The law allows law enforcement to seize money or items that are suspected to have been made illegally. Local law enforcement agencies can retain 75% of the forfeiture proceeds, while 20% goes to prosecutors.
DHEC is discouraging people from forgetting to get their second dose of vaccine. The current vaccines on the market, Pfizer and Moderna, both entail two shots, taken with varying lengths of time in between.
The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office arrested 24-year-old Nathan Dean Martinko. Sheriff Duane Lewis said Martinko’s arrest came following an investigation that was initiated after several community tips.