Public Information & News Releases

The York County Sheriff's Office is governed by a Media Policy and Procedure and welcomes input from the public and media.

The York County Sheriff's Office recognizes that the public depends on the media to gather and disseminate information. The York County Sheriff's Office views the media as an avenue in which to both communicate with and educate the public.
  1. YCSO investigates house fire that leaves 2 dead

    York County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a house fire that left two people dead in Fort Mill, SC. The fire occurred near the 1400 block of Neighbor Lane in Fort Mill, SC. Read on...
  2. Ten Child Predators Arrested after Multi-Day Operation

    10 potential child predators have been arrested. For multiple days during the month of March, the YCSO along with 13 other state & federal law enforcement agencies participated in an online child exploitation investigation called “Operation Home Alone”. Read on...
  3. Local Effort to Support the SCDOT I-77 Catawba River Bridge Project

    A number of local organizations are working together to ensure residents, businesses and visitors are aware of the SCDOT I-77 Catawba River Bridge Project, scheduled to start May 6 and last through May 24, 2021. Read on...
  4. Sheriff’s Detectives Seize 130 Catalytic Converters

    In an operation to combat the illegal purchase and sale of non-ferrous metals, York County Sheriff’s Detectives charged one person and seized 130 catalytic converters. Read on...
  1. Sheriff Tolson names therapy dog Visum honorary sheriff K9

    On March 29, 2021, Sheriff Kevin Tolson ordered beloved therapy dog Visum to be an Honorary York County Sheriff’s Office K-9. Sadly, Visum passed away on March 6. Read on...
  2. Two York County Sheriff Deputies Named Crime Stoppers Investigators of the Year

    Crime Stoppers of York County names two York County Sheriff’s Deputies as 2020 investigators of the year. Read on...
  3. The York County Sheriff’s Office is now on Nextdoor

    The York County Sheriff’s Office is excited to join Nextdoor to share relevant updates with York County neighborhoods. Nextdoor is a social networking service which allows users to connect with people who live in their own and nearby neighborhoods. Read on...
  4. New Metal Permit Application

    Now, a metal recycler can fill out an application online any time, and pick up the approved permit at a later date when notified. The permitting process begins by filling out all the same appropriate information needed for a permit via an online form. Read on...
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