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Police blotter: $3,200 in cash stolen during fight at Sumter Mall

Jewelry thief caught in the act on Broad Street Marquis Tyquan Porcher, 24, of Copeland Street, was arrested on Monday and charged with second-degree burglary and possession of burglary tools … more

Sumter man arrested on 15 child porn charges

A Sumter man has been arrested on 15 charges connected to the exploitation of a minor. The S.C. Attorney General's Office announced Thursday the arrest of Danny Eric Hope in a news … more

Santee man arrested in joint operation

MANNING - A 27-year-old Manning man was arrested Monday after leading authorities across a three-county area on a crime spree that began on Aug. 24, according to Clarendon County Sheriff's Office. Lamont Michael-Bryant Smith has been charged with … more

Sumter deputies lead massive multi-agency I-95 sweep that nets 81 pounds of pot, thousands in forged checks, cash, drugs, weapons, dogs

A multi-day, multi-agency sweep in Sumter County for illegal substances, contraband and stolen weapons netted 81 pounds of marijuana, $64,000 in forged checks, a dozen weapons, $17,670 worth of … more

Sumter man wanted on multiple attempted murder charges

The Sumter County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in finding a man in connection with a shooting incident from June. Donald Ray Richburg, 27, is wanted by the sheriff's office on multiple attempted murder charges, according to Ken … more

2 teens charged in 3 teens' kidnapping in Sumter

Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping of three teens early Wednesday morning. Tyrese Rose-Frierson, 18, has been charged with three counts each of attempted murder, kidnapping and armed robbery and one count each of … more

Sumter Police need help identifying suspect in vehicle break-ins

Sumter Police Department is working to identify an individual captured on video surveillance, who could be connected to several reported break-ins of unlocked vehicles Wednesday night in the Hunters … more

Former Lee County sheriff's deputy charged with 5 counts of forgery

Sumter County Sheriff's Office charged a woman, 41, Tuesday with allegedly presenting five forged checks totaling $1,775 at a Sumter County convenience store and at a bank earlier this year. Melissa G. Feagin, of Sierra Street, is accused of … more

Sumter man charged for shooting at relatives and infant

A 26-year-old Sumter man has been charged with four counts of attempted murder and is accused of shooting at multiple family members, including a relative who was holding an infant. Steven … more

Lee Correctional Institution officer arrested for allegedly smuggling marijuana

A correctional officer has been arrested on accusations of attempting to bring 125 grams of marijuana hidden in her hair into Lee Correctional Institution. Uniqueqa Akeema James face charges of … more

SCDC director mourns Lee Correctional unit leader

A Sumter native who spent the second part of her professional career helping state prisoners learn from their mistakes and improve their lives behind bars passed away last week. Sandra Shivers Goodman was "instrumental" in creating and leading … more

Suspect in fatal Sumter shooting apprehended in Florida

Fatal shooting suspect Demetrius Alexander Brown, 38, was apprehended Wednesday by authorities in Jacksonville, Florida, according to Ken Bell, public information officer for Sumter County Sheriff's … more

Sumter County Councilman Chris Sumpter arrested for alleged domestic violence in front of his child

Sumter County Council's youngest member and his father were arrested Thursday following an investigation into a domestic incident involving a firearm in August.  Christopher F. Sumpter II, … more

Extradition hearing set for sovereign citizen suspected in Sumter auto shop shooting

A fugitive man suspected of murder in connection with a Sumter auto body repair shop shooting has been found and arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service and local Jacksonville, Florida, … more

Sumter auto shop shooting suspect waives extradition

The self-proclaimed Moorish sovereign citizen who is accused in the fatal shooting of a man at Auto Doctors in Sumter over the weekend waived extradition in a Jacksonville, Florida, courtroom … more

Mayesville man, 43, charged with kidnapping, other charges, according to Sumter County Sheriff's Office

Jonathan Chadwick Geddings, 43, of Jessamyn Road in Mayesville, was arrested on Sunday for allegedly assaulting a woman and threatening to kill her if she let a residence on Jessamyn Road in … more

Two Manning women charged in June 24 assault in Sumter County

According to a news release from Sumter County Sheriff's Office, Nekeia Nicola Dingle, 36, of Dickson Street in Manning, and Martina Denise Pearson, 31, of Meagen Lane in Manning, were both arrested … more

Sumter Police Department seeks help in locating burglary suspect

Sumter Police Department needs the community's help in locating a man who is suspected of taking $800 worth of yard equipment and other tools from Burgess Do It Center on Dingle Street on June … more

Sumter police searching for stabbing suspect

Sumter police are searching for a man suspected in a stabbing earlier Thursday. Patrick Clifton Clark, 49, of the 200 block of Rast Street, is accused of stabbing a 25-year-old woman after an … more

Man charged with 4 counts of attempted murder

A 26-year-old Sumter man has been charged with four counts of attempted murder and is accused of shooting at multiple family members, including a relative who was holding an infant. Steven VanBuren, of Hoyt Street, was taken into custody Friday … more
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