Crime
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County drug dog finds meth By HEATHER RUPPE A county drug dog was a law enforcement hero last week when he alerted an officer to drugs hidden inside the door of a car. Consequently, the driver of the … more
By HEATHER RUPPE Two horses were ejected from their trailer during a Sunday car crash on Interstate-95. Both horses died. According to Colleton County Fire-Rescue Chief Barry McRoy, a flatbed … more
By HEATHER RUPPE Flames from an unattended debris pile spread on Saturday, Feb. 19th, destroying a nearby house and setting fire to about one acre of land. A passing motorist saw the flames … more

By HEATHER RUPPE One home was destroyed and two others were damaged in a recent fire. The Feb. 15th fire occurred in the 900-block of Drew Hill Court, near Walterboro. According to Colleton … more
Stolen guns found in traffic stop By HEATHER RUPPE Officers found four stolen guns while completing a traffic stop last week. According to a Walterboro Police Department incident report, an officer … more
By HEATHER RUPPE There has been an increase in the number of overdoses happening in Colleton County. According to Colleton County Fire-Rescue Chief Barry McRoy, there has been an uptick in … more
Sarah Midgett is sworn in as the newest police officer with the Edisto Beach Police Department. She is shown here, being sworn into office alongside her family. more

By HEATHER RUPPE A Lodge woman was critically injured recently when her vehicle rolled over several times, throwing her from the car. The 43-year-old woman was found laying about 15 feet from … more
Stolen gun found on suspect during unrelated arrest By HEATHER RUPPE A man wanted by local authorities was captured over the weekend, leading officers to find a weapon that had been stolen in another … more
By HEATHER RUPPE Illegal guns, drugs, and cash have been seized throughout 2021 and are still ongoing as part of a proactive police plan done by the Colleton County Sheriff's Office. In … more
By HEATHER RUPPE The Colleton County Sheriff's Office has two new deputies that recently joined the department's road patrol. Deputy James Kenneth McManus Rorem and Deputy Seth Harris … more

By HEATHER RUPPE High winds during last weekend helped to spread a brush fire across an open field near Walterboro, leading fire officials to work for hours protecting houses from the … more
Angry man threatens to kill woman who called for help By HEATHER Ruppe A deputy responding to a 911-hang up call near Walterboro last week spotted a man walking down Madison Street: the man … more
By HEATHER RUPPE A Walterboro couple is charged with abusing their newborn infant. Trenton Clayton Fail, 19, and Janie Aleecia Marie Morris, 21, both of Walterboro, are each charged with … more
By HEATHER RUPPE A Colleton County native who has a passion for law enforcement was recently promoted within the Colleton County Sheriff's Office. After serving with the sheriff's office … more

Boyfriend chokes, threatens to kill woman during long assault By HEATHER RUPPE A 31-year-old Walterboro man is charged with aggravated assault (Criminal Domestic Violence) after choking … more
By HEATHER RUPPE Parents of Colleton County children are encouraged to participate in a new Child ID program that could help local authorities find their child faster in an unforeseen … more
By HEATHER RUPPE Firefighters battled two fires inside the former Dayco plant in Walterboro last week, as firemen on scene reported seeing flames as high as 10-feet coming from the vacant … more
A 33-year-old Rock Hill man was critically injured when his small pickup truck collided with an empty log truck at the intersection of Lowcountry Hwy. (US Hwy 21) and Black Creek Road on Wednesday, … more

Women start bar brawl in Walterboro By HEATHER RUPPE Two Ravenel women are charged with starting a brawl at a local restaurant and bar. Officers with the Walterboro Police Department … more
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