A Harleyville man has been charged in a Dec. 22, 2021 homicide in St. George.
The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Workplace introduced investigators arrested John Stanford Johnson, 43. Johnson is accused of taking pictures Edwin Montez Boyd, 44, to dying final month.
The murder occurred within the 500 block of Shady Grove Highway in St. George. Boyd was discovered deceased in his car from a gunshot wound.
Investigators situated Johnson in Orangeburg County, and he was taken into custody by Dorchester County detectives, South Carolina Regulation Enforcement Division and Orangeburg County authorities. The arrest was made with out incident.
Vacation site visitors citations
Berkeley County Sheriff’s Workplace has introduced the county noticed zero deadly collisions on roadways throughout the New Yr’s vacation weekend, which means it reached its “goal zero.”
BCSO Site visitors Unit experiences it participated within the Sober or Slammer marketing campaign with the South Carolina Regulation Enforcement Community. BCSO partnered with the South Carolina Freeway Patrol, Saint Stephen Police Division and Bonneau Police Division to attenuate aggressive and intoxicated driving by the Christmas and New Yr’s holidays to be proactive in lowering deadly collisions, deputies mentioned.
The Sober or Slammer marketing campaign ran from Dec. 17 by Jan. 1. A complete of 79 site visitors citations had been written, to incorporate three DUI arrests and 234 warnings.
Authorities issued 40 citations at a New Yr’s Eve checkpoint on Orangeburg Highway in Dorchester County final month.
Likewise, there have been no deadly collisions reported in Dorchester County.
Deputies from Dorchester County Sheriff’s Workplace, working with the South Carolina Freeway Patrol and Goal Zero, carried out a site visitors checkpoint within the 200 block of the street on Dec. 31, 2021, from 9 to 11:30 p.m., in line with a report from DCSO. Throughout that point, deputies mentioned, every car coming by the checkpoint was contacted by deputies or troopers.
Regulation enforcement mentioned 59 autos had been pulled to the aspect for additional investigation and a complete of 40 citations had been issued on the checkpoint — 33 by DCSO and 7 by SCHP.