Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office

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January 16, 2019 - 12:13 pm
Spartanburg County's Broome High School is on lockdown and its students evacuated, while Sheriff's Deputies investigate a note found on the District Three school's campus shortly after 9:30 this morning. The students wo were led out of the building about 10:15 and loaded onto buses to keep warm...
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Patrick Gentry
November 08, 2018 - 2:47 pm
A suspect is in custody following an attempted shooting Thursday morning at Eggers Funeral Home in Chesnee. The Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office says the incident happened just after 9 a.m. The suspect is a former employee who entered the funeral home before anyone else arrived, using a key he...
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Patrick Gentry
November 06, 2018 - 12:24 pm
Sheriff's deputies in South Carolina shot and killed a man who they said was approaching them with an ax. Spartanburg County Sheriff's Lt. Kevin Bobo said in a news release that two officers were called to a home around 3:30 p.m. Monday. Bobo said the two white male officers were confronted by an...
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Patrick Gentry
October 08, 2018 - 1:19 pm
According to a Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office report, the driver told deputies he was driving southbound on business 85 between noon and 12:30 Sunday near Bryant Road when he heard two loud bangs. He thought a rock or debris from the road hit his vehicle but after checking for damage he found...
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Patrick Gentry
August 31, 2018 - 11:57 am
Sheriff Chuck Wright held a press conference saying that a deputy had been charged after intentionally burning down a house. Dylan Ellis, who served as a detention officer, was booked into the Spartanburg County Detention Center Friday morning on four counts of attempted murder and arson third...
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Seth Stokes
August 23, 2018 - 9:42 am
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Nearly two dozen sheriff's deputies accompanied by a cadaver dog conducted a thorough search Wednesday without finding any additional bodies connected to a man who pleaded guilty last year to seven killings, the sheriff's department said. About 20 deputies searched for...
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Patrick Gentry
July 30, 2018 - 10:35 am
Investigators say a man stabbed his mother-in-law to death in the basement of his South Carolina home after the two argued. Spartanburg County Sheriff's spokesman Lt. Kevin Bobo said 67-year-old Phillip Carter Jr. initially told deputies his nephew killed his mother-in-law at his Inman home, but...
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Lee Rogers
July 22, 2018 - 8:50 pm
Wellford Police say a man has been arrested in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found at a business on Highway 29 Sunday. Derrick Burnside, 45 of Spartanburg, was arrested last night and charged with the murder vicitim of Tanya Michelle Richards, 35 of Roebuck. The cause of death...
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Patrick Gentry
July 19, 2018 - 3:07 pm
The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office responded where a vehicle was discovered along with other evidence of a missing person. The Sheriff's dive team along with a local fire department discovered a body near the dam in the Pacolet Mills area, an area which is downstream from the vehicle found...
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Patrick Gentry
July 18, 2018 - 4:07 pm
Sheriff's deputies in South Carolina have shot and wounded a suspect they say fired at officers. Spartanburg County Sheriff's Lt. Kevin Bobo said in an email that deputies tried to stop a Spartanburg man and woman Wednesday to serve outstanding warrants. Bobo said 33-year-old Jurrell Keith Thompson...
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