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REPEAT OFFENDER SENTENCED TO 25 YEARS FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING

On Tuesday, October 13th, an Oconee County jury deliberated less than one hour before convicting 41 year old Gary Martin Wirtz of Trafficking Methamphetamine 3rd offense and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.  The Honorable … Continue reading

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MERRIWEATHER SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON

Kelvin Merriweather pled guilty to ABHAN in front of the Honorable J. Cordell Maddox, Jr. and received a sentence of 20 years provided upon the service of 10 years active time and followed by 5 years of probation.  The defendant … Continue reading

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DRUG TRAFFICKER SENTENCED TO 12 YEARS IN PRISON IN ANDERSON

Anderson SC– Yesterday, in Anderson County General Sessions Court, Nancy Elaine Carswell was sentenced to 12 years in prison for charges she was tried and convicted of in her absence on October 29, 2019. A jury found her guilty of … Continue reading

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SLUDERS SENTENCED IN SEX ABUSE CASE

WALHALLA, SC–On December 16, 2019, Anthony Hugh Sluder, age 67, of Westminster, pled guilty to 5 counts of  Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor Second Degree and 5 counts of Incest.  He was sentenced by the Honorable Cordell Maddox to … Continue reading

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REYNOLDS SENTENCED TO 35 YEARS IN PRISON

Walhalla, SC– On November 21, 2019, Steven Reynolds, age 20 of 3 Padgett Street, Seneca, pled guilty to two counts of murder, armed robbery, and malicious injury to personal property.  He was sentenced by the Honorable R. Lawton McIntosh to … Continue reading

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OCONEE MAN SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS IN PRISON

Walhalla, SC —  A Salem man was found guilty today in Oconee General Session Court; 56-year-old Clifton Eugene Smith was tried and convicted of Assault and Battery of a High and Aggravated Nature for his role in a knife attack … Continue reading

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SERIAL BURGLAR AND THIEF SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS IN PRISON WITH NO PAROLE

Today in Oconee General Sessions Court, a 42-year-old Walhalla man, Joshua “Kid” Jackson entered a guilty plea and was sentenced for his role in a burglary and auto break-in spree that impacted communities across Oconee County. Investigators with the Oconee … Continue reading

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SEX OFFENDER SENTENCED TO 18 YEARS IN PRISON

Today, Brandon Partain entered a guilty plea to Unlawful Conduct Towards a Child, Dissemination of Harmful Material to Minors, Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor, and Assault and Battery 1st Degree.  The allegations were that he fondled a minor on … Continue reading

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BRYANT SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS FOR TRAFFICKING METHAMPHETAMINE

On September 10th, Shannon Randolph Bryant pled guilty to Trafficking Methamphetamine and received a sentence of 10 years.  This is a no-parole offense and classified as a serious offense for which he will have to serve at least eight and … Continue reading

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DRUG TRAFFICKER SENTENCED IN ANDERSON

(Anderson, SC).  Yesterday in Anderson County General Sessions Court Larry Edward Adger, III, was sentenced by The Honorable Lawton McIntosh to 25 years in prison and a fine of $50,000 on charges of trafficking methamphetamine 3rd offense, with a weight between … Continue reading

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