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Man wanted for alleged theft from Sumter apartment complex laundry room

Sumter Police Department officers are looking for a man suspected of stealing money from an apartment complex laundry room on Dec. 18, 2018.James Baucom, 47, is accused of breaking into the laundry … more

Dalzell woman, 32, charged for allegedly giving son a black eye, leaving other son with bruises after spanking

A 32-year-old Dalzell woman was arrested on Jan. 2 and charged with unlawful neglect of a child for allegedly hitting one son in the face and leaving the other with bruises after a spanking, … more

Father arrested for allegedly interfering with Sumter School District bus route in August 2018

A 29-year-old man was arrested Thursday and charged with interfering with the operation of a school bus for allegedly preventing the driver from closing the bus door in August, according to Sumter … more

Former Manning Police Chief Blair Shaffer arrested by FBI

MANNING – Blair Shaffer, the former police chief in Manning whose firing made headlines throughout last summer, was arrested Monday morning by FBI agents. Information on the arrest is … more

Authorities seek suspect in alleged armed robbery of clothing, cash of Broad Street store in Sumter

Sumter Police Department is seeking an armed robbery suspect accused of taking an undetermined amount of clothing and cash from a Broad Street business on Thursday night.Officers responded to an … more

Sumter County Sheriff's Office continues search for 2nd Christmas shooting suspect

Sumter County Sheriff's Office continues its search for 21-year-old D'Aundree Dy'Quan Wilson, who is wanted in connection with the nonfatal Christmas Day shooting at the El Cheapo on U.S. 378.Wilson is 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighs 120 pounds and has … more

Woman faces multiple charges after December arrests in Sumter

The daughter of the former owner of McLaughlin Ford car dealership is facing multiple charges after two arrests in December related to stolen items, drugs and a firearm.Mendy M. McLaughlin, 32, of … more

Sumter Sheriff's office asks for help identifying 2 suspects

Pictured are two men who reportedly passed counterfeit $50 bills at Dollar General, U.S. Highway 15 North, about 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve. According to Sumter County Sheriff's Office, the two are … more

Lakewood High student suspected in Sumter Christmas Day shooting incident given $50,000 bond, curfew

Release conditions for one suspect in a nonfatal Christmas Day shooting at a Broad Street convenience store include a $50,000 surety bond, ankle monitor and curfew, according to a magistrate judge. Faquanta Benjamin, 17, was joined in the … more

One Christmas Day shooting suspect in custody, first appearance hearing Thursday in Sumter

One of the suspects in a nonfatal Christmas Day shooting at a convenience store is facing an attempted murder charge after he was taken into custody Wednesday night, according to county … more

Sumter deputies seek two suspects in Christmas Day gas station shooting across from Shaw

Sumter County Sheriff's Office is searching for two men accused of shooting another man during an argument at a convenience store on Christmas Day.Ken Bell, public information officer for the … more

Sumter man, 34, arrested for requesting obscene photos of 14-year-old girl, sexual acts

  A 34-year-old man was denied bond after being accused of sending explicit photos to a 14-year-old girl and asking for photos of her in return.   Jason Darnell Smoot, of Hwy. 260, … more

Sumter police arrest three suspects in reported convenience store armed robbery

Sumter Police Department arrested three men in connection with an armed robbery at the Speedway convenience store on Broad Street in November.Davnus Toney, 26; Curtis Channing Pearson, 27; and … more

Judge finds Florence man not guilty in 2015 fatal Narrow Paved Road shooting on grounds of self-defense

After facing a murder charge for three years, 34-year-old George Jacob Shine was found not guilty by reason of self-defense in general sessions court at the Sumter County Judicial Center Monday. … more

Sumter man sentenced to 57 months for firearm charge

A Sumter man was sentenced to 57 months in federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition after he was arrested in 2017 for presenting a handgun during a domestic violence incident. In federal court, Senior United … more

Four Sumter brothers arrested in crackdown on illegal activity

In a joint effort, Sumter law enforcement agencies have arrested seven individuals in the past week for their suspected involvement in illegal drug activity and shooting incidents reported primarily … more

Trial to continue Monday for Florence man charged in 2015 killing

A Florence native accused of killing a supposed friend in 2015 is having his time in court without a jury after requesting a bench trial at Sumter County Judicial Center, according to county authorities. George Jacob Shine, 34, faces a murder … more

Two, including 14-year-old, charged in string of Sumter vehicle break-ins, third suspect at large

Local authorities have charged two people and are searching for a third suspect as officers investigate a series of vehicle break-ins in the city and county.Currently charged are a 14-year-old male … more

Gas station armed robber's ID sought by Sumter police

Sumter Police Department needs the public's help in identifying one of four suspects in a convenience store robbery last month. According to the department, the four men were recorded on surveillance footage robbing the Speedway store on Broad … more

$5,000 reward offered for information in Sumter man's death

A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information that can help authorities make an arrest and bring some solace to the family and friends of Chester “Rock” Stavis, who died of an … more
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