Category: South Carolina District

Brook Andrews Named First Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of South Carolina | USAO-SC

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA —United States Attorney Adair F. Boroughs announced that Brook Andrews has been named First Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of South Carolina, the office’s second-ranking position. Andrews…

Continue Reading Brook Andrews Named First Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of South Carolina | USAO-SC

Three Florence Men Sentenced to Years in Prison on Federal Firearms Violations | USAO-SC

FLORENCE, SOUTH CAROLINA —Shakeam Marquise Backus, 27, Joey Qurrieven York, 23, and Jyqwon Antonio Woods, 34, all of Florence, were sentenced this week to multiple years in federal prison based on…

Continue Reading Three Florence Men Sentenced to Years in Prison on Federal Firearms Violations | USAO-SC

Former US Air Force Member Sentenced to 15 years for Production of Child Pornography | USAO-SC

CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA — Bryce Carter Studebaker, 25, of Moncks Corner, was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for production of child pornography. Evidence presented to the Court showed that…

Continue Reading Former US Air Force Member Sentenced to 15 years for Production of Child Pornography | USAO-SC

Columbia Man Pleads to Federal Firearm Charge | USAO-SC

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA —Ernest Durane Mack, a/k/a “Marcus Mack,” 35, of Cayce, has pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. Evidence obtained in the investigation…

Continue Reading Columbia Man Pleads to Federal Firearm Charge | USAO-SC

Georgia Man is Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding Medicaid Programs in Three States | USAO-SC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A Georgia man was sentenced to prison for participating in a scheme that defrauded the Medicaid programs in North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia of more than…

Continue Reading Georgia Man is Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding Medicaid Programs in Three States | USAO-SC

Columbia Man Sentenced to 12 Years for Selling Drugs to ATF | USAO-SC

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA —Derrall Lanard Reed, a/k/a “Ric0,”35, of Columbia, was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to five counts of felon in possession of a firearm…

Continue Reading Columbia Man Sentenced to 12 Years for Selling Drugs to ATF | USAO-SC

Lexington Man Indicted on 15 Counts for Armed Robbery and Brandishing a Firearm at 7 Columbia Area Businesses | USAO-SC

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA — A federal grand jury in Columbia returned a 15-count indictment against Deveon Antonio Belk, 35, of Lexington, charging felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition,…

Continue Reading Lexington Man Indicted on 15 Counts for Armed Robbery and Brandishing a Firearm at 7 Columbia Area Businesses | USAO-SC

Federal Inmate Pleads Guilty to Threatening Federal Judge | USAO-SC

FLORENCE, SOUTH CAROLINA —Stanley J. Kowalewski, 50, of North Carolina, has pleaded guilty to mailing threatening communications to a United States District Court Judge. Evidence obtained in the investigation revealed that…

Continue Reading Federal Inmate Pleads Guilty to Threatening Federal Judge | USAO-SC

Blythewood Man Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking and Heroin Distribution Offenses | USAO-SC

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA — Brian Leroy Watson, a/k/a “Lil B,” a/k/a “B,” 50, of Blythewood, has pleaded guilty to attempted sex trafficking of a minor and possession with intent to…

Continue Reading Blythewood Man Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking and Heroin Distribution Offenses | USAO-SC