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Man found after 6 days in SC swamp

...say a missing 52-year-old man has been found safe in a Sumter County swamps nearly a week after he disappeared. Sumter Police said fishermen heard Fredric Richburg yelling around 8 p.m. Sunday in a swamp south of the city that is about 5...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-11/man-found-after-6-days-sc-sw
Man last seen 6 days earlier found safe in swamp South Carolina; recovering at hospital

...and alligator-infested swamp six days after he was last seen.Tonyia McGirt, a public information officer for the Sumter Police, said that 52-year-old Fredric Richburg, hungry and covered with mosquito bites but otherwise doing well, was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-11/man-last-seen-6-days-earlier-found-
Sumter officer dies in head-on crash

...REMBERT, S.C. - An on-duty Sumter police officer has died in a head-on...U.S. 521 in Sumter County.Sumter police said in a news release that 39-year-old...troopers is investigating the wreck.Sumter police say Nesbitt was 10-year veteran...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-22/sumter-officer-dies-head-cra
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Sumter man charged with killing his mother SUMTER -Police say a 29-year-old man slit his mother's throat...with murder in the killing of Blanche Burgess, 69. A Sumter police officer discovered the body Monday night when he went...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/02/met_361851.shtml
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Abandoned newborn is fed through tube SUMTER - An anonymous phone call led Sumter Police Chief Patty Patterson to First Baptist Missionary Church, where she found a newborn wrapped in a blanket on the steps. The infant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/03/met_52359.shtml
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SC newspaper appeals secret autopsy ruling

...dispute started when Sumter County Coroner Harvin Bullock refused to release the autopsy report of a man killed by Sumter police officers after the newspaper requested it under South Carolina's Freedom of Information Act.Bullock said he understood...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-10-13/sc-newspaper-appeals-s
Police take action to avoid Halloween tragedy

...Freddie Grinnell said Wednesday in remarks released by the Sumter Police Department. "But times have truly changed and we must...the past year and did not want to be robbed again. Sumter Police Chief Patty Patterson says officers are helping distribute...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/22/met_552805.shtml
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Fallen Aiken policeman honored today

...Association is holding an annual memorial at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy in Columbia.The names of Sumter Police Cpl. Chuck Nesbitt, Jr., Laurens County Deputy Roger Dale Rice Jr. and Aiken Department of Public Safety Officer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-05-02/fallen-aiken-policeman-honor
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...two months and has been suspended without pay. SC man killed in stabbing with pronged garden tool SUMTER, S.C. - Sumter police say a 31-year-old South Carolina man has been killed after an acquaintance stabbed him with a garden tool during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/08/met_547338.shtml
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...taking the money and is no longer working for Hardeeville police. Police charge second suspect in shooting SUMTER - Sumter police say they have found a second suspect in the 2004 slaying of a man who was shot to death while trying to run away from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/25/met_149132.shtml
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