Man with lengthy criminal past arrested for domestic violence

Dennis Robinson (Kershaw County Sheriff's Office)

KERSHAW COUNTY, SC (WACH) – A Kershaw County man has been arrested again after an altercation with his wife, according to the Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office.

Fifty-five-year-old Dennis Robinson is now charged with domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature.

Deputies were called to the home on English Ln. just before 8 p.m. Saturday, May 12 following a report that Robinson assaulted his wife.

A responding deputy found the woman bleeding from the face and neck area walking down the road near the incident site. The victim said Robinson threatened to cut her and shoot her and punched her in the face before she ran out of the house.

Robinson then shot a shotgun outside of the home. Deputies, however, were able to capture Robinson, who had two other guns, a spent shotgun shell casing and a knife.

The victim provided the deputies with a statement and photographs of her injuries were taken. She was transported to the hospital for treatment and released.

Robinson was transported to the Kershaw County Detention Center and is awaiting a bond hearing.

Robinson is a convicted felon and is prohibited from possessing a firearm. ATF has been contacted relative to federal firearms charges.

Robinson has a very extensive criminal record dating back to 1982 with arrests for simple assault and battery, disorderly conduct, grand larceny of a vehicle, first-degree criminal sexual conduct, malicious injury to personal property, trespassing, unlawful use of a telephone, resisting arrest, assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature, first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor, lewd act on a child under age 14, numerous arrests for breach of peace, assault and battery, carrying concealed weapon, criminal sexual conduct, criminal domestic violence high and aggravated, multiple arrests for criminal domestic violence, sex offender registry violation, DUI, first-degree criminal sexual violence with a minor 11 years old, and second-degree fraudulent check and criminal sexual conduct with a minor under 16 years old.

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