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Abbeville

General Sessions – May 10, 2021
Initial Appearance – May 7, 2021 @ 10 a.m.
Docket Appearance – May 7, 2021 @ 11 a.m.

Greenwood

General Sessions – April 19, 2021
Initial Appearance – April 16, 2021 @ 9 a.m.
Docket Appearance – April 16, 2021 @ 10 a.m.

Laurens

General Sessions – April 12, 2021
Initial Appearance – April 9, 2021 @ 9 a.m.
Docket Appearance – April 9, 2021 @ 10 a.m.

Newberry

General Sessions – May 24, 2021
Initial Appearance – May 21, 2021 @ 9 a.m.
Docket Appearance – May 21, 2021 @ 10 a.m.

 

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Eighth Circuit Solicitor David Stumbo led a panel discussion on the campus of Lander University to discuss "Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect for Mandated Reporters." Working Together to Protect Children Each year, Solicitor Stumbo collects school supplies from divesion program participants and distributes those supplies to our partners in education across the circuit. The supplies are then distributed to children in need. Investing in Our Community Solicitor Stumbo delivers his closing argument to the jury during a Laurens County homicide trial, State v. William Alexander. (Photo Credit to Vic MacDonald, The Clinton Chronicle) LEADING FROM THE FRONT IN COURTROOM Solicitor Stumbo partners with local Veterans organizations to help those who have served our great nation to recover from the wounds sustained in service to America, both seen and unseen. Veterans' Diversion Court Program Deputy Solicitor Dale Scott questions an expert witness during the first trial held in South Carolina following the court shutdowns for COVID-19. A Leader in the State Solicitor Stumbo addresses family, friends, and law enforcement personnel at the road sign dedication for fallen Deputy Roger Dale Rice, Jr. in Clinton, SC. Standing with Law Enforcement By partnering with the 8th Circuit Solicitor’s Office, the Laurens County Prevention Coalition offered for the first time an extensive seminar on how to form successful DUI cases. Since it’s not unusual for an arresting officer to be called to testify, Solicitor Stumbo and his staff took the participants through the steps of a DUI case, from when they stop a vehicle to the courtroom. Officers review DUI protocols Solicitor Stumbo presents the State's position on bonds for five of the six men accused of firing gunshots in the Greenwood Mall.

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Donalds man sentenced to 20 years in prison for months-long string of burglaries

Abbeville, S.C.; April 9, 2021 – A Donalds man will spend the next two decades behind bars after pleading guilty Friday morning to a massive rash of burglaries that spanned three counties over nearly three months, 8th Circuit Solicitor David … Continue reading

Clinton man sentenced to 15 years in prison for armed home invasion

Newberry, S.C.; April 9, 2021 – A Clinton man was sentenced in court this week to 15 years in prison on a slew of criminal charges mostly relating to a 2019 home invasion in Laurens County, 8th Circuit Solicitor David … Continue reading

Serial domestic abuser gets max prison sentence after trial

Newberry, S.C.; April 8, 2021 – A Newberry man will spend the next decade in prison after he was found guilty of domestic violence Wednesday following a two-day trial in Newberry County, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Thursday.  … Continue reading

Three men sentenced to 30 years for armed robbery spree

Greenwood, S.C.; March 19, 2021 – Three men were sentenced to a total of 30 years each after pleading guilty Thursday to several charges related to a string of violent armed robberies that occurred just before Christmas in 2019, 8th Circuit … Continue reading