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Two fatal accidents reported over holiday weekend

Two separate accidents, one involving a two year old boy, have claimed the lives of two Kershaw County residents.

January 03, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Three county pursuit ends in Kershaw County

A West Columbia man who allegedly kidnapped a woman from Lexington County and led law enforcement on a lengthy chase was finally stopped and arrested in Kershaw County early Tuesday morning.

December 16, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


KSCO seeking suspect in robbery, beating

The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office is seeking a man they believe robbed a Lugoff business and pistol whipped an employee.

December 06, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Crime-Police-Fire


Man arrested after high speed chase

A Columbia man was arrested after a high speed chase Saturday on Flat Rock Road near Camden.

December 06, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Heroin use, sales rising in Kershaw County

Heroin use and sales are on the rise nationally and locally, bringing with it a host of problems.

December 06, 2016 | Katrina Moses C-I Staff Writer | Crime-Police-Fire


Suspects in multiple car break-ins arrested again

During Thanksgiving week, Kershaw County Sheriff's Office investigators arrested and charged five individuals with 2-17 counts of breaking into a motor vehicle, receiving stolen goods and burglary (1st degree).

December 02, 2016 | Katrina Moses | Crime-Police-Fire


Golf shed, 51 carts lost in Thanksgiving morning blaze

Camden Country Club's golf cart shed with 51 golf carts burned down early Thanksgiving morning, according to Camden Fire Department officials.

November 29, 2016 | Katrina Moses C-I Staff Writer | Crime-Police-Fire


KCSO mourns loss of K9 officer, Mali

The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office is mourning the loss of one of their own: Mali, a K9 narcotics dog.

November 25, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


KCSO seeks identification of suspects, car

The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office needs help from the public in identifying three men responsible for the burglary of a residence in Lugoff, SC. On November 14, 2016 between the hours of 12:30pm and 1:30pm, three individuals broke into a home and stole some shoes, an iPad and a safe containing a significant amount of US currency. The home that was burglarized was equipped with a video surveillance system that captured numerous images of the suspects. A neighbor who became suspicious of their activity was able to take a picture of the vehicle they were using, driven ...

November 22, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Law enforcement looking for suspect

The Camden Police Department is looking for a man they believe to be responsible for the shooting death of Livio J. Mendoza of New York, which happened Tuesday, November 8 at Waffle House.

November 18, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


One Man Dead In Suspected Drug Deal Gone Bad

ing shot in the Waffle House parking lot on Sumter Highway.

November 11, 2016 | Katrina Moses C-I Staff Writer | Crime-Police-Fire


Burglary suspect arrested in his boxer shorts

A Camden man received a lot of painful scratches as well as a jail cell after Kershaw County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested him as he allegedly tried to run through a briar patch wearing only his underwear.

November 08, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Camden Police Department receives $290K grant

The Camden Police Department will add to its roster and its bottom line, thanks to a federal grant U.S. Department of Justice's office of Community Oriented Policing.

November 04, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Crime-Police-Fire


KCSO arrests 5th car break-in suspect

The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office has arrested a fifth suspect in connection with a string of car break-ins that occurred in August.

October 14, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


KCSO deputy assaulted during traffic stop

A North Carolina man remains in the Kershaw County Detention Center facing several charges after he allegedly assaulted a Kershaw County Sheriff's Office deputy during a traffic stop Tuesday.

October 07, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


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ATEC students learn skills at the Camden Fire Department

The Camden Fire Department (CFD) held its first Skills Day for the new Firefighter 1 Applied Technology Education Center (ATEC) program at the CFD's ...

March 28, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Alert neighbor reports burglary in progress

Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested two men and a woman and charged them with conspiracy to commit burglary and housebreaking around 3 ...

March 28, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Crime Report - March 24, 2017

Elgin Police Department (EPD) officers charged a 29-year-old Elgin woman with resisting arrest after responding to Jeffers Circle about an SUV stuck in a ditch ...

March 24, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Men plead guilty in Sandhills Bank robbery case

Two men arrested in June 2015 for the armed robbery of the Sandhills Bank branch in Bethune pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court. According to ...

March 24, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Boan graduates from FBI Academy

Camden Police Department Capt. Lee Boan graduated from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Academy on March 17. Boan studied at the academy ...

March 24, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Lugoff Fire-Rescue dedicates new trucks

Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) dedicated two new fire trucks into service March 18 at its headquarters with board members, fire department members and elected officials on ...

March 24, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Officer honored

Lt. Tyrell Cato, who recently earned the professional designation of Certified Jail Officer through the American Jail Association, was recognized by Kershaw County Council for ...

March 21, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Thanks to grant, LF-R gets eight new AEDs

Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) recently purchased eight new automated external defibrillators, or AEDs, thanks to a more than $8,600 grant from the Firehouse Subs Public ...

March 21, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Crime Report - March 17, 2017

The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office reported the following recent incidents:

March 17, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Sheriff gives $100,000 check to SCVAN

Every year, every county in South Carolina collects money from fines and assessments following court proceedings. A percentage of those funds are mandated by state ...

March 17, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


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