Public Information & News Releases

The York County Sheriff's Office is governed by a Media Policy and Procedure and welcomes input from the public and media.

The York County Sheriff's Office recognizes that the public depends on the media to gather and disseminate information. The York County Sheriff's Office views the news media and digital media as avenues in which to get the right information to the citizens of York County at exactly the right time in order for citizens to make right informed decisions.
  1. More than 80 animals seized during abuse investigation

    A York man has been arrested and 83 animals are now in the care of York County Animal Control. Read on...
  2. Detectives make arrest in Rock Hill homicide

    In less than four hours York County Violent Crimes Detectives make an arrest in a murder investigation. Detectives arrested Evan Robert Hawthorne, 27, of Chester, SC in connection with the death of retired Rock Hill Police Lieutenant Larry Vaughan. Read on...
  3. Third Person Arrested in Twin Streams Lane Murder Investigation

    A third person had been arrested in connection to a fatal shooting of a man on Twin Streams Lane in Clover. Read on...
  1. Twin Streams Lane Homicide Investigation

    Two Clover men have been arrested & charged in connection to a fatal shooting of a man Wednesday on Twin Streams Lane in Clover. Both Derek Jason Brown, 30, and Michael Davis, 47, are charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. Read on...
  2. YCSO Promotions and Transfers

    Please join Sheriff Kevin Tolson and the members of York County Sheriff's Office in congratulating these officers on their recent promotions and transfers. Read on...
  3. New South Carolina law to help stop catalytic converter thefts

    A new law passed in the South Carolina general assembly intends to help stop the rise in catalytic converter thefts. The new law that went into effect on May 18, 2021 makes it illegal for people to transport catalytic converters without proper documents. Read on...
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