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1:35 am on Tuesday February 5, 2013

Former doctor at Lowcountry Medical Group pleads guilty to selling painkillers in exchange for cocaine

Doctor (David) Vincent Rhodes. The Beaufort area watched with much interest as a DEA raid took place at the Lowcountry Medical Group in May of 2012 and Doctor (David) Vincent Rhodes shortly thereafter arrested.  Now word has come that Rhodes has...
10:51 pm on Friday May 27, 2011

Bluffton man gets 25 years following pair of cocaine-based drug convictions

Matthew Frazier, 29, of Goethe Road in Bluffton has received a sentence of 25 years in prison. He was sentenced late Thursday evening following a two-day trial. He received 10 years for trafficking cocaine and 15 years for possession with intent to...
4:52 am on Tuesday February 1, 2011

Suspect in '09 attack on CofC student pleads guilty, sentenced to 15 years

Image by Flickr user SarahFrancoCircuit Judge Deadra Jefferson sentenced Jamarriel Ferrell to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday to a 2009 sexual assault on a College of Charleston student. There were a string of attacks on College of...
8:11 am on Thursday June 24, 2010

Ex-DSS finance chief sentenced to 10 years for fraud (update: arrested again)

Image by Flickr user Joe Gratz Update June 24: Live News 5 reports that Paul Moore, out on bond awaiting the start of a 10 year prison sentence, was taken into custody on Sunday at a restaurant for disorderly conduct. The terms of the bond required...
11:18 am on Friday August 21, 2009

Examining the need for tougher sentencing of violent offenders in S.C.

Image by S.C. ETVImage by 20090821-crime.jpg After a wave of violent crime allegedly committed by prior offenders, S.C. ETV has done a piece on the need for tougher sentencing and the reforms needed to make it happen, and accommodate longer stays in...
3:30 am on Friday July 17, 2009

Driver in fatal J.I. Connector collision gets 10 years

The Post and Courier reports that a woman found guilty of drunk driving has received 10 years. Read more stories on this subject in our Brett Maynard topic page.In the early morning hours of November 30, Amy McCormick entered the James Island...
9:36 am on Friday July 10, 2009

Queen Street Grocery attacker gets 30 years

The man accused of raping a clerk at the Queen Street Grocery in January of last year has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. The Post and Courier has the story.
9:51 am on Tuesday June 23, 2009

Former state trooper facing serious jail time

Former South Carolina trooper John B. Sawyer is facing sentencing today by Chief U.S. District Judge David Norton for kicking Sergio Caridi in the head several times after he was subdued following a high-speed chase on I-95. The Post and Courier...
5:21 am on Wednesday January 28, 2009

Johns Island man gets 14 years for fraudulent furniture sales

Henry Ray Privette has received 14 years for charges around a furniture scam that took millions of dollars from buyers. The Johns Island man, 55, had been convicted back in August and has been ordered to repay 600 victims more than $1 million...
10:29 am on Thursday October 16, 2008

Teen sentenced for mutilated cats

Christopher Campbell has plead guilty to mutilating eight cats and dumping their bodies, and the 19-year-old has been sentenced to a 90 day "shock incarceration" program. He has also been sentenced to 30 days for time already served for a harassment...