Teens charged with vandalizing amphitheater
FORT MILL -- Police have charged three Fort Mill teens in connection to graffiti discovered this weekend on the exterior walls of the amphitheater at Regent Parkway.
Authorities charged Cayce Remington Bennett, 18, of 439 Fischer Road with malicious injury to personal property and possession of marijuana, according to an official with the York County Sheriff's Office.
Daniel Lee Selvey, 18, of 208 Whales Ave. was charged with malicious damage to property, the official said.
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A female juvenile also was charged with damage to property after she told police that she and her older brother spray-painted the side of the building, a police report states. The girl's brother is out of the state and has not been charged, according to the report.
Authorities found Bennett and Selvey at 6:39 a.m. Friday outside the amphitheater at 8710 Regent Parkway, and they confessed to painting graffiti on the building, according to the report.
Recovered from a vehicle associated with Bennett and Selvey were cans of blue, black and white spray paint as well as a marijuana grinder, rolling papers, a knife, a pipe and marijuana, according to the report.
Bennett and Selvey were released Friday on a personal recognizance bond.
Girl may have been bitten by shark off S.C. beach
MYRTLE BEACH -- Authorities say a shark apparently bit a 17-year-old girl in knee-deep water off Litchfield Beach in Georgetown County.
Sheriff's Lt. Jim Edwards tells The Sun News of Myrtle Beach that the girl from Columbia was bitten in the foot around 2 p.m. Saturday and likely will need stitches.
Midway Fire Rescue spokesman Bob Beebe says no one saw the shark, but the marks left on the teen's foot are consistent with a shark bite.
Man chokes to death trying to climb in window
MARION -- Authorities say a man trying to break into his ex-wife's home through a tiny window got stuck and choked to death.
Marion County deputies tell WPDE-TV that someone called 911 on Thursday morning after seeing 46-year-old Tommy Dixon hanging from the window several feet above the ground.
Investigators say they think Dixon was standing on a trash can trying to get through the window when the can slipped from under him, leaving his head stuck in the opening.
Family members say they don't believe investigators because the window was so small.
Deputies say they are still investigating Dixon's death.
Bleachers, soccer goals not safe from S.C. thieves
HILTON HEAD ISLAND -- Beaufort County is dealing with a rash of metal thefts, including thieves who recently stole 40 soccer goals from a fenced-in enclosure with barbed wire.
Authorities say the demand for metals in other countries is rising rapidly, leading thieves to steal anything with aluminum, iron or copper to sell for scrap for fast cash.
Public Works director Eddie Bellamy told The Island Packet of Hilton Head the goals stolen from behind the Bluffton Recreation Center on June 26 were worth $130,000.
In the past month, authorities say thieves dismantled and stole foot rests, handrails and seats from bleachers at a St. Helena Island baseball field and broke into trash dropoff sites to steal metal from broken appliances.