Florence

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

South Carolina News: South Carolina U.S. Attorney Sherri Lydon Adds More Federal Prosecutors in Columbia, Greenville, and Florence

Columbia, South Carolina – Quickly focusing her efforts on providing local, state, and federal law enforcement more resources in the collective effort to secure communities across the state, United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon has added four new Assistant United States Attorneys to her staff within a matter of weeks. A fifth is slated to … Continue reading South Carolina News: South Carolina U.S. Attorney Sherri Lydon Adds More Federal Prosecutors in Columbia, Greenville, and Florence