Category Archives: Greenwood County

Con man gets max prison sentence after trial

Greenwood, S.C.; August 23, 2018 – A Hodges con man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for stealing more than $100,000 from an elderly neighbor, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Thursday. John Fitzgerald Anderson, 53, was found … Continue reading

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Meth cook sentenced to 15 years in prison

Greenwood, S.C.; June 15, 2018 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Friday that a Greenwood County meth cook was sentenced to 15 years in prison after entering a guilty plea just moments before jury selection was to begin … Continue reading

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Greenwood man sentenced to 18 years for armed bank robbery

Greenwood, S.C.; June 15, 2018 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Friday that a Greenwood man was sentenced to 18 years in prison after being convicted of a 2016 bank robbery. A Greenwood County jury needed just 13 … Continue reading

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Georgia man sentenced to 26 years for murder of potential witness

Greenwood, S.C.; June 4, 2018 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Monday that a Georgia man was sentenced to 26 years in prison for his role in the killing of a 21-year-old Greenwood man who was cooperating with … Continue reading

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Drug dealer receives maximum sentence for selling pills that led to overdose death

Greenwood, S.C.; May 18, 2018 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Friday that a Greenwood drug dealer was sentenced to 20 years in prison after selling the dangerous drug Fentanyl to a Ninety Six man, leading to the … Continue reading

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Career drug dealer sentenced to 25 years in prison

Greenwood, S.C.; April 11, 2018 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Wednesday that a Greenwood drug dealer was sentenced to 25 years in prison following a trial at the Greenwood County Courthouse. Dazzelle Demarcus Smith, 33, was found … Continue reading

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Long-time drug dealer sentenced to 15 years in prison

Greenwood, S.C.; February 12, 2018 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Monday that a long-time Greenwood drug dealer was sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday to charges of possession with intent to distribute crack … Continue reading

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Child predator sentenced to 18 years in prison

Greenwood, S.C.; February 8, 2018 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Thursday that a 28-year-old Greenwood man will be spending the next 18 years in prison after pleading guilty to sexually abusing a young girl.

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Domestic abuser facing 18 years in prison

Greenwood, S.C.; February 5, 2018 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Monday that a Greenwood man has pleaded guilty to aggravated domestic violence and sentenced to 18 years in prison, just days before his case was scheduled to … Continue reading

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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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