Suspicious Death Investigation

On Friday November 23, 2012 at approximately 1145 hrs. deputies from the Buncombe County Sheriffs Office responded to a report of a dead body at Carrion Lane in the Candler community. The caller reported that they were cleaning up their property and discovered a white male lying near the edge of their property line. Sheriff’s [...]

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Homicide Investigation in Asheville

The Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the homicide of Thomas Curtis Reese. Reese is a white male 29 years of age. Reese was originally from Florida and was visiting the Asheville area recently. Sheriffs investigators have talked with witnesses who saw Reese and companions in the west Asheville and Candler area prior to his [...]

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Assistance Sought in Armed Robbery

The Newberry County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your assistance in information about an armed robbery of an area convenience store. Sunday evening at about 10:45pm, a male suspect entered the BP Station located on Highway 34 at I-26 with a pistol and demanded money. The suspect took the money from the store and went [...]

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5 Suspects Arrested in Home Invasion

Deputies responded to a report of a Home Invasion at Bowers Court. While in route to the incident location deputies were advised by the Spartanburg County Communications Center that the suspects were leaving the scene in a white in color Ford Crown Victoria. One of the responding units located a vehicle matching the description of [...]

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Arrest Made in Infant Death

On November 13, 2012 at approximately 6:15 am the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office responded to Jordan Road regarding a 5-week old child believed to be deceased. The parents of the child awakened to find the child not in her bassinet in their bedroom. The mother of the baby went to the living room of the home to [...]

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Arrests Made in Armed Robbery

On November 14, 2012 at approximately 7:10 PM the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a fight in progress involving several unknown subjects in the area of Dillon Dr. and Hammett St. Deputies arrived on scene and located a 73 year old white male victim lying in the street bleeding from the head. [...]

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Changes to South Carolina Copper Law

On December 18, 2012 changes made to the South Carolina Copper Law will take effect. These changes will affect individuals who buy, sell, and transport nonferrous metals. Nonferrous metals are defined as metals not containing significant quantities of iron or steel. South Carolina code of laws section 16-17-680 covers secondary metals recycler permit to purchase [...]

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Lexington County Food Drive

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department in partnership with Lexington County School District One will conduct a food drive between Monday, October 29 and Friday, November 2 for Lexington Interfaith Community Services (LICS) at Meadow Glen Middle School, 440 Ginny Lane, Lexington. Loose change also will be collected to benefit LICS. Lexington County Sheriff James R. [...]

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Additional Information on ID Hacker of SC Tax Info

In an effort to help people and put their minds at ease about the theft of ID information by a hacker from SC Department of Revenue, we continue to try to help. Previously we placed a link on Nixle that had a typo. We want people to make sure they have the correct information. For [...]

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is once again upon us. Sheriff Loftis would like to provide these basic safety tips so that your trick-or-treating experience is a not only a great adventure and safe night for you and your children. You or a responsible adult should always accompany children ages 12 and under when trick-or-treating. – Ensure costumes fit [...]

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Arizona Man Sentenced 50 Years for Assault and Rape

An Arizona man received a 50-year prison sentence today for cutting the throat of a teenager during a savage sexual assault. Quinton Stratton, 23, pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal sexual conduct, assault and battery with intent to kill and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime. The defendant must serve 80 [...]

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One Suspect Dead, One in Custody after Armed Robbery

At approximately 3:00 pm on October 25th the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office received a call for service regarding a robbery in progress involving two black male suspects entering the office of Precision Automotive located at Poinsett Highway.  At least one of the suspects was armed with a firearm when the two entered the business.  An [...]

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Up to $5000 Reward for Information

On November 14, 2005, Spartanburg Public Safety Officers responded to Highland Avenue and West Henry Street in reference to a reported incident. Upon arrival, officers found John Young II in a blue Dodge Ram pickup. Mr. Young was the victim of a homicide. A reward is offered for any information that aids in the prosecution [...]

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