Kelvin Washington

Former Councilman Faces Felony DUI Charge

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — A former Richland County Councilman charged with felony DUI was scheduled to go before a judge Monday morning. In February, Kelvin Washington was arrested after he allegedly crashed into another vehicle causing injuries to the two occupants. The incident happened on Bluff Road in Hopkins.   Categories: Local News Tags: Kelvin Washington

Watch: Governor Haley Says County Councilman Out of Job After Tax Plea

Kelvin Washington COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gov. Nikki Haley says a county councilman recently sentenced for failing to report nearly half a million dollars in income is out of a job. In an executive order obtained by The Associated Press, Haley declared vacant the Richland County Council seat held by Kelvin Washington. Washington was charged in January with failing to…

Watch: Incident Report Says Councilman Displayed Multiple Indicators of Impairment

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — According to the incident report released Tuesday in the Richland County Councilman Kelvin Washington felony DUI case, that sent three men to a nearby hospital, the arresting officer said he could smell “the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage.” The accident occurred Saturday, night at the intersection of Bluff Road near Martin Luther King Boulevard in…

County Council Member, Former City Council Member Face Tax Charges

Brian DeQuincy Newman COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Former Columbia City Council member Brian DeQuincey Newman and Richland County Council member Kelvin Washington were arrested Tuesday on tax charges. The arrests relate to a South Carolina Department of Revenue investigation, officials say. Both men turned themselves in to investigators Tuesday morning at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.   Statement of BRIAN DEQUINCY NEWMAN……