Greenwood Crime

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Recent Crime News

  • Suspect in armed robberies in custody

    Tuesday Jan 27 | via GwdToday.com 

    A Greenwood man is facing more than two dozen charges after authorities say he was part of an armed robbery that occurred last Friday. Tramain Rashan Anderson, 24, of 304-B Woodson Court, has been charged with 11 counts of armed robbery, 11 counts of possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime and three counts of first degree assault and battery in connection with the incident.

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  • Man charged with molesting girls

    Monday Jan 26 | via GwdToday.com 

    A Greenwood man was arrested this past weekend after authorities say he inappropriately touched two girls under the age of 14. Willie James Hackett Sr., 66, of 110 Serlener Court, has been charged with third degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor in connection with the incident. According to a report from the Greenwood County Sheriff's Office, deputies met with the mother of one of the victims on Jan. 5 in reference to the incident.

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  • Greenwood man sentenced to 19 years for 2012 killing

    Wednesday Jan 14 | via GwdToday.com 

    A Greenwood man was sentenced to 19 years in prison at the Greenwood County Courthouse Tuesday afternoon after he pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in connection with the 2012 strangulation death of 38-year-old Erica Wideman. Circuit Judge Frank Addy handed down the sentence on Jermel Tompkins, 52, following a plea proceeding Tuesday morning.

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  • Greenwood man facing charges following domestic dispute

    Tuesday Jan 13 | via GwdToday.com 

    A Greenwood man is facing a number of charges following an incident in which he allegedly shoved his girlfriend out of a car and sped off with their 5-month-old child. Bruce Bernard Smith, 47, of 49 Powers Avenue, has been charged with kidnapping, criminal domestic violence, no driver's license in possession, open container and unsafe tires in connection with the incident.

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  • Greenwood

    Tuesday Jan 13 | via GwdToday.com 

    The Humane Society of Greenwood announces that cat adoption fees at the Greenwood County Animal Shelter will be free for the month of February. The nonprofit agency received a Cat Chow "Building Better Lives" cat adoption grant from Purina and Petfinder Foundation.

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Greenwood Law

I am completely starting over after my 2nd dui. No car, no insurance, my suspension just ended since my lawyer took 3 years to go to court. Now i have to get a car, insurance, sr22, adsap, and the iid but i have idea where to start. Please help.
With all due respect, these are questions your lawyer can and should answer for you. If you cannot get any assistance...
I have alcohol violations within the suspension period. If I request a contested hearing when the DMV denies the request for reduction, how would I go about making sure I can receive the reduction. I am a full time student at university. I have totally changed my ways and just want to get back on the right track. The status was invoked in 2011, it will be 4 years in June of 2015.
The alcohol violations might make you ineligible. Contact a lawyer with experience in this field and bring a copy of...
Son was in car accident in october. He suffered tbi and other injuries. They said he crossed median into other lane and hit another driver who died at scene. While immobile another car hit him. They arrested spn upon release of hospital 4 days later. They had previously told me there was a strong odor of alcohol. The hospital told us they drew blood for authorities at same time they drew theirs and there was not any alcohol in his system. He is now wearing a scram bracelet which we are ok with because he has never really been a drinker anyway. It happened between greenville and greenwood sc.
We are sorry to hear about your issue. You can find a great local lawyer to investigate the situation right here. Avvo...
i will be leaving the states soon, and will be back in january. I was wondering if that charge shows up at customs in the airport
It does, but this is a crime of moral turpitude. Please see
last arrest was in 2009 the dmv is requiring that I have ignition interlock system put on any vechile I drive to get my license. I do not own a car, but I have nonowers insurance.
This is not a statute of limitations issue. If DMV is requiring interlock then thats what you will have to do. SOL...
I got charged 3 felony dui result of death that was run concurrent in court. I served 5 years in prison. The judge suspended my license for 3 years after my release, but the dmv will not allow me to get my license back until 2035
Court and DMV are separate. Have your attorney to review your record.
Can Highway Patrol Officer arrest an Sheriff for DUI and Hit and run? From what we are hearing only a coroner can a federal agent. Is this true in the State of SC? Highway patrol made the arrest and Judge says it may have been an illegal arrest? Sheriff Failed sobriety test and denied breathalyzer.
I don't have all the facts, but It sounds like a magistrate may have misinterpreted a statute (SC code 23-15-120). The...