Category Archives: Newberry County

Prosperity killer sentenced to life in prison for domestic homicide

Newberry, S.C.; August 10, 2018 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Friday that a Prosperity man will spend the rest of his life in prison after being convicted of the 2017 killing of his estranged girlfriend. Clifton Boozer, … Continue reading

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Long-time crack dealer sentenced to 25 years in prison

Newberry, S.C.; April 9, 2018 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Monday that a Cherokee County crack dealer was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison following a trial at the Newberry County Courthouse. Reginald Rodezere Scurry, 42, … Continue reading

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Newberry man facing 15 years for sexual abuse of teen

Newberry, S.C.; February 8, 2018 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Thursday that a Newberry man was sentenced to 15 years in prison late Wednesday afternoon after a Newberry County jury returned a verdict of guilty for second … 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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Long-time drug dealer found guilty in his absence, faces mandatory 25-year prison sentence

Newberry, S.C.; November 16, 2017 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Thursday that a North Carolina man was convicted of trafficking cocaine, third or subsequent offense, after the man failed to appear for his court date. Calvin Whitener, … 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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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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Newberry man sentenced to 22 years in prison for assault, burglary of elderly woman

Newberry, S.C.; May 19, 2017 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Friday that a Newberry man was sentenced Thursday to 22 years in prison for the 2016 assault and burglary of an elderly neighbor.

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Three men plead guilty in Little Mountain murder

Newberry, S.C.; November 1, 2016 — Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Tuesday morning that the three surviving accomplices to a July 2015 Newberry County home invasion and homicide pleaded guilty Monday on charges related to their respective roles … Continue reading

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Solicitor’s Office delivers school supplies to circuit school districts

  Greenwood, S.C.; August 16, 2016 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Tuesday that his office distributed donated school supplies to every school district in the Eighth Judicial Circuit, which is comprised of Greenwood, Laurens, Newberry and Abbeville … Continue reading

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