Marion County Sheriff

Marijuana bust nets 129 pounds

To the right, Sheriff’s Deputies Jordan Carter, left, and Garrett Weeks, right, stand in front of the 129 pounds of marijuana seized during a traffic stop on I-22.

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
MARION COUNTY  — The Marion County Sheriff’s Department’s plans to sweep up crime on Interstate 22 has already become a fruitful venture, with major events happening in the past week for the department’s joint efforts along with adjoining counties.

Former Democratic party chairwoman turns herself in

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
HAMILTON — Former Marion County Democratic Party Chairwoman Susan Cobb turned herself in to the Marion County Sheriff’s department on Thursday, March 17, with charges of fraudulent use of a credit card. She was arrested and placed in the Marion County Jail in Hamilton.
Cobb’s charge dates back to an offense that occurred in October 2020.