Home invasion results in school lockdown during manhunt

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office engaged in a manhunt for two suspects involved in a home invasion that occurred Thursday afternoon, November 20, in the Burton area. Continue reading

Sheriff’s Office acquires helicopter to enhance search, rescue efforts

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office has added the element of air to its collection of tools available to assist in search and rescue missions throughout the county. Continue reading

The public can now access the Detention Center

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the speedy development of the “Inmate Inquiry Services” available from the Beaufort County Detention Center. Citizens now have access to the new BCDC computer system allowing for reviewing inmate information. Continue reading

Man arrested for jewelry store break-in, attempted theft of an airplane

A Hilton Head Island man has been arrested in connection with both a break-in at a jewelry store and the attempted theft of an airplane. Continue reading

Clarification of Young Jr./Sr. charges

To clarify an article appearing in The Island Packet on Saturday, November 15, the two men accused in the 2012 shooting that killed 8-year-old Khalil Singleton are facing both murder and attempted murder charges. Continue reading

Cold Case: Kaye Hamilton (1995)

During some Criminal Investigations, investigators might exhaust all credible leads in a case. When this happens, the case can become stagnant or what is typically known as “Cold”. Continue reading