Candelario Ayon Perez and Jose Rodriguez Aspeitia (Source: Columbus Co. Sheriff's Office)
2 weeks ago
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$1M bonds for cocaine trafficking suspects

Two men are in jail under at least $1 million bond each after a four-month long investigation by the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office Vice-Narcotics Unit.
ONLY ON 3: Two of three suspects in Columbus Co. murder were out on bond
2 years ago
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ONLY ON 3: Two of three suspects in Columbus Co. murder were out on bond

New details have emerged about two of the suspects accused in the New Year's Day murder of a Hallsboro woman. Court records show that Derrick Devon Pierce and Antwan Jahmal Johnson have both had multiple run-ins with the law in the last year.
Third suspect arrested in New Year’s Day murder of Columbus Co. mom
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Third suspect arrested in New Year’s Day murder of Columbus Co. mom

Two men and one woman are in jail charged with murdering a woman in Columbus County early New Year's Day. The Sheriff's Office says Derrick Devon Pierce, 29, Antwan Jahmal Johnson, 30, and Amanda Kay Canady, 25, are charged with the murder of Keshia April Ward, 31, of Hallsboro.
Three Columbus Co. teens charged with murder after bragging to classmates
3 years ago
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Three Columbus Co. teens charged with murder after bragging to classmates

Three Columbus County teenagers have been arrested and charged with murdering a Hallsboro man after deputies say they bragged to classmates at East Columbus High School. Sheriff Chris Batten says deputies found three of the victim's guns in the suspects' homes Thursday.