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July 2015 Archives

Man arrested for sex crimes as he steps of cruise ship

According to the office of the South Carolina Attorney General, a man from another state was recently arrested on a charge of sexual exploitation of minors. Investigators reportedly received information that led them to believe that the man had committed sex crimes. Authorities then learned that the suspect was onboard a cruise heading for Charlestown. When he arrived in Charlestown, he was reportedly detained.

South Carolina man accused of fraud in alleged investment scheme

A 50-year-old South Carolina man is caught up in criminal charges, and he may be facing up to 10 years of jail time if he is convicted. He is in custody after the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) received allegations of a scamming operation and fraud against him. It is alleged that the man obtained thousands of dollars from others under false pretenses.

Police arrest 2 during traffic stop for drug trafficking

When a South Carolina K-9 deputy noticed a speeding vehicle with tinted windows on a recent Sunday morning, the car was pulled off the road. Suspicion was raised when neither the 30-year-old driver nor her 57-year-old passenger was able to produce identification. Upon investigation, the deputy established that there was an outstanding warrant for the arrest of the passenger. The warrant related to a prior drug trafficking charge.

York County man faces drug charges after 3-month investigation

Following information that was provided by an unnamed source, the York County Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Enforcement Unit launched an investigation. The investigation ultimately led to the arrest of a South Carolina man who is now facing drug charges. The informant alleged that a man was dealing in illegal substances from his home. The investigation apparently continued for three months before action was taken.

Sex offenses charged after alleged sharing of pornographic video

South Carolina residents who are accused of -- or questioned about --sexual offenses may feel like they are being backed into a corner. Out of remorse or fear, they sometimes sign statements before discussing the allegations with an attorney, and this may be detrimental to their cases. Allegations of sex offenses are not the equivalent of a conviction, and every individual is entitled to fair treatment throughout investigations and court proceedings.