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5:07 am on Wednesday August 29, 2012

Charleston sheriff Al Cannon arrested, charged with assault and battery

Charleston County Sheriff J. Al Cannon Jr. Charleston County Sheriff Al Cannon was charged with assault and battery following an investigation by the State Law Enforcement Department over a January incident in which Cannon allegedly slapped a...
5:18 am on Wednesday December 14, 2011

Charleston County deputy arrested following charges of pocketing cash during searches

Former Charleston County sheriff's deputy Troy Leo Capps has been charged following accusation that he swiped some cash found while conducting search warrants. Many reports abound, but the better we've seen is over at The Post and Courier. 
6:00 am on Friday January 7, 2011

Charleston County Detention Center officer arrested

Image by Charleston Co. Detention CenterA Charleston County Sheriff’s Office detention officer has been charged with third-degree assault and battery and misconduct in office. The charges stem from an incident which took place on December 22, 2010...
4:23 am on Friday December 31, 2010

Details on the New Year's Eve checkpoints (update: financial cost of a DUI)

Image by Flickr user versageekThe Charleston County Sheriff's Office has announced locations for its New Year's Eve checkpoints. Checkpoints will be popping up around the area beginning at 3 p.m. on Friday and continuing through 2:30 a.m. on...
10:46 am on Saturday September 5, 2009

West Ashley wreck involving deputy is one to watch

Image by 20090905-wreck.jpg A wreck involving a Charleston County sheriff's deputy is likely one to watch as police held off on charging anyone and kept traffic backed up for several hours while they mapped the scene.  Hop over to The Post and...
1:24 pm on Wednesday June 11, 2008

Animals taken from Hollywood home

Read the updated story. Dozens of animals were taken from a Hollywood home Wednesday afternoon, suspected of having been mistreated. The seized animals included chickens, geese, dogs, goats, rabbits, and a cat. From Live 5 News: The Charleston...