An attempted car theft was thwarted by police Friday morning, according to a Rock Hill police report.
The victim said she and her friend were washing dishes when they saw Joy Gillispie, 20, breaking and entering into their white 1999 Infinite G20 parked on Third Street. Gillispie was seen walking around the car, talking on a cell phone, police say. Gillispie then opened the driver’s door and sat in the vehicle.
When the victim confronted Gillispie, she stated, “I’m just going to take the car for a tour,” the report states. When told the car was not for sale, Gillispie allegedly wanted to purchase a car from the victim’s friend. When the victim called police, Gillispie ran.
When found, police searched her and found various items including, a steak knife, a caliber revolver, guitar equipment, and a red hammer. She admitted to police she had ran to avoid arrest.
Gillispie was arrested and charged with breaking and entering into motor vehicle. She was also charged with possession of tools making implements capable of being used in a crime. She is being held at the Rock Hill jail on a $13,000 bond.