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Woman arrested in fatal March hit and run

For more than two months, the S.C. Highway Patrol (SCHP) sought the driver of an unknown vehicle that fatally struck and killed a pedestrian on Blaney Road during the early morning hours of March 1.

May 15, 2013 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Cassatt man dies in crash Saturday

The body of a man killed in a single-vehicle accident Saturday was discovered Monday.

May 15, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Crime-Police-Fire


Crime Report - May 15, 2013

An Elgin woman's daughter-in-law allegedly approached her with a knife because she was angry that the Elgin woman's son was on the brink of losing his job.

May 15, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Crime-Police-Fire


Two arrested after meth lab discovered

Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) narcotics agents arrested two men Monday after discovering a fully assembled methamphetamine lab in an outbuilding on Cricket Hill Drive in Lugoff.

May 15, 2013 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Lugoff man dies after high speed chase

A Lugoff man died after traveling up to 100 mph Sunday morning around 3 a.m.

May 13, 2013 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Fugitive wanted in 2011 home invasion arrested

A man wanted in connection with an August 2011 east Camden home invasion is now in jail thanks to a tip that he was running a club there.

May 08, 2013 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Crime Report - May 8, 2013

The Camden Police Department (CPD) is looking for three black men who robbed an Ohio man on West DeKalb Street.

May 08, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Crime-Police-Fire


Missing Kershaw County teen located in Texas

A 15-year-old Kershaw County girl who went missing Friday turned up in Texas Sunday afternoon.

May 08, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Crime-Police-Fire


Lugoff teenage girl reported missing

(This story was sent for publication prior to the C-I learning that authorities had located Kerrigan Parker in San Antonio, Texas. The C-I will have a follow up story Wednesday with further details.)

May 06, 2013 | | Crime-Police-Fire


LFD reports on April 30 gas tanker accident

The Lugoff Fire Department (LFD) responded to an April 30 accident in Lugoff that resulted in U.S. 1 being blocked off for several hours.

May 06, 2013 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Man arrested following stand-off

Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested a 40-year-old Fairfield County man Thursday night following a two-hour stand-off with Kershaw County deputies in the cemetery of a church on Springvale Road.

May 06, 2013 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Crime Report - May 1, 2013

The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) made no arrests and no one was hurt in a possible recent case of road rage on Dry Branch Road.

May 01, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Crime-Police-Fire


Lugoff man arrested on sexual conduct charges

The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested a 35-year-old Lugoff man Tuesday on charges he had sexual relations with a 15-year-old girl. A KCSO press release identified the arrested man as Jonathan Wade Ray, and that investigators charged him with second degree criminal sexual conduct.

May 01, 2013 | | Crime-Police-Fire


KCSO, EPD arrest two for auto break-ins

Following a joint investigation between the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) and the Elgin Police Department (EPD), officers arrested David Allen Richardson, 26, and Haley O'Ryan Pearson, 19. Investigators from both agencies identified the pair as having broken in to nearly a dozen vehicles in the town of Elgin and Kershaw County.

April 29, 2013 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Crime Report - April 24, 2013

A 19-year-old Lugoff woman pressed charges against a 19-year-old Elgin man after she claimed he tried to "force himself on her."

April 24, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Crime-Police-Fire


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Law enforcement warns of scammers around the holidays

Law enforcement officials are cautioning the public to always be wary of swindlers and those who try to get money from good people using a wide variety of unethical and illegal tactics. These con games know no season, but Camden Police Department (CPD) Chief Joe Floyd said criminals increase their efforts around the holidays. Using the old adage, "if it's too good to be true, it probably is," Floyd said everyone should be aware of possible scams and gave advice on what to do if they are contacted by anyone they don't know asking for money.

November 28, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Crime-Police-Fire


CPD arrests Elgin man after he attacks woman

The Camden Police Department (CPD) arrested an Elgin man Nov. 13 on multiple charges after he allegedly forced his way into a Camden home and attacked a 29-year-old Lugoff woman.

November 26, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Crime-Police-Fire


CPD celebrates Crossing Guard Appreciation Week

The Camden Police Department (CPD) recognized three city crossing guards for their dedication and service during S.C. Crossing Guard Appreciation Week, which ended Friday. The CPD, along with the S.C. Department of Transportation's (SCDOT) Safe Routes to School Resource Center honored William Lucas and John T. Arledge for their service at Camden Elementary School (CES) and Carson Gordon for keeping students safe at Camden Middle School (CMS).

November 26, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Crime-Police-Fire


Fire chiefs promote extra safety during cold months

With the first touch of winter weather upon Kershaw County, local firefighting officials are cautioning everyone to use a few safety tips to keep their homes and businesses safe when using fireplaces, furnaces and space heaters.

November 26, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Crime-Police-Fire


Crime Report - Nov. 26, 2014

A Camden businessman is accusing an employee of stealing more than $4,500 from the business.

November 26, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Crime-Police-Fire


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