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Pistol-whipping convenience store bandit convicted, receives 30-year sentence

Pistol-whipping convenience store bandit convicted, receives 30-year sentence

A Walterboro man who pistol-whipped a store clerk and fired multiple shots while stealing money from a convenience store’s till is headed to prison. Joey Dean Coleman, 29, was convicted…

Crime Snippets

Crime Snippets

Handgun seized in traffic stop Deputies were conducting a routine patrol on Jefferies Highway in Walterboro on Feb. 1st when they stopped a driver for not using a turn light…

Pet of the Week - BIRDIE

Pet of the Week – BIRDIE

Curves owner responds to financial fraud allegations

Curves owner responds to financial fraud allegations

Deputies with the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office are continuing to investigate ongoing reports of financial transaction card fraud related to a former business in Walterboro. Several other reports of financial…

Female murder suspect found dead in cell

Female murder suspect found dead in cell

A woman being held at the Colleton County Detention Center on a murder charge was found dead on January 28th inside her jail cell. The State Law Enforcement Division (SLED)…

Crime Snippets

Crime Snippets

Man wanted in Georgia homicide caught in Walterboro A man wanted in connection with the death of a Georgia law enforcement officer was taken into custody in Colleton County last…

Crime Snippets

Crime Snippets

Drunken woman yells at 911-dispatcher Deputies investigating a 911-emergency phone call ultimately charged a woman with unlawfully using 911 to report a fake crime. According to an incident report filed…

Sexton charged in beating, burglary of Cottageville man

Sexton charged in beating, burglary of Cottageville man

A Cottageville man is in Intensive Care at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston for life-threatening injuries he sustained during a weekend burglary and beating that occurred…

Amtrak officials investigate death of a man who leaped from the train

Amtrak officials investigate death of a man who leaped from the train

Authorities with Amtrak are investigating the death of a person who seemingly jumped from a train and subsequently died from the act. The incident occurred on Jan. 26th at about…

Cases of fraud reported against owner of Curves

Cases of fraud reported against owner of Curves

Colleton County Law enforcement officers are investigating several reported cases of financial fraud related to a business in Walterboro that is now closed. Multiple Colleton residents have filed financial fraud…