Four York County law enforcement officials were shot and injured responding to a domestic violence call late Monday. York County Sheriff's Office spokesman Trent Faris did not release the conditions and identities of the officers Tuesday morning.
Samuel Wilson Sr., who has spent most of adult life in prison for dealing drugs and trying to hire a hit man to kill two Rock Hill, South Carolina police officers, was sentenced to 45 months in prison for ill treatment of animals after dogs were found “suffering, starving and emaciated.”
The York County Sheriff’s Office is searching for suspects in three recent armed robberies, using surveillance video from the incidents. Investigators are working to see if the three cases are connected. They are a Dec. 13 robbery at a Waffle House on Regent Parkway in Fort Mill, a Dec. 12 robbery at a Kangaroo Express on U.S. 21 in Fort Mill and a Dec. 8 robbery at the Catawba Exrpess off S.C. 5 in the Catawba area.
A Rock Hill man injured in a Thanksgiving Day armed standoff with police was released from the hospital and arrested Thursday night. Jacob Dean Patterson, 30, of 515 Hutchinson St., was been denied bond in a Friday hearing and is charged with five counts of pointing and presenting a firearm, police said.
The victim in a Lancaster County murder allegedly by a convicted drug dealer was confirmed Thursday as the brother of the county’s police drug unit supervisor, forcing the case to be handled by the attorney general’s office instead of local prosecutors.
Joel McLemore, 29, was shot in the head Sept. 27 on a porch in Lancaster. Three people were charged.
The lawyer for a man charged with murder in the August shooting death of a Lancaster 17-year-old said it was an accidental shooting in court Thursday. The attorney argued the suspects' car was shot at first. But prosecutors say there is no verification that the people involved were shot at by others in another vehicle.
Angela Blackwell, 28, described by her lawyer as legally mentally retarded, was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday after pleading guilty to inflicting great bodily injury on a child in the death of her 4-day old son whom she put in a refrigerator in 2016. The child froze to death after hypothermia, prosecutors said.
Bond was denied for a 19-year-old facing murder and attempted armed robbery charges in the October shooting death of a 26-year-old Rock Hill man.
Johnte Kaheem Williams, 19, was arrested Tuesday afternoon during a car stop on Patriot Parkway. Williams is the fourth person arrested in the Oct. 26 homicide of Justin Penland.
Police in Lancaster have charged Matthew James Alman, 49, with the murder of his wife, Mildred Arnold, 58, after she was found dead in her home Sunday.
Arnold’s daughter, April Moseley, said she and her younger sister found their mother's body and called the police.
In this file video, police were called around 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 after a pickup truck hit a car and a building at Mallard Pointe Apartments, in the 2300 block of Eden Terrace, said Capt. Mark Bollinger of the Rock Hill Police Department. Officers then found that the driver had been shot, police said. Bollinger said the driver, Justin Penland, 26, of Rock Hill, was taken to a Charlotte hospital, where he died.
A suspect was shot and killed in North Carolina Thursday morning after a police chase in which York County officers exchanged fire with a suspect who rammed into two patrol cars. Police said the chase began in North Carolina, moved into York County and then went back into North Carolina, where it ended. York County Sheriff Kevin Tolson and Clover Police Chief Randy Grice said four officers were placed on administrative leave while the incident is investigated by SLED, which is standard police procedure.