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Three county pursuit ends in Kershaw County

A West Columbia man who allegedly kidnapped a woman from Lexington County and led law enforcement on a lengthy chase was finally stopped and arrested in Kershaw County early Tuesday morning.

December 16, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


KSCO seeking suspect in robbery, beating

The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office is seeking a man they believe robbed a Lugoff business and pistol whipped an employee.

December 06, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Crime-Police-Fire


Man arrested after high speed chase

A Columbia man was arrested after a high speed chase Saturday on Flat Rock Road near Camden.

December 06, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Heroin use, sales rising in Kershaw County

Heroin use and sales are on the rise nationally and locally, bringing with it a host of problems.

December 06, 2016 | Katrina Moses C-I Staff Writer | Crime-Police-Fire


Suspects in multiple car break-ins arrested again

During Thanksgiving week, Kershaw County Sheriff's Office investigators arrested and charged five individuals with 2-17 counts of breaking into a motor vehicle, receiving stolen goods and burglary (1st degree).

December 02, 2016 | Katrina Moses | Crime-Police-Fire


Golf shed, 51 carts lost in Thanksgiving morning blaze

Camden Country Club's golf cart shed with 51 golf carts burned down early Thanksgiving morning, according to Camden Fire Department officials.

November 29, 2016 | Katrina Moses C-I Staff Writer | Crime-Police-Fire


KCSO mourns loss of K9 officer, Mali

The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office is mourning the loss of one of their own: Mali, a K9 narcotics dog.

November 25, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


KCSO seeks identification of suspects, car

The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office needs help from the public in identifying three men responsible for the burglary of a residence in Lugoff, SC. On November 14, 2016 between the hours of 12:30pm and 1:30pm, three individuals broke into a home and stole some shoes, an iPad and a safe containing a significant amount of US currency. The home that was burglarized was equipped with a video surveillance system that captured numerous images of the suspects. A neighbor who became suspicious of their activity was able to take a picture of the vehicle they were using, driven ...

November 22, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Law enforcement looking for suspect

The Camden Police Department is looking for a man they believe to be responsible for the shooting death of Livio J. Mendoza of New York, which happened Tuesday, November 8 at Waffle House.

November 18, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


One Man Dead In Suspected Drug Deal Gone Bad

ing shot in the Waffle House parking lot on Sumter Highway.

November 11, 2016 | Katrina Moses C-I Staff Writer | Crime-Police-Fire


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


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DUI suspect pleads guilty to illegal re-entry

On Feb. 25, a county traffic enforcement officer arrested a man for DUI that Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews said was an illegal immigrant who ...

June 20, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


KCSO creates internet exchange safe zone

Too often, people read about Craigslist or other internet sales resulting in armed robberies, assaults and even murders. These crimes happen when people show up ...

June 20, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Smoke alarms saved lives in recent fire

Lugoff Fire-Rescue crews credit working smoke alarms for alerting occupants about a fire inside of a double-wide mobile home in Lugoff on Tremont Road.

June 20, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


CPD arrests TitleMax robber

The Camden Police Department (CPD) is charging a man in the May 25 armed robbery of the TitleMax on West DeKalb Street and is thanking ...

June 16, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


KCSO arrests man after 150-plus motorcycle chase

Nearly a week ago, during the early morning hours of Saturday, June 10, Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested a 23-year-old Sumter man ...

June 16, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Crime Report - June 16, 2017

Camden Police Department (CPD)

June 16, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Man dies in single vehicle collision

A single-vehicle collision on S.C. 34 between Gettys and Three Branches roads claimed the life of a Lugoff man early Saturday morning.

June 13, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


L-FR receives federal grant

Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) recently received another large federal grant award from the FEMA AFG Grant Program for $74,780. The funds were awarded to purchase ...

June 13, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Three Camden men indicted in New York

Three Camden men are awaiting their next court date, set for June 20, in Manhattan, N.Y., Supreme Court, after being indicted and arrested for ...

June 09, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Crime Report - June 9, 2017

Camden Police Department (CPD) officers arrested a Camden man -- already wanted on multiple charges -- on new drug and other charges Sunday evening.

June 09, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


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