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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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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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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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Taylor Wins Solicitor’s Award for Law Enforcement Excellence

Spartanburg County sheriff’s deputy Mitchell “Mitch” Taylor’s crime prevention skills far exceed his history of making arrests. Over the course of his 21-year law enforcement career, Taylor has tirelessly worked to create a safe learning environment for local school children. His efforts include the creation of an in-service training program that is required of all [...]

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Juvenile Charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct

On September 5, 2012 a report was filed with the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office regarding illegal sexual contact on the part of a 14 year old male juvenile toward the complainant’s 8 year old daughter. An investigation into these allegations was conducted by an Investigator assigned to the Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit. Upon completion [...]

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Spartanburg Man Arrested for Kidnapping

Deputies responded to Cannon’s Campground Road for a reported disturbance. Upon arrival, no one would answer the door. Eventually Ashley Wrenix came to the door. He stated there was no disturbance, and he was the only one home. He stated his girlfriend, Veronica Wilson, was at work. Deputies requested permission to check the interior of [...]

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Union County Wanted

The individuals listed below are considered WANTED! If you have any information or know the whereabouts of these individuals, please contact 864-466-5074.

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Two People Found Guilty of Murdering Spartanburg Father

A man and a woman have been found guilty of murdering Spartanburg man outside of a local apartment complex. Charles Anderson Jr., 20, and Lauri Danielle Hollis, 27, were both found guilty of murder and armed robbery today at the conclusion of a four-day jury trial. The duo conspired to shoot Steven Duran Means, 23, [...]

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Former Director Charged With Personal Use of Over $40,000 of Spartanburg Organization's Funds

Karen Elizabeth Bradley, former Executive Director of TOTAL Ministries, Spartanburg voluntarily turned herself in to the Spartanburg County Detention Center yesterday morning. Mrs. Bradley is charged with Breach of Trust with Fraudulent Intent $10,000 or greater. On June 11, 2012 a representative of TOTAL Ministries’ Board of Directors filed a police report with the Spartanburg [...]

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