Police/Court News

  • Bond denied in Pinckney Street shooting death

    A judge denied bond on Monday for the suspect accused of the shooting death of Shyheim Kennedy on Pinckney and Reedy Streets last July.
    Circuit Judge Brian Gibbons denied bond for Robert Isaiah Graham, 18, according to Sixth Circuit Solicitor Doug Barfield.

  • Two arrested in Tuesday shooting

    The Chester Police Department has made a pair of arrests in connection with a Wednesday evening shooting.

  • City of Chester makes "most dangerous" list

    According to statistics compiled by HomeSecurityShield.com, the City of Chester is one of the dangerous areas in the State of South Carolina.
    The website created its "most dangerous city" rankings "solely on the data publicly released each year by the FBI." The rankings are based on the rate of violent crime and come from the FBI's 2012 statistics, which are the most recent year for which complete numbers are available.

  • Dashcam video gives few answers

    A dashcam video does exist of a traffic stop that upset a local father and led to a packed Chester City Council meeting last week, but it offers very little insight into what happened.

  • Three arrested in Richburg McDonald's robbery

    The Chester County Sheriff's office have arrested three suspects in connection with the Thanksgiving week robbery of the McDonald's outside of Richburg.
    According to arrest warrants,  Ricky Lee Gordon, 27 and Roderick Grady Gordon, 20 both of Chester and Jarquaveus Marsenio Washington, 24, of Lancaster, were charged with armed robbery/robbery while armed with or allegedly armed with a deadly weapon. In addition, Ricky Gordon was charged with possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

  • Solicitor: Man lied about knife-wielding assailant
  • Woman arrested for impersonating officer

    The Chester City Police Department arrested a woman on Tuesday and charged her with two counts of impersonating a police officer. According to a press release from the Chester PD, officers spoke with a victim on March 23 who alleged that Tia Alicia Taylor, 32,  of Chester represented herself as a law enforcement officer, while she was wearing “law enforcement paraphernalia.” A Chester Police Department spokesperson later confirmed Taylor displayed business cards with the title 'Crime Scene Investigator' on them.

  • Roseboro's bond revoked

    DeAngelo Roseboro, one of the five men arrested in connection with the shooting death of Chester City Councilman Odell Williams, had his bond revoked Thursday morning after a late night trip to the Waffle House was found to have violated the terms of his bond.

  • Judgement delayed

    One of the men accused of taking part in the shooting death of Chester City Councilman Odell Williams was in court Tuesday morning, but not for long.

  • UPDATED: Two police officers arrested