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.
Police and Fire
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.
A Greenville man and a Spartanburg man were arrested Tuesday and could be facing multiple charges after security cameras at Duke Energy caught the two men stealing copper from their sub-station.
A 42-year-old man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for the 2011 killing of his mother after a jury found him guilty last week.
(Note: All information contained in the following blotter was taken directly from the official incident reports filed by the Greer Police Department or The Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office or The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are to be considered innocent until proven guilty in the court of law.)
A Maudlin man has been arrested after fleeing a traffic stop and leading the Greer police on a chase that involved gunshots.
The Glassy Mountain Fire Department named its 2013 award recipients for service to the community at a recent banquet.
The Troy Cecil Pruitt Firefighter of the Year awards were presented to Shawn Jenkins of Travelers Rest, “Volunteer of the Year,” and Travis Peake of Greer, “Career Firefighter of the Year.”
The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a Greenville man facing multiple charges relating to his role in two crimes in July of 2009. Jeffrey Jones Harrison is wanted on charges of armed robbery, kidnapping, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, burglary and grand larceny.
It was the Greer Police Department’s response to a shoplifting call last Monday that led to the arrest of a Campobello man wanted by the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office for his role in a Jan. 11 Lyman home invasion.