Freddie Grant, 53, of Elgin will spend 30 years in prison for the kidnapping and murder of Richland County teenager Gabriella "Gabbiee" Swainson after negotiating a deal with authorities. Grant pleaded guilty to the charges in front of 5th Circuit Court Judge Robert Hood at the Richland County Courthouse Wednesday afternoon. Grant will be 83 years old when he completes his sentence.
A Camden woman pled guilty Wednesday in federal court to filing false tax returns using other people's identifying information without their authority.
A man posing as a Charleston police officer called a Camden home and said that the residents owed more than $300 in speeding tickets. The man said they had been caught on tape speeding and instructed the resident to purchase a GreenDot card and call him back with a card's number.
Twenty-seven firefighters from North and South Carolina rode up on bicycles to the Camden Fire Department (CFD) at Camden City Hall a little after 11 a.m. Monday. Family, friends and other supporters rode ahead or behind in trucks. Monday marked the Carolina Brotherhood's third day of riding, having started in Rocky Mount, N.C. They had just come from Darlington where they got the chance to run a circuit around the Darlington Raceway.
Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews knew something big was happening Thursday when 5th Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson received a phone call while they were having lunch.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Foundation recently purchased S.C. Law Enforcement Officers Association (SCLEOA) memberships for every sworn officer at the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO). While each membership costs only $30, the benefits are substantial, according to a KCSO press release. Members receive a $5,000 line-of-duty death benefit, free legal representation for officers facing litigation stemming from line-of-duty incidents, scholarship opportunities for children of officers and discounts at motels and attractions.
The city of Camden Fire Department (CFD) is teaming up with Safe Kids Kershaw County to provide free child safety seat inspections and installations during the annual Belk Back to School Kid Fest. Kid Fest features games, prizes, discounts and fashion shows. This year, Kid Fest will also offer free child safety seat inspections and installations.
A 17-year-old boy's story about being shot in a drive-by shooting ended up not being true.
A 21-year-old Richland County woman is in the Kershaw County Detention Center, charged with having sex with a 14-year-old Lugoff boy.
A 20-year-old Lugoff man held on a $225,000 bond after being charged with attempted murder for repeatedly hitting a man with a baseball bat will remain in jail for now.
A fire at an old truck stop most recently being used for storage is under investigation.
Sunday, a 29-year-old Camden man turned himself in at the Kershaw County Detention Center after learning the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) had a warrant for his arrest charging him with allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old girl.
The S.C. Highway Patrol (SCHP) issued 726 citations during its recent law enforcement "blitz" in Kershaw County. The SCHP partnered with the Camden and Elgin police departments and Kershaw County Sheriff's Office in an effort to combat a near tripling in fatal traffic accidents in the county.
An Elgin man allegedly kicked in the door of a woman's house after her current boyfriend threatened that there "was going to be a problem" if the subject kept calling the woman. The current boyfriend told deputies that while at his girlfriend's home, the subject kept calling her, even after she told him to stop calling.
The Camden Police Department (CPD) is investigating an incident where a Camden woman was allegedly dragged along the ground by a vehicle driven by her boyfriend.
A 25-year-old man mentioned in Tuesday's weekly crime report as possibly contributing to the delinquency of a minor is now being charged with multiple ...
Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) crews quickly put out a trailer fire at the Target Distribution Center around 11:30 p.m. Monday.
Two men died in separate incidents during a less than 24-hour period Monday night and Tuesday afternoon, according to Kershaw County Coroner David West.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested Airflack Leslie Crumpton Jr., 28, of Winnsboro on Thursday and charged him with second degree criminal sexual ...
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested two men in a single incident during which a KCSO traffic deputy caught them excessively speeding on ...
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Foundation (KCSF) Board of Directors is accepting 2016 nominations for the "Leonard Price Friend of Law Enforcement Award." Established in ...
Camden officers arrested a 37-year-old Mullins man with grand larceny on April 12 following a traffic stop by a Kershaw County deputy after reports of ...
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