Category Archives: Greenwood County

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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Man sentenced to 17 years for DUI crash that killed two bikers

Laurens, S.C.; March 22, 2019 — A Greenwood man will spend the next 17 years in prison after pleading guilty Friday morning to two counts of felony DUI in connection to a 2017 incident that cost two Greenwood men their … Continue reading

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Greenwood gang member sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole

Greenwood, S.C.; November 30, 2018 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Friday that a member of Greenwood’s Eastside Gang was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the 2017 killing of a 23-year-old Greenwood … Continue reading

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Greenwood drug dealer receives consecutive sentences for assaulting officers

Greenwood, S.C.; November 9, 2018 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Friday that a Greenwood drug dealer received consecutive sentences after he assaulted two agents with the Greenwood County Drug Enforcement Unit while being arrested on drug charges.

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Greenwood domestic abuser sentenced to 18 years in prison

Greenwood, S.C.; October 5, 2018 – A Greenwood man will spend the next 18 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges stemming from a June 2017 domestic assault, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Friday. Stavalyon Amane Turner, … Continue reading

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