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11:49 pm on Tuesday February 28, 2012

Charges dropped against one Occupy Charleston protestor

The trespassing case against one Occupy Charleston protest has been dismissed. While two cases remain against Occupy protesters who camped out on Tuesday, November 22, 2011, Justin Honea was arrested for "prohibited activities in park" on Monday,...
11:11 am on Thursday December 3, 2009

Sanford catches a break in today's impeachment talks

Governor Mark Sanford can sleep easier tonight knowing that the legislators have agreed to drop from consideration 28 of the 37 ethics violations that Sanford faces.
12:41 pm on Monday February 16, 2009

Phelps won't be charged for Columbia pot incident

Read more stories on this subject in our Michael Phelps topic page.Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott has announced that he won't be charging Olympic gold medal winner Michael Phelps for the November pot incident. Head over to The State for the...
4:18 pm on Wednesday February 4, 2009

C of C basketball players off the hook after marijuana charges levied

Image by Flickr user so.salem Image by 20090204-cofc-basketball.jpg Charges against three of College of Charleston's basketball players have been dismissed after student manager David Baker said all of the pot found was his. Here's the background:...
9:25 am on Sunday October 19, 2008

Charges dropped in cross burning

Misdemeanor charges against three teens have been dropped in a September 6th cross burning incident. The 9th Circuit Solicitor's Office dropped the charges over a lack of evidence. Those teens that were accused are Joseph Wayne Chaplin Jr., Robert...
6:43 am on Saturday September 27, 2008

Woman files, withdraws rape charges against detective

A lack of evidence and several past "unfounded" sexual-assault accusation cited as reasons for dropping rape charges against Hanahan Police Detective Cassie Watson. Head over to The Post and Courier for details on the case drop and three other rape...
11:56 am on Wednesday September 3, 2008

Charges dropped in surfer's stabbing death

Charges have been dropped against Charles Richard Dobson Jr. for the stabbing death of local surfer Craig Massey. The Post and Courier quotes Ninth Circuit Solicitor Scarlett Wilson: The defendant, Mr. Dobson, was at home minding his own business...