Category: South Carolina District

Adair Ford Boroughs Sworn In As United States Attorney for the District of South Carolina | USAO-SC

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA — Adair Ford Boroughs was officially sworn in today as United States Attorney for the District of South Carolina. U.S. Attorney Boroughs was nominated by President Joseph R….

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91 Arrested in Crime Reduction Operation in North Carolina and South Carolina | USAO-SC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A crime reduction operation in North Carolina and South Carolina has resulted in the apprehension of more than 91 individuals on charges of homicide, aggravated assault, sexual…

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Rock Hill Man Sentenced to More Than 2 Decades in Federal Prison for Illegal Drug Sales | USAO-SC

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA — Archie Arsenio Caldwell, 33, of Rock Hill, was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy to distribute cocaine, crack cocaine, methamphetamine, fentanyl,…

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Columbia Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison for Drug and Firearms Crimes | USAO-SC

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA — Ralph Allison Pitt, Jr., 46, of Columbia, was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to possessing with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possessing…

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Pee Dee Man Sentenced to Eight Years in Federal Prison for Possessing a Firearm and Ammunition | USAO-SC

FLORENCE, SOUTH CAROLINA — James Edwards Phillips, 64, of McBee, was sentenced to 8 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm and…

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Ladson Man Sentenced to 5 Years Imprisonment for Possession of Child Pornography | USAO-SC

CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA — David Crosby, 29, of Ladson, was sentenced to five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography. Evidence presented to the Court…

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Russell Lucius Laffitte Indicted on Federal Conspiracy, Wire Fraud, Bank Fraud, and Misapplication of Bank Funds Charges | USAO-SC

CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA – A federal grand jury returned a five-count indictment charging Russell Lucius Laffitte with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and bank fraud, bank fraud, wire fraud, and…

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Three Federally Charged for Armed Robbery of Columbia Postal Carrier | USAO-SC

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA — Don Everett Peters, III, a/k/a “Pop,” 21, and Shylik Lamont Smalls, a/k/a “Mitch,” 22, both of Columbia, and Elijah Rasue Dewayne Ellis, a/k/a “Smoke,” a/k/a “Black,” 21,…

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Columbia Woman Sentenced to More than Three Years in Tax Refund Scheme | USAO-SC

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Alice Felder-Lucas, 58, of Columbia, was sentenced to more than three years in federal prison for false claims against the United States and theft of governmental…

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Jury Finds Defendant Guilty in Interstate Drug Conspiracy | USAO-SC

FLORENCE, SOUTH CAROLINA —Brodus Bernard Gregg, 68, of Conway, South Carolina, was convicted following a two-day jury trial in federal court for participating in an interstate cocaine trafficking conspiracy that operated…

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