WALTERBORO (AP) A former police officer in South Carolina avoided time behind bars after admitting she took thousands of dollars and at least three guns from her department’s evidence locker. Solicitor Duffie Stone said 49-year-old ex-Walterboro police officer Stephanie Bridge ...Read More »
Criminal Practice — Grand Larceny & Murder – Circumstantial Evidence – Review Standard – Search & Seizure – Arrest Warrant – Omitted Information
State v. Lynch (Lawyers Weekly No. 011-031-15, 22 pp.) (James Lockemy, J.) Appealed from Lexington County Circuit Court (Eugene Griffith Jr., J.) S.C. App. Holding: As proof of grand larceny, the state presented multiple witnesses who testified that victim Portia ...Read More »
Criminal Practice – Grand Larceny – Motor Vehicles – Value – 2010 Statutory Amendment – Owners’ Testimony
State v. Brown Defendant stole two cars when the minimum value of stolen goods needed to support a grand larceny conviction was $1,000; however, by the time he was tried, the minimum value had been raised to $2,000. The trial court correctly applied the version of the statute that was in effect at the time of the crime.
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