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5:27 am on Tuesday April 9, 2013

CofC issues safety warning after attempted abduction, assault reports

Seemingly unrelated attempted sexual assaults or abductions near the College of Charleston has resulted in a reminder from the college to be alert and practice basic safety precautions. 
1:23 am on Thursday April 4, 2013

Take Back the Night is tonight

The Charleston-based organization, People Against Rape, have partnered with MUSC’s Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner program, in sponsoring the 2013 Take Back the Night event. It will take place this Thursday, April 4, at 6 p.m. at Brittlebank Park and...
8:21 am on Tuesday March 26, 2013

Arrest made in Cannon Park assault case

Image by Live 5 News On Sunday afternoon, Charleston police arrested 43-year-old Kevin Tracy and charged him with second-degree criminal sexual conduct after sexually assaulting a woman in downtown Charleston's Cannon Park. According to Live 5 News...
2:44 am on Tuesday March 6, 2012

Crimes, joyrides, shoplifting, and a crash: A Beaufort news round-up

Today's reading brings an overflow of crime news — so rather than blot out your sunny but chilly day with crime news story after crime news story, here's the rundown and links all at once. Friday: A man allegedly tried to walk out the door of Wal-...
10:42 am on Monday October 31, 2011

Mount Pleasant coach accused of sexual assault on teens

(Live 5 News) Authorities arrested 32-year-old Larry "Skip" Reville of Mt. Pleasant. Reville is charged with three counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor and three counts of lewd acts on a minor. On Saturday, bond was set at $675000. ...
4:30 am on Friday May 6, 2011

USCB to once again host 'Vagina Monologues' fundraising series on campus (update: over $3,000 raised)

Flickr user sffoghorn Update, May 7: According to a bried report in today's Island Packet, the three performances raised, in total, over $3,000 dollars for Charity. Hope Haven for the lowcountry, CODA, and the V-Day movement in Haiti will each...
4:20 am on Monday February 28, 2011

West Ashley man accused of sexually assaulting, kidnapping neighbor

Image by Flickr user billadayA West Ashley man has been arrested and accused of sexually assaulting and kidnapping his next door neighbor. On Saturday, 52-year-old Cecil Cortez Kinsey Jr. of Cartwright Drive offered the victim a ride to her...
4:52 am on Tuesday February 1, 2011

Suspect in '09 attack on CofC student pleads guilty, sentenced to 15 years

Image by Flickr user SarahFrancoCircuit Judge Deadra Jefferson sentenced Jamarriel Ferrell to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday to a 2009 sexual assault on a College of Charleston student. There were a string of attacks on College of...
5:08 am on Tuesday December 14, 2010

Ridgeland teacher arrested, said to have had relationship with student

A Thomas Heyward Academy teacher has been arrested for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old student. The teacher is 53 and was charged with sexual battery of a student, according to The Island Packet. Check out the Island Packet...
4:28 am on Wednesday July 28, 2010

Charleston area experiencing recent rash of sex crimes

Image by Flickr user paulbence The Post and Courier has an article on the recent rash of unrelated sex crimes that has local authorities on high alert. Just this week an 82-year-old woman was robbed and raped, a 4-year-old disabled girl was...