Rock Hill man arrested in IL for stolen vehicle

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Kanipe being held at detention center

Jesef Williams
Lancaster County sheriff's deputies arrested a man Tuesday for driving a car that was reported stolen in a neighboring county.
Jimmy Odell Kanipe, 33, of 1296 Dunlap Road, Rock Hill, has been charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, first offense driving under suspension and third offense possession of marijuana.
Deputies came to the area of Henry Harris Road in Indian Land regarding someone possibly driving a stolen vehicle.
They saw a man, later identified as Kanipe, pull into a driveway in a green Honda Accord that had been reported stolen in York County, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff's Office press release issued Wednesday afternoon.
Kanipe had a bag of marijuana in his possession.
Kanipe was taken to the Lancaster County Detention Center, where he's being held on a $10,000 surety bond.
The release didn't say if Kanipe was involved in the theft of the car or if authorities have identified any other suspects.
If you know anything about the stolen car, call the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office at (803) 283-4136 or Crimestoppers at 1-888-274-6372. You can e-mail or text anonymous tips at www.midlandscrimestoppers.com.

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