Sumter County

Escaped Sumter inmate captured

SUMTER COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – An inmate that escaped from jail  Saturday night, is back in custody according to the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Deputies say detention staff verified that Lance Michael Alberti escaped from the jail late Saturday night and was discovered during inmate accountability early Sunday morning. Deputies utilized drones and K9s and verified that Alberti made it…

Sumter County man found dead in home

ABC Columbia News (FILE) SUMTER COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – An investigation is underway after a man was found dead in his home in Sumter County on Friday, July 8th. The Sumter County Coroner’s Office says 81-year-old Stephen Edward Collins of Edgehill Road was pronounced dead from an apparent gunshot wound. An autopsy will be performed Monday, July 11, 2022 at…

3 charged in connection to elderly abuse caught on tape

The children accused in the incident are in DSS custody, Video is disturbing

Sumter Co., SC (WOLO) —- The Sumter County Sheriff’s office has arrested three adults and placed several juveniles in the custody of DSS after video surfaced of the children abusing an elderly relative. We want to warn you, the video released to us by the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office is hard to watch. According to the Sumter County Sheriff Anthony…