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News Flash

Posted on: September 18, 2020

Detention Inmate escapes custody for 11 minutes

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YORK COUNTY, SC - On September 17, 2020, at approximately 12:25 P.M. a York County Detention Center inmate escaped from the custody of Detention Officers. The escape took place while the inmate was being transported to the York County Detention Center fro...

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Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: September 17, 2020

YCSO Awards & Commendations for June - August 2020

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Medal of Valor Corporal Mike Melton 

Corporal Mike Melton has been awarded the Medal of Valor for his heroic actions in the aftermath of a shooting in early April 2020.  On the morning of April 8th, Corporal Melton responded to a residenc...

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Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: September 17, 2020

YCSO Deputies Locate Silver Alert Missing Person from Spartanburg County

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YORK COUNTY, SC – On Wednesday, September 16, 2020, the Spartanburg Sheriff’s Office in cooperation with the State Law Enforcement Division issued a Silver Alert for a 75-year-old man missing from Inman, SC suffering from dementia. &am...

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Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2020

YCSO Promotions List June - August

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YORK COUNTY, SC (YCSO NEWS) - Please join Sheriff Kevin Tolson and the members of York County Sheriff’s Office in congratulating these officers on their recent promotions from the months of June to August.

  • David Vaughn has been promoted to Sergea...
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Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2020

New information, Steen Circle officer involved shooting

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YORK COUNTY, SC – On September 12, 2020 at approximately 9:05 A.M. York County Deputies responded to a restaurant on South Anderson Road to meet with a pregnant woman who called 9-1-1 about a domestic violence incident. The woman told deputies s...

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Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2020

YCSO: Behind the Badge Podcast

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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work in Law Enforcement at the York County Sheriff’s Office? 

The podcast has stories from Deputies on Patrol, hear what it’s like to work in corrections, from time to time dig...

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Sheriff's Office Press Releases