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Several big-ticket thefts reported across county

By Reece Murphy

The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office received seven calls Monday reporting large-item thefts over the weekend totaling more than $16,700.
Among the things stolen were three utility trailers, which in a least one case appears to have been used to carry away an item from a nearby home.
According to the incident report, an employee of Sunshine Rental reported about 9:50 a.m. Monday that someone had stolen an Amana central heating and air-conditioning unit from a home the company owns at 1259 Shiloh Ranch Road in the Antioch Acres community.


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Pistol, pills and pot put Lancaster man in jail

By Greg Summers

A Lancaster man was arrested on multiple drug and weapons charges Saturday morning after a Taylor Street resident saw him sitting on a neighbor’s front porch.
Roshune Lamarr Carelock, 31, 268-B Knollwood Drive, was charged with two counts of possession of Schedule I controlled substance with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a stolen pistol, unlawful carrying of a pistol and possession of a pistol by a convicted felon.


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Police Blotter: Aug. 24, 2016

From Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office reports:
◆ The owner of Covenant Landscape Group reported Aug. 15 that someone entered the business at 9559 Charlotte Highway, Suite B, and stole $5,900 worth of tools and equipment over the weekend. The incident report said there was no sign of forced entry.
Among the missing tools were a Wacker brand plate tamp, two Stihl blowers, two Husquavarna concerete saws and two pole hedge trimmers.


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Nappers nabbed on drug charges in Walmart lots

By Reece Murphy

If you’re going to pass out or fall asleep in your car in a Walmart parking lot, be careful about what’s in the car with you.
Three people were arrested this week after two separate incidents in Indian Land and Lancaster during which officers were called to awaken people in their cars and reported finding drugs inside.
The most recent incident occurred about 1 a.m. Wednesday and resulted in the arrest of an Indian Land man on methamphetamine charges.


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Glock .45, stack of cash, and backpack stuffed with heroin, crack

By Reece Murphy

After a months-long investigation, a Heath Springs man was charged with heroin trafficking after his arrest Thursday while he was carrying $9,500 in cash, a .45-caliber pistol and a backpack full of drugs.
Jarvis Mandrell Anthony, 37, of 2520 Tucker Road, Heath Springs, was arrested on multiple drug and weapons charges outside his home during the culmination of a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office drug investigation that began last year, sheriff’s spokesman Doug Barfield said.


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Lancaster man charged in pot bust

By Greg Summers

A Lancaster man was arrested Thursday afternoon after 1.2 pounds of marijuana with a street value of about $1,500 was found in his car during a traffic stop Thursday.
Charles Vincent Brown, 32, of 2141 Green Peach Road, was charged with second-offense possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and resisting arrest.
Police also seized a 9mm Glock pistol found inside his car and several bank debit cards, as well as more than $1,800 cash that Brown had on him at the time.


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Internet scam costs IL man, daughter $11K

By Reece Murphy

A 65-year-old Indian Land man was the target of a so-called “sweetheart scam” that ended up costing him and his daughter more than $11,000.
According to a July 27 Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report, the man’s 35-year-old daughter said her father began messaging a woman who called herself Sharon Jones in early June.
The daughter said Jones eventually convinced her father she was stuck at the Canadian border and couldn’t get across without his financial help.


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Women’s car hit by gunfire

By Reece Murphy

The Lancaster Police Department is investigating an attempted murder that occurred Monday night when someone fired shots at a woman and her passengers as they drove down an east Lancaster street.
No one was hurt in the incident.
According to the Lancaster Police incident report, the shooting happened about 10:20 p.m. as the 20-year-old driver and her 23- and 19-year-old passengers were traveling on East Gay Street.


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Subway in Indian Land robbed

By Reece Murphy

An armed robber and his accomplice targeted the Subway restaurant in Indian Land Saturday night, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report.
According to the report, the robbery occurred about 9 p.m. when a man wearing a black mask over his face and black socks on his hands walked into the store at 9789 Charlotte Highway with a revolver.


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Four arrested Friday in Hood Street drug raid

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Four Lancaster men were arrested on a slew of felony drug charges following a multi-agency raid led by the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office at a home on Hood Street in Lancaster.
Arrested in Friday’s raid at 202 West Hood St. were Robrentay Levelle Jackson, 24, Byron Laqentin Stevens, 26, Ernest Wadell Crosby, 50, and Korickio Tonquavius Cunningham, 20.


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