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Recent Crime News
Sunday | via The Free Dictionary
The Orangeburg massacre is the most common name given to an incident on February 8, 1968, in which nine South Carolina Highway Patrol officers in Orangeburg, South Carolina , fired into a crowd of protesters demonstrating against segregation at a bowling alley near the campus of South Carolina State College, a historically black college. Three men were killed and twenty-eight persons were injured; most victims were shot in the back. Comment?
Monday Feb 1 | via WIS-TV Columbia
On Sunday afternoon, deputies were called to Riley's Parker Street home where witnesses said a 42-year-old Orangeburg man had been shot. Witnesses told deputies that Riley said he was being threatened by the victim before he shot him in the chest. Comment?
Thursday Jan 21 | via WLTX-TV Columbia
Orangeburg County deputies want to question a man seen in surveillance photos after a woman was robbed at a church parking lot. Victim: He Stole My Spiritual and Physical Food Orangeburg County deputies want to question a man seen in surveillance photos after a woman was robbed at a church parking lot. Comment?
Friday Jan 15 | via WIS-TV Columbia
Orangeburg County Sheriff's deputies have arrested two men in what they describe as a "violent crime spree" that included attempted murder. 18-year-olds Derrick James and Christopher Pressley are charged with several counts each of armed robbery and attempted murder. Comment?
Thursday Jan 14 | via WMBF
ORANGEBURG, SC In less than 20 hours, two Orangeburg armed men went from would-be robbers to having their bond denied, according to the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office. Both 22-year-old Tyrone Stevenson and 23-year-old Dondre Givens were charged with first-degree burglary and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. Comment?
Jan 5, 2016 | via WLTX-TV Columbia
An inmate at the Orangeburg Detention Center has been charged with kidnapping and assaulting a nurse during a medical exam on New Year's day. Sheriff: Orangeburg Inmate Charged With Assault, Kidnapping Orangeburg, SC - An inmate at the Orangeburg Detention Center has been charged with kidnapping and assaulting a nurse during a medical exam on New Year's day. Comment?
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