An allegedly drunk Lugoff man who may have also been high on drugs, purportedly rammed into the back of his girlfriend's vehicle following an argument.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office reported the following recent incidents:
Every year, every county in South Carolina collects money from fines and assessments following court proceedings. A percentage of those funds are mandated by state ...
The case of a missing Bethune man is now a murder investigation.
For many years, drivers along any number of roadways, including I-20 in Kershaw County, have seen roadside memorials erected by people mourning loved ones who ...
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