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Upstate drug trafficker sentenced to 25 years in prison

Abbeville, S.C.; November 7, 2019 – An Iva man will spend the next 25 years behind bars after an Abbeville County jury found the man guilty on one count of trafficking methamphetamine, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Wednesday. … Continue reading

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Woman sentenced to 22 years in DUI crash that killed Laurens farmer

Greenwood, S.C.; October 29, 2019 – A Fountain Inn woman was sentenced Monday to 22 years in prison after pleading guilty to a felony DUI charge stemming from a June 2018 crash in Laurens County, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo … Continue reading

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Child sex abuser sentenced to 22 years in prison

Greenwood, S.C.; October 23, 2019 — Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Wednesday that a Greenwood man will spend more than two decades in prison after being convicted of sexually assaulting a girl under the age of 13. Joshua Eric … Continue reading

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Career drug dealer sentenced to 25 years in prison

Greenwood, S.C.; October 22, 2019 — A career drug dealer has been sentenced to a long-term stay behind bars after pleading guilty Monday, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Tuesday. Larry Donnell Elmore, 58, pleaded guilty to possession with intent … Continue reading

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Lifelong thief sentenced to 20 years in prison

Laurens, S.C.; October 11, 2019 — Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Friday that a Piedmont man with a long history of theft-related crimes was sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty Thursday afternoon to a charge of … Continue reading

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Arsonist gets max sentence for Greenwood Walmart fire

Greenwood, S.C.; October 2, 2019 — A Greenwood arsonist on Tuesday received the maximum sentence allowed under the law after he elected to change his plea to guilty on the day his trial was scheduled to start, 8th Circuit Solicitor David … Continue reading

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Career criminal sentenced to 20 years in prison for dealing meth

Abbeville, S.C.; September 11, 2019 — An Abbeville man will spend the next 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to a methamphetamine-related charge, 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo announced Wednesday. Todd Andrew Allen, 39, pleaded guilty Wednesday morning … Continue reading

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Career criminal sentenced to 20 years in prison

Newberry, S.C.; August 28, 2019 — A Newberry man with a criminal history spanning nearly 30 years was sentenced Wednesday afternoon to 20 years in prison after being convicted of multiple theft offenses, announced 8th Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo.

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Gray Court woman sentenced to 15 years for crash that killed one highway worker, injured another

Laurens, S.C.; July 19, 2019 — A Gray Court woman was sentenced Thursday afternoon to 15 years in prison after a Laurens County jury returned a verdict of guilty on three charges related to the death of a highway worker … Continue reading

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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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