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Shewtzuk found guilty of murder, receives life sentence

Shewtzuk found guilty of murder, receives life sentence
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 11:56 a.m.

A jury found Thomas Robert Shewtzuk guilty of murder in the death of Travis Aaron Gordon, 23, of Goose Creek on June 13, 2015. Shewtzuk shot and …

Hanahan woman accused of smuggling contraband into jail surrenders to Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office

Hanahan woman accused of smuggling contraband into jail surrenders to Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016 11:08 a.m.

A Hanahan woman accused of smuggling contraband items to her inmate son at Georgetown County Detention Center turned herself in to authorities …

DCSO investigating club shooting, four injured

DCSO investigating club shooting, four injured
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 3:18 p.m.

A shooting at a club in North Charleston early Saturday morning injured four, two of whom were seriously hurt, said the Dorchester County …

County crime

Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A substance that tested positive to be crack/cocaine was found in the vehicle of a driver with a suspended license pulled over for speeding. It was the man’s third driving under suspension offense in five years.

Crime in the county

Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Law enforcement responded to a call on Cooper Store Road April 9 regarding a disturbance. A female suspect told a deputy a female victim hit her and produced what the deputy deemed as an “old mark, not freshly committed” according to the report. Still the suspect insisted she wanted the victim locked up. Also according to the report, …

Crime news

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 1:38 p.m.

Two bicyclists in Bonneau believed they were the targets of a shooter and called police. The victims called law enforcement to report “a white male who fired a gun as they were riding their bicycles past the location,” the report said.

Crime in the county

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:16 p.m.

A mother and her children went separate ways after she left them in a car at a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market. A concerned customer contacted police after noticing the children alone in the car. The officer who responded made contact with the mother and, while verifying her identity, learned of an outstanding arrest warrant she had with Moncks …

Three arrested for multiple Ladson burglaries

Three arrested for multiple Ladson burglaries
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 11:19 p.m.

Three people have been arrested in connection to a string of residential burglaries in the College Park area of Ladson dating back to August of this …

Blotter: Man walks into house, leaves fake foreclosure letter UPDATED

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 12:19 p.m.

On the morning of Sept. 30, a Summerville man was sleeping in his house on Sanctuary Park Drive when another man walked through the door unannounced on the phone. The resident later told a Berkeley County Sheriff’s deputy that he heard the intruder say the house was ready to be packed and go through the refrigerator in the kitchen. As the …

Man killed in Moncks Corner home invasion ID’d

Monday, September 28, 2015 3:31 p.m.

The Berkeley County Coroner on Monday publicly identified the man killed during a home invasion Sunday.

Wanted

Wanted
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 11:28 a.m.

Editor’s note: According to information provided Aug. 19 by the Summerville Police Department, the following suspect was still at large. All …

Crime in the County UPDATED

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 7:57 a.m.

Pineshadow Drive robbery suspects in custody

Crime in the County

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 11:47 a.m.

Clements Ferry Road accident kills one

Crime in the County

Saturday, August 30, 2014 11:40 a.m.

Day on the water costly for woman

Man reports carjacking in Sangaree

Thursday, August 14, 2014 2:20 p.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a carjacking in Sangaree, according to reports.

Crime in the County

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 2:52 p.m.

Trip out of town costly for Cross man

Shooting near Cross under investigation UPDATED

Saturday, July 26, 2014 1:15 p.m.

One person was apparently shot near Cross early Saturday morning.

Moncks Corner man gets 30 years in prison for killing son

Friday, July 25, 2014 5:15 p.m.

A 62-year-old Moncks Corner man was sentenced to 30 years in prison for killing his son and shooting his son’s fiancee two years ago.

Two from Moncks Corner charged after Harleyville home invasion UPDATED

Two from Moncks Corner charged after Harleyville home invasion

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Friday, July 25, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Four men face charges of attempted murder after a July 24 early morning home invasion burglary in Harleyville that resulted in a high speed chase and …

Cane Bay burglary suspects arrested

Cane Bay burglary suspects arrested
Thursday, July 24, 2014 1:18 p.m.

Five suspects have been arrested by the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office in connection with thefts from several vehicles in the Cane Bay Subdivision …

Man faces drug charges after traffic stop UPDATED

Thursday, July 24, 2014 2:50 p.m.

A Mount Pleasant man was arrested early Thursday in Charleston after a traffic stop and subsequent search of his vehicle turned up a large amount of cocaine and cash, according to Charleston police officials.

Teen shooting victim identified; investigation continues

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 10:07 a.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting of a teenager Monday night.

Moncks Corner man arrested on cocaine charge UPDATED

Moncks Corner man arrested on cocaine charge
Monday, June 30, 2014 11:09 a.m.

A Moncks Corner man was arrested on June 27 by agents with the Berkeley County Drug Enforcement Unit on several cocaine charges, the Berkeley County …

Deputies, marshals in downtown Charleston arrest third man in St. Stephen shooting death UPDATED

Thursday, June 19, 2014 5:47 p.m.

 A third man wanted in a shooting death last week in St. Stephen was arrested Thursday morning in downtown Charleston, authorities said.Brandon Antwane Wigfall, 22, of Woodlawn Circle in Summerville will face a murder charge in the slaying of 41-year-old John David Morant of New York.Morant was fatally shot June 11 at 1020 Graham St.Maj. Rick …

Homicide suspect arrested in Charlotte UPDATED

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 5:33 p.m.

A murder suspect has been arrested in Charlotte.

Man arrested on sexual assault charge

Man arrested on sexual assault charge
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 5:26 p.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man in reference to the Sexual Assault of a Child.

Crime in the County

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The following incidents were obtained from Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office reports:

Crime in the County

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 9:39 p.m.

The following incidents were obtained from Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office reports:

Crime in the Creek

Friday, May 2, 2014 1:32 p.m.

The following incidents were obtained from Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office reports:

Crime in the County

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 11:15 a.m.

The following incidents were obtained from Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office reports:

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