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KCSO arrests burglars caught by deer cam photos

On Thursday, Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) investigators arrested Shondale Ingham, 34, who lives in Dalzell, and Sandy Joseph Tarte, 48, who lives with Ingham, and charged them with five counts of burglary and one count each of criminal conspiracy.

October 03, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Man dies in 4-wheeler accident

A 48-year-old Camden area man died Saturday night after a four-wheeler accident off Damascus Church Road that happened around 8:55 p.m.

October 03, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Speeding to see girlfriend leads man to jail

At about 11:30 p.m. on the night of September 22, a Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputy assigned to the Traffic Unit arrested Liam Chou Buckley, 20, who lives on Picket Fence Lane in Myrtle Beach after the officer clocked Buckley driving 141 mph on I-20 in Kershaw County.

September 29, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


LF-R responds to truck crash

At about 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, Kershaw County E911 Dispatch sent Lugoff Fire-Rescue crews to a reported motor vehicle collision on U.S. 601 near the I-20 Interchange. The situation turned out to be two semi-tractor trailers that had collided in the middle of the road. Lugoff Fire Battalion 1, Marshal 1, Engine 7, and Rescue Engine 10 arrived soon after to find that one of the trucks had overturned, spilling tree-length logs into the highway and confirmed that two commercial vehicles were involved.

September 26, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Crime Report - Sept. 26, 2017

Camden Police Department (CPD)

September 26, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Man shot to death in Elgin

A man died as a result of a shooting incident on Juniper Road in Elgin around 1:30 a.m. Saturday.

September 26, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Robinson pleads, is sentenced for rash of vehicle break-ins

One of six people arrested at various times in 2016 for a rash of vehicle break-ins pleaded guilty on Sept. 15 and will spend the next four years in prison.

September 22, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Shots fired early Friday morning on Broad Street

Several people out running around 4 a.m. Friday noticed a number of police cars in front of a home on the 1600 block of Broad Street in Camden.

September 19, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Cassatt woman sentenced in drug case

A 64-year-old Cassatt woman will spend the next 12 years in a state prison after pleading guilty Tuesday to four drug charges.

September 15, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Crime Report - Sept. 15, 2017

Camden Police Department (CPD)

September 15, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Skimmer sentenced and deported

A 42-year-old Romanian man living in the country illegally who pleaded guilty Aug. 23 to numerous counts of criminal conspiracy involving the use of "skimmers" on Camden-area ATMs appears to have been deported. The Camden Police Department (CPD) arrested Gheorghe Iordache, 42, whose last known address was in Florence, on April 18.

September 12, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


When it’s time to stop

With new technology, such as newly acquired LUCAS 3 automatic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) devices, and the ever-increasing level of training they receive, Kershaw County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) crews are able to, essentially, bring the hospital to patients in the field.

September 12, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


High speed chase ends with collision Sunday

The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested two teenagers charged them in connection with a high-speed pursuit through Kershaw and Lee counties that ended with a collision in downtown Camden on Sunday afternoon.

September 08, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Disaster averted

A Camden Fire Department (CFD) firefighter uses a hose to wash away propane gas from this late model Nissan Maxima parked at the Camden Business Center next door to the Kershaw County School District offices on West DeKalb Street in Camden as another firefighter monitors his progress just after noon on Sept. 1. CFD Capt. Johnny Mullis said the propane tank seen in front of the car on the left was in the trunk of the car when it apparently ruptured and started to leak. Mullis said propane, which is heavier than air, began to escape from the trunk, appearing ...

September 08, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Camden man sent back to federal prison

A Camden man who pleaded guilty in late May to being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition will spend an additional five years in prison, according to a press release from South Carolina U.S. Attorney Beth Drake.

September 08, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


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2-year-old girl found safe

Two-year-old Dakota Ray is safe more than a month after being declared missing on April 15. Her parents are under arrest after being located in ...

May 22, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Man pleads guilty to criminal sexual conduct charges

Richard Dewayne Hendrix, 19, with addresses in Lugoff and Gaston, pleaded guilty May 11 to three counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor ...

May 18, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Crime Report - May 18, 2018

Camden Police Department (CPD)

May 18, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Sheriff provides timeline in Connell case

Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews has provided a timeline regarding the investigation leading S.C. State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) agents to charge his former ...

May 15, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


CHS receives fake threat

Around 8:15 a.m. Monday, Camden High School (CHS) Principal Dan Matthews sent a message via phone and email alerting parents that another fake ...

May 15, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


New information in KCSO embezzlement case

New information is being revealed in the wake of embezzlement accusations made against Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews' former administrative assistant, Samantha "Sam" West Connell.

May 11, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


McKeever pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter

A Camden man originally arrested for murdering his common law wife in May 2016 pleaded guilty Monday to voluntary manslaughter. According to online Kershaw County ...

May 11, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Father and son charged with threatening deputy

S.C. State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) agents arrested a Camden man April 29 and charged him and his already jailed 18-year-old son with threatening ...

May 11, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


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