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Abusive mother gets 15-year prison sentence

Laurens, S.C.; May 24, 2019 — A woman was sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty Thursday afternoon at the Laurens County Courthouse to a charge of inflicting great bodily injury on a child, 8th Circuit Solicitor David … Continue reading

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Laurens career meth cook sentenced to 17 years

Laurens, S.C.; May 22, 2019 — A Laurens man with a lengthy history of manufacturing methamphetamines will spend the next 17 years behind bars after being found guilty at trial of manufacturing and possessing meth, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. … Continue reading

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Repeat domestic abuser sentenced to 20 years for violent assault

Abbeville, S.C.; May 14, 2019 — An Abbeville man was sentenced to 20 years in prison Tuesday morning after changing his plea to guilty on the day his trial was to begin in connection to a 2018 incident in which … Continue reading

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Greenwood man convicted, faces life sentence for 2017 murder

A Greenwood man was found guilty late Thursday night of a 2017 murder following a four-day trial at the Greenwood County Courthouse, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Friday. Xzariera Okevis Gray, 30, was found guilty by a Greenwood … Continue reading

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Newberry man sentenced to 10 years for church thefts

Newberry. S.C.; April 24, 2019 — A string of church break-ins that spanned two counties landed a Newberry man a 10-year sentence after he entered a guilty plea Monday afternoon to charges stemming from the incident, 8th Circuit Solicitor David … Continue reading

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Career drug dealer sentenced to 15 years in prison

Greenwood, S.C.; April 3, 2019 – A career drug dealer was sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to a number of charges on the morning his trial was set to begin, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo … Continue reading

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Prosperity man sentenced to more than 15 years in prison for boat ramp stabbing

Newberry, S.C.; March 29, 2019 – A Prosperity man will spend the next 15 years in prison after being found guilty Thursday afternoon of an aggravated assault and battery in connection to an incident at the Sunset Boat Ramp, 8th … Continue reading

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Man sentenced to 17 years for DUI crash that killed two bikers

Laurens, S.C.; March 22, 2019 — A Greenwood man will spend the next 17 years in prison after pleading guilty Friday morning to two counts of felony DUI in connection to a 2017 incident that cost two Greenwood men their … Continue reading

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Repeat offender gets maximum sentence after shooting at Abbeville deputy

Abbeville, S.C.; March 13, 2019 – A repeat offender who shot at an Abbeville County deputy during a traffic stop will spend the next 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges related to the incident Wednesday afternoon at … Continue reading

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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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