The Spartanburg Country Sheriff’s Office is in the process of implementing a new special operations group at its detention center that will increase the safety of both its inmates and correctional officers.
Police and Fire
This year the Greer Fire Department celebrates 100 years of serving the Greer community.
On Nov. 1, 1914, the Greer Fire Company, Greer’s first fire station, was established on Randall Street, with Mack Fowler being named the first fire chief.
From Fox Carolina
The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged a former Shannon Forest Christian School teacher/baseball coach, who investigators say masturbated in front of and inappropriately touched a 12-year-old victim.
From Fox Carolina
Greenville County deputies said they discovered an Upstate woman was operating an unlicensed daycare at her home, keeping more than a dozen kids, when a 3-month-old died while in her care.
A Greer man has been charged with ill treatment of animals/torture after a complainant saw him spray a puppy with a water hose before severely striking him (the dog) with an object. Gary Anders, 43, of 209 Virginia Ave., was arrested Saturday by Greer police.
A Virginia man received a 35-year prison sentence last week for sexually abusing a 4-year-old girl at a Spartanburg County hotel.
Daniel William Spade, 36, of Manasses, Va., was found guilty of first-degree criminal sexual conduct at the conclusion of a three-day jury trial.
The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO) is investigating an explosion inside a Quality Inn room that left a Berea Middle School teacher dead Monday morning. Coroner Parks Evans identified the victim as 39-year-old Laurie Patton of Travelers Rest.
The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office has arrested and charged two Greenville men for their connection with the Pelham Road shooting that left a Moore man dead and female victim hospitalized.
The victim was shot in the head.
The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an early Saturday morning shooting on Pelham Road that left a Moore man (Rodney J. Nesbitt) dead on his 29th birthday and a woman seriously injured.