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South Carolina News: Greenville Man, Timothy L. Ware Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud

Columbia, S.C. – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated today that Timothy L. Ware, age 52, of Greenville, pled guilty in federal court in Anderson, to wire fraud, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2252A. United States District Judge Timothy M. Cain, of Anderson, accepted the plea and will impose sentence … Continue reading South Carolina News: Greenville Man, Timothy L. Ware Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud

South Carolina News: SC Constitutional Ballot Commission Approves Amendment Wording for November

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina’s Constitutional Ballot Commission gave its unanimous approval Thursday to the wording of a constitutional amendment that will be on November’s ballot.  The commission is made up of Attorney General Alan Wilson, Director of the State Election Commission Marci Andino, and Ashley Harwell-Beach, representing the Director of Legislative Council. If the … Continue reading South Carolina News: SC Constitutional Ballot Commission Approves Amendment Wording for November

South Carolina News: S.C. Governor Henry McMaster Forms Advisory Panel for Department of Social Services Director Search

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster today announced the formation of an advisory panel made up of a diverse group of stakeholders to assist in the search for the next director of the South Carolina Department of Social Services (SCDSS).  The panel has been tasked with developing a set of qualifications, skills, and … Continue reading South Carolina News: S.C. Governor Henry McMaster Forms Advisory Panel for Department of Social Services Director Search

South Carolina News: Nash County Man, ROBERTO HERNANDEZ-CUARENTA Sentenced for Voting by an Alien

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Robert J. Higdon, Jr., the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, announces the sentencing of ROBERTO HERNANDEZ-CUARENTA, age 57, of Zebulon, North Carolina, for two counts of Voting by Alien. HERNANDEZ-CUARENTA was sentenced to time served on both counts which is four months of imprisonment. On November 6, … Continue reading South Carolina News: Nash County Man, ROBERTO HERNANDEZ-CUARENTA Sentenced for Voting by an Alien

South Carolina News: Myrtle Beach Man, Frederick Julien Augustine Goes to Trial on Federal Drug and Weapons Charges – Pleads Guilty at Close of Government’s Case

Florence, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Frederick Julien Augustine, a/k/a “Cowboy,” age 42, of Mullins, South Carolina, entered a mid-trial guilty plea to possession with the intent to distribute more than 500 grams of cocaine, more than 28 grams of crack cocaine, and quantities of heroin, methamphetamine, and … Continue reading South Carolina News: Myrtle Beach Man, Frederick Julien Augustine Goes to Trial on Federal Drug and Weapons Charges – Pleads Guilty at Close of Government’s Case

South Carolina News: Columbia, Leader and Other Members of Multi-State Drug Trafficking Organization Sentenced in Federal Court

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Joshua Peace, age 30, mother of Joshua Peace, Susan Peace, age 63, Brian Harper, age 34, and Regina Kinard, age 42, were sentenced in federal court. Joshua Peace, Kinard, and Harper pled guilty to participating in a drug conspiracy involving more than … Continue reading South Carolina News: Columbia, Leader and Other Members of Multi-State Drug Trafficking Organization Sentenced in Federal Court

South Carolina News: Charleston Felon Sentenced to 30 Months Imprisonment for Firearms and Marijuana Distribution Charges

Charleston, South Carolina –  United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated that Charles Baldwin Wilson, age 36, of Charleston, was sentenced in federal court in Charleston for Possession of Firearms by a Convicted Felon, and Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, in violation of Title 18 U.S.C. § 922(g) and Title 21 U.S.C. § 841(b)(1)(D). … Continue reading South Carolina News: Charleston Felon Sentenced to 30 Months Imprisonment for Firearms and Marijuana Distribution Charges

South Carolina News: Columbia, Nicole Jenice Samples, Former Department of Juvenile Justice Lieutenant Sentenced on Civil Rights Charges

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated today that United States District Judge Mary Geiger Lewis sentenced Nicole Jenice Samples, age 36, of Columbia, to one year incarceration as a result of her conviction for deprivation of civil rights, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 242. Evidence presented … Continue reading South Carolina News: Columbia, Nicole Jenice Samples, Former Department of Juvenile Justice Lieutenant Sentenced on Civil Rights Charges