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October 2016 Archives

South Carolina woman accused of credit card fraud

After a collaboration between several South Carolina law enforcement agencies, a 26-year-old woman who is suspected of stealing other people's credit card information was recently arrested outside a hotel in Richland County. She now faces 16 counts of credit card fraud, along with some charges for credit card theft in Kershaw County. Authorities said ongoing investigations in other cities and counties might result in additional charges being filed against the suspect.

Headlight violation leads to several drug charges

It is important for South Carolina residents to know their legal rights when they are pulled over during a traffic stop. If any drug charges follow such a stop, the accused driver has the right to retain the services of an experienced criminal defense attorney to advocate on his or her behalf. A Georgetown resident was recently stopped for a headlight violation and ended up behind bars.

Bond revoked after alleged repeat driving under the influence

A South Carolina judge recently revoked the bond of a driver who was found driving while impaired for the second time within a few months. Reportedly, the driver was on bond after being arrested for allegedly driving away from an accident that he caused. It was further alleged that he was driving under the influence at the time of that accident.

Alleged internet solicitation of a minor leads to criminal charge

A 59-year-old South Carolina man is facing charges related to the kidnapping of a teenager. It is alleged that he was involved in the internet solicitation of a minor after police received a telephone call from a girl reporting that she was being held against her will. The initial charge against the man was contributing to a minor's delinquency, but a warrant for kidnapping has since been added.