Camden Police Department (CPD) Chief Joe Floyd has outlined the following safety tips to aid the police department and the public in maintaining a safe and happy holiday season.
A home on Mt. Olive Road, Camden, burned down causing a car parked near the home to also catch on fire Monday morning. The fire could be seen by motorists traveling on I-20.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies charged a Camden man Tuesday with third-degree criminal sexual conduct after turning himself in over accusations he inappropriately touched a 9-year-old girl. In a statement released Wednesday, the KCSO identified the man as Christopher D. Yates, of Lakeshore Drive, Camden. Deputies interviewed him with his attorney present before charging him.
Two men claiming to be brothers tried to swindle a woman into a repaving her driveway for $150.
Firefighters from the Lugoff Fire Department (LFD) recently received full access to the old Burger King building on U.S. 1 in Lugoff for structured firefighter training evolutions.
The Lugoff Fire Department (LFD) battles a barn fire Nov. 12 on Guion Drive off Lachicotte Road in Lugoff. A cold front entering the area brought wind gusts of more than 30 mph to the area, threatening to drive the flames against a nearby residence. LFD Battalion 1, Rescue 10 and Engine 10 arrived on the scene to find the large barn heavily involved in fire. The fire also spread to the yard and woods surrounding the home and threatened a neighbor's detached car garage. LFD crews immediately protected the exposed structures with three attack lines while other crews ...
A Lancaster County man arrested more than two and a half years ago for allegedly murdering his estranged wife and his male roommate in Kershaw County pleaded guilty to those charges on Oct. 31.
Five people, including two 16-year-old male juveniles are charged in connection with a break-in at the Verizon store on West DeKalb Street in Camden. The arrests, detailed in a Camden Police Department (CPD) press release issued Tuesday afternoon, took place Monday, Nov. 4. The CPD issued the press release following further investigation that led to additional charges in other jurisdictions.
An unknown assailant shot a Camden man at a Chestnut Street home just before 7 p.m. Friday. EMS later transported the victim to KershawHealth; he was then flown to a Columbia-area hospital.
A Cassatt mail carrier and volunteer firefighter died Wednesday morning after she ran off the road and into a concrete statue. Kershaw County Coroner Johnny Fellers identified the victim as Erica Broughton, 26, of Cassatt.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested a Lugoff man Friday on allegations he sexually assaulted a 15-year-old female relative.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested 17 people on various charges in the last days of October as a result of a 4-month-long drug distribution investigation.
A Lugoff woman told Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies she was abducted from her home and raped.
A Lugoff couple will spend the next 20 years in jail after entering a special plea in connection with charges they severely abused a 4-year-old girl.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested a career Lugoff firefighter Friday for allegedly engaging in sexual conduct with a teenage girl.
A Camden Police Department (CPD) officer answered a call to KershawHealth on Saturday in response to a patient with a bullet wound.
Responding to a frantic 911 call for help and a follow up investigation, Kershaw County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested Harley Joe Moore, 33, of Camden, and charged him with first degree burglary, discharging a firearm into a dwelling, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime and unlawfully carrying a weapon.
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