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Police/Court News

  • Lancaster shooting suspect turns himself in

    A Lancaster man sought in the shooting death of another man on Monday, Nov. 19, turned himself in Tuesday at the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office.
    Jeffery Lanard Roseborough, is now jailed at the Lancaster County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.
    Warrants were issued late Monday charging Roseborough, with the murder of 23-year-old Lancaster resident Gaeric Q. Johnson, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office press release.

  • Roseboro charged with attempted murder

    Michael B. Roseboro, the former Winnsboro Public Safety officer who allegedly shot his estranged wife on Oct. 28 and shot himself prior to being arrested four days later on Nov. 1, was formally charged with attempted murder and booked at the Fairfield County Detention Center on Thursday.
    According to a release from the S.C. Law Enforcement Division, Roseboro, 43, of 81 Neason Lane, Winnsboro, was arrested after an investigation by SLED at the request of the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office.

  • Police chief and officers get raises

    The city's police officers, including top cop Andre' Williams, had a raise approved at Monday's Chester City Council meeting.
    Councilman King Thompson, who serves on the public safety committee, said the move was designed to make salaries "more competitive." He said a position at the department was vacant and will not be filled during this budget year.
    "I hate to call it 'leftover money' but for lack of a better term, this is leftover money from that position," said Mayor Wanda Stringfellow.

  • Fort Lawn firefighters save dog with pet oxygen mask

    It's better to have and not need than to need and not have. That's what Chief Allen Culp of the Fort Lawn Fire Department said about pet oxygen masks obtained free from the Invisible Fence Company.
    “We got the masks from them and about three weeks later, we had a house fire,” Culp said. “During that fire, one of the dogs died and another was trapped inside.”

  • Blackstock man charged with possession of stolen goods

    A Blackstock man has been charged with possessing more than $10,000 worth of stolen goods.

  • Man that robbed Chester's Advance America wanted in three states

    A man that is believed to have committed armed robbery in Chester County a few days ago is now wanted in three states.

  • SCHP asks for help in hit and run

    The S.C. Highway Patrol is asking the public to come forward with any information they have  regarding a fatal hit and run in Great Falls on Saturday, Sept. 8.
    An updated press release submitted by the SCHP requests anyone with new information to come forward.
    London Coleman, 43, of 6483 Richburg Road (S.C. Highway 99) in Chester County was struck by a car less than a quarter of a mile from where he lived.
    Chester County Chief Deputy Coroner Tommy Williams said a passing motorist found Coleman's body around 6:30 a.m. near 6609 Richburg Road.

  • Two charged after dog found near death

    Two Chester residents have been charged with ill treatment of animals.

  • Highway patrol seeking tips in Coleman death

    The S.C. Highway Patrol is seeking information about a fatal hit-and-run collision involving a pedestrian that occurred on Saturday, Sept. 8 at approximately 4 a.m. on S.C. Highway 99 near Sweat McCullough Road.

  • Authorities seeking armed robber

    The Chester County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public help in locating a man who robbed a local cash advance business at gunpoint on Saturday.