyson D. Bomar, 38, of Walterboro, pled to a charge of second-degree domestic violence and was given a three-year prison sentence with credit for 353 days already spent in jail awaiting his court appearance when he appeared in Colleton County … Read the rest


Walterboro burglary ring defendant sentenced to 12 years

Posted on December 13, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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A Walterboro man, one of six men arrested in connection with burglary ring, was given a 12-year prison sentence last week when he pled guilty to four charges in Colleton County General Sessions Court.
Robert A. Orsini, 23, of Walterboro, … Read the rest


Crime Briefs

Posted on December 13, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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A bouncing check
An employee of Lowcountry Machinery in Pooler, Ga., contacted the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office to report a theft.
The victim explained that a man had been in the business wishing to purchase a piece of heavy equipment … Read the rest


Yemassee armed robbery resolved quickly

Posted on November 29, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Yemassee Police Chief Gregory Alexander had a lot of thank you’s to pass out after a Walterboro man, sought as a suspect in a Nov. 15 armed robbery, is now in custody.
Members of the Yemassee Police Department were called … Read the rest


Crime Briefs

Posted on November 29, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Four arrested
in attempted
theft case
Two men and two women were arrested on multiple charges after members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office were called to investigate an incident on Welch Creek Road on the evening of Nov. 22.… Read the rest


Crime Reports

Posted on November 20, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Tools taken
from construction project
A man contacted the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office the morning of Nov. 16 to report that a residence he was renovating had been burglarized recently.
The man said he was last at the home on … Read the rest


Complex effort frees woman from wreck

Posted on November 20, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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It took a large team of rescuers and an accumulation of tools to free a 17-year-old female trapped inside her wrecked vehicle the afternoon of Nov. 16.
Members of Colleton County Fire-Rescue and the South Carolina Highway Patrol were called … Read the rest


Two wrecks on Augusta Highway injure nine

Posted on November 20, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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A pair of traffic accidents on Augusta Highway the evening of Nov. 18 resulted in injuries to nine people and snarled traffic on the roadway for approximately two hours.

A call to emergency dispatch Nov. 18 at 8:19 p.m. reported … Read the rest


Crime Briefs

Posted on November 15, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Women charged following dispute
After trips to the Colleton Medical Center’s Emergency Department for treatment, two city women were arrested in connection with an argument at a Hampton Street business on Nov. 10 at 6:48 p.m.
Members of the Walterboro … Read the rest


Crime Reports

Posted on November 8, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Stabbing report investigated
Members of the Walterboro Police Department were called to the 200 block East Washington Street Nov. 1 shortly after 9:30 p.m. to investigate an alleged assault.
The first officer on the scene found a man sitting in … Read the rest


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