Officers cheer up young Fairfield shooting victim

WINNSBORO – When Fairfield County Sheriff’s Deputy Chris Mills was called to a home in the county around 8 a.m., on Sunday, June 19, he discovered Khloe Meares, 9, suffering from a gunshot to her left leg, approximately two inches below the knee. According to the incident report, an unknown subject had shot into her […]

Fairfield man sought for attempted murder

WINNSBORO – A warrant has been issued for a Fairfield man, Delano Malachi White, 44, for attempted murder. White is a suspect in a stabbing that occurred in the early morning hours of Oct. 31, in Winnsboro at the corner of West College and Manigault Streets. The suspect is a black male, about 6 feet […]

Sheriff’s Day Out

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County departments set up on Saturday at Drawdy Park for a fun community day. Pictured above, Lucas Vance, back left, interim director of County Recreation with members of his staff. Pictured below, Councilman Neil Robinson presents dog food to Jane Ellenburg and her dog Buttercup. At right, Hoof and Paw president Kathy […]

Man found dead at motel in Winnsboro

WINNSBORO – Two incidents last week – one covered by the Winnsboro Department of Public Safety (WDPS) and one by the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office – turned out to be connected and ended in an investigation into the death of a man at an area motel. At about 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 14, the […]

Chester, Fairfield Sheriffs cross the line to help both counties

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – It’s always fun and good food at the Blackstock Fish Camp, but it was especially so last week when the Sheriffs and deputies from both Fairfield and Chester got together with folks from both counties to visit and enjoy some of the great fish dishes from the kitchen of the fish camp […]

Blair man sought for attempted murder

BLAIR – Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office investigators are seeking help in locating Blair resident Larry Carter, 42. Carter is wanted for attempted murder in connection with a shooting that occurred March 16 in Blair.  Fairfield County Sheriff’s deputies were called to an address on Twisted Lane near Clark’s Bridge Road at 6:21 p.m., Tuesday evening […]

Shooting reported on Twisted Lane near EZ Mart Covenience Store

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – A shooting has been reported on Twisted Lane off Clarks Bridge Road near the EZ Mart convenience store. The shooting occurred about 6:45 p.m.  Several Fairfield County Sheriff’s deputies responded.  It is reported that one person was taken to an area hospital.  This is a breaking story and more will be posted […]

FBI, SLED, USPS join hate mail probe

WINNSBORO – As the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office continues to look into the source of a hate letter that was mailed to several residents in the Dawkins community earlier this month, Sheriff Will Montgomery updated The Voice on the investigation Tuesday morning. “The FBI, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) and the United States […]

Blythewood man sought in Fairfield County trailer thefts

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Sheriff Will Montgomery is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 23-year-old Brian Chase Haas of Blythewood. Haas is currently wanted on warrants for grand larceny in connection with the recent thefts of utility trailers throughout Fairfield County. Haas also has connections in Kershaw County. Anyone with information as to Haas’ […]

Fairfield man arrested on illegal trafficking and distribution of methamphetamine

WINNSBORO – A Fairfield man was arrested Feb. 10 for the illegal trafficking and distribution of methamphetamine. After a six month’s investigation of drug trafficking in the Mitford community, a search warrant executed by the narcotics unit of the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office at the home of Thomas Reid Powers III, in Great Falls (in […]