The City of Greer is the second safest city in the Upstate and the 10th safest statewide according to a new ranking by the National Council for Home Safety and Security.
Police and Fire
Dozens of suspected child predators were recently taken off the streets as a result of “Operation Millstone,” according to Greenville County Sheriff Will Lewis.
Authorities made 45 arrests and identified 31 more suspects after targeting “predators, prostitutes and johns.”
Police have arrested two Greer residents following an incident that left an infant hospitalized with severe brain injuries.
Three weekend deaths
attributed to overdose
in Greenville County
Police say overdose was the cause of death for three local residents over the weekend in Greenville County.
Greer Police Chief Matt Hamby answered questions about active shooter response during Greer City Council’s monthly meeting.
The topic is fresh in the minds of many following a mass shooting at a Florida high school last month.
A Taylors man passed away following a two-vehicle crash last Friday, according to the Greenville County Coroner’s Office.
The Greer Fire Department Explorers joined hundreds of youth and young adults, recently, piling on turnout gear, treating wounds, and racing to emergencies during the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Winterfest challenge in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
(Note: All information contained in the following was taken directly from the official incident reports filed by the Greer Police Department or the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are to be considered innocent until proven guilty in the court of law.)
A former Greer High School teacher has been charged with sexual battery after police say she engaged in sexual acts with a student on at least two separate occasions.
Elizabeth Heaton Taylor, 27, is facing two counts of sexual battery of a student between 16-17 years of age, and giving false information to police.
A Wellford motorcyclist was killed during a collision on Interstate 85 last Friday afternoon.
The Greenville County Coroner’s Office said Frank Austin Smith, 36, struck an automobile from behind and was ejected from his bike at around 1:21 a.m.
He was pronounced dead on scene due to blunt force trauma.