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January 2013 Archives

Man claims he was coerced into confession, loses appeal

Imagine you have been accused of committing a crime. It could be a minor offense (relatively speaking) or a serious crime. As a suspect in the case, South Carolina police would likely bring you in for questioning. Now here's the question: what would you do?

Why do the police have to announce DUI checkpoints in advance?

Many Rock Hill residents have probably had this thought: if DUI checkpoints are meant to catch people who are driving drunk, then why do local police departments announce when and where the checkpoint will occur? It seemingly defeats the purpose of the checkpoint, which one would expect to be a surprise, thus increasing the likelihood of catching offenders in the act.