Crime
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By Heather Ruppe Ten students were involved in the massive student brawl that occurred at Colleton County Middle School last week. Four of those 10 students are facing assault charges. The … more
Attempted murder under investigation By Heather Ruppe Authorities with the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office are investigating an attempted murder. The incident occurred on April 29th at a house … more
By Heather Ruppe Three Walterboro residents died in a Tuesday crash in Charleston County. Stephania Dantzler, 53, Shanice Dantzler-Williams, 28, and Miranda Dantzler-Williams, 22, all from … more

Six officers at the Colleton County Detention Center have been promoted by Colleton County Sheriff Buddy Hill. These promoted officers are (left to right): Cpl. John Middleton; Lt. Mary Grant; Cpl. … more
By HEATHER WALTERS    Warmer weather means that a special group of deputies within the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office are preparing for an increase in water rescues and water patrol in … more
By HEATHER RUPPE Proactive policing efforts in Colleton County continue to discover illegal drugs and guns, which are seized from individuals during routine traffic stops. In the last three … more
PRESS RELEASE. A Bluffton man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for sexually assaulting a toddler and live streaming videos of some of the acts. David James Allison, 32, pleaded guilty to … more

Fugitive from justice is captured By HEATHER RUPPE A fugitive from justice has been captured after he was found hiding behind a couch inside a Colleton County house. On April 27th, investigators with … more
Colleton County Council passed a resolution on April 5th to submit a grant application to purchase new bulletproof vests for the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office. According to Shalane Tindal, … more
By HEATHER RUPPE A Colleton County child died in a recent car crash and his sister was also critically injured in the crash. Brian DeLeon, 13, of Walterboro, died on Sunday, April 24th in a … more
By HEATHER RUPPE Wildfires continue to occur in Colleton County, with more property and homes being destroyed week after week. In most cases, the cause of these fires are unattended debris piles … more

Colleton County Sheriff’s Office Cpl. Jacob Scott poses with his new K9 partner Duece for their recent Patrol Team Certification through American Society of Canine Trainers International.  Over … more
Man accused of breaking into ex-girlfriend’s home and firing shots, barely misses sleeping child By HEATHER RUPPE A bullet barely missed a sleeping child inside a Walterboro residence during a … more
By HEATHER RUPPE Two woods fires tore through a rural part of Colleton County last week, with one fire destroying hundreds of acres of planted pine trees. On April 13th at 1:52 p.m., … more
By HEATHER RUPPE Five Colleton County residents, including two children, were seriously injured in a Saturday car crash. The crash occurred at the intersection of Sidneys Road and Round O … more

PRESS RELEASE. The FBI Columbia Field Office has issued a warning this week to parents and caregivers about a rise in nationwide incidents involving the sextortion of children over the internet. … more
Authorities search for armed robber who pretended to be stranded motoristBy HEATHER RUPPE A Colleton man who stopped to help what he thought was an injured motorist was robbed by the would-be crash … more
By HEATHER RUPPE A truck caught fire while the driver was getting gas. The incident occurred at about 5 a.m. on April 7th at the Circle C Truck Stop, located at 11109 August Highway near … more
By HEATHER RUPPE A private donation made to the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office has been used to purchase a new K9 cop named Blue. The new bluetick hound is assigned to Deputy Benjamin … more

An adult Colleton County man was critically injured on Wednesday morning after he was struck by a car. The man was walking in the road near the 16000 block of the ACE Basin Parkway at about 6:11 a.m. … more
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