Category: South Carolina District

Five Sentenced to Federal Prison for Roles in Drug Conspiracy | USAO-SC

FLORENCE, SOUTH CAROLINA — United States Attorney Corey F. Ellis announced today that five individuals were sentenced to federal prison after pleading guilty for their role in a drug conspiracy out…

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Multi-Count Federal Indictment Returned for Labor Trafficking Violations | USAO-SC

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA — United States Attorney Corey F. Ellis announced today that a federal grand jury in Columbia returned a multi-count indictment in connection with trafficking in seasonal agricultural workers….

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Blythewood Woman Sentenced to Two Years for Fraud Relating to $1.2 in Coronavirus Funds | USAO-SC

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA — United States Attorney Corey F. Ellis announced today that Bridgett Dorsey, 39, of Blythewood, was sentenced to two years in federal prison after pleading guilty to engaging…

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Lexington Man Gets 15 Years in Federal Prison for Gun Charge | USAO-SC

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA — United States Attorney Corey F. Ellis announced today that Stephen Johnson Craft, 43, of Lexington, was sentenced to fifteen years in federal prison after pleading guilty to…

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Pee Dee Man, Woman Sentenced to Federal Prison on Drug Charges | USAO-SC

FLORENCE, SOUTH CAROLINA — United States Attorney Corey F. Ellis announced today that co-defendants Michael Anthony Dudley, 43, of Hartsville, and Lindsey Munn Butler, 36, of Lamar, were sentenced to federal…

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Joint Efforts of Federal, State, and Local Authorities Result in Arrests of Twelve Defendants for Gun, Drug Offenses | USAO-SC

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA — United States Attorney Corey F. Ellis announced today that twelve individuals have been charged with gun and/or drug-related offenses and have been arrested by a joint team…

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U.S. Attorney’s Office Commemorates 11th Annual Human Trafficking Prevention Month | USAO-SC

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA — The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of South Carolina today commemorates National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, as part of the 11th annual National Slavery and Human…

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U.S. Attorney’s Office Recognizes Law Enforcement Appreciation Day Jan. 9 | USAO-SC

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA — In honor of Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, Jan. 9, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of South Carolina recognizes the hard-working men and women in law…

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Associate of Violent Walterboro Gang Sentenced to More than 23 Years in Federal Prison on Gun Charges | USAO-SC

Charleston, South Carolina — United States Attorney Corey F. Ellis  announced today that Quentin John Fishburne, a/k/a “Q”, 40, of Walterboro, was sentenced to more than 23 years in federal…

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Corey F. Ellis Appointed as Interim U.S. Attorney for the District of South Carolina | USAO-SC

Columbia, South Carolina — Attorney General Merrick Garland appointed Corey F. Ellis as Interim U.S. Attorney for the District of South Carolina today, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 546. As…

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