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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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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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Final Subject From Manhunt In Hartford Section In Custody

The final suspect from this morning’s manhunt in the Hartford Section of Newberry County is now in custody. Jeremy Coker, 20, was apprehended off O’dell Ruff Road around 3:30 pm this day. It was determined that Coker unlawfully entered a home on O’dell Ruff Road and attempted to make a phone call. The home’s owner [...]

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JULY 4TH GIVEAWAY! ARE YOU OUR BIGGEST FAN?

Hey, everyone! We here at the staff appreciate everything you guys do for us. We seriously have the best fans out there, and we want to show you how much we care by giving you the best part of the 4th of July weekend! This Grill Master 4-Burner Stainless Steel Gas Grill has a stainless [...]

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Shooting Suspect Surrenders To Law Enforcement

Nigel Thomas, who was being sought for shooting his 5 month pregnant girl friend in the face, surrendered himself at the Newberry County Detention Center early this morning. (Around 230am) 

A bond hearing has not yet been scheduled.

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Suspect (Nigel Thomas) In Domestic Related Shooting Sought Thought To Be Attempting To Leave Area

The Newberry County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance in locating the suspect in a domestic related shooting that occured this afternoon on Bel Ivy Road, Silverstreet. Nigel Kendell Thomas, 21, of 461 Bel Ivy Road in being sought by the Newberry County Sheriff’s Office in connection with a domestic related shooting this afternoon. Investigators beleive [...]

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Situation Highlights Issues That Local Law Enforcement Faces With Illegal Immigration

The national quandary of illegal immigration has significant local ramifications on budgets and public safety. Sheriff Lee Foster says that one local case in particular highlights how local law enforcement, first responders and health care providers often are the ones left picking up the pieces when the system fails to work as it should. A [...]

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Two Suspects in Custody Following Search

Two Suspects In Custody Following Search. Investigators Clear Morning Burglary and Recover Stolen Property A burglary, stolen lottery tickets and fleeing suspects have made for a long day for deputies in Newberry County. Just after 3am, deputies with the Newberry County Sheriff’s Office discovered Sligh’s Superette, a convenience store, located on Highway 391 outside of [...]

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Newberry Woman Convited of Breach of Trust

The Whitmire woman accused of defrauding people out of money by falsely reporting 15 year old daughter had cancer was convicted today by a Newberry County Magistrate of Breach of Trust With Fraudulent Intent. Angela Ann Chapman, 36, of Lake Street, Whitmire, SC was arrested and charged with Obtaining Goods Under False Pretense on May [...]

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Newberry Missing Person Located Safely

A Newberry County man last seen on June 1, 2011, has been located safely by the Columbia City Police Department. The Newberry County Sheriff’s Office received notification by the Columbia Police Department that they had located William Thomas Bowie yesterday. It is not clear exactly where Bowie was located; however, the officers reported that he [...]

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