The Police Blotter returns with stories of a happy family, good neighbors and more UPDATED

Sunday, May 24, 2015 8:37 a.m.

Won’t you be my neighbor?

Police shoot, kill suspect in Berkeley Co. deputy shooting UPDATED

Associated Press

Thursday, May 21, 2015 3:19 p.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — After a 10-hour standoff Thursday, police fatally shot a man they suspect was involved in the wounding of a South …

Sheriff’s office releases surveillance photos of men suspected of robbing Pawleys Island BBQ

From staff reports

Thursday, May 21, 2015 4:19 p.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office has released these images in connection to an alleged armed robbery that occurred in Pawleys Island …


Waccamaw Middle School teacher arrested, charged with choking student in class

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 2:13 p.m.

A Waccamaw Middle School teacher has been arrested and charged with choking one of her students during a morning English class.


Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office asks for public’s help in tracking alleged Moe’s Original Bar B Que robbers UPDATED

From staff reports

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 9:36 p.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating two men who allegedly robbed a Pawleys Island …


DEU: Investigation into Santee home leads to 3 arrests

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Three Georgetown residents were arrested on drug and alcohol charges, agents said, after drug enforcement officers raided an unlicensed bar in the …

FTC: Family raised $187M for cancer, spent it on themselves

By Anne Flaherty

Associated Press

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 2:56 p.m.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Tennessee man and his family used much of the $187 million it collected for cancer patients to buy themselves cars, gym …


Police: 2 arrested in connection with Georgetown apt. complex shooting UPDATED

By Max Hrenda


Tuesday, May 19, 2015 4:48 p.m.

Police said two Georgetown men have been arrested in connection to an apartment complex shooting that occurred last weekend.

Deputy shot, wounded in South Carolina; police seek shooter

Friday, May 15, 2015 11:30 a.m.

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (AP) — Police say a masked man shot and wounded a sheriff’s deputy at a gas station, then hijacked a car and fled the scene.

S.C. House passes body camera legislation

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 3:27 p.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina bill promoting the use of body cameras has been named for the black man who was fatally shot last month by a …


A tale of a new doghouse, a game of catfish-and-mouse and more from the Police Blotter

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 4:05 p.m.

Everything but the kitchen sink


Georgetown man arrested, charged with raping 14-year-old girl

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 11:15 a.m.

More than one month after a Myrtle Beach teen reported she had been raped at a party in Georgetown, sheriff’s deputies arrested a man in connection …


Teen charged in Georgetown crash that killed 1, wounded 3 UPDATED

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 10:40 p.m.

Highway Patrol troopers are still investigating a two-vehicle collision that left one Georgetown man dead, three in the hospital and one teen in …


Police: Teen charged in Andrews murder turns himself in UPDATED

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 10:10 p.m.

Nine days after being named as a person of interest in a fatal shooting, police said, an Andrews teen turned himself into authorities.


Police searching for man suspected of Wal-Mart robbery

Monday, May 4, 2015 6:46 p.m.

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who they believe robbed a money center at gunpoint.


DEU: Georgetown man, relatives arrested on drug charges

Friday, May 1, 2015 1:18 p.m.

Drug enforcement agents said a man and two of his relatives were arrested after his house was searched on suspicion of drug-related activity.


Police: Chance encounter leads to Trio man’s arrest on burglary charges UPDATED

Friday, May 1, 2015 12:17 p.m.

Police said a chance encounter with state agents resulted in a Trio man’s arrest on multiple burglary charges.

Former USC football player charged with killing Georgia boy

Thursday, April 30, 2015 10:55 a.m.

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Police have charged a former Southeastern Conference football player with killing a 4-year-old boy.


SC Senate passes body-camera bill, restricts access to video

Thursday, April 30, 2015 10:42 a.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Senate passed a bill Wednesday that aims to eventually equip law enforcement officers across South Carolina with body …


Ex-South Carolina sheriff sentenced: 1 year, 1 day in prison

Monday, April 27, 2015 4:12 p.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The man who had been South Carolina’s longest-serving sheriff was sentenced Monday to one year and one day in prison after …


Update: Andrews police name person of interest in fatal shooting UPDATED

Sunday, April 26, 2015 5:28 p.m.

Police have asked for the public's help in finding a man who may have been involved in the fatal shooting of an Andrews man.


Update: Andrews man arrested in connection to Friday shooting, police say UPDATED

Saturday, April 25, 2015 10:25 a.m.

Police have arrested an Andrews man in connection with a Friday morning shooting that sent another Andrews man to the hospital.


The Police Blotter is back with stories about the perfect son, a dog day afternoon and more

Friday, April 24, 2015 11:01 a.m.

Not standard issue


Update: Police say Murrells Inlet man may have committed ‘dozens’ of arsons in more than 2 years UPDATED

Friday, April 24, 2015 2:36 p.m.

Police said an Murrells Inlet man arrested in connection with three Friday morning fires may have been responsible for multiple arsons over the past …


This week’s Police Blotter features tales of best friends, an unfriendly ribbing and more

Thursday, April 23, 2015 6:00 a.m.

Friends to the end


Update: Murrells Inlet teen charged with robbing store, shooting clerk UPDATED

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 11:18 a.m.

Police have arrested a Murrells Inlet teen in connection with an armed robbery that resulted in the shooting of a convenience store clerk.

Man sentenced to 25 years in deaths of 2 women in Lowcountry

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:30 p.m.

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (AP) — A Berkeley County man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison in the shooting deaths of two women whose bodies were found …


Georgetown Co. Sheriff’s Office searching for man in connection to alleged Murrells Inlet liquor store burglary UPDATED

Monday, April 20, 2015 4:37 p.m.

Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who may be connected to a reported burglary at a Murrells Inlet liquor store. …


Sheriff’s office offers area law enforcement shot at firearms simulation training

Monday, April 20, 2015 11:54 a.m.

This week, the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office has been giving themselves and other area law enforcement agencies a shot at honing their skills in …

Update: 4 in custody after Longs teen killed in shooting UPDATED

Sunday, April 19, 2015 10:10 a.m.

LONGS — After arresting two in connection with a weekend shooting that left one teen dead, police said two other men turned themselves in with regard …

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