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Abbeville

General Sessions – November 2, 2020
Initial Appearance – October 30, 2020 @ 10 a.m.
Docket Appearance – October 30, 2020 @ 11 a.m.

Greenwood

General Sessions – November 9, 2020
Initial Appearance – November 6, 2020 @ 9 a.m.
Docket Appearance – November 6, 2020 @10 a.m.

Laurens

General Sessions – October 26, 2020
Initial Appearance – October 23, 2020 @ 10 a.m.
Docket Appearance – October 23, 2020 @ 11 a.m.

Newberry

General Sessions – October 19, 2020
Initial Appearance – October 16, 2020 @ 9 a.m.
Docket Appearance – October 16, 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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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

Domestic abuser sentenced to 10 years in prison

Greenwood, S.C.; October 7, 2020 – A Greenwood County man was sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty last week to charges in connection to a 2019 domestic assault that ended in a standoff with police, 8th Circuit … Continue reading

Domestic abuser sentenced to 10 years in prison

Laurens, S.C.; October 2, 2020 – A Clinton man will spend the next decade in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to charges connected to the brutal beating of his then-girlfriend, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Friday morning.