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Fountain Inn man sentenced to 27 years for stabbing girlfriend in domestic incident

Laurens, S.C.; January 14, 2020 – A Fountain Inn man will spend the next 27 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday to a charge stemming from a 2018 incident in which he nearly killed his then-girlfriend with a box … Continue reading

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Intoxicated driver sentenced to 16 years for fatal crash

Greenwood, S.C.; December 21, 2019 – A Clinton woman will spend the next 16 years behind bars after pleading guilty Thursday to charges stemming from a fatal 2018 crash near the Dance South studio on Highway 76 between Clinton and … Continue reading

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Greenwood bank robber sentenced to 18 years in prison

Greenwood, S.C.; December 12, 2019 – A Troy man was sentenced Thursday to 18 years in prison after pleading guilty to the 2018 robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank in Uptown Greenwood, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced. William … Continue reading

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Upstate drug trafficker sentenced to 25 years in prison

Abbeville, S.C.; November 7, 2019 – An Iva man will spend the next 25 years behind bars after an Abbeville County jury found the man guilty on one count of trafficking methamphetamine, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Wednesday. … Continue reading

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Woman sentenced to 22 years in DUI crash that killed Laurens farmer

Greenwood, S.C.; October 29, 2019 – A Fountain Inn woman was sentenced Monday to 22 years in prison after pleading guilty to a felony DUI charge stemming from a June 2018 crash in Laurens County, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo … Continue reading

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Child sex abuser sentenced to 22 years in prison

Greenwood, S.C.; October 23, 2019 — Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Wednesday that a Greenwood man will spend more than two decades in prison after being convicted of sexually assaulting a girl under the age of 13. Joshua Eric … Continue reading

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Career drug dealer sentenced to 25 years in prison

Greenwood, S.C.; October 22, 2019 — A career drug dealer has been sentenced to a long-term stay behind bars after pleading guilty Monday, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Tuesday. Larry Donnell Elmore, 58, pleaded guilty to possession with intent … Continue reading

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Lifelong thief sentenced to 20 years in prison

Laurens, S.C.; October 11, 2019 — Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Friday that a Piedmont man with a long history of theft-related crimes was sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty Thursday afternoon to a charge of … Continue reading

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Arsonist gets max sentence for Greenwood Walmart fire

Greenwood, S.C.; October 2, 2019 — A Greenwood arsonist on Tuesday received the maximum sentence allowed under the law after he elected to change his plea to guilty on the day his trial was scheduled to start, 8th Circuit Solicitor David … Continue reading

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Career criminal sentenced to 20 years in prison for dealing meth

Abbeville, S.C.; September 11, 2019 — An Abbeville man will spend the next 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to a methamphetamine-related charge, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Wednesday. Todd Andrew Allen, 39, pleaded guilty Wednesday morning … Continue reading

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