Category Archives: Greenwood County

Greenwood career criminal sentenced to 20 years in prison

Greenwood, S.C.; April 30, 2021 – A Greenwood career criminal will spend the next two decades in prison after pleading guilty to a slew of charges related to two separate burglaries

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Career drug trafficker sentenced to 25 years in prison

Greenwood, S.C.; April 29, 2021 – A Greenwood man is headed to prison for the next 25 years after his sentence from a 2018 drug trafficking trial was unsealed Thursday morning in court, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced.

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Career thieves get prison time this week in Greenwood court

Greenwood, S.C.; April 23, 2021 – A couple of lifelong thieves were sent to prison during the term of General Sessions court held this week in Greenwood County, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Friday.

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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

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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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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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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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Greenwood man convicted, faces life sentence for 2017 murder

A Greenwood man was found guilty late Thursday night of a 2017 murder following a four-day trial at the Greenwood County Courthouse, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Friday. Xzariera Okevis Gray, 30, was found guilty by a Greenwood … Continue reading

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Career drug dealer sentenced to 15 years in prison

Greenwood, S.C.; April 3, 2019 – A career drug dealer was sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to a number of charges on the morning his trial was set to begin, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo … Continue reading

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