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South Carolina News: Charleston Felon, Horace Edmond Wright Sentenced to 8 Years in Federal Prison for Distribution of Heroin

Charleston, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Horace Edmond Wright, age 52, of Charleston, South Carolina, was sentenced in federal court in Charleston after pleading guilty to distribution of heroin. United States District Judge Bruce Howe Hendricks of Charleston sentenced Wright to eight years in federal prison, to be followed … Continue reading South Carolina News: Charleston Felon, Horace Edmond Wright Sentenced to 8 Years in Federal Prison for Distribution of Heroin

South Carolina News: Allendale Town Administrator, Harold Dewayne Ennis Pleads Guilty to Theft of Federal Funds

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Harold Dewayne Ennis, Jr., 48, of Allendale, South Carolina, pled guilty in federal court to theft of federal funds. The Information to which Ennis pled guilty states that Ennis has held the position of Allendale Town Administrator since around the year 2000. In … Continue reading South Carolina News: Allendale Town Administrator, Harold Dewayne Ennis Pleads Guilty to Theft of Federal Funds

South Carolina News: Columbia, Two Men Sentenced in Federal Court for Roles in Bi-Coastal Marijuana Distribution Case

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Jeremy David Grove, 30, of Greenville, South Carolina, and Jaspal Singh Grewall, 40, of Anaheim, California, have been sentenced in federal court for their roles in a marijuana distribution and money laundering conspiracy operating between the East Coast and California. On December … Continue reading South Carolina News: Columbia, Two Men Sentenced in Federal Court for Roles in Bi-Coastal Marijuana Distribution Case

South Carolina News: Columbia, U.S. Attorney’s Office Continues to Prioritize Reducing Violent Crime During Lapse in Government Funding

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated today, “I am thrilled that the U.S. Attorney’s Office has been able to return to full operations this week following the lapse in government funding. I extend my heartfelt thanks to the entire team at the U.S. Attorney’s Office and to our federal law enforcement … Continue reading South Carolina News: Columbia, U.S. Attorney’s Office Continues to Prioritize Reducing Violent Crime During Lapse in Government Funding

South Carolina News: Myrtle Beach Man, James Latron Sumter Pleads Guilty To Selling Heroin and Cocaine “Speedball” That Caused Overdose Death

Co-Conspirators Disposed of Victim’s Body in the Woods Florence, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that James Latron Sumter, a/k/a “T”, age 35, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has pled guilty in federal court to conspiring to distribute a quantity of cocaine and heroin, the use of which resulted in serious … Continue reading South Carolina News: Myrtle Beach Man, James Latron Sumter Pleads Guilty To Selling Heroin and Cocaine “Speedball” That Caused Overdose Death

South Carolina News: North Charleston Man, Leonard Franklin Clark Sentenced to 20 Years in Federal Prison for Mt. Pleasant Armed Robberies

Charleston, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Leonard Franklin Clark, 31, of North Charleston, South Carolina, was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for his role in three Mt. Pleasant robberies. There is no parole in the federal system. Evidence presented by the Government established that on May 9, … Continue reading South Carolina News: North Charleston Man, Leonard Franklin Clark Sentenced to 20 Years in Federal Prison for Mt. Pleasant Armed Robberies

South Carolina News: Florence, John Henry Johnson, Federal Jury Convicts Last Man Standing in 29-Defendant Organized Crime Case in Myrtle Beach

Florence, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that John Henry Johnson, age 68, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, was convicted by a federal jury after three days of trial during the lapse in government appropriations. The jury found Johnson guilty of one count of conspiracy to distribute heroin and two … Continue reading South Carolina News: Florence, John Henry Johnson, Federal Jury Convicts Last Man Standing in 29-Defendant Organized Crime Case in Myrtle Beach

South Carolina News: GREENVILLE, ANTHONY DEPREE SMITH, Federal Jury Convicts Jacksonville Man for Crack Cocaine Conspiracy

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Robert J. Higdon, Jr., United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, announces that yesterday in Federal court, ANTHONY DEPREE SMITH, a 44-year-old resident of Jacksonville, was convicted following a two-day trial before Senior United States District Judge Malcolm J. Howard. The jury found SMITH guilty of Conspiracy to Possess … Continue reading South Carolina News: GREENVILLE, ANTHONY DEPREE SMITH, Federal Jury Convicts Jacksonville Man for Crack Cocaine Conspiracy