Category Archives: Greenwood County

Greenwood man facing 15 years in prison for burglary, firing shots into house

Greenwood, S.C.; November 10, 2017 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Friday that a Greenwood man was sentenced Thursday afternoon to 15 years in prison for a pair of incidents in which he assaulted a man and fired … 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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Greenville man gets maximum sentence for bomb threat against women’s shelter

  Greenwood, S.C.; September 21, 2017 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Thursday that a Greenville man received the maximum sentence after pleading guilty to calling in a bomb threat to a local women’s shelter. Rahim Aadil Taqwa … Continue reading

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MULTI-COUNTY DRUG DEALER SENTENCED TO 12 YEARS IN PRISON

Abbeville, S.C.; August 29, 2017 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David Stumbo announced Tuesday that a multi-county drug dealer was sentenced to 12 years in prison Monday afternoon in connection to five arrests spanning three counties over a 7-month period.

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Solicitor distributes school supplies

Greenwood, S.C.; August 8, 2017 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David Stumbo on Tuesday continued a time-honored tradition of distributing school supplies to the school districts of the Eighth Judicial Circuit, which is comprised of Abbeville, Greenwood, Laurens and Newberry counties.

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Thief gets nearly five years in prison for string of auto break-ins

Greenwood, S.C.; July 12, 2017 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Wednesday that a Greenwood man was sentenced Tuesday to nearly five years in prison after pleading guilty to numerous theft-related charges in connection with a string of … Continue reading

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Child molester sentenced to 15 years in prison

Greenwood, S.C. – March 16, 2017 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Thursday that a Greenwood man was sentenced to 15 years in prison after being found guilty of molesting a child for a number of years.

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Greenwood man sentenced to 20 years in prison for 2015 burglary spree

Greenwood, S.C.; March 14, 2017 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Tuesday that a Greenwood man was sentenced to 20 years in prison following a string of burglaries that occurred across north Greenwood in 2015.

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Greenwood man sentenced to 13 years in prison in connection to 2014 traffic fatality

Greenwood, S.C.; February 27, 2017 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Monday that a Greenwood man was sentenced to 13 years in prison for causing a fatal collision while intoxicated in 2014.

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Abbeville man sentenced to life without parole in shooting

Greenwood, S.C.; February 9, 2017 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Thursday that an Abbeville man was sentenced Wednesday evening to life without the possibility of parole for his role in a 2015 shooting.

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