The Berkeley County Sheriff was charged with DUI and hit-and run by the South Carolina State Patrol on Dec. 28 following an accident. According to reports, the 63-year-old sheriff allegedly hit a 21-year-old man's car before driving away from the accident scene. The young man was reportedly injured in the accident, but his specific injuries were not reported.
Sources indicate that the accident happened around 5:50 a.m. at the intersection of Henry E. Brown Jr. Boulevard and Red Bank Road. Following the accident, the sheriff, who is currently serving his fifth term in office, reportedly left the scene in his truck.