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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


Two injured in interstate crash

Posted on May 23, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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In the early morning hours of May 22, the dispatchers at the 991 center began receiving reports of a man, covered in blood, walking on I-95.
A South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper found the man around the 56 mile marker … Read the rest


Crime Briefs

Posted on May 23, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Overdose victim faces charges
A member of the Walterboro Police Department was at the Colleton Medical Center May 21 at 11:45 p.m., dealing with another matter when a man approached him and asked for assistance.
He explained that he had … Read the rest



Three trapped in wreck on I-95

Posted on May 23, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Three adult females were trapped in their Chevrolet Suburban after the vehicle went off I-95 and struck several trees.

The driver lost control of the northbound vehicle on I-95 near the 57-mile marker on May 21 at 2:39 p.m. The … Read the rest


Crime Reports

Posted on May 18, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Driver facing
multiple charges after chase
A Walterboro man faces four charges after leading city police on a chase the evening of May 12.
A city officer on Sniders Highway reportedly spotted a driver traveling left of center at 10:10 … Read the rest


Man injured in motorcycle wreck

Posted on May 17, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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An adult male received multiple traumatic injuries when his motorcycle went off the roadway in the 5000 block of Sidneys Road at about 8 p.m. on May 12. The southbound Harley Davidson motorcycle left the roadway on a curve, entered … Read the rest



Antique cars saved from flames

Posted on May 17, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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A Bells Highway garage fire the afternoon of May 9 found firefighters battling to save the antique motor vehicles stored inside.
Colleton County Fire-Rescue was sent to the garage located in the 300 block of Bells Highway May 9 at … Read the rest


Crime Reports

Posted on May 11, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Walterboro man arrested
The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office took a Waterboro man into custody May 3 in connection with an earlier shooting.
Jasper authorities arrested Duvonte Blocker, 23, of Walterboro on charges of attempted murder, attempted armed robbery and possession … Read the rest


3 year old succumbs to gunshot injury

Posted on May 5, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

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A three-year-old boy was pronounced dead at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston today at 6 a.m. after being shot Friday night.

The child had been brought into the emergency department of Colleton Medical Center Friday at approximately … Read the rest


Crime Reports | May 3rd Issue

Posted on May 3, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Walterboro man arrested on gun charge

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office was called to a residence on Brittlebank Road in the early morning hours of April 27 to investigate a man attempting to persuade his girlfriend not to leave.

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School incidents | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 26, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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CCHS/ASSAULT
A Colleton County High School student was charged with simple assault on April 16 after a fight at the school.
A school resource officer responded to the band hall to meet with school administration about the incident. He found … Read the rest


Crime Briefs | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 26, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Two arrested on drug charges
Two men, residents of Islandton and Walterboro, were arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop on April 22 at Beachwood Road and South Jefferies Boulevard.
A Walterboro Police Department officer on routine patrol was … Read the rest


Checkpoints uncover violations | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 20, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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A trio of public safety checkpoints in Colleton County on the evening of April 14 uncovered 19 drug, alcohol and driving violations.
The checkpoints, held in coordination with the 14th Circuit Law Enforcement Network, were located on Winchester Road and … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 20, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Bicyclist allegedly shoots man
in the leg
A member of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the Emergency Department of Colleton Medical Center the evening of April 16 where a man was being treated for a gunshot wound.… Read the rest


Drug charge ends with prison stay | The Press and Standard

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

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An Islandton was ordered to prison after he pled guilty to a drug charge in Colleton County General Sessions Court.
Samuel C. Blevins, 41, of Islandton, pled guilty to a charge of possession of methamphetamine when he appeared before visiting … Read the rest



Twins sentenced in string of burglaries | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 6, 2018 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

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Twin brothers from Walterboro have been sentenced in connection with a string of 2016 burglaries in Hampton and Colleton counties.

Linzell Lamar Williams and Lindell Marlin Williams, both 20, each pleaded guilty Tuesday at the Allendale County Courthouse to four … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 6, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Drug and gun charges
A member of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office was patrolling in the 1200 block of Barracada Road March 31 at 3:49 p.m. when he found the roadway blocked by an all-terrain vehicle.
When the driver of … Read the rest






Homicide probe continues | News | The Press and Standard

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

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Walterboro Police Department investigators are continuing to follow up on leads in the March 28 shooting death of a Walterboro woman.
Capt. Craig Stivender, who heads the city police department’s investigative unit, said, “We have got every investigator following up … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

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

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Newborn turned over to DSS
A female prisoner being held without bond in the Colleton County Detention Center had her infant son taken into protective custody the day after his birth.
A Walterboro police officer was dispatched to the Colleton … Read the rest



Video leads to prison time | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Time in front of the camera meant time behind bars for a Walterboro man.
On March 26, Dominique Raheem Manigo, also known as “Doma,” 19, of Walterboro, was sentenced to 48 months in federal prison to be followed by three … Read the rest


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