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Spartanburg Deputies Respond to Armed Robbery and Shooting

Overnight Deputies responded to a report of an Armed Robbery and Shooting near Lynwood Drive just outside the city limits on the east side of Spartanburg. A call came in to the Spartanburg Communications Center around 1:25 AM this morning. The caller informed the dispatcher that a Robbery had just occurred and that a man [...]

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SC Trooper Struck by Intoxicated Driver

About 11:30 PM on Saturday, September 3, a South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper was struck by a DUI driver near the intersection of Fairforest Road and Old Fish Camp Road in Spartanburg County, SC. The Trooper was working a Traffic Checkpoint and was on foot and not in a vehicle when he was struck. He [...]

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Orange County Man Sentenced For Hacking Into Computers of Teenage Girls

A Santa Ana man who hacked into dozens of computers to obtain personal data—and in some cases demanded sexually explicit videos from female victims in exchange for not distributing other images—was sentenced today to 72 months in federal prison. Luis Mijangos, 32, an illegal alien from Mexico, received the six-year prison term from United States [...]

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Missouri Woman Indicted for Violating Civil Rights of Bi-Racial Man

Beth Phillips, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that an Independence, Mo., woman was indicted by a federal grand jury today for her role in a conspiracy to violate the civil rights of a bi-racial person by vandalizing and setting fire to his residence in an effort to force him to [...]

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Deputies Respond to Cowpens Shooting

About 8:48 PM yesterday evening, Deputies responded to a report of a shooting at a residence located off of Corn Mill Road in the Cowpens community. Upon arrival Deputies found that an adult male had been shot in the leg. The gunshot victim was transported to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center for treatment of a non-life [...]

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Deputies Respond to Boiling Springs Shooting

Around 11:43 PM yesterday evening, Deputies responded to a report of a shooting at a residence on Cottage Mill Run in the Boiling Springs Community. Upon arrival, Deputies found a male who was deceased. Investigators from the Sheriff’s Office Violent Crime Task Force, Forensic Investigators, and Investigators from the Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office are on [...]

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High Speed Pursuit Of Drunk Driver Ends In Spartanburg County

A Boston, Mass. man received a 10-year prison sentence today for an alcohol-related wreck on I-85 that injured two passengers in his car. Anyelo Fernandez, 39, pleaded guilty to felony driving under the influence with great bodily injury, failure to stop for a blue light and siren with great bodily injury and child endangerment before [...]

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WANTED: Spartanburg Murder Suspects On The Run

On July 25, 2011 Deputies were called to Keats Drive in Spartanburg County, SC in reference to the discovery of a deceased person. Upon arrival Deputies found the body of Mr. DeAndre Fulton-Smith inside his apartment. Investigators began to search for a 2011 Toyota Camry with Texas license plates that had been rented by Mr. [...]

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Federal Agents Rescue Child Victim Used by Child Pornographer

Jeffrey Allan Mueller, age 38, of Douglas County, Colorado, was indicted by a federal grand jury in Denver on August 16, 2011, where he was charged with production of child pornography and transportation of child pornography. The charges stem from Mueller using a minor child to produce child pornography. Mueller was arrested on July 26, [...]

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Columbia DMV Worker Arrested for Embezzling Over $300k

United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated today that Wendy Gaskins, age 40, of West Columbia, pled guilty today in federal court in Columbia to theft concerning programs receiving federal funds, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 666(a)(1)(A). United States District Judge Cameron McGowan Currie accepted the plea and will impose a sentence [...]

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