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Traffic stop leads to arrest of Beaufort man wanted for attempted murder

Mugshot photo of Jamory Russell


A traffic stop leads to the arrest of a Beaufort man wanted for attempted murder.

On Tuesday, May 28, 2024, at about 8:45 p.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop on Trask Parkway near the Howard Johnson in Beaufort. The two occupants of the vehicle were identified as 32-year-old Stevetta Jackson, 32, of Seabrook and 26-year-old Jamory Russell of Beaufort.

Russell was taken into custody for attempted murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime. The arrest warrants are in connection to the March 25, 2024, shooting of another man that occurred on Peaceful Way in Grays Hill. The victim was treated and released for his injuries at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. Through the investigation, Russell was identified as the suspect.

Jackson was arrested for driving under suspension, 3rd or subsequent offense and habitual offender violation.

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office encourages the public to report criminal or suspicious activity by calling our non-emergency dispatch line at 843-524-2777, submitting a tip on our website at bcso.net, or through Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111 if wishing to remain anonymous.