Archives for November 2012

Not Enough Evidence to Convict Woman on South Carolina Criminal Charges

Alicia Johnson was arrested in September for fatally stabbing a man at her Rock Hill apartment, but a judge now says that there is not enough evidence to convict her of murder. 40-year-old Johnson alleges that she did not know 54-year-old Anthony Davis would die after she stabbed him. She said she stabbed him with a pair of scissors in … [Read more...]

South Carolina Criminal Procedures – 5 Points’ Night Life and Criminal Activity

South Carolina Criminal Procedures - 5 Points' Night Life and Criminal Activity Reports from 5 Points patrons and business owners say that crime in 5 Points – a popular nightlife destination in Columbia, SC – is up. According to police statistics, however, crime is actually down 14%, thanks to South Carolina criminal procedures. Patrons and … [Read more...]

South Carolina’s Highways: Most Dangerous in Nation

A Washington-based research group recently ranked South Carolina as number 1 in a nationwide study of the most dangerous highways, despite the fact that fatal car accidents are down overall statewide.  The researchers scored each sate in six categories: Interstate Speeding Fatalities per Mile of Interstate; Percent of Drivers without … [Read more...]

Former Greenville, SC Teacher Accused of Felony Sexual Conduct with a Student, Faces Criminal Sexual Charges

Former High School Teacher Faces Criminal Sexual Charges A former high school teacher in Greenville, SC faces criminal sexual charges for sending obscene text messages and photos to two of her students, along with sexual battery of a minor, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. In total, she faces 6 criminal sexual charges, including … [Read more...]

Papa Johns Faces Class Action Lawsuit for Texting

Unsolicited Text Messages Land Papa Johns in an Extra-Large Class Action Mess Papa Johns CEO John Schnatter has already been criticized for his stance on Obamacare. Now, however, the pizza chain faces a tougher form of criticism – a class action suit for unsolicited text messaging former customers with coupons and specials. Plaintiffs estimate … [Read more...]

South Carolina man faces SC Criminal Law after attacking girlfriend, dog

A man arrested in Myrtle Beach, SC, faces SC Criminal Law for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend. He is also accused of throwing her dog against a wall. Police arrested the man Sunday in Myrtle Beach. 23-year-old Randy Joseph Thompson was charged with criminal domestic violence, mistreatment of animals, and hindering arrest.  According to the … [Read more...]

Escaped SC Robber Found in NC, Awaits Extradition for Richland County Criminal Charges

Pulled Over for Traffic Violation, Suspect Will Be Sent Back to SC for Richland County Criminal Charges 31-year-old Corie Lawrence, along with two other suspects, was taken into custody on November 3rd for armed robbery of a Richland County home. However, Lawrence escaped police custody, and was found in North Carolina on November 15th. An … [Read more...]

Former N Charleston Officer Lied About Suicide Attempt, Faces SC Criminal Charges

Veteran of Law Enforcement Lies to Police about Shooting, And Now Faces Criminal Charges The State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) arrested a former North Charleston police officer for staging his own shooting earlier this year, and misreporting it to authorities. The 46-year-old Charles Edward Bullard, Jr, has been charged with misconduct in … [Read more...]

Older Americans See Small Increase in Social Security Benefits for the First Time in Two Years

Social Security Benefits Increase, But Little Effect on Cost of Living As of January 2013, Social Security benefits will increase for the first time since 2009. However, the increase is only 3.6%. The increase is called Cost of Living Adjustment, or COLA for short. It is based on a calculation from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics called the … [Read more...]

Newberry Meth Lab Forces Evacuation – 3 Arrested for Drug Crimes

Drug Crimes and Charges in Newberry, SC A meth lab discovered in Newberry shut down an entire street on Thursday, November 1st. Carol Hannah, 51, and Earnest Hannah, 46, along with Charles Wilson, 21, were arrested for drug crimes at the house in the West End neighborhood, and are to be charged with criminal conspiracy and manufacturing … [Read more...]

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