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  1. Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting GirlRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Girl Columbia, SC Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1by8eJX Sumter County, SC - Sumter County deputies have charged a man who they say sexually assaulted a girl almost eight years ago.

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  2. Rembert man accused of sex crime 8 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Sumter County Sheriff's Office charged Lowery Williams, 36, with criminal sexual conduct with a minor Wednesday. A warrant for his arrest was issued March 16. According to the warrant, Williams is accused of sexually assaulting a girl, younger than 11 years old, in June and July of 2007.

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  3. Deputies: Man Kidnapped Woman on Her Way to WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Deputies: Man Kidnapped Woman on Her Way to Work Sumter County deputies have arrested a suspect who they kidnapped and threatened a woman. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1CaUs8w Wednesday morning, officers say the victim was pulling out of her driveway on her way to work when 31-year-old Vincent Bradley ran up to her car, jumped in the passenger seat, and told her to drive.

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  4. Cruise AndersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Sumter County deputies say two men are in custody after trying to break-in to the same home twice in one night. Deputies say shortly after responding to a home on Cane Savannah Road in Wedgefield at around 9:30 p.m. Thursday night, they were called out again.

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  5. Sumter Deputies Uncover Apparent Chop ShopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Sumter County deputies are searching for one suspect and are looking for another in connection to the discovery of a chop Sumter Deputies Uncover Apparent Chop Shop Sumter County, SC - Sumter County deputies are searching for one suspect and are looking for another in connection to the discovery of a chop Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1bfpXWq Sumter County, SC - Sumter County deputies are searching for one suspect and are looking for another in connection to the discovery of an apparent chop shop. Officers say an investigation into a stolen vehicle led them to a building on East Moore Street on March 13th.

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  6. John McBride, Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Sumter County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a man accused of holding his baby's mother at gunpoint and threatening to kill her. John McBride Jr., 31, of Wedgefield, was arrested on warrants Wednesday.

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  7. Suspect Arrested in Sumter County ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Suspect Arrested in Sumter County Shooting Sumter County deputies have arrested a suspect in connection with a shooting Monday afternoon. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1bdGOJ6 Investigators say the victim was shot around 5 p.m. at a home on Alva Drive in the Cherryvale area.

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  8. Manhunt underway for active shooter in Sumter CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Sumter County Sheriff's Office spokesman Braden Bunch says Quincy Carter is wanted after allegedly shooting a victim in the head on Alva Drive in the Cherryvale community.

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  9. Sheriff: Man Shot Dead in Sumter; Suspect on LooseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Sheriff: Man Shot Dead in Sumter; Suspect on Loose Sumter, SC An afternoon shooting has left one man dead according to the Sumter Sheriff's department. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1MFLaWO According to Braden Bunch, spokesperson with the Sumter County Sheriff's Office, the man was shot in the head on the front lawn of a home.

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  10. 16 arrested after undercover investigation in Sumter CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Deputies with the Sumter County Sheriff's Office arrested 16 people during the over the last week as part a four-month undercover investigation into drug activity in the area. Arrests stemming from the operation, resulted in charges involving cocaine, crack cocaine and marijuana, were made after undercover officers deployed several investigative techniques, including making drug purchases from some of the suspects.

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  11. Patch holes in FOIARead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2011 | Post and Courier

    ... another blow when it ruled that autopsy reports are not public records. The Sumter Item newspaper sued the Sumter County Coroner who refused to release the autopsy report of Aaron Jacobs, shot to death by police in 2010. Police initially said Mr. ...

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  12. 10-Year-Old Asks Obama a QuestionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    ... it's no surprise he's got an interest in politics--his stepfather, Allen Bailey, is the chairman of the Sumter County Democratic Party, and Trace said he often discusses the issues with him. "There's a lot of people who need health care, they need ...

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  13. Deputies: Man Dragged Woman from Car, Choked HerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Deputies: Man Dragged Woman from Car, Choked Her Sumter County deputies have arrested a man who they say assaulted a woman earlier this week. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1Ab9XsN Sumter County, SC - Sumter County deputies have arrested a man who they say assaulted a woman earlier this week.

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  14. SC State board meeting, discussing financesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... Board members are meeting now to discuss finances and potentially the future of President Thomas Elzey. The Sumter County Sheriff's Office says deputies have arrested a man wanted on warrants for an attack on a woman earlier this week. The Sumter ...

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  15. Sumter man arrested on burglary, kidnapping chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Sumter County Sheriff's Office has taken David Rudd into custody after committing a burglary while the family was still inside the residence. Sumter County spokesman Braden Bunch says the 38-year-old Rudd entered the home on Thursday by kicking in the front door.

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  16. $10,000 in Heroin Found in I-95 StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Officers Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1AdDsyV Sumter County, SC - Sumter County deputies say they seized $10,000 in heroin following a traffic stop on Interstate 95 Thursday. Officers arrested 40-year-old Samuel Valles of New York City and charged him with trafficking heroin after officers say a search of the car resulted in officers finding 52 grams of suspended heroin.

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  17. School bus, tractor-trailer collide in Sumter CountyRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | WMBF

    The S.C. Highway Patrol says there's been a traffic accident involving Sumter School District bus and a tractor-trailer. Local media outlets report the patrol said the accident occurred around 5 p.m. Thursday on U.S. Highway 521 near Rembert.

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  18. Tool teaches Sumter parents, providers shaken baby dangersRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2015 | Washington Times

    Shaking an infant can cause serious damage to a baby's brain. Safe Kids Sumter County received a new tool to show parents and child care providers exactly what happens if they shake a baby.

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  19. Student brings gun to Sumter elementary schoolRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2015 | The Star

    Authorities said they don't plan criminal charges against a 10-year-old student who had a gun in a book bag at a Sumter County elementary school. Police told The Sumter Item that they were called to Lemira Elementary School on Thursday by an assistant principal, who found the gun after another student reported the weapon to a teacher.

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  20. Police: 10-Year-Old Brought Gun to SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Authorities say they don't plan criminal charges against a 10-year-old student who had a gun in a book bag at a Sumter County elementary school. Police: 10-Year-Old Brought Gun to School Authorities say they don't plan criminal charges against a 10-year-old student who had a gun in a book bag at a Sumter County elementary school.

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