The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) received its sixth consecutive Agency of the Year award for departments with 51-100 officers "excelling in the area of DUI arrests, DUI victim services and underage drinking programs." The KCSO received the award Tuesday from the S.C. Department of Public Safety and the Office of Highway Safety and Justice Programs during a ceremony in Columbia.
Elgin Police Department (EPD) officers arrested a 37-year-old Elgin man on several charges after responding to a fight in progress on the evening of April 3 in the Food Lion parking lot off Main Street. According to an EPD report, officers charged the man with third-degree assault, public disorderly conduct and intimidation/threatening the life of a public official.
Lightning kept firefighters busy during Wednesday afternoon's severe thunderstorms, causing at least two house fires and producing smoke at a third home.
The Camden Police Department (CPD) is investigating allegations that an employee embezzled $60,000 from the Montessori School of Camden (MSC) since December 2014.
A Lugoff woman and her brother from California died as a result of gunshot wounds to the head Thursday afternoon. Kershaw County Coroner David West identified the victims as Maliaka Truesdale, 36, who was living in the Bridle Ridge Apartments No. 307, 40 Boulware Drive, in Lugoff; and her brother, 38-year-old Hannasan McGhie, of Los Angeles, Calif. West said McGhie was visiting his sister. Both died of gunshot wounds to the head.
Camden Police Department (CPD) Chief Joe Floyd and Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews said it seems people have gotten the message about behavior at the Carolina Cup.
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 training grounds. Thirteen students from the Firefighter 1 program attended the five-hour class day. Covered subjects ranged from ladder rescues to fire attack and the growth stages of fire. Skills Day was led by ATEC Instructor Jeff Cooper; assistant instructors Chris Tidwell, Chris Jones and Scott Wiles; and members of the CFD.
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 p.m. Friday.
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 late on the night of March 4.
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 a press release from U.S. Attorney Beth Drake, Yancey Kevon Wilson and Randy Jones Jr., both 23, pleaded guilty to a variety of charges stemming from the robbery.
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 for 10 weeks; his coursework covered topics such as legal issues for command-level officers, fitness in law enforcement, public speaking, critical incident leadership in crisis negotiations, essentials for law enforcement executives and a seminar in media and managing law enforcement image.
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 hand.
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 this achievement. Shown from left are Councilman Dennis Arledge, Tynana Cato (daughter), Edericia Cato (wife), Tyonna Cato (daughter), Council Vice Chairman Sammy Tucker, Jr., Lt. Tyrell Cato, Councilman Tom Gardner, KC Detention Center Administrator P.E. Spivey, Councilman Al Bozard, Councilman Jimmy Jones and Councilman Ben Connell.
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 Safety Foundation.
A Chesterfield woman died in Kershaw County in a head-on collision Tuesday morning on U.S. 1 in Cassatt. Kershaw County Coroner David West identified ...
Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) now has four newly trained volunteer firefighters. According to a LF-R press release, the firefighters recently completed a 105-hour Fundamentals of Firefighting ...
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested a Cassatt man nearly two weeks after he allegedly attacked a friend by striking him twice in ...
A Camden Police Department (CPD) officer released a 19-year-old Sumter man after initially detaining him following a report that the young man had pointed a ...
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested a Bethune man Wednesday for attempted murder in connection with an incident that took place April 15.
Charles Richard Bradberry, 37, of Columbia pleaded guilty April 14 to two counts of second degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor victim ages 11-14 ...
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested and charged a Columbia man and a 16-year-old girl Thursday for carjacking. A KCSO press release identified ...
A Cassatt man died Friday afternoon while unloading his tractor.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested a Lugoff man for possession with intent to distribute marijuana April 12.
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