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Solicitor’s Office distributes toys to local children in need

Greenwood, S.C.; December 20, 2018 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo on Thursday distributed toys to several local organizations to help needy children have a special Christmas in what has become one of the most beloved traditions in the … 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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Solicitor announces mentorship program addition to Veterans Court

Greenwood, S.C.; November 9, 2018 – As the nation prepares to honor and celebrate its veterans on Veterans Day, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo on Friday announced a new Veterans Court program component aimed at helping veterans obtain the help … 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 man sentenced to 37 years in prison for domestic homicide

Laurens, S.C.; October 22, 2018 – A Greenwood man was sentenced to 37 years in prison Monday after pleading guilty to the 2017 murder of his estranged wife.

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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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Greenwood man sentenced to 100 months for possessing a firearm

Columbia, South Carolina — United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated today that Tramain R. Anderson, 28, of Greenwood, was sentenced to 100 months in prison after pleading guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm, a violation … Continue reading

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Abbeville rapist sentenced to 25 years in prison

Abbeville, S.C.; September 7, 2018 – An Abbeville man will spend the next 25 years in prison after being convicted Thursday afternoon of a violent 2017 sexual assault, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Friday. Lawrence Alando Postell, 35, … Continue reading

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Laurens child predator sentenced to 25 years in prison

Laurens, S.C.; August 30, 2018 – Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Thursday that a Laurens child predator was sentenced to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to assaulting three girls under the age of 9 over a … Continue reading

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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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