Former SC trooper charged with criminal domestic violence

Lake City, SC - LAKE CITY, SC (WMBF) - A former South Carolina state trooper is behind bars after agents with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division accused him of physically assaulting a woman.

According to a SLED arrest warrant, Roy Gary Hopkins, 36, of Lake City, was involved in an incident that began with a verbal argument inside of a Coachman Motel room in Hemingway.

Investigators allege Hopkins pushed a woman to the floor several times, causing bruising on both of her arms.

Hopkins is currently in custody at the Williamsburg County Detention Center. He is charged with criminal domestic violence.

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