Pee Dee Crime

Two men fire several shots while trying to rob woman in Darlington, police say

Darlington police are investigating after a woman said two men tried to rob her and then fired several shots while running away.

‘Senseless tragedy’: Dillon County man pleads guilty in woman’s shooting death

Florence County inmate who died in jail was suspect in father’s death

  WMBF Investigates: Reports claim Florence DJ contacted teen girls via social media, paid them for sex

Robeson County deputies investigating double murder after two brothers found dead

  Judge denies bond for man accused of firing on five Florence police officers

Solicitor drops charges against man arrested in connection to Lake City club shooting

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Woman in custody after firing at Florence officers during welfare check, authorities say

  Police: Suspect fires shots at 5 Florence police officers; 1 in custody

  Man charged in Florence County human trafficking case withdraws motion for bond

Duo wanted in armed robbery at Robeson County arcade

Suspect charged with attempted murder in connection to Darlington County nightclub shooting

Third arrest made in connection to Florence murder

Police arrest one in attempted armed robbery, shooting of pizza delivery driver in Hartsville

Police have arrested a man in connection with the shooting of a pizza delivery driver over the summer in Hartsville.

Florence County deputies seize over 6 pounds of meth, heroin in drug raid

Deputies seized meth, heroin and a large quantity of cash following a raid at a home in Johnsonville on Thursday.

Man arrested on multiple drug charges after pursuit, deputies say

A man was arrested on multiple drug charges after deputies say they witnessed a hand-to-hand drug transaction Thursday in Robeson County.

Pee Dee mother charged in death of 2-year-old child posts $30K bond

A mother charged in the death of her two-year-old son in Hartsville is out of jail.

Surveillance pictures show men wanted for questioning in Florence shooting

Parole granted for man convicted of rape, robbery

Police seek thief who robbed McColl smoke shop while armed

  Warrants provide details on man at center of Florence County human trafficking case

Two arrested, charged in deadly Timmonsville shooting

Deputies discover 40 grams of meth inside sock during traffic stop

  Family of Timmonsville shooting victim speaks on the recent gun violence

The family of a young man who was shot and killed is speaking out about the gun violence that plagued Timmonsville over the weekend.

  VIDEO: Person matching armed robbery suspect’s description crashes into deputy’s SUV

Deputies are investigating an armed robbery Sunday night in Florence County.

SLED seeking possible victims in connection to Florence County human trafficking case

Investigators are seeking the public’s help in locating possible victims in connection to a Florence County human trafficking case.

Man charged with attempted murder, arson following Florence County fire

A man is facing charges after deputies say he intentionally set fire to a Florence County home last week.

One dead, others injured following pair of shootings near Timmonsville

The Florence County Sheriff’s Office is working two separate shooting Saturday, one with a fatal ending.

Police: Man beat victim, stole victim’s car in attempted murder case

Florence police arrested a man accused of assaulting another person and then stealing from them.

They won’t be back: Hartsville police get new ‘Drug Terminator’

One Pee Dee police force now has a piece of equipment that ensures illegal drugs won’t be back.

One arrested after argument leads to shooting at Florence home

Florence authorities arrested a man Wednesday in connection with a shooting that happened last weekend.

Authorities capture wanted person after search in Darlington County

A Dollar General store in Darlington County became the center of a search for a wanted person.

Florence police investigate after dye put in downtown fountain

Florence police are investigating the vandalism of a fountain in the downtown area.

Florence man booked on murder charge following weekend shooting

Florence police have charged a man with murder in connection with a weekend shooting that left one dead.

‘Our core was shaken’: Family of slain FCSO investigator reflect as shooting anniversary nears

The family of a fallen Florence County sheriff’s investigator is reflecting on the year that they have had to spend without their loved one.

Police charge man after fatal shooting in front of Mullins tobacco shop

A suspect in a fatal shooting in front of a tobacco shop in Mullins is in custody.

One injured in early-morning shooting in Lumberton

Police are investigating after a man was injured in a shooting Tuesday morning in Lumberton.

Man charged in recent Lake City shootings

A man has been arrested in connection to two recent shootings in Lake City.

MCSO: Second victim in Clio shooting dies; charges to be upgraded

The second victim in a shooting in Marlboro County has died, the sheriff’s office confirmed Monday afternoon.

One killed in shooting in front of Mullins tobacco shop

Marion County Coroner Jerry Richardson said the shooting happened right in front of the tobacco shop on Front Street.

Bennettsville man accused of setting three fires with flare gun, faces arson charges

A Bennettsville man is facing charges after allegedly setting three fires in Marlboro County with a flare gun.

One dead, one injured, one in custody after shooting in Marlboro County

One person is dead, one person is injured and one person is in custody after a shooting in Marlboro County Sunday evening.

19-year-old dies following overnight shooting at Lumberton party

Robeson County deputies are sill investigating Saturday after a party in Lumberton turned deadly overnight.

Police investigating shots fired in Darlington

Police are investigating shots fired in Darlington Friday night.

Police: Man hit woman with gun several times before stealing purse

Police arrested a man accused of a holding a woman at gunpoint and hitting her during a robbery.

  Parents voice concerns after Florence school board member arrest

Some parents in Florence are concerned after a school board member was arrested on charges of embezzlement and misconduct.

  Sheriff addresses school threats after juvenile taken into custody for threat against South Florence High

A juvenile girl has been taken into custody in connection with a threat made against a Florence County school, according to authorities.

Report: Deputies confronted man with gun before deadly officer-involved shooting

A police report is shedding light on what led up to a deadly officer-involved shooting Wednesday in Darlington County.

Coroner identifies man killed in officer-involved shooting in Darlington County

The Darlington County Coroner has released the name of a man killed in an officer-involved shooting Wednesday night.

Florence County school board member charged with embezzlement, misconduct

A Florence School District 1 school board member was arrested early Thursday morning on criminal charges, according to authorities.

Two wanted following armed robbery at Robeson County convenience store

Deputies are searching for two suspects after a Robeson County convenience store was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night.

Coroner: 1 killed in officer-involved shooting in Darlington County

Darlington County deputies are responding to an officer-involved shooting.

Police: Woman shot during attempted robbery in Lumberton

A woman was shot during an attempted robbery early Wednesday morning in Lumberton, police said.

Two charged with robbing Pee Dee Cookout at gunpoint

Two people have been charged in connection to an armed robbery at a Cookout in Hartsville.

Hartsville High School student in custody after bringing gun to campus, officials say

A Hartsville High School student is in police custody after bringing a gun to school Tuesday morning, according to officials.

Hartsville man faces sex charges involving a minor

Authorities arrested a Hartsville man who they said is connected to an exploitation of a minor investigation.

Sheriff: Tip from concerned neighbor led to meth arrest in Darlington County

A tip from a concerned neighbor opened up a drug investigation in Darlington County, according to the sheriff.

  Lake City leaders to hold prayer vigil, meeting in response to recent shootings

Lake City leaders will hold two community safety events after four people were shot in two days.

Three injured in shooting at Lake City nightclub

Two people were shot at a nightclub in Lake City late Friday night.

Authorities capture Florence murder suspect; 1 still wanted

One of the two men wanted for murder in Florence is behind bars.

Police: Driver flees traffic stop, hits another vehicle in the Pee Dee

Darlington police said a driver tried to get away from officers but ended up hitting another vehicle instead.

  Study ranks South Carolina 5th deadliest state for women murdered by men

A study by the Violence Policy Center shows South Carolina is ranked the fifth deadliest state for women murdered by men and this isn’t the first time the Palmetto State has been on the list.

Man charged following deadly Fourth of July shooting in Dillon

A Dillon man has been arrested in connection with a deadly Fourth of July shooting.

114 pounds of marijuana seized from bus after traffic stop in Florence County

Deputies seized 114 pounds of marijuana from a passenger bus following a traffic stop Friday morning in Florence County.

Man arrested for opening fire at tree-trimming crew in Florence, authorities say

A Quinby man is facing three counts of attempted murder after shooting at a utility crew in Florence on Wednesday, according to authorities.

Student apprehended after making threat against Darlington County school with iPad

A student at Spaulding Middle School in Darlington County was apprehended by law enforcement Thursday morning after making a threat against the school using a school-issued iPad, according to district officials.

$1 million bond set for suspects arrested on drug charges in Robeson County

Two people are facing drug charges following a raid Wednesday night in Robeson County.

  Deputies seek to identify person of interest in burglary case

Florence County deputies are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person of interest in a burglary investigation.

UPDATE: Man dies after shooting in Red Springs

A man has died following a shooting in the town of Red Springs.

Police offer cash reward for information leading to Florence murder suspects

The Florence Police Department hopes a cash reward will help them capture two suspects wanted in connection to a deadly shooting.

Man charged after young children left alone in car at Florence medical facility

A man has been taken into custody after allegedly leaving two young children alone in a vehicle earlier this month in Florence.

Former employee accused of bringing bag of cellphones into Bennettsville prison

An employee at Evans Correctional Institution was the one put behind bars after he was accused of bringing contraband to inmates.

Man charged after shooting at someone leaving ex-wife’s house, Florence police say

A man has been arrested after a shooting that happened last weekend in the Pee Dee.

Son of accused Florence mass shooter faces additional criminal sexual conduct charges

The son of a man accused of killing two law enforcement officers and injuring five others faces additional criminal sexual conduct charges.

Police name suspects in deadly shooting near Florence convenience store

Florence police are looking for two men wanted in connection with a deadly shooting near a convenience store earlier this week.

Lake City police arrest 11 suspects during major drug investigation

Nearly a dozen people were taken into custody during a major drug investigation in Lake City.

  Man found fatally shot near Florence convenience store, police say

One person was killed in a shooting Thursday morning in Florence County, according to Coroner Keith von Lutcken.

Marlboro County deputy facing charges following incident at middle school

A Marlboro County Sheriff’s deputy is facing charges following an incident at a middle school.

Sheriff: Lengthy investigation leads to 2 drug arrests in Darlington County

Two people are behind bars after deputies said they seized drugs, a gun and money from a Darlington County home.

Investigators release sketch of man wanted in weekend assault in Darlington County

Investigators with the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help with identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a weekend assault.

Person found dead inside Lumberton home; police talking to person of interest

Police are investigating after a person was found dead inside a Lumberton home Wednesday morning.