Pee Dee Crime

Search leads to drugs, ‘Jugghead’ arrest near residence in Robeson County

Authorities have two suspects in custody Saturday after the execution of a search warrant led to the discovery of drugs. Authorities say they found a quantity of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and three firearms in a home in the 300 block of Barber Shop Road, Red Springs. Investigators arrested and

Police warning residents about people looking for yard work who have ‘hidden agendas’

Jury convicts Florence man in 2017 murder case

Deputies seek tips in 2006 cold case

Man stabbed in the Pee Dee; suspect in custody

Driver accused in deadly hit-and-run out of jail after posting bond

  Deputies ask for help identifying person involved in business break-in

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  ‘Four star general’ of gang that operated in Horry, Florence counties, eight others sentenced to prison

Suspect ditches gun during chase, deputies say

Driver accused in deadly hit-and-run turns herself in, police say

Deputies arrest man accused of stealing ATM machines in the Pee Dee

Woman accused of ill treatment of animals back in jail

Deputies arrest man wanted for alleged involvement in criminal enterprise

Police arrest suspect in Florence convenience store robbery

Police arrested a man who they said held up a clerk at gunpoint at a Florence convenience store.

Deputies: Man wanted for attempting to break into Pee Dee home

Darlington County deputies are searching for a man who allegedly attempted to break into a home on Lamar Highway, according to a news release.

  Warrants: Man told deputies they would ‘die a slow and painful death’

The Florence County Sheriff’s Office released incident reports, warrants and dash cam footage to WMBF News of an incident that has led to allegations of excessive force.

  Fired Florence Co. deputy hit victim several times while handcuffed, documents say

New documents reveal more details on why a Florence County deputy was fired last week.

Police: 65-inch TV, cases of beer shoplifted; 2 wanted for questioning

SC Attorney General investigates human trafficking case in Dillon County

NC man arrested on drug charges, outstanding warrant

  Fired Florence County deputy had been terminated before, documents say

Deputies: One arrested, another wanted after burglarizing home, kidnapping homeowner

Deputies searching for armed suspects who robbed Pee Dee Dollar General store

Drugs, guns seized during search warrant in Pee Dee home

The Darlington County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday the arrests of two people after an investigation into drug activity at a home in Hartsville.

Deputies searching for breaking and entering suspects

The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating two breaking and entering suspects.

Two arrested in vehicle theft investigation

Two men were arrested following an investigation into stolen vehicles in Darlington County.

Robeson County traffic checkpoints lead to 150 violations, drug and alcohol arrests

A series of traffic checking stations in Robeson County led to the discovery of drugs and other miscellaneous violations Saturday night. Robeson County Sheriff Burnis Wilkins took to Facebook to share the results of close the 154 violations and urge citizens to ‘participate in a countywide effort t

Maxton traffic stop leads to drug arrest and charges, RBSO says

Authorities say a routine traffic stop led to an arrest Friday in Robeson County.Randall Jacobs, 31, of Maxton, NC is charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, maintaining a vehicle for controlled substance, possession of

Substitute teacher accused of striking elementary school student

A substitute teacher was removed from a Darlington County elementary school classroom Thursday after he was accused of striking a student.

Deputies: Three arrested, drugs seized after search warrant

Three people were arrested after deputies executed a search warrant Thursday in Lumberton.

Police investigate damage, theft at Florence learning center construction site

Police are investigating a burglary that happened on the construction site of a new learning center in Florence.

Sheriff on major drug seizure: ‘Shutting down his criminal enterprise’

The Marion County Sheriff said that concerns from the community helped them get a drug dealer off the streets.

Murder charge dropped against Pee Dee man following ‘Stand Your Ground’ hearing

Murder charges have been dismissed against a Dillon man after a judge ruled the defendant’s actions fell under the “Stand Your Ground” defense.

‘No Justice No Peace:’ Group demands action after alleging Florence County deputies used excessive force

A small but vocal group of protesters gathered outside the Florence County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday afternoon to express outrage over what they claim are lies surrounding the alleged use of excessive force during a recent arrest.

Police locate vehicle in photos, rule out involvement in shooting incident

Florence police released photos Wednesday of a vehicle that could be connected to a shooting that sent one person to the hospital.

Police: 1 injured after shots fired into Florence home

Florence police officers are investigating after they said shots were fired into a home Tuesday night.

Man charged with stealing trailer in the Pee Dee

A man was arrested Monday after allegedly stealing a 20-foot trailer in Bennettsville last month.

Shooting death of Pee Dee man ruled a homicide

The weekend shooting death of a Timmonsville man has been ruled a homicide, according to the coroner.

Deputies investigating after Darlington shooting injures two

Deputies are still working to figure out what went wrong Sunday after an early morning shooting sent two to the hospital. Lt. Robby Kilgo with the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office says the shooting happened at a home in the 3300 block of Timmonsville Hwy.

  ‘So devastating:’ Family of woman who drowned in HCSO transport van visits site where she died

Five months after two families unexpectedly lost a daughter, a sister and a mother one of those families visited the site of her death and stood over the body of water where she died.

Woman killed in Timmonsville nightclub shooting, FCSO says

Florence County deputies are still investigating Saturday after an incident at a Timmonsville nightclub turned fatal. According to Major Michael Nunn with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded around 2:21 am to several 911 calls of a shooting at Mike’s Warehouse, a night club loc

Man arrested in connection with deadly Hartsville shooting

A man was arrested Friday in connection with a deadly shooting in Hartsville.

1 arrested, accused of social media threats against Florence Center

Police arrested a man who they said threatened violence against an entertainment facility in Florence.

Settlement reached in federal lawsuit alleging Florence school district knew of former SRO’s ‘inappropriate conduct’ with students

A settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit filed by a former Florence County student who claims she was sexually assaulted by a former school resource officer who the district knew had a history of misconduct.

Man charged with rape, stalking

A teenager was arrested Thursday afternoon on charges related to several assaults, according to a news release from the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office.

Man accused of firing shots into home

A man was arrested Wednesday morning after deputies say he fired several shots into a home.

Three arrested after deputies seize drugs, firearm

Three people were arrested Thursday after deputies seized drugs and a firearm following two search warrants, according to a news release from the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office.

Arrests made, suspects sought in connection to alleged criminal enterprise

Six people have been charged for their alleged involvement in an ongoing criminal enterprise in North Carolina, according to an online post from the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies seize cocaine, meth, cash from home; 1 arrested

One person was taken into custody Wednesday after investigators said they found drugs and guns inside a home.

Woman arrested, charged with shaking 5-month-old baby

Dillon police arrested and charged a woman after they said she shook a five-month-old baby.

Florence man turns himself in, charged with attempted murder in shooting

A Florence man has been charged in connection with a shooting earlier this month that injured two people.

Florence man charged with soliciting a minor for sex

A Florence man has been arrested for allegedly soliciting a minor for sex.

FCSO responds to photos on social media showing deputies encountering ‘disorderly’ man

The Florence County Sheriff's Office is addressing pictures circulating on social media that show an encounter involving deputies and a man.

  VIDEO: Surveillance footage shows four suspects burglarizing Irby Street business in Florence

Investigators with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help in identifying four suspects wanted for burglarizing a business over the weekend.

Person wanted for questioning in shoplifting case

A person is wanted for questioning in reference to a shoplifting from the North Beltline Street Walmart, according to a news release from the Florence Police Department.

Police seek public’s help in shoplifting investigation

A person is wanted for questioning in connection to a shoplifting at the Walmart on South Irby Street.

Man wanted following car chase arrested

The man who reportedly led deputies on car chase Wednesday night has been arrested.

Authorities capture inmate who walked off job site

An escaped inmate was apprehended Friday morning.

  New documents detail witness statements, vehicle information in Hania Aguilar case

The documents contain witness statements and information on the vehicle that Hania Anguilar was forced into during her suspected kidnapping.

Teen charged with threatening to kill someone just hours after release from jail

An 18-year-old has been arrested for allegedly threatening to kill another person while armed with a gun, just hours after being released from jail.

  Former HCSO deputies charged in drowning deaths of two women set for court appearance

The former Horry County Sheriff’s deputies charged in the deaths of two mental health patients who drowned in the back of the transport van they were driving are due back in court later this month.

Man charged after four-wheeler accident leaves one injured

A Lumberton man was arrested in connection to a four-wheeler accident last month that left one injured.

Cocaine seized following traffic stop; two arrested

Two people are facing charges following a traffic stop Tuesday afternoon in Pembroke.

Police warn of phone scam

Bennettsville police are warning residents of a phone scam.

Search underway for masked suspects who robbed Pee Dee convenience store

Deputies with the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office are investigating an armed robbery that happened Monday night at a Timmonsville convenience store.

Florence County authorities involved in standoff with man who threatened to harm himself

No injuries were reported during a standoff between authorities in Florence County and a man who had threatened to harm himself.

Naked woman who caused a brief shutdown at Florence Regional Airport faces trespassing charge

A woman has been charged following an indecent exposure incident Sunday morning at Florence Regional Airport.

Three arrested, charged after Scotland County gambling sting

Police say a three-month long investigation into an illegal gambling operation led to the arrests of three men Friday. The Scotland County Sheriff’s Office says three men are charged with Felony operating video gaming machines and misdemeanor gambling.

Robeson County traffic stop leads to drugs, cash, arrest

Robeson County deputies say a routine traffic stop led to the discovery of drugs, cash, and the drivers arrest Friday. Investigators arrested and charged Jamie Ray Jones, 39, of Maxton, NC, on Kyra Lane, Pembroke. Deputies say Jones was driving with a quantity of cocaine, marijuana, drug parapherna

Woman accused of spanking children at learning center

A woman turned herself into the Florence Police Department on Friday after she was accused of spanking children at a learning center.

Man arrested, charged with sex crimes dating back several years

Darlington County deputies arrested a man Friday afternoon who they said is accused of sexual crimes dating back to July 2012.

Woman arrested, charged in deadly SC animal abuse case

A woman has turned herself in following a deadly animal abuse investigation in Florence.

Florence woman charged after dogs allegedly deprived of adequate food, water

A Florence woman is charged following an animal cruelty complaint that police investigated earlier this week.

Police investigating after dog found dead in the Pee Dee

An investigation is underway after a dog was found dead in the backyard of a home in the Pee Dee, according to Lt. Mike Brandt with the Florence Police Department.

Community’s help, hard work leads to arrest in SC homicide, sheriff says

Darlington County Sheriff Tony Chavis announced his deputies arrested a man in connection to a homicide Monday night.

  WATCH: Burglar caught on video going through SC home

The Florence County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help in identifying a burglar broke into a home last month.

  ATM stolen from Pee Dee convenience store; deputies seek to identify suspects

Deputies are looking to identify two suspects who stole an ATM and other items from a convenience store in Johnsonville last month, according to a news release from the Florence County Sheriff’s Office.

2 armed men rob South Carolina Family Dollar store, deputies say

Darlington County sheriff’s deputies are investigating an armed robbery at a Family Dollar store in Hartsville.

Shooting claims life of South Carolina man, deputies say

Darlington County sheriff’s investigators said a man was shot and killed late Monday night.

Bodies of two dogs found in trash bags, dumped on the side of the road

Authorities are investigating after the bodies of two dogs were found in trash bags last Saturday near Mullins.

Four charged in January burglary of home, armed robbery in Florence County

Florence County investigators have arrested four people in connection with a recent burglary and armed robbery.