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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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ARMED ROBBER CONVICTED IN TRIAL SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS

ANDERSON, SC–After a three day trial, an Anderson County jury has convicted Damorius Gaines of Armed Robbery, Attempted Armed Robbery, 2 counts of Possession of a Weapon during the Commission of a Violent Crime, and Unlawful Possession of a Pistol. … Continue reading

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JURY FINDS GAMBRELL GUILTY IN CAMERON KILLING, GETS MAXIMUM SENTENCE

ANDERSON, SC–This week an Anderson County jury found James Milton Gambrell guilty of Solicitation to Commit Armed Robbery. The Honorable R. Scott Sprouse sentenced Gambrell the maximum sentence of 10 years in jail. His Co-defendant Woodrow Curry pled guilty to … Continue reading

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TAYLOR BRIGHT SENTENCED TO 12 YEARS FOR RECKLESS HOMICIDE AND CHILD NEGLECT

Walhalla, SC —  Taylor Louise Bright appeared before the Honorable Scott Sprouse today in Oconee County pleading guilty in the death of her husband, John Taylor Bright in Seneca, SC in January of this year. The defendant, represented by Larry … Continue reading

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BANK ROBBER SENT TO PRISON

Anderson, SC — Earlier today in the Court of General Sessions in Anderson County, the Honorable Cordell Maddox, Jr. sentenced John David Cowans, Jr., to 17 years provided upon the service of 11 years, with the balance suspended to 5 … Continue reading

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LEWIS SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS FOR ARMED ROBBERY OF WAFFLE HOUSE

Anderson, SC —  Earlier today in Anderson County General Sessions Court the Honorable Cordell Maddox sentenced Jonathan Lewis to 15 years in jail with no parole for the charge of Armed Robbery.  Just before 2 am, on June 5, 2017, … Continue reading

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REPEAT DRUG OFFENDER SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS WITH NO PAROLE

Walhalla, SC – The Honorable Scott Sprouse sentenced Bobby Joe Shead of Seneca to 15 years with no parole after a guilty plea to Distribution of Methamphetamine, 2nd Offense. The State was represented by Deputy Solicitor Lindsey Simmons.   Shead … Continue reading

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CHEVIS MORRIS SENTENCED TO 30 YEARS

Oconee, S.C. –  Yesterday, in Oconee General Sessions Court before the Honorable Judge Scott Sprouse, defendant Chevis Morris pled guilty to Voluntary Manslaughter, Armed Robbery and Burglary 1st degree.  He received a negotiated sentence of 30 years in jail.    … Continue reading

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