Crime

Deputies: Man charged with DUI after driving through yard, hitting shed on James Island

A man has been charged with DUI after driving through one man’s yard and hitting another person’s fence and shed on James Island Thursday night, according to an incident report.

Authorities seize over $60,000 worth of drugs from Georgetown home

  7 arrested in police operation targeting alleged child predators, more arrests expected

  Police: Men wanted for T-Mobile store armed robbery captured following traffic stop on I-26

  Hate crime investigation underway after restaurant vandalized with racist graffiti

  Coroner identifies man killed in shooting at Summerville apartment complex

Police continuing investigation into deadly Summerville shooting

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  Charleston police to hold conversation with community to address crime reports

  Shots fired in N. Charleston Waffle House parking lot, police say

  Summerville police looking for wanted man

  Bond set at $25,000 for Colleton County Sheriff R.A. Strickland

  Police searching for vehicle involved in assault with BB gun

  Man facing multiple charges after chase from N. Charleston to Mt. Pleasant, deputies say

8-year-old dies on Valentine’s Day after drive-by shooting in Louisiana

The suspect allegedly shot into a group of 15 people because of a dispute with the child's uncle.

Bond denied for second suspect charged in connection to 2018 Horry County murder

Horry County police say after a two year search, they’ve arrested a man they believe is responsible for a 2018 homicide.

  Deputies: Man charged after firing pellet gun at home, vehicles

An Ohio man is facing charges after Charleston County deputies say he fired a pellet gun at multiple vehicles and a home Saturday night.

Man accused of breaking into several homes, threatening to kill, sexually assault women in Sumter, police say

Police have arrested a man they say broke into several homes in Sumter and threatened to kill or sexually assault the women who lived there.

Faye Swetlik’s body escorted back home, autopsy results expected to be released Tuesday

One dead, Horry County police still investigating after incident in Bucksport area

  Man linked to death of 6-year-old girl had Lowcountry ties

  One detained after short police chase in N. Charleston

  Police arrest woman accused of vandalizing downtown mosque

Goose Creek man arrested on child pornography charges

  Deputies arrest man who failed to register as sex offender

A man wanted by the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon has been arrested by Charleston County Deputies.

  Police release images of man wanted in Walterboro bank robbery, getaway vehicle

Walterboro Police released surveillance pictures of a man they robbed a bank inside a Walmart Tuesday morning and the vehicle he is believed to have used to flee the scene.

  Coroner identifies pedestrian killed in DUI collision on James Island Connector

The Charleston County Coroner’s Office said 57-year-old Dale Wirth from the Charleston area died at the scene of the the incident.

  Moncks Corner man wanted for causing more than $3k in damage to van

Moncks Corner police are looking for a man who allegedly caused more than $3,000 in damage to a van.

Deputies: Man arrested on drug charges after vehicle pursuit

Charleston County Deputies arrested a man after an attempted traffic stop.

Woman in Myrtle Beach Police custody after driving onto train tracks

A female driver is in police custody after she drove onto train tracks Sunday evening.

“Multiple people” shot at northeast Charlotte apartment complex, police say

The incident occurred Sunday morning on the 8700 block of Avebury Drive, off of East W.T. Harris Boulevard.

Deputies: Suspect collides into deputy’s vehicle during pursuit

Charleston County Deputies are searching for a suspect who they say collided into a deputy’s vehicle during pursuit.

  Berkeley Co. deputies searching for man wanted for drug, assault charges

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the sheriff's office

Man hospialized after being shot in hand in Charleston

Police say no arrests have been made in this incident.

Deputies investigating shooting that killed one in Darlington County

One person is dead and another person is in the hospital after a shooting Friday night in Darlington County.

Missing teenager found safe, deputies still searching for another teen from Joint Base Charleston

Charleston County deputies say a teenage girl who disappeared from Joint Base Charleston on Monday was found safe.

  Deputies arrest 8th suspect wanted in incident that led to shooting death of Summerville teen

The Dorchester County Sheriff's Office have made two additional arrests in connection with the Jan. 27 killing of a Summerville boy, bringing the total number of people facing charges to seven.

  Documents: Suspect in fatal hit and run violated bond conditions for previous charge

A man charged in a hit and run that left three people dead violated the conditions of his bond for a previous charge in a deadly shooting.

Orangeburg County man charged with 2019 murder

An 18-year-old faces multiple charges in connection with a September murder in Santee, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division said.

S.C. authorities looking for hit-and-run driver who seriously hurt pedestrian

It happened Wednesday evening outside Holly Hill and officials are looking for the driver.

Deputies looking for man who didn’t show up in court for hearing

Georgetown County deputies need the public’s help to find a man who didn’t show up in court for his hearing.

  Deputies searching for man accused of failing to register as sex offender

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office is trying to locate a 50-year-old man they say failed to register as a sex offender.

  Parents of 16-year-old murder victim set record straight about son

The family of a 16-year old murder victim said Thursday they want to set the record straight about their son’s background.

  Deputies announce 5th arrest in killing of 16-year-old Summerville boy

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office say they arrested a man in connection with the Jan. 27 shooting that left a 16-year-old Summerville High School student dead.

  Affidavit: Man charged after forcibly kissing 2 students outside CofC library

The College detailed the two separate incidents outside the Addlestone Library in a letter sent out to the campus community.

  Police name 2nd suspect in Georgetown deadly shooting

Georgetown police have named a second suspect in a deadly shooting which happened Wednesday.

Dutch Fork High School student accused of trying to sexually assault peer

The assault happened during school hours, deputies said.

  Man wanted for skipping out on bar tabs arrested at Berkeley County bar

A Summerville man wanted for skipping out on bar tabs across the Tri-County area is in custody.

  Authorities looking for man who has failed to register as sex offender 3 times

Authorities with the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services are looking for a man who has failed to register as a sex offender more than three times.

Summerville police seek public’s help to identify man

Summerville police are asking for the public’s help to identify a man.

  Troopers: Summerville man facing charges after chase, crash

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a Summerville man who led troopers on a chase early Tuesday morning is in custody.

  ‘This is a wakeup call:’ Charleston mosque vandalized twice in two weeks

Charleston Police investigators are still looking for three people after the Islamic Center of Charleston was vandalized twice in two weeks.

After 45 years, S.C. deputies continue search for woman’s killer

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says a $5,000 could go to anyone who can help them close a 45-year-old death investigation.

  Police searching for suspect in Walterboro car wash break-in

Walterboro police are searching for a suspect in a car wash break-in Tuesday morning.

  Johns Island parents sue law enforcement over daughter’s 2018 kidnapping

Brittany Todd claims in a lawsuit that law enforcement should have been able to catch Thomas Evans sooner.

  Committee kills proposal to require gun owners to report lost or stolen weapons

Mount Pleasant committee members decided not to move forward on a proposed ordinance that would require gun owners to report if their weapon becomes lost or stolen.

Deputies investigating shots fired in Hollywood

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office says a home was damaged Sunday night by gunfire.

  Neighborhood on high alert after shooting leaves one dead, another injured

Police have not yet given an update on the status of the suspects.

One dead following shooting in Myrtle Beach, police investigating

Police are on the scene after a reported deadly shooting in a Myrtle Beach housing complex.

Deputies: Customer punches store clerk at Dollar General on James Island

Charleston County deputies responded to a Dollar General on James Island for an assault on Saturday afternoon.

Mount Pleasant man arrested on sexual exploitation of a minor charges

A Mount Pleasant man has been arrested on 14 charges of sexual exploitation of a minor.

Coroner identifies victim of Summerville shooting, police still searching for suspects

The Dorchester County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim of a fatal Saturday night shooting in Summerville.

  Police: One dead, one injured in Summerville shooting, police searching for suspects

No word on if there are other injuries in this shooting

Man lures child into home, sexually assaults them in Simpsonville, police say

A man lured a child into his home where he sexually assaulted them in Simpsonville, police say.

Authorities find wanted Lowcountry man in Virginia; find missing son safe

Officials with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office say Dewey Strang was arrested Friday afternoon in Norfolk, Va. and is awaiting extradition to Charleston County.

  Summerville teen fatally shot as he walked home from track practice, deputies say

An 18-year-old who was involved in a gun deal will be charged as an adult in the killing of a Summerville teen Monday night, according to an affidavit released Friday.

  St. George bank robbery suspect arrested in Colleton County

A man wanted for robbing a bank in St. George has been arrested in Colleton County.

McMaster names acting director of S.C. Department of Public Safety

Gov. Henry McMaster named an acting director for the state’s Department of Public Safety after North Charleston Police Chief Reggie Burgess asked to withdraw his nomination for the post.

  U.S. Marshals arrest Berkeley Co. fugitive known as ‘Rambo’

U.S. Marshals and Summerville police arrested a fugitive Friday morning known as “Rambo.”

  Man wanted in Georgia deputy’s death arrested in Walterboro

Colleton County deputies say a man wanted in connection with the death of a Long County, Georgia deputy is in custody.

Police: Man charged after strangling woman after threesome

A man has been charged after allegedly becoming physically violent with his wife during a threesome, according to a Charleston police incident report.

Deputies searching for man wanted on outstanding warrants

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office says they have identified a man wanted in a Jan. 16 break-in.

Shooting left teenager wounded in hand, deputies say

The Charleston County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting Wednesday night that left a 15-year-old wounded.

  Deputies investigate school bus assault that left student injured

Charleston County deputies say an assault on a school bus Tuesday left an 18-year-old student with multiple injuries.

  Police searching for bank robber in St. George

Police in St. George say they have established a perimeter at the scene of a Wednesday afternoon bank robbery.

  Coroner identifies couple found dead inside Hilton Head home

Beaufort County deputies say a welfare check at a Hilton Head home has lead to a death investigation.

  Messages about student’s killing put Summerville High School on brief lockdown

Dorchester County deputies say a person now believed to be overseas contacted Summerville High School students on social media about the shooting death of a 16-year-old student.

N.J. man pleads guilty in $1M Holly Hill arson

The fire launched a national investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

  Teen arrested after bullets found at Andrews High School, deputies say

A teenager was arrested Wednesday morning after bullets were found in his possession at Andrews High School, according to the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office.

Two injured, one arrested in Georgetown County stabbing

Two people were injured in a stabbing Tuesday night in Georgetown County, according to authorities.

  Coroner identifies inmate who died following ‘medical episode’ at Colleton County jail

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating the death of an inmate who died Tuesday morning at the Colleton County Detention Center.

  Deputies continuing investigation into shooting death of 16-year-old student

Deputies say leads have been coming in since Monday night into the shooting death of a Summerville High School student.