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Police Reports

  • Parents alerted to rumor of possible weapon at Lewisville High School

     Brian Garner

    Landmark News Services

    RICHBURG – A spokeswoman for Chester County School District said Friday, May 23, Lewisville High School parents received a voice mail from school principal Dr. Jim Knox concerning a rumor of a possible weapon at the school, and stating there would be increased security at the school next week.

  • Purse snatching suspects arrested in Columbia could be wanted here

     Staff Reports

    COLUMBIA – Local investigators will determine in the upcoming days if the two suspects arrested in Richland County for a Friday, May 23, purse-snatching are the same two wanted for here.

    “We’ve been talking to them (Richland County Sheriff’s Office) since late Friday,” said Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office Maj. Matt Shaw. “If that turns out to be the case, it’s certainly good news for us.”

  • Leads few in robbery spree

     Christopher Sardelli

    csardelli@thelancasternews.com 

    Investigators are hoping fingerprints, surveillance videos and a slew of witness statements will be the keys to solving a string of robberies in the Panhandle this week. 

  • Two sentenced in Craigslist robbery

     Christopher Sardelli

    csardelli@thelancasternews.com  

    Two men involved in the brazen, daylight armed robbery of a man in a busy Walmart parking lot last July were sentenced to prison earlier this month for their roles in the crime. 

    Malcolm Shaquille Williams, 19, of Rock Hill, was sentenced May 5 to 10 years in the S.C. Department of Corrections.

    Jequavis Tyanthony Clyburn, 27, of Lancaster, was sentenced to seven years on May 14.

  • Residents report two Internet scams to authorities

     Denyse Clark

    dclark@thelancasternews.com

    A Kershaw woman claimed she was the victim of an Internet scam, according to a recent Lancaster County Sheriff Office incident report.

    According to the report, the 48-year-old victim reported to a deputy that she had applied online for a $1,000 loan earlier this month. 

  • Deputy coroner identifies victim

     Christopher Sardelli

    csardelli@thelancasternews.com 

    Authorities have released the name of a woman killed Thursday, April 24, in an officer-related shooting along a stretch of Grace Avenue. 

    Lancaster County Deputy Coroner Tony Broome confirmed Friday, April 25, that Ingrid Linda Mayer, 55, 1102 Hampton Grace Ave., died following the early morning shooting. 

  • Jury finds Sam Parker guilty

     Kimberly Harrington

    Landmark News Services

    CHESTERFIELD – Former Chesterfield County Sheriff Sam Parker was found guilty on all eight counts against him and will serve at least two years in prison.

    “Today is a sad day in my life,” Parker said, in addressing the Circuit Court Judge Lee Alford and the court. 

    “I respect the verdict…I apologize to Chesterfield County and what I put this county through.”

  • Women charged with tax fraud

     Christopher Sardelli

    csardelli@thelancasternews.com 

    Two Lancaster women are facing a multi-count indictment, and the possibility of a lengthy prison sentence, in a federal tax fraud case. 

  • Alleged flasher turns himself in

     Christopher Sardelli

    csardelli@thelancasternews.com 

    A Lancaster man was arrested Friday, April 18, for indecent exposure at a Lancaster convenience store. 

    The arrest came less than 24 hours after police released a series of surveillance photos in the hopes of finding a serial flasher, though its unknown if the cases are related. 

  • Woman arrested for driving a mobile meth lab

     Christopher Sardelli

    csardelli@thelancasternews.com 

    In what has become a recurring trend in recent months, a Lancaster woman was arrested April 9 on meth-related charges after police discovered a trunkful of meth ingredients in her car.