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Sumter County Newswire

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  1. Deputies: Rejected job applicant accused of attacking school employeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Sumter County Sheriff's Office says a man disgruntled because he didn't get a job at Manchester Elementary School assaulted a school employee Monday morning and forced the school to go on lockdown. Deputies arrested Ronald Brunson, 56, of Pinweood, on charges of assault and battery and disturbing schools.

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  2. 1 killed, 7 injured after vehicle collides with passenger busRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | WMBF

    One person was killed and 7 others injured after a passenger bus was involved in a collision in Sumter County. Lance Cpl.

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  3. Sheriff: Rembert Man Faces Multiple Attempted Murder ChargesRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Sumter, SC The Sumter County Sheriff's Office arrested a Rembert-area man Friday night after responding to reports of a domestic dispute that resulted in two people suffering lacerations. Sheriff: Rembert Man Faces Multiple Attempted Murder Charges Sumter, SC The Sumter County Sheriff's Office arrested a Rembert-area man Friday night after responding to reports of a domestic dispute that resulted in two people suffering lacerations.

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  4. Sumter Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting TeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Sumter Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Teen Sumter County, SC - A Sumter County man is behind bars, accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1Jh5f4M Deputies say Richbow committed the crime in the backseat of his car early Saturday morning in a wooded area in northern Sumter County.

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  5. Rembert man accused of fondling teen on several occasionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Demetrius Nelson, 34, of Rembert, is charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor. He was arrested by Sumter County Sheriff's deputies.

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  6. Sumter Sheriff Seeking Burglary SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Sumter, SC The Sumter County Sheriff's Office has placed 21-year-old Sumter resident Damien Kyrell Waiters on their Most Wanted list, Sumter Sheriff Seeking Burglary Suspect Sumter, SC The Sumter County Sheriff's Office has placed 21-year-old Sumter resident Damien Kyrell Waiters on their Most Wanted list, Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1NIIPu3 Sumter, SC The Sumter County Sheriff's Office has placed 21-year-old Sumter resident Damien Kyrell Waiters on their Most Wanted list, and are actively seeking information into his whereabouts.

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  7. Three arrested after traffic stop leads to manhuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Sumter County Sheriff's Office arrested three men after an apparent home burglary Thursday morning led to a traffic stop and subsequent manhunt in a wooded area near Shaw Air Force Base. Deputies responded to a home burglary in the 2200 block of King's Mountain Road around 11:30 a.m. The owner of the residence, who had surveillance equipment installed at the home, was able to provide investigators information regarding the alleged suspects shortly after the incident occurred, as well as the vehicle in which they were traveling.

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  8. Bernie Sandersa South Carolina campaign stops formalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Post and Courier

    ... not required, but an RSVP is strongly encouraged by going to berniesanders.com . 11 a.m. Sumter town meeting, Sumter County Civic Center, 700 W. Liberty St. Doors open at 10 a.m.

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  9. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | WIS-TV Columbia

    After two Sumter County EMS workers were attacked by a man they were trying to help behind a gas station, legislators have filed a bill that would amend the assault and battery law. Officials with the Sumter Police Department say both workers received injuries to their upper body.

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  10. EMS Employees Recover From AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Two Sumter County EMS employees are recovering right now following an attack from a man police say they, they were trying to help. EMS Employees Recover From Attack Sumter, SC - Two Sumter County EMS employees are recovering right now following an attack from a man police say they, they were trying to help.

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  11. Neighbors "in shock" after learning 2013 fatal fire was arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | WMBF

    ... in that one corner room of the house all the time, because they couldn't walk upstairs," said Foberg. The Sumter County Sheriff's Office said the fire remained "undetermined." The case was open, but they actively began working it again after getting ...

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  12. Man Charged in Deadly Arson That Claimed Elderly S.C. CoupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | FireHouse.com

    Aug. 09--SUMTER -- A man already facing multiple charges in connection with several violent crimes in 2014, including a killing, is now charged in the deaths of an elderly couple at their Wedgefield home, the Sumter County Sheriff's Office said Sunday. Jason Dustin Compton, 34, formerly of 4365 Bethel Church Road in Sumter, has been charged with two counts of murder, one count of arson first degree, and one count of burglary first degree, for the intentional fire that killed 87-year-old Edward Hall and his wife, 83-year-old Harriett Hall, in February 2013, the Sheriff's Office said in a news release.

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  13. Mother arrested after infant tests positive for methRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | WMBF

    Sumter County Sheriff's deputies have charged a mother with unlawful neglect of a child after her newborn baby tested positive for drugs. Ariel Linzy Holliday, 23, was taken to the Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center where she awaits a bond hearing.

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  14. Mother Arrested After Baby Tests Positive for MethRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Mother Arrested After Baby Tests Positive for Meth A Sumter County woman has been arrested after officers say her infant tested positive for meth and amphetamines. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1NeT9d0 Sumter, SC - A Sumter County woman has been arrested after officers say her infant tested positive for meth and amphetamines.

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  15. Ariel Linzy HollidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Sumter County Sheriff's deputies have charged a mother with unlawful neglect of a child after her newborn baby tested positive for drugs. Ariel Linzy Holliday, 23, was taken to the Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center where she awaits a bond hearing.

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  16. Reveal police shooting factsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Post and Courier

    ... happened. The shootings occurred in different parts of the state - Mr. Hammond in Seneca and Mr. Jacobs in Sumter County - illustrating a problem with state law that could easily have been resolved by lawmakers during the last legislative session. ...

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  17. Dalzell man charged with domestic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | WMBF

    The Sumter County Sheriff's Office arrested James Parrott, Jr., 51, of Sycamore Drive, Tuesday. He is charged with 2nd degree domestic violence.

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  18. Man arrested, charged with fondling 9-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | WMBF

    A man was arrested Wednesday after deputies say he fondled and kissed a 9-year-old girl at his home in Sumter County.

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  19. Man arrested after fondling 9-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A man was arrested Wednesday after deputies say he fondled and kissed a 9-year-old girl at his home in Sumter County.

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  20. Sumter Deputies Arrest Burglary SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Sumter Deputies Arrest Burglary Suspect Sumter, SC -- The Sumter County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of a man suspected of a weekend burglary here. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1SlgQah Sumter, SC -- The Sumter County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of a man suspected of a weekend burglary here.

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