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A Holly Hill man will spend the next few years in prison for shooting a man.

Maurice Lecedric Amous, 33, of 639 Sugar Hill Road, pleaded guilty to assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature and pointing a firearm at a person. He entered the plea Dec. 12 before 1st Circuit Judge Ed Dickson.

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Dickson sentenced him to five years in prison, but credited him for having already served 319 days at the Orangeburg County Detention Center.

According to indictments, Amous pointed a firearm at a man on Sept. 10, 2017, and on Sept. 22, 2017, he shot and injured another man.

In other guilty pleas:

  • Jewel Nichole Hill, 35, of 122 Pine Hill Road, Orangeburg, pleaded guilty to safecracking.
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Dickson sentenced her to 10 years in prison, suspended to five years of probation.

He credited Hill for having already served 159 days at the OCDC.

The judge also ordered her to pay restitution and to maintain mental health treatment.

As a result of Hill's guilty plea, prosecutors dismissed the charges of malicious injury to personal property and possession of tools capable of being used in a crime.

  • Terrance Jerome Oliver, 26, of 576 Bayne St., Orangeburg, pleaded guilty to forgery and committing a crime against a federally-insured financial institution.

Dickson sentenced him to one year in prison and credited him for having already served 134 days at the OCDC.

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As a result of Oliver's guilty pleas, prosecutors dismissed the charge of resisting arrest and two additional charges of forgery and committing a crime against a federally-insured financial institution.

  • Matthew Sentel Warren, 36, of 1258 Doodle Hill Road, St. Matthews, pleaded guilty to second-degree domestic violence.

Dickson sentenced him to two years in prison, suspended to one year of probation.

He credited Warren for having already served 74 days at the OCDC.

As part of his probation, Dickson ordered him to complete a batterer’s treatment program.

Warren originally faced the charge of first-degree domestic violence.

  • Byron Junior Williams, 41, of 2831 Rosedale Drive, Orangeburg, pleaded guilty to pointing a firearm at a person and first-degree domestic violence.

Dickson sentenced him to four years in prison, suspended to one year of probation.

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He credited Williams for having already served 14 days at the OCDC.

The judge also ordered Williams to complete a batterer’s treatment program.

As a result of Williams' guilty pleas, prosecutors dismissed an additional charge of pointing a firearm at a person, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime and first-degree burglary.

  • Brandon Shaquan Bradley, 30, of 1009 Rick Lane, Orangeburg, pleaded guilty to four counts of forgery.

Dickson sentenced him to five years in prison, suspended to five years of probation.

He credited Bradley for having already served 82 days at the OCDC.

In addition, Bradley is required to pay restitution to an Orangeburg business.

  • Devonta Jamon Nelson, 22, of 2234 South Washington St., Albany, Georgia, pleaded guilty to first-offense third-degree burglary.

Dickson sentenced him under the Youthful Offender Act not to exceed five years, suspended to three years of probation.

He also credited Nelson for having already served 42 days at the OCDC.

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  • Demetrius Lambright, 30, of 740 Windsor St., Orangeburg, pleaded guilty to second-degree assault and battery.

Dickson sentenced him to three years in prison, provided that after the service of 60 days, the remainder of his sentence will be suspended to three years of probation.

He also ordered Lambright to pay restitution.

Dickson is allowing Lambright to serve time on weekends.

According to his indictment, Lambright injured an individual by “smashing a glass bottle” into the person’s face.

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Prosecutors dismissed the following charges: first-offense possession of less than one gram of cocaine base, first-offense possession with intent to distribute cocaine base, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime, attempted murder and armed robbery.

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Martha Rose Brown covers crime and other topics. The South Carolina native has been a journalist for the past 16 years.

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