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Crime Reports

Posted on July 19, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Fleeing driver left something behind
A Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputy was patrolling Jefferies Boulevard near Paul Street July 15 at 3:56 a.m. when he spotted a car with an inoperable headlight heading the other way.
The deputy turned his … Read the rest


Alleged truck thief nabbed in strange incident

Posted on July 19, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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A Cottageville man was taken into custody July 14, shortly after he allegedly drove off in another man’s truck.
The victim told the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office that about 9:30 a.m., he was in the 4300 block of Jacksonboro Road … Read the rest


Shooting suspect apprehended

Posted on July 19, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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The 42-year-old Walterboro man wanted in connection with a Francis Street shooting on the afternoon of July 15 is in custody.
At about 2:50 p.m. on July 16, Colleton Dispatch Center received a 911 hang-up call about an argument between … Read the rest


Crime Reports

Posted on July 12, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Reunited family
It was 3 a.m. on July 5 when a Walterboro police officer was called to the BP station at 1404 Sniders Highway about a child sleeping on the ground in the parking lot.
Officers, having some difficulty waking … Read the rest


Would-be robber picks the wrong victims

Posted on July 12, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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An 18-year-old Walterboro man faces multiple charges after he allegedly picked the wrong victims to rob.
A call reporting a shots fired with the possibility of someone being injured sent Walterboro police officers to the Druid Hills 2 apartment complex … Read the rest


Erratic driver faces multiple charges

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

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A motorist traveling southbound on I-95 served as the eyes for law enforcement, continually updating the dispatch center about an erratic driver on the evening on June 28.
The first call came in at approximately 10:05 p.m., reporting that the … Read the rest


Crime Reports

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

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Man arrested in car theft
A Ruffin man was taken into custody shortly after he allegedly stole a motor vehicle from the parking lot of Colleton Medical Center.
A Walterboro police officer was dispatched to the medical center at 501 … Read the rest


Two arrested on drug and weapon charges

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

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An inoperable fog light ended up sending a Walterboro couple to the detention center the morning of June 27.
A member of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office patrolling Hampton Street at 1:18 a.m. spotted the vehicle and pulled the driver … Read the rest


Update: Shooting suspect brought back to Colleton

Posted on June 28, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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A Yemassee man arrested in connection with a May 26 shooting was returned to Colleton County from Georgia on June 22.
Sedrick Sentell Roberts, 36, of Yemassee was arrested in Pooler, Ga. by Georgia law enforcement officers on two counts … Read the rest


One charged after truck tracked to Lodge home

Posted on June 28, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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A Lodge man was arrested on June 21 after members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office reportedly tracked a stolen pickup truck to the man’s home.
A resident of Longleaf Drive contacted the sheriff’s office on June 21 at 8:21 … Read the rest


Crime Reports

Posted on June 28, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Man sought for domestic violence
Members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office were called to a home on Our Dream Lane the morning of June 23 after the male resident reportedly assaulted the female occupant.
The woman told deputies that … Read the rest


Crime Briefs

Posted on June 21, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Chase ends in three arrests
Three Walterboro men were taken into custody on a variety of charges the afternoon on June 12 after a member of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office spotted a car that had been reported stolen.
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Search on for info on gun battle

Posted on June 21, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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A burning motor vehicle and a shattering of spent shells greeted members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office personnel when they responded to shots-fired calls the evening of June 18.
The calls came into the dispatcher at 6:39 p.m., sending … Read the rest


Manhunt ends in Colleton

Posted on June 21, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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A Hampton County man’s bid to escape arrest ended in Colleton County the morning of June 14.
Jay John Ruth, 50, of Hampton, is expected to face a multitude of charges in his bid for freedom — an escape attempt … Read the rest


Assault suspect given a year in prison

Posted on June 21, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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A year in prison resulted from a guilty plea by a Round O man during Colleton County General Sessions’ proceedings earlier this week.
Charles M. Garten, 34, of Round O, pled guilty to a charge of second-degree assault and battery.… Read the rest


Yemassee police arrest suspect in car break-in

Posted on June 21, 2018 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

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On June 20 about 10:15 a.m., the Yemassee Police Department responded to the Carolina Graphics store at 4 Yemassee Highway in reference to a reported vehicle break-in.
The suspect — later identified as Ricky Shaiquelle Primus, 22, of Hunt Street … Read the rest


Update: Second man charged in shootings

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

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A second Yemassee man sought in connection with the shooting of two men on Hendersonville Highway on May 26 is in custody.
The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office reports that Sedrick Sentell Roberts, 36, of Yemassee was taken into custody in … Read the rest


Two injured in Monday shooting

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

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A law enforcement officer pulled over a motorist on Hampton Street the morning of June 18 after determining that the vehicle matched the description of a car seen speeding away from a shooting incident.
The car contained two occupants, both … Read the rest


Murder suspect arrested in Pooler, Ga.

Posted on June 19, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

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Sedrick Sentell Roberts, who was wanted by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office for two counts of attempted murder, has been apprehended in Pooler, Ga.
Roberts is facing two counts of attempted murder for the shooting incident that occurred on May … Read the rest


Crime Briefs

Posted on June 14, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Two arrested at nightclub incident
Members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office were called to Hangtime at 1109 Rivers St. June 10 at 2:45 a.m.
A member of the club’s security team reported that a patron had allegedly attempted to … Read the rest


Ruffin man charged with five counts of sexual misconduct

Posted on June 14, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Steven Matthew Wright, 20, of 4985 Bells Hwy., Ruffin, has been arrested by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office on five counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor.
On June 11, Wright was denied bond. The offenses must be … Read the rest


Update: Search continues for second suspect

Posted on June 7, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Investigators with the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office are still seeking a second suspect in connection with the May 26 shooting of two men on Hendersonville Highway.
Colleton County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Lt. Tyger Benton reports that … Read the rest


Crime Reports

Posted on June 7, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Employee suspected
of embezzlement
An official of the Folk Land Management Co. in Green Pond came to the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office June 4 to report that a former employee had allegedly embezzled funds from the business.
The man said … Read the rest


Checkpoint arrests

Posted on June 6, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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There were more arrests for drugs, guns and alcohol than traffic violations when the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office conducted safety checkpoints the evening of May 26.
Deputies set up the checkpoints on U.S. 15 at Augusta Highway in Canadys and … Read the rest


Crime Briefs

Posted on May 31, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Home damaged
by bullet
A shots-fired call ended up with a member of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office going to a residence on Lyons Street May 28 at 6:33 p.m.
The original call reported the gunfire heard in the Francis … Read the rest


School incidents

Posted on May 31, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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CCHS/SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY
On May 11 deputies responded to a report of a student cursing and tearing down posters in the main upstairs hallway at Colleton County High School, causing a “major disruption in the school,” according to the sheriff’s report.… Read the rest


Court Reports: Walterboro man sentenced for robbery

Posted on May 31, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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A Walterboro man was ordered to spend six months in prison after he entered a guilty plea in Colleton County General Sessions Court last week.
Gary C. Joseph, 24, of Walterboro, pled guilty to a charge of strong-armed robbery when … Read the rest


Specifics of shooting remain elusive

Posted on May 24, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Investigators with the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office are continuing to investigate an incident that ended up with a passenger in a car sustaining critical gunshot injuries the morning of May 21.
Lt. Tyger Benton, the public information officer for the … Read the rest


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