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Man Sentenced to Prison in Lexington County Burglary

Dwight Anthony Powell, 42, of Saluda, has been convicted in Lexington County General Sessions Court following a trial.  A Lexington County jury…

Lexington Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Shooting into his Estranged Wife’s Home

On the evening of June 24, 2022, Hall began texting one of the victims, his estranged wife, about a new relationship she shared on Facebook. Although…

Midlands Gang Member Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Fentanyl, Methamphetamine, and Crack Cocaine

On February 9, 2023, agents with the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole, and Pardon Services arrived at the Masters Inn in the City of…

Lexington County Deputy Solicitor Rhonda Wallace Patterson named Top Prosecutor in the State of South Carolina

Eleventh Circuit Deputy Solicitor Rhonda Wallace Patterson received the 2023 Ernest F. Hollings Award for Excellence in State Prosecution for General…

ELEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT SOLICITOR’S OFFICE ANNOUNCES DUI PROSECUTOR GRANT AWARD

The Eleventh Judicial Circuit Solicitor’s Office has been awarded a DUI grant to fund activity hours for assistant solicitors to exclusively…

Three Sentenced in the Lexington County Murder of 15-year-old Sanaa Amenhotep

All three defendants charged in the 2021 Murder and Kidnapping of Sanaa Amenhotep, age 15, have now been convicted and sentenced. The Honorable Debra…

Columbia Man sentenced to 22 years in Prison for Burglary

Jeremy Gerome Junious, a 35-year-old Columbia man, pled guilty to Burglary First Degree last week in Lexington County and was sentenced by Circuit…

West Columbia Man sentenced to 20 years in Prison for Trafficking Crack Cocaine and Trafficking Cocaine

Homer Marquette Chestnut, a 44-year-old West Columbia man, pled guilty to trafficking crack cocaine, trafficking cocaine, possession with intent to…

In Loving Memory of Erik Joseph Drylie

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we mourn the loss of our colleague and friend, Eleventh Circuit Assistant Solicitor Erik Drylie, who…

Columbia man sentenced to 15 years in prison for Trafficking Cocaine, Conspiracy, and Furnishing Contraband into the Lexington County Detention Center

Ricky Rogers McField, a 39-year-old Columbia man, pled guilty to trafficking cocaine, conspiracy, and furnishing contraband into the Lexington County…