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September 2014 Archives

34 people detained in connection to a drug investigation

On Sept. 23, 34 people in South Carolina were taken into custody for their alleged involvement in illegal drug activities. Aside from the drug offenses, officers from the Union County Sheriff's Office issued charges to six individuals that included hindering, sex offender registration violations, littering and driving under suspension. The undercover investigation had been ongoing for months, and more than 50 warrants were issued in the case, according to reports.

Man surrenders to police for alleged scam

On Sept. 17, a 42-year-old man turned himself into South Carolina police amid allegations that he was running a mock recovery center and distributing drugs to his supposed clients. Police issued more than 10 charges against the man, alleging that he was illegally operating recovery centers in North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. Investigators charged the man with falsely claiming to be a counselor, unlawfully practicing a regulated occupation or profession without a license and multiple drug offenses.

Man charged for felony DUI after fatal crash

A 52-year-old man in South Carolina is facing felony DUI charges as a result of a fatal car crash that happened in Seneca on Sept. 6. The crash involved five cars and a total of seven people. A married couple was killed in the accident, and four other people were injured.

Bond determined for South Carolina woman in DUI accident

A 45-year-old Manning woman's bond has been set at $60,000 in connection with an Aug. 30 accident. The woman faces felony DUI charges in connection with the incident, which occurred as she reportedly drove east on SC 261 late at night. According to reports, the woman struck the rear of another vehicle that was moving in the same direction. The other vehicle then left the road and struck a tree.

3 charged with drug manufacturing after traffic stop

South Carolina residents may be interested in a story regarding the legal battle that three people facing drug manufacturing charges will have to fight. The charges stem from a traffic stop that allegedly led to evidence of methamphetamine production equipment.

South Carolina businessman facing felony sexual misconduct charge

Reports indicate that a South Carolina businessman and community leader was charged with sexual misconduct against a minor, and he was detained on Aug. 25. The alleged incident may have led to him leaving his position in a local business group.