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FILE: Linemen wiring cable on power line
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Shots Fired At Berkeley Electric Co-Op Line Workers

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Two people are in handcuffs after shots were fired at a group of Berkeley Electric Cooperative line workers in the Cross area. “What we do know is that there were no injuries reported and that we have two subjects detained,” stated Chief Deputy Mike Cochran with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office. The shooting reportedly happened near the intersection of […]

Pictured: James Perritte
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Coroner: Autopsy Conducted In Berkeley County Inmate Death

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–An autopsy on a Berkeley County inmate found dead Tuesday inside the Hill Finklea Detention Center has been conducted, according to Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury. “The results are pending a toxicology test,” stated Salisbury. “We found no trauma to the body that would indicate foul play.” The coroner added it will likely take several weeks before his […]

Pictured: Christopher Seay
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Missing Berkeley County Man Found Safe

  UPDATE FROM MISSING MAN’S MOM:  “Just received a call Christopher is alive! Thank you for all of the prayers and support! It’s so nice to be loved by so many! Thank the Good Lord above!” BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Berkeley County deputies are asking for help locating a man who vanished four days ago and hasn’t been seen or heard from […]

Pictured: David Hubbard Stanley (Via Charleston County Sheriff's Office)
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Police: Goose Creek Man Claims To Be U.S. Marshal To Get Out Of Ticket

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–For the second time in a row, a Goose Creek man is accused of lying to authorities about being a U.S. Marshal. David Stanley Hubbard, 58, faced a Charleston bond judge Tuesday. He’s charged with providing false information to law enforcement and impersonating a police officer. According to Charleston police, an officer conducted a traffic stop on Hubbard […]

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UPDATE: Moncks Corner Boy Located

UPDATE: Officials confirm that Randall Schaeffer has been located safe and sound. BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help finding a missing Moncks Corner boy. Randall Schaeffer, pictured above, was last seen on Monday night around 11 p.m. He is 11-years old, approximately 5’04” in height and has brown hair and blue eyes. The boy […]

VIA BILL SALISBURY
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Man Transported To Hospital Following Highway 41 Dump Truck Crash

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Berkeley County Rescue Squad and several other first responders extricated a man from a dump truck after it crashed in Huger early Monday morning. Berkeley County Rescue Squad Chief Bill Salisbury stated that the man’s injuries, fortunately, were not life-threatening. He was transported to a nearby hospital. The accident occurred on Highway 41 near Jenny’s Farm Lane shortly after […]

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Berkeley Council Remembers Unsolved Murder Victim Ariel Morgan

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–A road near the site where a Berkeley County teen was shot to death nearly three years ago has been dedicated in her memory. Berkeley County Council dedicated Ambassador Avenue to Ariel Elaine Morgan Monday night during the regular council meeting. The teen’s friends and family stood beside Berkeley County Sheriff Duane Lewis and other county leaders as […]

Have you seen these individuals? Goose Creek Police want to know.
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Police: Suspects Caught Vandalizing Bank Parking Lot With Spray Paint

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–The Goose Creek Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying the two individuals pictured above. Police say the individuals were caught on video surveillance spray painting a parking lot of 208 St. James Avenue. According to the Goose Creek Police Department, the vandalism occurred on April 05, 2017 at approximately 12:47 a.m. in front of […]

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Goose Creek City Council Honors Award-Winning Artist

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–Goose Creek City Council honored artist Leena Karambelkar at its Tuesday, April 11 meeting. Karambelkar, pictured with Mayor Michael Heitzler, is this year’s Goose Creek Artist Guild Purchase Award Winner for her Mixed Media Painting “Nirvana.” The painting was presented at the meeting and will be displayed at City Hall. “I feel fortunate to live in this beautiful Lowcountry […]

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Deputies Save Driver In High-Speed Chase After Car Flips

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Several deputies saved a man’s life after authorities say he led them on a high-speed chase before flipping his car Friday afternoon. According to Chief Mike Cochran with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office, around  2 p.m. a deputy was patrolling Old Highway 6 near Loch Dhu Lane in Cross when he observed a 1992 Cadillac Sedan DeVille traveling at […]