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January 2014 Archives

Allegation of inappropriate touching led to chiropractor's arrest

Being charged with a crime can damage the reputation of the accused person. In Surfside Beach, South Carolina, a 63-year-old chiropractor was arrested on charges of battery and first-degree assault.

One man faces drug trafficking charges in Columbia

A task force headed by the FBI and joined by local authorities, including the South Carolina National Guard Counterdrug Program, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, the Columbia Police Department and the Richland County Sheriff's Department, have arrested a 35-year-old man on drug trafficking charges in Columbia, South Carolina.

Driver plunges into a pond, accused of drunk driving

Anyone of legal age can drink alcohol in South Carolina. However, operating under the influence is strictly prohibited in all 50 states. It is common knowledge that drinking alcohol and driving do not go together. Many drunk driving accidents are caused by impaired drivers, which is why police officers often set up random traffic stops to ensure the safety of the motorists.

Woman apprehended in identity-theft scheme faces 80 charges

Sheriff's deputies in a city about 2 hours southwest of Columbia recently apprehended a 23-year-old woman who allegedly made multiple purchases at Amazon.com using another person's checking account. The woman now faces 80 criminal counts, including 40 charges of financial fraud.

Police arrest two armed robbery suspects in South Carolina

Using a weapon to commit a crime is a serious offense in South Carolina. If the government can prove that a suspect used force or a weapon to commit a crime, the offender will likely serve substantial jail time.


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