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Police/Court News

  • Roseboro pleads guilty to weapons charges in Lancaster

    United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced Friday that Deangelo Raheem Roseboro, age 25, of Lancaster, South Carolina, entered a guilty plea in federal court to possession of a firearm by a person who had been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a year.  United States District Judge J. Michelle Childs of Columbia accepted the guilty plea and will impose sentence after she has received and reviewed a presentence report prepared by the United States Probation Office.

  • Deputy dismissed, arrested after SLED investigation

    A now-former Chester County sheriff’s deputy was arrested by the State Law Enforcement Division on Friday on charges of misconduct in office, malfeasance and accepting bribes.

  • Man who received YOA probation for part in councilman's murder pleads to gun charges

    United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced Friday that Deangelo Raheem Roseboro, age 25, of Lancaster, South Carolina, entered a guilty plea in federal court to possession of a firearm by a person who had been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a year.  United States District Judge J. Michelle Childs of Columbia accepted the guilty plea and will impose sentence after she has received and reviewed a presentence report prepared by the United States Probation Office.

  • Chester man sentenced for hitting pregnant girlfriend

    A Chester man was sentenced to prison Wednesday in connection with an assault on his pregnant girlfriend last year.

    Antwain Sutton, 29, of Chester was sentenced to three years in prison in the South Carolina Department of Corrections on Wednesday morning after a jury returned a verdict of guilty on the charge of second-degree domestic violence in Chester County General Sessions Court. Sutton has two previous convictions for domestic violence in South Carolina, both of which occurred within the last five years.

  • City police investigating shooting

    The City of Chester Police Department is investigating a Wednesday shooting.

    According to a press release, at approximately 4:35 Wednesday afternoon, officers were dispatched to the area of Starnes Street and Floyd Street in reference to shots fired. A short time later, officers were dispatched to Chester Regional Medical Center in reference to a gunshot victim. The victim was taken to the hospital where he received medical treatment. The victim is a 16-year-old juvenile.

  • Baldwin gets second bond hearing Thursday

    On Thursday, James Harold “Jamie” Baldwin will get his day in court. His second day in court.

  • Lutz grant arms deputies...with first aid kits

    A first-time Lutz Foundation grant has allowed the Chester County Sheriff’s Office to purchase first aid kits and tourniquets for their road patrol officers, who many times arrive on the scene of an accident or trauma scene with no equipment to help the victim.

    Applying for the grant to arm deputies with first aid kits was the brainchild of Deputy David Peeples.

  • Fourth suit filed against county, sheriff over unpaid leave

    A fourth former employee of the Chester County Sheriff’s Office has filed a lawsuit claiming he was not paid for a large amount of unused leave time after having his employment terminated in violation of the county’s employee handbook and state law.

  • McClinton denied bond in Christmas shooting

    So long as the proceedings move quickly, it appears unlikely that Quinton McClinton will get out of jail before going to court for his alleged role in a Christmas shooting at Club Images.

  • McClinton bond hearing coming up Thursday

    A man who was convicted in connection with the murder of Odell Williams in 2016 and arrested last month for another shooting will be in court for a bond hearing Thursday.