Cold Case Files

The following cases are considered “cold cases” submitted by various law enforcement agencies in Anderson County, SC.  However, regardless of how long has gone by since these incidents occurred, authorities are still trying to bring these cases to resolution.

Perhaps you have some information that could help solve these crimes, and bring closure and peace to the families of the victims.

Your tip may just be the “missing piece” of the puzzle.  Regardless of how minor you may think your information might be, please make the call, or make your anonymous tip on-line. Your tip could also net you a cash reward.

A word of caution!   Never attempt to confront any suspect.  Also, if you see a crime in progress, do not leave your information here.  Please call 911.



A $2000 Reward is offered for Information leading to the arrest of the person or persons for the murder of Chacoey Johnson aka “Black” on 11/15/08 at 213 Circle Drive in the Sandy Springs area of Pendleton.
Witnesses observed at least two suspects (no further description) and a truck described as two tone, either red and white or brown and tan Leaving the scene of the crime.   Call Anderson Area Crime Stoppers at 231-STOP, or 888-crime-sc. You can even make your tip on-line.



Back in September of 1995, 24 year old Richard Martin (pictured above) was found lying on Welcome Road in Anderson County, S.C.  Martin later died from blunt force trauma suffered to his head.

He was last seen at Nancy’s Lounge on Hwy 81 N at I-85 in Anderson County.  This incident occurred on September 2nd, 1995.   You can see a story from 2010 from the Anderson Independent mail by clicking here about this case.  If you have any information please contact crimestoppers.



Tina Milford (pictured above) was abducted and her body later found back on June 24th, 1983.  Tina, who was 23 years old at the time, was apparently abducted from the Lil Cricket store at Highway 178 at the Intersection I-85 in Anderson County, S.C.  Tina was working as a night clerk at the time of the abduction. 

Her body was found the next day in the area of Highway 86 near I-85.  She was shot by an unknown assailant.  If you have any information please contact crimestoppers.


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