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Latest News Articles From the Office of the Solicitor

 

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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30 YEAR JAIL SENTENCE FOR KILLING DURING BOTCHED ARMED ROBBERY

Today in Anderson County General Sessions Court defendant Ahmad Neely pled guilty to charges of Voluntary Manslaughter, Criminal Conspiracy, and Possession of a Weapon During the Commission of a Violent Crime for the 2017 killing of Charles Hillery. Neely received … Continue reading

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MAN SENTENCED TO 40 YEARS FOR DEATH OF CHILD AND INJURY TO HER SISTER

Walhalla, SC–On Friday, March 1, 2019, Matthew Jason Chappell pled guilty before the Honorable R. Scott Sprouse to Great Bodily Injury to a Child and no contest to Voluntary Manslaughter.  Judge Sprouse imposed a total sentence of 40 years.  Mr. … Continue reading

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TROTTER SENTENCED TO 15 YEAR IN PRISON

February 28, 2019 Walhalla, SC—Yesterday, an Oconee County jury found Michael Lee Trotter guilty on all counts following a one-day trial. The State was represented by Assistant Solicitor Jason Alderman. The Honorable Scott Sprouse sentenced Trotter to 5 years for … Continue reading

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OSBORNE PLEADS GUILTY IN TOWNVILLE ELEMENTARY SHOOTING

December 12, 2018 (Anderson, SC). Earlier today at the Anderson County Courthouse JesseDewitt Osborne pled guilty to two counts of Murder and three counts ofAttempted Murder before Judge Lawton McIntosh for killing his father and going on a shooting spree at … Continue reading

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MAN LOSES EYE IN VIOLENT DOMESTIC RELATED ATTACK

On Monday, October 15, 2018, Jonathan Duncan pled guilty before the Honorable R. Scott Sprouse to Attempted Murder, Domestic Violence 2nd Degree, and Possession of a Weapon During a Violent Crime. Judge Sprouse imposed a sentence of 27 years. Mr. Duncan … Continue reading

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DARRELL BLACKWELL CONVICTED OF ARMED ROBBERY; SENTENCED TO 18 YEARS

Anderson, SC—It took an Anderson County jury less than 10 minutes to convict Darrell Blackwell of the Armed Robbery that occurred at the Shop Rite store at 714 Sayre Street on January 9, 2016. The entire incident was captured on … Continue reading

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CAWTHON SENTENCED TO 45 YEARS FOR MURDERING WIFE

Walhalla, SC—The Honorable Lawton McIntosh sentenced Lee Mikeal Cawthon to 40 years in prison today for the Murder of his wife Rebecca plus 5 years consecutive for the Possession of a Weapon during the Commission of a Violent Crime.  After … Continue reading

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