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Man charged with sexually assaulting 6-year-old

A Lugoff man has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl, according to a Kershaw County Sheriff's Office(KCSO) press release.

December 19, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Suspect arrested in stolen vehicle

A Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) patrol officer, with assistance from Richland County deputies, arrested Kevon Jhalil Williams, 20, early Saturday morning and charged him with failure to stop for a blue light, driving under suspension and grand larceny of a motor vehicle.

December 19, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Crime Report - Dec. 19, 2017

Camden Police Department (CPD)

December 19, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Pioneering child abuse pediatrician retires

Dr. Susan Breeland Luberoff may not be from or live in Kershaw County, but she has helped county and municipal law enforcement agencies here change the way child abuse and sexual assault cases are investigated for nearly 30 years. Luberoff's focus has been on the forensics of such cases -- the collecting and processing of evidence by medical personnel and translating that work into language and processes members of law enforcement can use in their investigations.

December 15, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Coroner, chief, sheriff urge safe holiday driving

The scene has played out 19 times in Kershaw County this year: Kershaw County Coroner David West, joined by a member of the Bethune, Camden or Elgin police departments or from the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office, knocks on the door of a home or apartment. Sometimes, when someone opens the door and sees them, the person just knows -- a loved one is gone, killed in a traffic collision.

December 15, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


KCSO searching for burglary suspects

The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) is seeking the public's help in identifying three suspects who burglarized Cellular Connections on U.S. 1 South in Lugoff early Tuesday morning after breaking through the front door. The suspects reportedly then broke into display cases and stole several cell phones and accessories.

December 12, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Elgin man charged with attempted murder

An Elgin man is behind bars, charged with attempted murder, after he allegedly tried to run over two people with a pickup truck.

December 08, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Lugoff man defrauded N.Y. retirement system

In a statement released Tuesday, South Carolina U.S. Attorney Beth Drake said Joseph F. Grossmann, 68, of Lugoff, South Carolina, pled guilty to bank larceny and was sentenced to probation for three years, including one year of home confinement. Grossmann was also ordered to pay $130,624 in restitution to the New York State Employees' Retirement System. Magistrate Judge Paige J. Gossett presided at the hearing.

December 08, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Man dies of injuries from Nov. 27 wreck

A man who sustained injuries in a Nov. 27 wreck in Camden has died of his injuries.

December 05, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Suspect charged with multiple auto break-ins

A Bethune man has been arrested in connection with multiple auto break ins in three different counties.

December 01, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Crime Report - Dec. 1, 2017

Camden Police Department (CPD)

December 01, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Camden man charged in 2012 sexual assault arrested in Florence

A man charged with sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl in 2012 and who served time for the assault is back behind bars, this time in Florence.

November 28, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


BBQ fundraiser nets $1,000 for KC Sheriff’s Foundation

Gadgets of Lugoff recently hosted a BBQ cook-off to raise money for the Kershaw County Sheriff's Foundation. Sixteen teams of BBQ cooking experts, members of the S.C. BBQ Association from all over South Carolina, and one team from North Carolina, all competed for three prizes. The winning team, "Pimp My Pig" received a trophy and cash prize.

November 28, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Moped rider dies in collision

A Cassatt man died Sunday afternoon after he tried to turn in front of an approaching SUV.

November 24, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Man shot multiple times at nightclub

During the early morning hours Saturday, Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies responded to a shots fired call at Club Sauce, 790 U.S. 1 North. When responding deputies arrived at the club where a large crowd had gathered, they found a very chaotic scene. One of the security guards at the club advised that the victim had been transported by private vehicle to the hospital.

November 21, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


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Fifth Circuit Solicitor indicted on federal fraud charges

South Carolina's U.S. District Attorney announced Tuesday that a grand jury has indicted outgoing Fifth Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson, 49, and his director ...

September 21, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Driver in Sept. 2 double fatality charged

The Columbia man whose SUV crashed head-on into a sedan on Sept. 2 causing the deaths of a young man and woman is now being ...

September 21, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Camden man pleads guilty to federal wire fraud charge

Thomas Brock, 51, of Camden, pleaded guilty Aug. 28 to one of 18 counts filed against him by the U.S. government related to allegations ...

September 21, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


County employee dies in weather-related fatality

A Kershaw County Public Works employee died in a single-car collision when his 1996 Dodge pickup hydroplaned while traveling westbound on I-20 Sunday morning.

September 18, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Sunny Hill accident

Blue lights flash from a Camden Police Department (CPD) patrol car around 1 p.m. Tuesday while officers, firefighters and witnesses congregate at the rear ...

September 14, 2018 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Crime Report - Sept. 14, 2018

Camden Police Department (CPD)

September 14, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


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