Crime & Courts

  • Last indicted Charleston gang member pleads guilty

    CHARLESTON – United States Attorney Bill Nettles announced last week that the last defendant in a City of Charleston gang case pled guilty in Federal Court, before the Honorable P. Michael Duffy.   
    The case ultimately involved a forty-five count indictment, naming 14 defendants. The prosecution alleged that all were members of a criminal street gang known as “ESP” or the “East Side Posse.”  

  • Crime Reports

    A wild ride
    A Pageland man was arrested and another is being sought by law officers after the allegedly assaulted a woman July 28. A Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Department report submitted by Deputy Graig Burns said Khaalid Abdul Wakeel, 25, 421 Edisto Street, Pageland, argued with and attacked a 18-year-old woman. She tried to call 911, but Wakeel stopped her, the report said.

  • Crime Reports 7/31/12

    He was given a ride
    A Greer man was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct on July 21. A Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Department report by Cpl. Don Hughes said the deputy went to a home on Faulkenberry Road near Pageland, where David Layne Jordan, 35, 126 Cliffside Drive, Greer, was cursing at his estranged wife and accusing her of marital infidelity. Hughes reported Jordan had been drinking and a 15-year-old boy had to hold Jordan down to keep him from leaving.

  • Pageland Police Department reports

    No dumpster
    Two unknown men trespassed on a Turner St. property on July 12.
    According to a report filed by Sgt. Chris Quick, a woman complained of two males in her backyard. The report said the two men walked into the woman’s backyard with empty beer cans and said they “were looking for her dumpster to throw their empty cans in.” The woman said she “didn’t have no dumpster” and they needed to leave.

  • Some staggering facts about teen drinking

    The prevalence of teen drinking today is staggering. As parents, we cling to a belief that our teens use good judgment, avoid damaging behaviors and always make good decisions. According to a 2009 Youth Risk Behavior survey, 42 percent of teens engaged in drinking alcoholic beverages 30 days prior to completing the survey. Literally speaking, 42 teens out of every 100 teens that completed that particular survey drank alcohol in the last 30 days.

  • Pageland Police Department & Chesterfield Sheriff’s Department reports

    Alcohol to a minor

  • Judge expresses concerns about courthouse security

    A Chesterfield County judge went to the County Council last week with a request for tighter security at the county courthouse.
    Judge Roger Henderson delivered a report from a committee meeting attended by representatives of the sheriff’s department, solicitor’s office, emergency preparedness department and other county departments and agencies.
    ”I was appointed to serve as chairman of the security committee,” Henderson said at the council’s July 11 meeting. “We have some needs we can address and things here we need to address.”

  • Pageland Police Department & Chesterfield Sheriff’s Department reports

    IGA Shoplifter

    A Pageland woman was arrested and charged with shoplifting on June 24.

  • Crime Reports


  • Pageland Jail Log for May

    The following people were booked into the Pageland Town Jail between May 14 and 29.

    May 14

    Jermane Isom McCaskill, 28, 202 S. Pearl Street, Pageland, DUI/Open Container