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Abbeville

General Sessions – January 4, 2021
Initial Appearance – December 31, 2020 @ 10 a.m.
Docket Appearance – December 31, 2020 @ 11 a.m.

Greenwood

General Sessions – December 14, 2020
Initial Appearance – December 11, 2020 @ 9 a.m.
Docket Appearance – December 11, 2020 @10 a.m.

Laurens

General Sessions – December 7, 2020
Initial Appearance – December 4, 2020 @ 10 a.m.
Docket Appearance – December 4, 2020 @ 11 a.m.

Newberry

General Sessions – December 14, 2020
Initial Appearance – December 11, 2020 @ 9 a.m.
Docket Appearance – December 11, 2020 @ 9 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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Newberry man sentenced to life without parole for hostage standoff

Newberry, S.C.; November 18, 2020 – A Newberry man received a sentence of life without the possibility of parole after a Newberry County jury found him guilty Thursday of several charges stemming from a hostage standoff at the Vocational Rehabilitation … Continue reading

Greenwood man sentenced to 50 years in Abbeville murders

Greewnood, S.C.; November 16, 2020 – A Greenwood man was sentenced to 50 years in prison after pleading guilty Friday morning to charges stemming from a 2019 triple homicide in Abbeville County, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Monday.

Longtime Abbeville heroin dealer sentenced to 22 years in prison

Abbeville, S.C.; October 20, 2020 – An Abbeville man was sentenced to 22 years in prison after appearing in court to plead guilty then absconding from his sentencing hearing, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Tuesday.

Trenton man gets maximum sentence for Walmart bathroom attack on child

Greenwood, S.C.; October 13, 2020 – A Trenton man was sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday to a charge stemming from a June 2019 incident in which he attempted to abduct and assault a young boy … Continue reading