Category Archives: Laurens County

Murrells Inlet man sentenced to 50 years in prison for VFW murder

Laurens, S.C.; April 26, 2018 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Thursday that a 15-year journey for justice in the brutal killing of 76-year-old James Bolt at the Laurens County Veterans of Foreign Wars building came to and … Continue reading

Posted in Laurens County, News | Comments Off on Murrells Inlet man sentenced to 50 years in prison for VFW murder

Laurens pedophile sentenced to 25 years in prison

Laurens, S.C.; February 28, 2018 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Wednesday that a Laurens man will spend the next 25 years in prison for sexually abusing two girls under the age of 12. Tito Olan Marin, 42, … Continue reading

Posted in Laurens County, News | Comments Off on Laurens pedophile sentenced to 25 years in prison

Laurens man sentenced to 15 years in prison for drug, property offenses

Laurens, S.C.; February 21, 2018 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Wednesday that a Laurens man was sentenced to 15 years in prison following a plea proceeding Tuesday at the Laurens County Courthouse. Bryan Lee Roeker, 35, pleaded … Continue reading

Posted in Laurens County, News | Comments Off on Laurens man sentenced to 15 years in prison for drug, property offenses

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

Posted in Abbeville County, Greenwood County, Laurens County, Newberry County, News | Comments Off on Solicitor’s Office distributes toys to needy children

Laurens man sentenced to max prison time for threatening to rape, kill officers, families

Laurens, S.C.; November 29, 2017 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Wednesday that a Laurens man will be spending the next several years in prison after he threatened to kill two Laurens police officers and rape one of … Continue reading

Posted in Laurens County, News | Comments Off on Laurens man sentenced to max prison time for threatening to rape, kill officers, families

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

Posted in Abbeville County, Greenwood County, Laurens County, Newberry County, News | Comments Off on Juvenile arbitrators receive training on human trafficking

North Carolina man convicted of DUI after driving wrong direction on I-385

Laurens, S.C.; October 26, 2017 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Thursday that a North Carolina man was found guilty Thursday morning on charges connected to an incident in which the man was driving the wrong direction on … Continue reading

Posted in Laurens County, News | Comments Off on North Carolina man convicted of DUI after driving wrong direction on I-385

Long-time Clinton menace sentenced to 15 years in prison

Laurens, S.C.; October 16, 2017 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Monday that a Clinton man with a lengthy rap sheet dating back to 1998 was sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to a drug … Continue reading

Posted in Laurens County | Comments Off on Long-time Clinton menace sentenced to 15 years in prison

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.

Posted in Abbeville County, Greenwood County, Laurens County, News | Comments Off on MULTI-COUNTY DRUG DEALER SENTENCED TO 12 YEARS IN PRISON

Child abuser sentenced to a decade in prison

Laurens, S.C.; August 28, 2017 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David Stumbo announced Monday that a Laurens man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in connection to fondling a girl in 2013. Prior to prosecutors calling his case to trial by jury on Monday morning … Continue reading

Posted in Laurens County, News | Comments Off on Child abuser sentenced to a decade in prison