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.
Deputies in Dorchester County are investigating the attempted kidnapping of a child at a home on Bob White Lane in Summerville. The report shows the child as being 11-years-old and he was play…
The South Carolina Attorney General’s Human Trafficking Task Force released new numbers from 2020 showing the scourge is not going away and COVID-19 has only made things worse, as traffickers …
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.
Summerville Police confirm they are investigating a shooting. Police said the incident happened on the evening of Dec. 2, inside the town’s parking garage on Central Avenue.
The Dorchester County Coroner’s Office has identified the person who was killed in a shooting on Oct. 30 in Dorchester County.
Law enforcement and the coroner’s office are investigating a fatal hit and run that happened during the early morning hours of Oct. 19.
The already overcrowded, Dorchester Paws, in Summerville recently received four new abandoned tenants, but the four terrier pups will probably not be homeless for long, after being dropped over the fence at the facility in Summerville.
It all started with a call to dispatchers in Summerville on Sept. 2, regarding a drug overdose. Police said when they arrived on scene they found a man being revived by EMS and a visiting maid…
Law enforcement officials are now offering more than $10,000 for information that could lead to convicting the person responsible for the death 5-year-old Italia Graham in Summerville.
Those wanting to foster better dialog and understanding inside the community met at Hutchinson Square in Summerville for a new grassroots effort put together by the Coastal Crisis Chaplaincy called the Dignity Project.
Officials are offering up to $5,000 for information that could lead to the conviction of the person who fatally shot Italia Graham, a 5-year-old girl from Summerville.
Multiple units from the Summerville Police Department had to deal with an attempted bank robbery and a bomb threat on the same call. Information from the incident shows that rather than enteri…
Police in Summerville are investigating after shots are fired into a home. Police said they responded to the 100 block of Langley Drive at approximately 10 p.m. on Aug. 6 to investigate a shooting.
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.
The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office announced a plan to form a Citizen’s Advisory Council that will reflect the demographics of the county.
Currently there is no state mandate requiring masks. But inside public places a lot more people have accepted mask wearing as a way to help slow the spread of COVID-19. If a business wants to take it a step further and enforce mask wearing, management can ask those without face coverings to leave. What happens after that? Based on a recent incident in Summerville, the would-be customer, should probably hit the exit or mask-up.
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.
Naked man assault
On June 28, police in Summerville responded to an apartment complex on Central Avenue, in regards to a naked male asking for help.
Police said when they arrived they found the complainant in the parking lot wearing only a bath towel.
As the impact of COVID-19 unfolded over the past few months concern about its spread limited a lot of routine traffic enforcement by law enforcement, but that is about to change.
The Summerville Police Department was contacted on June 9, by a man who said he received a check from the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW), that totaled $6,841. It w…
The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office announced more charges for a suspect following the death of a 15-year old back in 2019.
As outrage and protests continue following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, MN, the town of Summerville prepares for more protestors again on Monday; other local governments continue …
The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office had to call the bomb squad on the afternoon of May, 27.
The Charleston County Coroner’s Office announced that 65-year-old James Stanton Yarborough died at his residence on Folly Beach at 10:30 a.m. on April 30. The coroner said in a short statement…
A former Summerville High School principal who was arrested last year on suspicion of killing his wife was found dead Thursday morning in Folly Beach.
On the first of every month the South Carolina Department Corrections (SCDC) does its inmate release. Those serving time at any of the agency’s institutions are let go to begin their journey a…
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 given to those looking after vulnerable adults.
The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office and the coroner continues to investigate a disturbance that resulted in a death on the afternoon of April 14.
Editor’s note: According to information provided by the Summerville Police Department, the following suspects are still at large. All photos provided by repowrting agency.
All over the country sales of guns and ammunition are soaring. So much so, the larger stores selling firearms have long waits to even get in and now some, if there is anything even available, …
Police in Summerville are still investigating an early morning shooting.
The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office and the coroner’s office continues to investigate a fatal shooting that happened on the evening of March, 23.
To ease the strain and the stress from the coronavirus the Berkeley County Detention Center has already released some low-level offenders.
Editor’s note: According to information provided Friday by the Summerville Police Department, the following suspects are still at large. All photos are provided by the reporting agency.
COVID-19, the virus that has gripped the country and the world now has local law enforcement considering something that would have been unthinkable just a few weeks ago—releasing inmates.
On March, 16 South Carolina health officials announced the first death in the state from the coronavirus as it continues to impact all facets of life and that that includes how law enforcement…
On the second floor at the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office in Summerville, comfortably dressed, dispatchers sit in a small room lit mainly by the hue of large computer monitors. Their heads…
A Summerville man has been sentenced to 20 more years in federal prison after he used a contraband cellphone to traffic methamphetamine and heroin throughout the tri-county area.
Dorchester County Sheriff, L.C. Knight held a press conference on Thursday, Jan 30 to announce arrests in a fatal shooting on the night of Jan. 27, that took the life of 16-year-old Jaquarie P…