Illegal gets 25 years for drug charge

Date: 3/8/2008
The Post and Courier
Saturday, March 8, 2008

An illegal immigrant from Mexico was sentenced to a mandatory 25 years in state prison this week after a Charleston County jury convicted him of selling a quarter-kilo of cocaine to an undercover Mount Pleasant police officer, authorities said.

Son's death leads to charge of homicide by child abuse

Date: 3/6/2008
By Noah Haglund
The Post and Courier
Thursday, March 6, 2008

A Johns Island woman was charged with homicide by child abuse after her 5-month-old son died Tuesday, and prosecutors say they will re-examine the previous death of her daughter and a miscarriage.

Illegal immigrant from Mexico get's 25-year sentence for selling cocaine

Date: 3/6/2008
By Schuyler Kropf
The Post and Courier
Thursday, March 6, 2008
CHARLESTON — An illegal immigrant from Mexico was sentenced to a mandatory 25 years in state prison this week after a Charleston County jury convicted him of selling a quarter-kilo of cocaine to an undercover Mount Pleasant police officer, authorities said.

Darkness to Light partnership - brief

Date: 3/5/2008
The Post and Courier
The Mount Pleasant Police Department, Anne Lee, President and CEO of Darkness to Light, and Scarlett Wilson, Ninth Circuit solicitor, have teamed up with McGruff the Crime Dog to keep Lowcountry children safe from sexual abuse. They recently met in front of the Ronald "Roddy" Perry Judicial Center to celebrate a new partnership and a well deserved award.

Wilson: Deputies acted 'reasonably'

Date: 2/26/2008
By Glenn Smith
The Post and Courier
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
A drunken Jeffrey Smith fired a rifle into the darkness and ignored commands to drop the gun before he was shot dead by a sheriff's deputy outside his Meggett home in January, authorities said Monday.