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Dogs that were allegedly abused are being cared for by animal control workers as custody hearing loomsBy HEATHER RUPPE Officials with the Colleton County Animal Control services are still actively … more
Animal cruelty case under investigation in Walterboro By HEATHER RUPPE Officers were called to a Blueberry Court residence near Walterboro on March 31st to what they thought was a domestic dispute … more
By HEATHER RUPPE A passing motorist who spotted an overturned car in a rural part of Colleton County ultimately saved a man’s life. On Saturday, April 2nd, an unidentified man driving down … more

By HEATHER RUPPE A Walterboro business caught fire last week from a nearby burn barrel that was left unattended as it burned debris. On March 30th, at about 12:18 p.m., firefighters from both … more
A Colleton County man fell about 30 feet from a tree that he was working on at his Welles Lane house. The man was treated at the scene for multiple injuries and was then flown to a trauma center at … more
FLOWN OUT. A Walterboro man was flown to Trident Medical Center in North Charleston after he received multiple critical injuries in a Sunday morning car crash on Interstate 95. MAN CRITICALLY … more
By HEATHER RUPPE A Colleton County man is charged with trafficking drugs after he was busted last week during a traffic stop. Jermaine Gordon, 34, of Walterboro, is charged with open container … more

After nearly eight years of service at Edisto Beach, the department’s Assistant Police Chief Ken Dasen has retired from his post. He was hired at Edisto Beach PD in 2014 and began the assistant … more
Convicted felon caught with shotgun By HEATHER RUPPE A 47-year-old Colleton man is charged with several crimes, including being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. According to … more
By HEATHER RUPPE A deputy on routine patrol in the Canadys Community last week spotted smoke and alerted firefighters to a large woods fire that ultimately destroyed a nearby house. On March … more
Unknown BB-Gun Shooter targets exterminator truck By HEATHER RUPPE Law enforcement officers are investigating a claim that someone fired a BB Gun at a Palmetto Exterminators truck, striking … more

By HEATHER RUPPE The number of fires happening in Colleton County continues, this time in a rural residence in the Canadys community. A house on Prairie Lane near Canadys was destroyed by a … more
By HEATHER RUPPE House fires and especially outdoor fires continue to scorch Colleton County, with the number of fires now in triple digits. Since January of this year, the number of fires in … more
Alisha Minto and Julie Simpson have passed their Telecommunications exam at the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy and are now certified dispatchers at the Colleton County Dispatch Center. “The Colleton … more
By HEATHER RUPPE Two cars travelling southbound on Interstate 95 near Walterboro collided and then went off the roadway, crashing into trees. One person was killed in this crash and two others … more

PRESS RELEASE. A 22-year-old Walterboro man who shot and killed two men and then drove with their dead bodies inside a car is headed to prison. Jonathan Shamar Moore of Walterboro pleaded guilty … more
A Walterboro man accidentally shot himself while walking down Verdier Street, near Park Avenue, in Walterboro. The incident occurred on March 8th. According to information provided by local … more
More than 700 Opium pills seized in city bust By HEATHER RUPPE A traffic stop that occurred on Feb. 28th at the corner of Hampton Street and Francis Street in Walterboro resulting in hundreds of … more
By HEATHER RUPPE    The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office continues its Employee of the Quarter Program by honoring nine different deputies and employees from various … more

By HEATHER RUPPE A house was damaged and several other items, including a camper and two cars, were engulfed in flames during a recent fire that occurred in Walterboro. The fire occurred at … more
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