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9:23 am on Friday November 30, 2012

Following fatal shooting in Beaufort, Rajerick Lovell Knight arrested in Florida (Update: Life)

Rajerick "Bullet Rod" Knight, AKA "Slick" Update November 30: Knight has been sentenced to life without parole. The Island Packet offers a report on the verdict and pleas for a leaner sentence. Update November 28: Both the prosecution and defense...
11:34 am on Saturday March 24, 2012

Seabrook man arrested after Gray's Hill shooting

Jerry Maurice Wright Jerry Maurice Wright, 21, was arrested just after 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, after a shooting at 16 Paradise Lane in Burton [map below] that left one man injured. Beaufort County sheriff's deputies responded to the reported...
3:32 am on Saturday March 24, 2012

Four charged after Lady's Island McDonald's robbed at gunpoint

On Thursday, March 22, the Lady's Island McDonald's was robbed just before 10:30 p.m. at gunpoint — now four have been arrested. Beaufort County sheriff's met with employees who said the store had been robbed by three suspects, two armed with...
3:46 am on Friday March 9, 2012

Lady's Island business feud lands one man with underage sexual exploitation charge

It's a series of events that almost belongs in a TV drama. A feud over the amount of noise coming through a wall between two Lady's Island businesses has landed one of the owners, 61-year-old David Paul Maschka, with charges that could put him...
2:33 am on Thursday January 5, 2012

Four charged in connection with abduction, fatal shooting (Update: More charges, background)

Image by Flickr user skippytpeUpdate January 5: Travis Walker has received murder and weapons charges in the death of Richardson, and the three others have received charges on accessory to murder before and after the fact, in addition to the...
10:19 am on Saturday December 24, 2011

In rape case, family of College of Charleston student upset over lack of support

20-year-old Diego Landa-Bonilla of West Ashley has been arrested and charged following accusations of raping an 18-year-old College of Charleston student, however the family is irate over a lack of perceived support from the college.
6:00 am on Friday November 4, 2011

Woman charged after accident shuts down road for hours

Multi-vehicle accident on Clements Ferry Road in Berkeley County shut down the road for hours this morning and now a woman has been charged with DUI.
4:11 am on Monday September 12, 2011

Following fatal I-95 Jasper County crash, driver and seven others flee the scene

Near 7 a.m. on Sunday an SUV with nine people on board crashed in Jasper County after the driver fell allegedly fell asleep and overcorrected. One passenger was thrown from the vehicle and later died. The driver, Jonathan Andrez-Gonzalez Ludvin of...
2:43 am on Friday May 13, 2011

Bluffton man arrested after children go searching for help at 3:45 a.m.

Keith Miller, 34, of Bluffton has been charged with felony unlawful conduct toward a child after his children, ages 6 and 9, awoke without anyone home at 3:45 a.m. and went to a neighbor's house looking for help. Multiple briefs abound, but I'll...
8:05 am on Saturday April 23, 2011

Guilty plea entered in Laurel Bay rape allegation case

Flickr user istorija Tracy Lynn Valderrama has pled guilty to one count of making false statements after she was accused of having lied about being raped in 2010 at her Laurel Bay home. But prosecutors are saying the agreement is not yet sealed...