Jimmy Joe Methe, the 49-year-old man charged with voluntary manslaughter in the Feb. 13 fatal shooting of 17-year-old Brandon Scott Spencer, is now out on bond. During a brief appearance late Friday morning, Circuit Court Judge L. Casey Manning set Methe's bond at $200,000, but allowed him to pay a 3 percent minimum in order to be released from the Kershaw County Detention Center.
Then Elgin Police Department (EPD) arrested a 50-year-old Gadsden man and a 39-year-old Hopkins man for allegedly threatening officers after they stopped their vehicle next to EPD Chief Harold Brown's home.
A Camden man with a lengthy narcotics arrest history and who has spent time in prison twice is behind bars again following his arrest by Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) narcotics investigators Feb. 12.
A circuit court judge deferred setting bond Wednesday for an east Camden man charged with fatally shooting a 17-year-old boy who may have been stealing items from one of the man's trucks.
The Camden Police Department (CPD) arrested an 18-year-old Camden High School (CHS) student Feb. 10 for bringing a loaded gun on campus. According to a CPD report, officers arrested Johnquevious "Jay" Dashon-James Johnston, 18, of Chesnut Street, after an officer received information Johnson had brought the gun to school with him the day before.
Lugoff-Fire Rescue (LF-R) will be adding more members to its Swift Water Rescue Team thanks to recent approval by the Lugoff Fire District Board of Commissions to send 10 more firefighters for swift water rescue certification.
An east Camden husband and father is in jail today after shooting and killing a 17-year-old who law enforcement says was fleeing after stealing items from the man's truck.
A man who accused a Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputy of making racially charged comments during his arrest for public disorderly conduct has now been charged with filing a false police report.
For several years, Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) narcotics investigators received tips about 32-year-old Ronald Jason Boone selling heroin in the county. Thanks to those tips and narcotics agent surveillance, Boone, 32, of Fairfax Drive, Camden is behind bars, held on $200,000 bond for trafficking heroin and other drug charges.
The S.C. Elks Association (SCEA) presented its 2016 Enrique "Kiki" Camarena award to Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews at its recent South Carolina Winter conference in Myrtle Beach. The Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks established the award to recognize and honor law enforcement officers who have made a significant contribution in the field of drug abuse prevention and who personify Agent Camarena's belief "one person can make a difference."
During the past week, two Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies managed to avoid head-on crashes with drunk drivers in separate incidents. In both cases, the deputies happened to be part of the KCSO's traffic unit and were able to arrest the drivers and charge them with driving under the influence (DUI).
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies and Bethune Police Chief Joey Cobb arrested a Bethune man following a manhunt Wednesday morning in connection with a series of burglaries in the area. According to a KCSO press release, Cobb and deputies arrested Jeremy Rashad Woodall, 22, of Dinkins Circle, Bethune and charged him with multiple counts of second degree burglary.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested a young Gaston man Tuesday and charged him with two counts each of first degree criminal sexual conduct and second degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor.
A federal judge recently sentenced a Florida man arrested by the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) in February 2012 for his role in a fraudulent tax return scheme.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested a man early Sunday morning after he allegedly broke into an Elgin home and stole numerous items.
A young man thought to be responsible for a recent home invasion and kidnapping in Camden, another home invasion in Cassatt and the armed robbery ...
Local emergency management services (EMS) and other first responders took part in special training May 4 at the Kershaw County Government Center learning to deal ...
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested a 25-year-old woman May 12 at a Dicey Creek Road residence after her mother said her daughter ...
The ISO ratings for several Kershaw County Fire Service districts are being lowered based on a recent survey conducted by the Insurance Services Offices. The ...
Following a more than two-week investigation, the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested a church secretary Wednesday for stealing more than $97,000 in ...
A Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) incident report provides additional details about the case against Alvin Davis IV, 20, of Haile Gold Mine Road ...
Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) now has 12 more swift water rescuers after the group completed training at the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, N ...
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