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By HEATHER RUPPE A Walterboro house was saved from being completely destroyed on Wednesday when firefighter-paramedic crews fought a blaze inside the house’s utility room. An initial … more
By HEATHER RUPPE Nearly $180,000 in drugs and guns have been seized and taken off of Colleton County streets since January 1st and is all a part of a proactive effort aimed at getting rid of drugs … more
By HEATHER RUPPE Several employees with the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office have been named Employee of the Quarter for September. The sheriff’s office created the Employee of the Quarter … more

Church burglars caught after getting stuck in mud By HEATHER RUPPE A Colleton County church was burglarized on Sept. 10th. According to a Colleton County Sheriff’s Office incident report, the … more
By HEATHER RUPPE   A Walterboro man is in custody after authorities seized more than 1,000 grams of cocaine and multiple other drugs, weapons, and cash. The arrest began with a traffic stop … more
By HEATHER RUPPE   When it comes to the largest law enforcement agency in the county, Facebook is not the best way to stay informed. To stay updated with the latest crime and happenings in the … more
By HEATHER RUPPE The theft of catalytic converters from vehicles in Colleton County continues to rise, as local law enforcement officers say this is a criminal trend that doesn’t look like it … more

Runaway Volkswagen avoids stop sticks By HEATHER RUPPE Deputies with the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office tried to stop a 2003 Grey Volkswagen Passat for failure to yield, but the driver … more
By HEATHER RUPPE A motorcycle and a car collided on Bells Highway on Friday, August 27th. The 3:30 p.m. crash occurred near the 8700 block of S.C. Highway 64, otherwise known as Bells … more
By HEATHER RUPPE A 42-year-old Walterboro man is charged with indecent exposure after he was caught exposing himself to several patrons near the Wal-Mart parking lot in Walterboro. Officers … more
By HEATHER RUPPE A Florida truck driver was injured in a high-speed car crash on Interstate 95 near Walterboro last week when his vehicle’s tire blew out, sending him into a wooded media. … more

House hit by bullet in drive-by shooting By HEATHER RUPPEWalterboro officers are looking for a man who fired shots at a downtown-area house while the homeowner sat inside. The 52-year-old victim told … more
By HEATHER RUPPE Three people were seriously injured in a head-on collision that occurred on Cottageville Highway on August 19th, where at least one driver was trapped in wreckage. The … more
By HEATHER RUPPE A Green Pond awoke to smoke inside his house on Thursday morning, prompting a 911-emergency call that led local firefighters to an electrical kitchen fire. The homeowner told … more
By HEATHER RUPPE Four people were injured in a three-vehicle car crash that occurred last week in a construction work zone on Augusta Highway. According to Colleton County Fire-Rescue Chief … more

Baby born with drugs in system prompts local investigation By HEATHER RUPPE A Walterboro woman is under investigation after giving birth to a baby who tested positive for drugs. According to … more
By HEATHER RUPPE A Walterboro man is in custody for allegedly stealing from several vehicles along Sniders Highway. Joshua Haney, 23, of Walterboro, is charged with several counts of theft … more
By HEATHER RUPPE A 48-year-old Summerville man died in a single-car crash on August 12th on Cottageville Highway. According to Cpl. Matt Suthern, with the S.C. Highway Patrol, the deceased … more
By HEATHER RUPPE The state’s top prosecutorial agency is now saying that the latest rumors circulating around the ongoing Murdaugh murder investigation are unfounded. On Thursday, August … more

By HEATHER RUPPE Deputies with the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office are investigating an attempted murder that occurred on August 9th in Round O, and local authorities have a suspect identified … more
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