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Burglary suspect arrested in his boxer shorts

A Camden man received a lot of painful scratches as well as a jail cell after Kershaw County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested him as he allegedly tried to run through a briar patch wearing only his underwear.

November 08, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Camden Police Department receives $290K grant

The Camden Police Department will add to its roster and its bottom line, thanks to a federal grant U.S. Department of Justice's office of Community Oriented Policing.

November 04, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Crime-Police-Fire


KCSO arrests 5th car break-in suspect

The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office has arrested a fifth suspect in connection with a string of car break-ins that occurred in August.

October 14, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


KCSO deputy assaulted during traffic stop

A North Carolina man remains in the Kershaw County Detention Center facing several charges after he allegedly assaulted a Kershaw County Sheriff's Office deputy during a traffic stop Tuesday.

October 07, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Camden man arrested for attempted murder

A Camden man is behind bars in the Kershaw County Detention Center after Kershaw County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested him in connection with a stabbing early Saturday morning.

October 04, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Fire Fest 2016

September 27, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


21st annual FireFest is Saturday

Grab the kids and get ready for fun and fire safety; the 21st annual FireFest is this Saturday.

September 23, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Man arrested for sexually assaulting children

A 50-year-old homeless man is behind bars on multiple counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor.

September 23, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


4-year-old walks away from sleeping mom in car

On September 19, Kershaw County Sheriff's Office deputies charged and arrested 23-year-old Taquanna Salkie Thomas of Camden with unlawful neglect of a child after a motorist observed Thomas' child walking down US1 in Elgin by himself around 11 p.m. on September 18.

September 23, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Shooting suspect arrested, charged with attempted murder

On September 8, 2016 the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office arrested Liquel Bryant Robinson, 19, of Camden and charged him with attempted murder after he allegedly shot Sean Major, also of Camden.

September 13, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


KSCO arrests five in auto break-ins

The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office have arrested five individuals, including one juvenile, from the Columbia area in connection with a number of auto break-ins near Elgin.

September 13, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Fill the Boot kick off is Monday

Members of the Camden Fire Department along with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, will host a special event to kick off the fire fighters' annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign and continue a 60-year tradition of helping save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle disease in Camden and throughout Kershaw County. Members of the public and local community leaders are invited to attend Monday at 11 a.m. at the Camden Fire Department. Representatives from MDA and the Camden Fire Department will be on hand to discuss this year's boot drive.

August 26, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Stolen vehicle and marijuana possession

A lieutenant and investigator with the Kershaw County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit were on Red Hill Road in Camden when they noticed a grey Subaru with a temporary tag that looked weathered and illegible. The agents noticed the tag did not look consistent with temporary tags they have seen through their experience in law enforcement. They conducted a lawful traffic stop on Red Hill Road, and told the driver the reason for the traffic stop. The driver advised agents that the vehicle had been sitting in his yard for about three years, and he removed the tag from another Subaru ...

August 19, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Seven charged in $350 million government fraud scheme

Seven people, including two Camden residents, have been charged in a $350 million scheme to defraud the federal government.

August 19, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Woman arrested for leaving toddlers in car

A Kershaw County woman was arrested Monday morning after Camden Police officers responded to a call about children left unattended in a car in the Walmart parking lot.

August 16, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Crime-Police-Fire


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Articles by Section - Crime-Police-Fire


KCSO arrests man after vehicle chase through woods

A Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputy arrested a Lugoff man Wednesday on multiple charges following a car chase through a wooded area in ...

February 21, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Crime Report - Feb. 17, 2017

Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested two Lugoff men following an assault that allegedly took place around 5:45 a.m. Sunday.

February 17, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


ATEC receives $7,500 grant for firefighting program

The Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) has received a $7,500 grant from the South Carolina State Firefighters Association (SCSFA) for its firefighting program.

February 17, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


KCSO arrests five armed men

Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested five men, all armed with handguns, early Wednesday morning. Each of the arrested men is suspected of ...

February 17, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


CPD arrests man for armed robberies

The Camden Police Department (CPD) arrested a man Wednesday for two armed robberies, one of which took place that day. The other robbery reportedly took ...

February 17, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


One confirmed wounded in shooting

At least one person suffered injuries from a shooting incident during a post-funeral gathering in Elgin on Sunday evening. The KCSO is seeking the whereabouts ...

February 14, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


KCSO launches ‘Name our New Kershaw County K9’

The 13-month-old female black lab got on her hind legs to jump up to Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) Deputy Justin Spivey's chest ...

February 10, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


LF-R getting ‘bounce house’ obstacle course

Most children, when they think of fire departments, get excited about fire trucks -- ladder trucks, engines, rescue vehicles and pumpers -- and, perhaps, dream of being ...

February 10, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Crime Report - Feb. 10, 2017

The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) may charge a 35-year-old Elgin man with criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature after allegedly ...

February 10, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


‘Career criminal’ arrested for allegedly assaulting student

Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) investigators arrested an Elgin man for allegedly assaulting a 16-year-old male Lugoff-Elgin High School student on a school bus ...

February 07, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


One arrested, one sought in check cash robbery

Camden Police Department (CPD) officers arrested a Camden man and are seeking another for robbing the Check Into Cash on East DeKalb Street in Camden.

February 07, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


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