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Police Reports

  • Bizarre story of the day: Trust us, you’re going to want to read this one

    A Lancaster man, incapacitated by alcohol, with $2,500 in his pocket and a bottle of fake urine wrapped in hand-warmers, was arrested driving the wrong way on a highway off-ramp last week.
    Marcus Antrone Marsh, 40, was arrested about 10 p.m. July 20 just east of Lancaster at the intersection of S.C. 903 and U.S. 521 Bypass. He was charged with second-offense DUI and possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • Teen shot during fight on Elliott Street

    A teen was shot during a fight Thursday afternoon in the parking lot at the dead end of Elliot Street in Lancaster.
    According to a release from the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, a 16-year-old boy was taken to Springs Memorial Hospital about 5:30 p.m. with two non-fatal gunshot wounds sustained during the fight.
    The victim was later transferred to a different medical facility for treatment.

  • Couple charged with attempted murder

    An Indian Land man and a Lancaster woman have been charged with attempted murder and kidnapping after a woman showed up at a Lancaster home June 21 with deep cuts and bruises covering her body, claiming she had been abducted and beaten by them.
    Thomas Clarence “T.C.” Dial, 34, has been arrested and warrants will be served on Alicia Danielle Bellue, 33, of Lancaster. Both are charged with grand larceny, attempted murder, kidnapping and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

  • Wallet stolen amid aborted moment of bliss in a truck

    Admitting to one crime while reporting another one is never a good idea.
    A 71-year-old truck driver has been charged with first-offense soliciting for prostitution after calling 911 to report that a woman had stolen his wallet in Kershaw.
    Jerry A. Hall of Cassatt, northeast of Camden, reported the theft on June 24, telling the responding deputy that the wallet contained two credit cards and $700 in cash, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report.

  • Push-ups in the parking lot lead to man’s arrest

    Push-ups in the parking lot were the first sign of something amiss about a Fort Mill man who was arrested June 17 on disorderly conduct and drug charges.
    Robert Kimbrell Kerber, 28, was charged with public disorderly conduct, possession of drug paraphernalia and first-offense possession of a controlled substance.

  • 5 county residents charged in drug, weapons roundup

    Four Lancaster residents and a Kershaw man were arrested on drug and weapons charges this week as the county’s Drug Task Force executed a string of search warrants.

  • Speedway owner, sons charged in altercation deputy labels ‘total chaos’

    The owner of Lancaster Motor Speedway had a rowdy Fourth of July, and he ended up in jail facing domestic violence and assault charges.

    Brandy Baker, who also owns Brandy Baker Trucking in Heath Springs, was charged with third-degree domestic violence and third-degree assault and battery after an incident at his lake home, according to a Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office report.

  • 2nd suspect is charged in Harris Teeter hit-and-run

    A second suspect is behind bars facing a felony charge in connection with an April hit-and-run that seriously injured a 41-year-old Indian Land businessman and his 4-year-old son.

    Isaiah Ray Staley, 21, of Fort Mill was arrested June 11 and remains in the Mecklenburg County jail pending a $5,000 bond on a charge of a passenger fleeing an accident involving injury or death, according to jail records.

  • Teen sought in Southside carjacking

    Authorities are looking for a teenager suspected of a June 10 carjacking in the Southside neighborhood.
    The Lancaster Police Department has issued arrest warrants charging Ny’Keithous Geormojhae Cunningham, 18, of 301 Dixon St., with carjacking and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime. The sheriff’s office has also issued warrants charging Cunningham with two counts of pointing and presenting a firearm.

  • Jody Holt charged again with neglecting her child

    The woman who was wounded and arrested in last month’s fatal Kershaw shooting has been charged again, on a second count of unlawful neglect of a child.
    Jody Linn Holt, 30, of Kershaw, was arrested Tuesday after appearing in court for another case. The new charge resulted from a drug test that came back positive on one of her children.
    The child, who was drug-tested on May 17, a week after the shooting, tested positive for marijuana. Holt tested positive as well, and another of her children had previously tested positive for marijuana.