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Wednesday Jul 20 | via KTVN Reno
According to doc... ORANGEBURG, S.C. - For more than a month, a South Carolina woman has struggled with the burden of worrying if anyone would believe her harrowing allegation: a law officer forced her to perform a sex act, saying that he'd arrest her boyfriend if she refused. On Wednesday, the woman's attorney says she got at least some relief, as state police arrested the now former deputy on a felony charge of misconduct in office, which carries up to 10 years in prison in the event of a conviction. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 20 | via The New Zealand Herald
" A former South Carolina sheriff's deputy was arrested Wednesday on allegations that he forced a woman to perform a sex act by threatening to arrest her boyfriend if she didn't comply, the state's top law enforcement agency said. Dereck Johnson, 35, was charged by the State Law Enforcement Division with felony misconduct in office, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 20 | via WMBF
A former Orangeburg County deputy has been charged with forcing a woman to perform a sex act after he threatened to arrest her boyfriend. "This individual was terminated immediately and the investigation turned over to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division," Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said. Comment?
Saturday Jul 16 | via WMBF
A man shot by a former S.C. Highway Patrol officer captivated the audience at a Saturday rally at the State House as he recalled that day two years ago when he was shot after reaching for his license and registration. Columbia resident Levar Jones was shot by former S.C. Highway Patrolman Sean Groubert during a traffic stop for a seat belt violation in September 2014. Comment?
Friday Jul 15 | via WMBF
A North man called deputies Wednesday saying more than $35,000 worth of equipment was stolen from his Woodford Road property, Orangeburg County Sheriff's spokesman Richard Walker said. Among the equipment discovered stolen was a Massey Ferguson model 1215 tractor and a John Deere front end loader with a backhoe attachment. Comment?
Friday Jul 15 | via WIS-TV Columbia
An arrest has been made in the theft of a vehicle which led to Orangeburg County Sheriff's investigators ending the county's largest chop shop operation. Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said this latest arrest is what initially led investigators to more than 30 stolen vehicles in the extensive chop shop operation discovered last week. Comment?
Thursday Jul 14 | via WBTV
After more than 20,000 hours of investigating and more than 200 interviews, Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell says authorities are close to solving a homicide in which four people were killed a year ago. Seventeen-year-old Shamekia Sanders, 14-year-old Tamara Perry and 28-year-old Krystal Hutto were all found in bedrooms with bullet wounds to the head. Comment?
Thursday Jul 7 | via Daily World
Quinyetta McMillion, the mother of Alton Sterling's son, has hired two attorneys -- both with experience representing families whose loved ones were killed by law enforcement officers -- to represent her and Alton's son, Cameron. Mother of Alton Sterling's son hires attorneys who represented family of Walter Scott Quinyetta McMillion, the mother of Alton Sterling's son, has hired two attorneys -- both with experience representing families whose loved ones were killed by law enforcement officers -- to represent her and Alton's son, Cameron. Comment?
Sunday Jul 3 | via WIS-TV Columbia
Deputies with the Richland County Sheriff's Department say they responded to a shots fired call at 12:30 a.m. at the Unlimited Styles of Art hair salon on Two Notch Road. Deputies say when they arrived they found a female victim with a gunshot wound to her lower body inside the salon. Comment?
Sunday Jun 26 | via WIS-TV Columbia
According to troopers, the hit-and-run happened at about 2:15 a.m. Sunday morning on US 176 near Joy Drive. Troopers say the victim was possibly struck by two different cars that left the scene. Comment?
Jun 17, 2016 | via WMBF
Authorities say an Orangeburg man has been charged after a violent altercation sent another man to the hospital by slashing him with a broken bottle. Anthony Glover was taken into custody on Thursday and charged with attempted murder after an altercation that took place nearly two weeks ago. Comment?
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