Police Reports

  • Lancaster man charged in mystery shooting

    A Lancaster man has been arrested in connection with the shooting of a 26-year-old dropped off at Springs Memorial Hospital last Thursday.
    Shibree Ikee Truesdale, 25, was arrested Friday and charged with attempted murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime and possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

  • ‘Sun City Vigilantees’ target pair over street vandalism

    The girlfriend of a man charged last year with dumping paint on streets at Sun City Carolina Lakes now says the pair have received written threats from a self-proclaimed vigilante group at the Indian Land retirement community.
    According to a Jan. 25 sheriff’s office incident report, SCCL resident Letha Hunnicutt reported she feared for her and boyfriend Bradley Munger’s lives after receiving several threatening letters from someone claiming to represent “The Sun City Carolina Lakes Vigilantees” (sic).

  • Few details in Thursday night shooting

    An argument landed a Lancaster man in the hospital Thursday night with gunshot wounds, though few details were available Friday.
    Sheriff’s office spokesman Doug Barfield said deputies were called to the Springs Memorial Hospital emergency room around 10 p.m. about a 26-year-old man who’d been shot twice.
    Barfield said the man’s wounds were not life-threatening, but investigators were only able to get a limited amount of information from him before he was transferred to another hospital.

  • White residue on driver’s license leads to arrest of heroin suspect

    A Lancaster man was arrested after he literally handed a deputy probable cause to arrest him during a traffic stop, according to the sheriff’s office incident report.
    Tyric Daten Coleman, 20, of 352 Holiday Road, was arrested Jan. 6 for distribution of a controlled substance and unlawful carrying of a weapon.
    The sheriff’s report said the deputy pulled Coleman over on in the area of Market Street and Chesterfield Avenue for defective tag lights on his Subaru WRX.

  • Woman wakes to find muddy, size-12 prints beside her bed

    A Lancaster woman awoke on the morning of Jan. 19 to find her back door open and muddy footprints all over her apartment on Mystery Way, including some right beside her bed.
    It appeared someone used a tool to force open the door to the 31-year-old’s Brooklyn residence, according to the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report. The size-12 footprints, possibly made by someone wearing basketball shoes, indicated the suspect walked to the window at the front of the one-bedroom apartment, then went to the woman’s bedroom and stood by her bed.

  • Traffic stop yields drugs, weapons, 16 cell phones, $4,100 cash

    An Indian land man faces numerous charges after a traffic stop yielded stacked bins containing cocaine, methamphetamine and other drugs, 16 cell phones, four computers, $4,100 in cash and a stolen handgun with the serial number filed off.
    Shawn Steven Starck, 41, of 7474 Charlotte Highway (U.S. 521), was pulled over about 7 p.m. Jan. 7 after a deputy patrolling U.S. 521 noticed the Chrysler Sebring he was driving had a stolen tag.

  • Abduction suspect sets off through dark woods, eludes cops

    A Lancaster man suspected of taking an infant from its grandmother led deputies on a massive chase Friday, wrecking his car in Van Wyck and running through the woods to elude a horde of officers, only to be nabbed later 5 miles away eating breakfast in Indian Land.
    Sheriff’s spokesman Doug Barfield said the Rock Hill Police Department issued a “be on the lookout” for Gabriel L’Ambiance Ingram about 1:40 a.m. Friday. Ingram, 28, was accused of taking a 9-month-old child from its grandmother without the mother’s permission.

  • Lancaster man charged in horse-saddle thefts

    Landmark News Service

    A Lancaster man has been arrested in the thefts of horse saddles in several Lake Wateree incidents, according to the  Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office.
    James H. Richardson, 39, of 925 Grace Ave., was arrested Jan. 9 and charged with second-degree burglary and grand larceny in a Dec. 31 incident on River Road in Fairfield County.

  • James Brooks arrested again on meth charge

    Former school board member James M. Brooks has been arrested on drug charges for the third time in 14 months, this time for possessing methamphetamine.
    The 51-year-old Lancaster resident was arrested just before 6 p.m. Monday evening, according to a release from the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Inmate stabbed at Kershaw prison

    An inmate was stabbed Tuesday during an assault at Kershaw Correctional Institution in Lancaster County.
    The incident happened about 12:30 p.m., said S.C. Department of Corrections spokesman Jeffrey Taillon,
    “The inmate was taken offsite for medical treatment,” Taillon said.
    The victim’s name and information on his condition were not released, but Taillon noted he was returned to KCI the same day.