Two charged in conspiracy to steal personal protective equipment from Federal Law Enforcement Training Center

According to U.S. Attorney Peter M. McCoy Jr., two individuals have been charged in federal court for conspiring to steal personal protective equipment from the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Charleston. Authorities say Frank Smail, Jr., 49, and Mike Pellegrini, 58, who both worked at the FLETC, have been charged in the conspiracy. Authorities say Smail also faces charges of PPE theft, obstruction of justice, and lying to federal agents.

Gov. McMaster tours Midlands plant that makes face shields for service industry

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Governor Henry McMaster toured a 3-D printing facility that ABC Columbia profiled this week for making masks to protect those in the service industry. Z-Verse in West Columbia plans to produce about 200,000 z-shield flex’s per day. The face shield is reusable and washable and helps protect both the staff and customers say company officials. Right now, the…

Gov. McMaster to join Boeing and MUSC for delivery of Personal Protective Equipment to SC

CHARLESTON, SC (WOLO)– Monday, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster is set to welcome more PPE equipment to the state. According to the Governor’s office, McMaster will join The Boeing Company, the Medical University of South Carolina, members of South Carolina’s Congressional Delegation, and other local officials to welcome three Boeing Dreamlifter aircraft filled with personal protective equipment for the state’s Coronavirus…