CRIME & SAFETY
Orangeburg man charged after multiple threats against deputy
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WOLO)—An Orangeburg man who made multiple threats against a deputy has been charged. Glen Smith Jr., 42, has been charged with four counts of threatening the life of a public official or family and also four counts stalking. The situation has been ongoing since last year beginning...
Monday’s drowning victim in Edisto Beach was from Norway, here’s what we know
The woman was found floating in the surf on Edisto Beach on Monday afternoon, according to local and county officials.
CTV, June 8, 2023
The June 6, 2023 edition of CTV, hosted by Sunrise anchor Intisar Faulkner. She discusses an Orangeburg County standoff, and gives an update on the Richland County convenience store shooting, summer programs for children, and Juneteenth events happening in the Midlands.
One dead after truck overturns in Orangeburg County
ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WIS) - Troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol report one person is dead after the truck they were in overturned in Orangeburg County. The crash happened on Fort Motte Road near Dillon Court on Saturday night around 9:30 p.m. Patrol officials say the operator was driving a 2003 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck traveling south on Fort Motte Road when the driver lost control of the truck, hit an embankment, and overturned.
Deputies: Orangeburg Co. man charged after standoff held teenager at gunpoint
ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – A nearly 10-hour standoff Friday in Orangeburg County resulted in a 45-year-old man facing numerous charges, the sheriff’s office says. Tommie Boyd, Jr. is charged with kidnapping, first-degree assault and battery, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, and pointing and presenting a firearm, according to the Orangeburg County […]
Pain into purpose: Families advocate against gun violence
Veterans Memorial Park was a sea of orange on June 3 as families and friends shared stories they wished had a different ending. Gun violence takes the lives of hundreds of individuals each year in the state; the annual gun violence walk in Barnwell that's organized by Henrietta’s Heart works to lessen the number of lives lost.
Former corrections officer sentenced for contraband
Taylor Collins, 25, of Olar, pleaded guilty to July 2021 charges for furnishing contraband to county inmates during her employment as a correctional officer in the Barnwell County Detention Center (BCDC). Collins was sentenced on May 30 to two years in a state facility suspended to three years probation by...
Orangeburg crews respond to propane leak on Cannon Bridge Road
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Orangeburg Department of Public Safety Fire Department responded to a propane leak on Cannon Bridge Road on Monday. According to officials, firefighters arrived on the scene and confirmed a 30,000-gallon capacity tank was venting propane. Attempts to stop leaking products were unsuccessful, and firefighters started...
3 people killed in separate traffic accidents across region
MONETTA, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - Three people are dead after separate vehicle accidents in Aiken and Orangeburg counties. A Batesburg man is dead after an all-terrain vehicle accident in Aiken County. Aiken County Coroner Darryl Ables has identified that victim as 23-year-old Dyrth R. Fulmer. Ables said the accident happened around...
Orangeburg Co. deputies respond to barricaded subject
ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office says there is no threat to the public while deputies are responding to a barricaded subject incident Friday night. Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said deputies were called to a burglary on Morgan Road, near North Road around 4:50 p.m. Friday.
Large amounts of heroin, other drugs found during Orangeburg traffic stop, man charged
ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WACH) — A man was arrested after Orangeburg County deputies found large amounts of drugs in his car during a traffic stop, officials said Thursday. Deputies have arrested Bradley Hollington, 23, after deputies tried to pull him over for a broken license plate light and found 675.2 grams of heroin, 29.5 grams of marijuana, a pistol, and ammunition inside a gray and black bookbag in his possession.
Man accused of selling $328K in lumber stolen from employer arrested in Orangeburg Co.
CHARLESTON COUNTY, S.C. (WCIV) — UPDATE (6/9/23): James Gerald Summers, 53, was arrested on Friday by the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office, according to CCSO. The Charleston County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man wanted for allegedly stealing $328,000 worth of lumber from his employer and reselling it. The...
17-year-old killed in car accident in Orangeburg County
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - A 17-year-old has died after a single-vehicle accident in Orangeburg County. According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened about eight miles east of Eutawville on Adidas Street near Horizon Street around 6:45 a.m. Saturday. The Orangeburg County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Stephonn...
SCHP: Driver killed in Orangeburg County after vehicle overturns
ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WCIV) — A driver is dead following a one-vehicle collision the morning of May 27. According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol (SCHP), the collision occurred at approximately 6:45 a.m. on Addidas Street, near Horizon Street, eight miles east of Eutawville. The driver was operating a 2002 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck and was the only occupant of the vehicle.
Aaron Tingle involved in bad accident at South Carolina Motorplex
Race car driver Aaron Tingle is alive. He was involved in a bad accident on Friday at the South Carolina Motorplex in Neeses, South Carolina. Tingle was competing in the B League Invitational when the incident happened. His car, which was known as the Silver Surfer, is badly damaged. Unconfirmed...
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