5th Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson

Patrick Gentry
February 26, 2019 - 4:49 pm
A former South Carolina prosecutor has pleaded guilty to taking public money for hotel rooms in Chicago and Las Vegas and a plane ticket in Panama. Dan Johnson accepted a plea deal to one count of wire fraud Tuesday in federal court, sitting on the other side of a courtroom after two decades as a...
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Patrick Gentry
November 26, 2018 - 4:19 pm
Court records say a South Carolina prosecutor and Air National Guard member is accused of embezzling more than $7,000 in Guard funds. News outlets report federal prosecutors make the allegations against 5th Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson in records released Monday. Prosecutors say Johnson between...
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Patrick Gentry
November 21, 2018 - 3:38 pm
A prosecutor in South Carolina suspended while he faces corruption charges is pushing to get full retirement benefits. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported that suspended 5th Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson has asked that the state continue retirement payments on his $141,000 annual salary...
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Patrick Gentry
September 25, 2018 - 3:53 pm
Court officials have suspended the law license of the South Carolina prosecutor currently facing state and federal charges related to alleged misspending of public funds. The state Supreme Court issued that order Monday for 5th Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson. Johnson was suspended from office last...
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