Category Archives: Abbeville County

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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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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Repeat domestic abuser sentenced to 20 years for violent assault

Abbeville, S.C.; May 14, 2019 — An Abbeville man was sentenced to 20 years in prison Tuesday morning after changing his plea to guilty on the day his trial was to begin in connection to a 2018 incident in which … Continue reading

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Repeat offender gets maximum sentence after shooting at Abbeville deputy

Abbeville, S.C.; March 13, 2019 – A repeat offender who shot at an Abbeville County deputy during a traffic stop will spend the next 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges related to the incident Wednesday afternoon at … Continue reading

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Abbeville rapist sentenced to 25 years in prison

Abbeville, S.C.; September 7, 2018 – An Abbeville man will spend the next 25 years in prison after being convicted Thursday afternoon of a violent 2017 sexual assault, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Friday. Lawrence Alando Postell, 35, … Continue reading

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Man sentenced to more than 18 years in prison for DUI crash that killed step-daughter

Abbeville, S.C.; May 21, 2018 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Monday that a Honea Path man will spend more than 18 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges in connection to a crash that left his … Continue reading

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Abbeville County drug dealer sentenced to 12 years in prison

Abbeville, S.C.; February 20, 2018 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Tuesday that an Abbeville County drug dealer will be spending the next 12 years in prison after he pleaded guilty Tuesday morning at the Abbeville County Courthouse … Continue reading

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Abbeville County domestic killer sentenced to life in prison

Abbeville, S.C.; January 26, 2018 – Following a week-long trial that stretched into the early evening hours Friday, an Abbeville County jury returned guilty verdicts on an Iva man who killed his long-time girlfriend in November 2016.

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Solicitor’s Office distributes toys to needy children

Greenwood, S.C.; December 13, 2017 – The Christmas season is often associated with merry family gatherings and celebrations bursting at the seams with yuletide glee. For many families, however, the Christmas season can be a disheartening time as parents struggle … Continue reading

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Juvenile arbitrators receive training on human trafficking

Greenwood, S.C.; November 2, 2017 – It’s a problem few want to talk about and even fewer fully acknowledge.  It is a growing problem not just overseas, but right here in our own backyards. While there are no firm statistics … Continue reading

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