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South Carolina News: Florence, Ten Members of “24/7 Boyz” Plead Guilty to Federal Drug Conspiracy Charges

Leaders Face 10 Years to Life in Federal Prison for Distributing Heroin, Fentanyl, and Crack Cocaine Florence, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that 10 of 12 defendants who were indicted for their roles in a Myrtle Beach-area retail drug distribution organization have pled guilty to federal firearms and narcotics … Continue reading South Carolina News: Florence, Ten Members of “24/7 Boyz” Plead Guilty to Federal Drug Conspiracy Charges

South Carolina News: Florence, Quintin La Prix Davis, Federal Jury Convicts Felon from Latta for Possession of a Firearm and Fentanyl, Among Other Charges

Florence, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Quintin La Prix Davis of Latta, South Carolina, was convicted by a federal jury for possession with intent to distribute fentanyl and oxycodone, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking … Continue reading South Carolina News: Florence, Quintin La Prix Davis, Federal Jury Convicts Felon from Latta for Possession of a Firearm and Fentanyl, Among Other Charges

South Carolina News: Florence, Three Convicted in Federal Court Following Armed Bank Robbery and Car Chase in North Myrtle Beach

Florence, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that three defendants—Lance Hardiman, Justin Pressley, and Rodrick Berklery—were convicted in federal court for robbing the South State Bank in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in May 2016. Hardiman stood trial this week in United States District Court in Florence before District Court … Continue reading South Carolina News: Florence, Three Convicted in Federal Court Following Armed Bank Robbery and Car Chase in North Myrtle Beach

South Carolina News: Florence Resident, Shanteley Latrice Howard Sentenced to Federal Prison for Manufacturing and Passing Counterfeit Money

Florence, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Shanteley Latrice Howard, 33, of Florence, South Carolina, was sentenced to federal prison for conspiracy to manufacture and pass counterfeit money. Evidence presented to the court showed that Howard was involved in a conspiracy to manufacture and pass counterfeit $100 and $50 bills … Continue reading South Carolina News: Florence Resident, Shanteley Latrice Howard Sentenced to Federal Prison for Manufacturing and Passing Counterfeit Money

FLORENCE, S.C | South Carolina mass shooting: Slain deputy mourned

FLORENCE, S.C.— A South Carolina sheriff’s deputy who died from wounds suffered in a mass shooting earlier this month was remembered Sunday at her funeral as a dedicated peace officer who always had a smile. The funeral for Florence County Sheriff’s Investigator Farrah Turner, 36, drew relatives and colleagues together along with law enforcement representatives … Continue reading FLORENCE, S.C | South Carolina mass shooting: Slain deputy mourned

South Carolina News: Disaster Recovery Center Opening in Florence County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The State of South Carolina and FEMA will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Florence County on Wednesday, Oct. 10.  Disaster Recovery Centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in the counties included in the South Carolina major disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence and the subsequent floods. The new disaster center … Continue reading South Carolina News: Disaster Recovery Center Opening in Florence County

FLORENCE, S.C | Suspect in shooting of 7 officers bragged about marksmanship

FLORENCE, S.C — A Vietnam veteran who bragged online about maintaining his target-shooting skills was being held Thursday on charges that he shot seven law enforcement officers, killing one, when deputies tried to serve a search warrant at his home. Authorities said Frederick Hopkins opened fire on the deputies from inside the home and held … Continue reading FLORENCE, S.C | Suspect in shooting of 7 officers bragged about marksmanship