Category: South Carolina District

Columbia Man Sentenced to Nearly 22 Years in Federal Prison for his Role in Lexington Home Invasion | USAO-SC

Columbia, South Carolina — United States Attorney Peter M. McCoy, Jr., announced today that Brandon Thompson, 33, of Columbia, was sentenced to nearly 22 years in federal prison after pleading…

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Columbia Man Sentenced to Four Years in Federal Prison for Theft of Firearms | USAO-SC

Columbia, South Carolina — United States Attorney Peter M. McCoy, Jr., announced today that Joshua Aaron Spencer, 34, of Columbia, was sentenced to four years in federal prison after pleading…

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Jointly Prosecuted Case Across North and South Carolina Results in Man’s Conviction for Abusive Sexual Contact Aboard an Airplane | USAO-SC

Columbia, South Carolina — A federal jury sitting in Asheville, North Carolina, has convicted Siva K. Durbesula, 28, of India, of abusive sexual contact aboard an airplane, in a jointly…

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Federal Inmate Charged with Plotting to Hire Hitman to Kill Informant and then Kill Prosecutor | USAO-SC

Greenville, South Carolina — United States Attorney Peter M. McCoy, Jr., announced today that a federal grand jury has indicted Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) inmate Richard Gilbert in connection…

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Conway Woman Sentenced to Over 11 Years in Federal Prison after Distributing Fentanyl | USAO-SC

Florence, South Carolina — United States Attorney Peter M. McCoy, Jr., announced today that Amy Marie Mishoe, 33, of Conway, was sentenced to over 11 years in federal prison after…

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Myrtle Beach Woman Sentenced to 5 Years in Federal Prison for Possessing 39 Balloons of Heroin With the Intent to Distribute | USAO-SC

Florence, South Carolina — United States Attorney Peter M. McCoy, Jr., announced today that Mary Denham, 61, of Myrtle Beach, was sentenced to 5 years in federal prison after pleading…

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U.S. Attorney McCoy Announces More than $4.5 million to Combat Violent Crime in the District of South Carolina | USAO-SC

Columbia, South Carolina — United States Attorney Peter M. McCoy, Jr., announced today more than $4.5 million in Department of Justice grants to fight and prevent violent crime in the…

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Former Manning Police Chief Sentenced to One Year in Federal Prison for Stealing Nearly $80,000 in Seized Cash | USAO-SC

Charleston, South Carolina — United States Attorney Peter M. McCoy, Jr., announced today that Gary Blair Shaffer, former Chief of the City of Manning Police Department, was sentenced to a…

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Traffickers, One From South Carolina, Charged with Buying and Selling a 19-Year-Old “Sex Slave” | USAO-SC

The men who bought and sold a 19-year-old woman as a “sex slave” have been charged with human trafficking, announced U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy…

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