Pickens

April 18, 2019 - 9:44 am
The Pickens County Police Department is searching for a suspect wanted for attempted murder and kidnapping. Investigators say the suspect, Marco Vaught, kidnapped a woman and shot another woman. According to police, Vaught kidnapped his ex-girlfriend, Rebecca Purry, at 1am Wednesday, while she was...
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Evan Smith
January 22, 2019 - 3:25 pm
An autopsy confirmed that a Pickens County teenager found dead on the side of the road was a homicide. The victim, Robert Tyler Butler, age 16 of Easley, was found on the side of Saluda Dam Road in Easley on Saturday afternoon. That’s according to the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office. The autopsy,...
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Seth Stokes
June 18, 2017 - 6:36 pm
A woman has passed away after a wreck that occurred on Highway 135 near Ripple Lake Rd around 12:30 a.m. this morning. According to S.C. Highway Patrol, she was travleing south in a 1998 Grand Cherokee when she ran off the road, down a bank and hit some trees. She was not wearing her seatbelt when...
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Seth Stokes
May 11, 2017 - 8:46 am
The Liberty Police Department was called to investigate a homicide on Golden Springs Drive which occurred around 2 p.m.. The death appeared to be the results of a domestic issue between relatives. One person is in custody in connection with the death and the suspect reportedly called to report the...
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Patrick Gentry
April 11, 2017 - 3:21 pm
The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office said a shooting investigation led to the discovery of an indoor marijuana operation. Police responded to calls of shots fired this morning and when they arrived on the scene they discovered grow equipment and marijuana plants standing as high as 4 feet tall...
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