Friday, May 15, 2015

South Caroline Deputy Shot

South Carolina sheriff's deputy shot several times by masked man; condition unknown, shooter still at large

Berkeley County Sheriff's Deputy Lt. Will Rogers underwent surgery after getting shot several times by a masked man outside a gas station.Facebook

Berkeley County Sheriff's Deputy Lt. Will Rogers underwent surgery after getting shot several times by a masked man outside a gas station.

A South Carolina sheriff’s deputy underwent surgery after being shot several times by a masked man in a gas station Thursday night.
The condition of Deputy Lt. Will Rogers, with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office, has not been announced, and the search for the suspect is ongoing.
Rogers had pulled into an Exxon station near Highway 52 in Moncks Corner around 10:30 p.m. He was talking to a customer in the parking lot when the armed attack, who was carrying a red silk sack, came around the corner and shot him, police said. The suspect then stole a black SUV and took off. Police found the car abandoned after midnight near a boat landing, WCSC reported.
Rogers was rushed to a hospital and had surgery through the early morning hours, police announced around 3:30 a.m. It’s unclear where he was shot, how many times he was shot or if the suspect might be connected to any other crimes that night. The suspect is considered armed and dangerous.
The deputy was shot at an Exxon station near Highway 52 in Moncks Corner.WCSC 5 News

The deputy was shot at an Exxon station near Highway 52 in Moncks Corner.

Rogers has more than 25 years of law enforcement experience and was one of 15 candidates in last year’s sheriff runoff election, the Post 


John Mc Gowan said...

Lucky escape: Police officer dragged along by car as suspect drives off (VIDEO)

A US police officer escaped potentially serious injuries after a suspect drove off with him clinging to the car. The officer was called out to a shoplifting incident, but the accused had other ideas – driving off, with the officer literally in tow.

"He basically, like, circled around over here and finally fell off the car, y’know - almost could have got ran over," said Prerak Patel, who witnessed the event unfold in Savannah, Georgia, on the evening of May 9.

The suspect, believed to be 23-year-old Brandon Adams, was sitting in the driver’s seat. He was using his mobile phone, saying that he wanted to call his brother. The law enforcement officer asked the man on a number of occasions to take the keys out of the ignition and then step out of the car.

However, Adams, who was parked outside a gas station, had other ideas and proceeded to drive off, despite the law enforcement officer having his arm entangled in the seat belt.

The footage from the policeman’s bodycam shows him accelerating rapidly with the car before falling off shortly afterwards, rolling along the ground several times before calling in his predicament on his radio.

"I was just shocked. It took me a second to run to him and I saw all of his stuff was ripped up and everything," Patel said, speaking to the WTOC news network, as he rushed to see if the stricken officer was OK.

Patel, who is the store manager at the Shell gas station, had called the police after Adams was alleged to have cashed a fake check. After arriving, Patel then pointed the law enforcement officer to Adams’ car.

The name of the officer has not been released, but the police department says he was able to return to work the next day without serious injuries.

Adams, who was driving a black Ford Focus, is now also wanted by police for aggravated assault.

John Mc Gowan said...


Related to your previous article Peter.

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John Mc Gowan said...

Another OT:

Exclusive: Bill Cosby Breaks Silence About Sexual Assault Allegations

Bill Cosby is responding to questions about allegations of sexual assault for the first time in an exclusive interview with ABC News’ Linsey Davis.

The actor and comedian is in Alabama, where he is spreading his message of education, preparing to speak with students later today. Cosby, 77, admitted that he expects some backlash.

“I think that many of them may say, ‘Well, you are a hypocrite. You say one thing, you say another,’” he told Davis. “My point is, 'OK, listen to me carefully. I’m telling you where the road is out. I’m telling you where, as you drive, you are going to go into the water. Now, you want to go here or you want to be concerned about who is giving you the message?'”

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More than 30 women have come forward in the past six months, some accusing Cosby of drugging or sexually assaulting them. His legal team has issued a number of denials. Cosby has never been criminally charged. Three of his accusers have filed a defamation lawsuit against him, which Cosby is trying to get dismissed.

In an effort to turn the page, Cosby is now part of an initiative to bring awareness about the state of underfunded schools near Selma, Alabama. But will the allegations overshadow his message?

“It’s interesting. When I talk to people they will say, ‘This is a situation that’s unprecedented.’ I, my family, my friends, I have been in this business 52 years," he said. "I’ve never seen anything like this. And reality is the situation. And I can’t speak.”

Cosby has been invited to walk across the historic Edmund Pettus Bridge with students as part of a “March for Education.” The program is hosted by the Black Belt Community Foundation, a nonprofit group dedicated to improving the lives of citizens in a 12-county section of Alabama known as the “Black Belt” area.

Cosby’s participation sparked an online firestorm, something that organizers admit made them think twice about his involvement.

“We had some very rich discussions about it, but at the end of the day what was most important was: How do we make sure the world knows that Black Belt children matter?” said Felecia Lucky, the organization’s president.

Cosby, whose long career has included his portrayal of Cliff Huxtable on “The Cosby Show,” still talks about the possibility of a return to TV.

“I really know about what I want to do tomorrow -- in the tomorrows that follow,” he told Davis. “I have a ton of ideas to put on television for a series about people and their behavior and their love for each other.”

trustmeigetit said...

Where exactly did he "break his silence about the allegations"

He just rambles. And I'm not even sure about what.

The media is a joke. He didn't break his silence about the accusations.

He spoke but not about the allegations.

I despise this man and the fame he was granted as this was going on.

He should be ashamed. But so should many yet they feel they have the right.

trustmeigetit said...

Another thing that kills me.

Paula Dean was accused of using the "N" word and is shunned, lost her show and was critiqued beyond what I would expect.

Bill is accused of drugging and/or raping over a dozen woman and while some are mad...he hasn't even received an ounce of what Paula Dean went thru.

trustmeigetit said...

I meant "critized" above no "critiqued"