Pee Dee Crime

Lake City police arrest 11 suspects during major drug investigation

  Man found fatally shot near Florence convenience store, police say

Marlboro County deputy facing charges following incident at middle school

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

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

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

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Florence County man arrested for allegedly molesting two children over two years

Florence County deputies make arrest in armed robbery case

Deputies: Mom charged after newborn tests positive for cocaine

Body found in vehicle in Cheraw identified as 63-year-old woman

Deputies investigating deadly Dillon County shooting

Georgetown County man charged with looting in Hurricane Dorian aftermath

Cheraw Police: Female attacked during early morning run, suspect wanted

Police are warning the public to keep their eyes open Saturday after an attempted attack on a female jogger.

Three hurt in Florence shooting; police investigating

Police are investigating after three people were shot Thursday morning in Florence, according to Lt. Mike Brandt with the Florence Police Department.

Robeson County deputies searching for man accused of kidnapping, assault

Deputies are still looking for a man accused of a series of violent crimes in the Pee Dee.

Coroner: Conway man dies after fight between two drivers leads to deadly shooting

The Florence County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly shooting.

No injuries reported after shots fired call in Florence; one in custody

Deputies seize drugs, sawed-off shotgun during traffic stop

  'He didn’t deserve to die that way’: Father mourns son killed in Darlington Co. shooting

Person stabbed multiple times in the Pee Dee; suspect in custody

  Seven people arrested in Florence County drug raids

Superintendent: Witnesses helped stop school shooting threat at Latta High School

Deputies arrest 2 Latta H.S. students accused of threatening a school shooting

Two Latta High School students were taken into custody after authorities said they threatened a school shooting.

Man wanted after failing to show for burglary trial arrested, sentenced to 24 years

A Hartsville man who was convicted in absentia Tuesday on first-degree burglary charge has been arrested.

WANTED: Hartsville man fails to show up for burglary trial; jury convicts him

Authorities are searching for a Hartsville man who was convicted Tuesday of first-degree burglary.

Darlington police searching for suspects in convenience store armed robbery

The Darlington Police Department is asking for the public’s help in an armed robbery investigation.

  Three students charged after threats made against two FSD1 schools

Officials with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office and Florence School District One are holding a press conference Monday afternoon.

  First phase of jury selection begins for man accused in Crescom Bank double murder

The first phase of jury selection began Monday for the man accused of killing two women at a Conway bank in 2017.

Police make arrest after suspect barricades himself inside Florence home

A man is in custody after police said he barricaded himself inside a home during a domestic disturbance investigation.

Florence man arrested, charged with shooting neighbor’s dog that came into his yard

One person has been arrested in Florence after allegedly shooting a neighbor’s dog.

Coroner identifies victim shot inside Florence restaurant; 1 arrested

Florence police arrested a man Monday afternoon who they said shot another man inside a restaurant Saturday.

Police investigating after Chesterfield County shooting leaves one hurt

Police are investigating after a man was shot Sunday night in the town of Pageland.

One dead after shooting, wreck near Florence area restaurant

An investigation is ongoing Saturday into an early morning shooting in Florence.

Authorities respond to person barricaded inside Florence home

Authorities in Florence are dealing with a person who has barricaded themselves inside a home.

Deputies arrest wanted suspect after brief chase in Marion County

A man wanted by the State Law Enforcement Division was arrested Friday in Marion County, according to the sheriff’s office.

Judge sentences Florence pastor for fraud, identity theft

A Florence pastor learned his fate Friday in federal court.

Pee Dee couple facing new charges after death of three-month-old in May

An Effingham couple is facing new charges tied to the death of their three-month-old infant in May.

Three Marion County relatives among five found guilty of federal drug trafficking charges

Three Marion County residents arrested as part of a 2017 FBI investigation were found guilty by a federal jury this week on drug trafficking counts.

Authorities raid illegal casinos in Robeson County

Authorities raided two illegal casinos Thursday in Robeson County.

Darlington Co. sheriff makes recommendations to Dollar General corporate after incidents at stores

Officials with the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office have asked corporate officials with Dollar General to take measures in light of two robberies and a theft at three different area stores over the last week.

Citizens’ complaints lead to four drug arrests in Lumberton

Four people are facing drug charges following a raid Tuesday at a Lumberton home.

  FCSO: Human remains found in Atlanta believed to be victim of April murder in Florence County

Human remains found in Atlanta are linked to a Florence County homicide, according to Deputy Chief Glen Kirby with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office.

Police: Man shot at while trying to visit woman he met online

Two suspects are in custody after police say a man was shot at while attempting to visit a woman he met online.

Authorities investigating after man found dead on Robeson County roadway

Authorities are investigating after a man was found dead Wednesday morning on a Robeson County roadway.

Evans Correctional officer fired, accused of inappropriate relationship with inmate

A correctional officer at Evans Correctional Institution is off the job after investigators said she had an inappropriate relationship with an inmate.

Man accused of recording video in restroom at Florence restaurant, police say

Police said a disturbing discovery in the restroom of a Florence restaurant led to one man’s arrest.

Authorities investigating after a second armed robbery at a Darlington County Dollar General store

For the third time in two days, authorities are investigating an incident at a Dollar General store within Darlington County.

  Lamar police investigate shooting at Dollar General; 1 hurt

The Lamar Police Department is investigating an attempted armed robbery at a Dollar General that left one cashier hurt.

Two charged following fight between patron, bouncer at Florence club

A bouncer at a Florence club and a patron were both arrested following an assault that happened earlier this month, according to police.

Man shot while riding scooter in Lumberton; 15-year-old charged

A 15-year-old has been charged following a shooting Sunday night that injured a man in Lumberton.

Deputies investigating shooting in Darlington County

Deputies in Darlington County are investigating a shooting in the Centerville community.

Man arrested after stabbing that left two injured in Bennettsville

One man has been arrested following a stabbing in Bennettsville Saturday night.

Arrest warrant issued for Hartsville man after armed robbery of N.C. jewelry store

A Hartsville man is wanted in connection with an armed robbery at a jewelry store that happened last month in North Carolina.

Hartsville police seek man wanted in ‘incident’ at local store

The Hartsville Department needs your help in an investigation.

  Deputies capture driver after chase in Florence County

A driver is in custody after authorities said the person led them on a chase in Florence County.

Two charged following burglary at Marion County gas station

Two suspects have been arrested in connection with a burglary at a Marion County gas station.

Deputies investigating armed robbery at Florence County Dollar General

Deputies are investigating an armed robbery Wednesday night in Florence County, according to Chief Deputy Glen Kirby with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office.

Warrants: Father left 5 kids inside car when he went to work at Florence Walmart

Newly released warrants show a father left his five children inside a car alone when he went to work at a Walmart in Florence.

Florence man arrested after allegedly touching woman inappropriately

A Florence man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly touching a woman inappropriately earlier this month.

Officials: 15-year-old killed in deadly shooting, investigation underway

The Columbia Police Department is now investigating a deadly shooting that killed a 15-year-old on Monday morning.

  Man left 5 children in hot vehicle at Florence Walmart, police say

A Florence man is accused of leaving five children inside a hot vehicle in a Walmart parking lot.

Deputies seek to identify vehicle theft suspect

Deputies are asking for the public’s help identifying a vehicle theft suspect.

Police investigating apparent assault at Florence nightclub

Police are investigating an apparent assault Saturday morning at a Florence nightclub, according to Lt. Mike Brandt with Florence police.

Deputies find one man shot while responding to suspicious person call

Florence County deputies are searching for the person who shot a man early Friday morning.

Local women plead guilty to setting house on fire to collect insurance money

Two local women pleaded guilty on Friday on insurance fraud charges.

15-year-old sustains life-threatening injuries after home is struck by gunfire

Police are investigating after a 15-year-old was injured in a shooting Wednesday night in Lumberton.

Hartsville man accused of sexually assaulting child

A Hartsville man is in custody after allegedly sexually assaulting a 10-year-old.

18-year-old Lake City man wanted for attempted murder turns himself in

A 18-year-old man wanted in connection to a Lake City shooting has turned himself into authorities.

Police search for suspect after man attacked in Darlington

Police are asking for the public’s help in an assault investigation.

Bond denied for Darlington County murder suspect

Bond was denied for 26-year-old Reneka Shane Brown, who is charged with murder in connection to the death of a man in Darlington County, according to online records from the W. Glenn Campbell Detention Center.

  Surveillance camera captures vehicle break-in suspect in Florence County

Florence County deputies hope some home video surveillance can help them track down a vehicle break-in suspect.

Man wanted for questioning in Florence burglary

Florence police are asking for the public’s help in a burglary investigation.

$500K bond set for man arrested on drug charges

A man is facing drug charges following a search of a home in Rowland Thursday, according to a news release from the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office.

  Dillon County town passes new curfew law for teens

Children under the age of 18 in the town of Lake View are no longer allowed outside during certain times of the day.

Violent felon found with guns, drugs inside his home, sheriff says

The Darlington County sheriff announced that a violent felon was caught with multiple guns and drugs inside his home.

Man faces two more murder charges in connection to August double homicide

A 21-year-old man now faces three murder charges.

  One arrested in deadly shooting at Florence County motel

A Dillon man has been arrested in connection with a deadly shooting at a Florence County motel.

Investigators search for woman wanted for murder in shooting of a Hartsville man

Darlington County investigators are looking for a woman wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in May.

  Coroner’s office identifies 25-year-old shot, killed at Florence County motel

A man who was shot and killed at a Florence County motel has been identified.

Man wanted for questioning after electronics stolen from Florence Walmart

The Florence Police Department is asking for the public’s help in a shoplifting investigation.