The Berkeley County Coroner has released the name of an alleged homicide victim. Coroner George Oliver released the identity an emailed statement on Monday, April 26.
The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office has seen an increase in population and calls, making its response time suffer so it is spliting the county in half.
The S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) announced the agency is closely working with state and federal partners to bring charges against individuals who are accused of committing…
On Feb. 8, Berkeley County Council members moved forward on a funding request made by the coroner’s office. Coroner, George Oliver addressed council, telling members that deaths, of all types,…
In an emailed statement, Berkeley County Sheriff Duane Lewis announced the arrest of two people being charged with a shooting that left one man dead in Moncks Corner.
South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Alan Craig Brown, 66, of Ladson on one charge connected to the solicitation of a minor.
The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Task Force arrested a Goose Creek man on trafficking drug charges. In a statement to the media, Sheriff Duane Lewis announced the arrest of 24-ye…
The previous building where Berkeley County Deputies stored evidence reeked of marijuana and was packed to the ceiling. Guns of all sizes had to be piled up and stacked like cordwood. A new bu…
As was the case earlier in the Spring and Summer of 2020, the courts are being affected by COVID-19. Chief Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court, Donald Beatty, made an announcement on Jan. 7.
Berkeley County Coroner George Oliver released information on a shooting incident that happened on Dec. 22. In a statement Oliver said the victim is 28-year-old Blake Phillip.
The Goose Creek Police Department continues its investigation into a collision that took the life of a Goose Creek resident.
In an emailed statement, the South Carolina Department of Social Services announced the launch of two new ways to report suspected cases involving the abuse or neglect of a child or vulnerable adult.
In an emailed statement, the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office announced the addition of the agency’s first full-time Special DUI Prosecutor. The position is fully funded through a special Sout…
The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two suspects after three armed robberies occurred early Thursday morning.
It’s that time of year and more packages than ever are being delivered to homes.
Police in Moncks Corner said a disgruntled customer was spotted with a rifle by an off-duty Moncks Corner Police Officer, working security and Wal-Mart staff.
From low level offenders trying to get back on track to those who simply can’t afford to a pay a traffic ticket, fines and court fees sometimes have to be put on hold just to keep the lights on. It’s a decision that sometimes will only make things worse. But more and more people continue to get stuck deeper in the criminal justice system because they just don’t have enough money to pay a fine.
Two malnourished dogs were located outside of the Moncks Corner house. The neglect was so obvious one animal had a collar imbedded into her skin.
Deputies with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office arrested a detention officer following an investigation over illegal contraband inside the Hill Finklea Detention Center.
Early Thursday morning, Charleston County sheriff’s deputies were in the area of Ladson assisting the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office with locating a subject from an incident.
In a statement emailed to media Goose Creek Police said that on July, 30, 20 at 9:42 a.m. Officers responded to Stratford High School in reference to a burglary that had occurred the night before.
Timothy Callanan secretly approached William Peagler following his defeat and the two concocted a scheme to financially benefit the deputy supervisor on the eve of his departure from Berkeley County, the lawsuit states.
Agents from the S.C. Law Enforcement Division announced in a statement sent out on July, 16 that they are investigating an incident in which gunfire was exchanged between a man and a deputy fr…
Deputies with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office announced an arrest in a suspected double homicide in Cross that happened in the early morning on June 29.
The Goose Creek Police Department continues to investigate a fatal shooting that happened on July 9.
The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office announced arrests following a shooting on July 3, in Goose Creek. The BCSO is calling the incident a triple homicide. One of those arrested is a juvenile.
Deputies with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a shooting that occurred early on Monday, June 29.
An arrest warrant shows that Stefanie Ann Johnson had watched the two-year-old victim since the child was six weeks old. Back on May 23, Johnson called EMS to report an unresponsive child due …
The South Carolina Attorney General’s Office told the Berkeley Independent that 33-year-old Jeffery Alan Scofield pleaded guilty to one count of voyeurism and the second voyeurism charge was d…
The popular show LIVE PD, that includes the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office, has been cancelled by the Arts and Entertainment Network (A&E).
Police in Goose Creek are looking for the person involved in an armed robbery early on May 27. Officers said at 5 a.m. they responded to the Quality Inn on Redbank Road, in reference to a repo…
Investigators in Berkeley County said a Moncks Corner man died from a single gunshot wound on the evening of May, 25. Following an autopsy on May 26, Berkeley County Coroner, George Oliver ann…
An historic pandemic has forced the Berkeley County courts to make some history as well. Court has gone virtual; social distancing is now being practiced in General Sessions Court.
The State Attorney General’s Office has already received over 650 complaints about price gouging during the COVID-19 pandemic. And as much needed stimulus checks being to arrive a warning is g…
Following the new “Work-or-Home” orders released by Governor Henry McMaster the public has been wanting some clarification from local law enforcement. Both Berkeley and Dorchester County dispa…
Death investigation: Accidental shooting possible
In times of crisis there are people out there looking to take advantage of others, even a pandemic won’t stop them.
On March 17, Berkeley County Deputies responded to College Park Road for a vehicle break-in.
The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is on the scene of a shooting in Goose Creek.
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Deputies from the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office said they were called to State Road near the entrance of Cane Bay in regards to a shooting on the evening of March, 5.
After serving six-and-a-half years with the Goose Creek Department a beloved K-9 was honored at a retirement ceremony on March, 5.
It was a sting organized by the Goose Creek Police Department with the help of the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task force. Twenty-eight people were swept up in the operation that t…
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