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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Sumter man arrested on burglary, kidnapping chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | 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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  4. $10,000 in Heroin Found in I-95 StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | 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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  5. School bus, tractor-trailer collide in Sumter CountyRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | 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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  6. Tool teaches Sumter parents, providers shaken baby dangersRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 15 | 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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  7. Student brings gun to Sumter elementary schoolRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 15 | 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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  8. Police: 10-Year-Old Brought Gun to SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | 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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  9. 10-year-old student brings gun to Sumter elementary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Post and Courier

    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 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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  10. STATE v. BAKER 2010 172951Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | FindLaw

    ... 1, 2002; May 1, 2003 until September 1, 2003; and June 1, 2004 until June 20, 2004. In January 2005, a Sumter County grand jury indicted Baker for the charges identified in the arrest warrants. In June 2006, as the case was coming up for trial, ...

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  11. December murder investigation leads to marijuana growing operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WIS-TV Columbia

    An investigation into a December murder led Sumter County Sheriff's Investigators to a marijuana growing operation at a Dazlell home. Clues found at the murder scene of Bobby Troublefield at his Dalzell home in December led investigators to a house on McPhail Street.

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  12. Investigators: Camden man's killing could renew interest in another murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... reported missing about a month earlier. Authorities say he was last seen on July 19, 2012 while leaving the Sumter County Library. "This very much so continues to be an active case for the city," Sumter Police Chief Russell Roark III said in an ...

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  13. Sumter woman accused of using stolen debit card to pay for tattooRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Sumter County Sheriff's deputies arrested Leondra Wise, 20, Sunday on warrants issued last week. She is charged with two counts of financial transaction card theft.

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  14. Special drug unit patrols I-95 looking for drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | The Aiken Standard

    AP Photo/The Item, Keith Gedamke Senior Cpl Bryan Rulong patrols the stretch of I-95 running through Sumter County on Jan. 30. Every day an army of smugglers traffic illegal narcotics and large amounts of cash, using the 1,900-mile artery to ferry their stashed loads through the county, state and region. Drug experts say the I-95 pipeline is notorious for the role it plays in the American drug trade and has been so for decades.

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  15. Battle of Camden important to the RevolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | The Star

    Submitted photo David Karlen explains the Revolutionary War's Battle of Camden at the Senior Men's Club of Aiken's meeting in January. More Revolutionary War battles were fought in South Carolina than any other state.

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  16. Man charged in shooting death in Sumter CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Post and Courier

    Authorities have made an arrest in the slaying last month of a man found shot to death in his car in Sumter County. Area media outlets report that 21-year-old Matthew Cory Dwyer of Sumter was arrested at his home on Wednesday night.

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  17. Arrest made in death 65-year-old found in crash on Hwy 521Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... Investigators initially thought Singleton might have died from injuries sustained in the crash. However, the Sumter County Coroner later determined Singleton died from a gunshot wound and not from a vehicle crash. Sumter County Sheriff's Department ...

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  18. Augusta singer eliminated from American IdolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... in his car on Highway 521. Law enforcement reviews a case involving an unidentified woman and man found in Sumter County in the 1980s. The couple still does not have a name. (Source: WIS) Police in Sumter say one man may be responsible for a pair of ...

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  19. Arrest Made in Sumter Shooting Death of Man FoundaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Sumter Arrest Made in Sumter Shooting Death of Man Found in Car Sumter County, SC -- 65-year-old Johnny Singleton was found shot to death while he was behind the wheel on Tuesday, January 27th. Sumter Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1D287Qi Sumter County, SC -- 65-year-old Johnny Singleton was found shot to death while he was behind the wheel on Tuesday, January 27th.

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  20. Father: Daughter, her child improving after ATV accident that killed other pregnant sisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | FOX Carolina

    ... the sisters who were on one ATV collided with a second ATV being driven by a 15-year-old on Wrangler Trail in Sumter County. The South Carolina Highway Patrol says the 15-year-old had slowed down to wait for the sisters, but they could not slow down ...

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