Fort Mill Times

Police blotter - October 15, 2008

Death threats alleged

A Pineville, N.C., man was arrested and charged with unlawful communication after allegedly leaving threatening messages on his ex-girlfriend's voicemail between Friday, Oct. 3, and Sunday, Oct. 5, according to a Tega Cay Police Department.

Christopher Bivens Therrell, 28, of 1108 Cone Ave., is accused of making death threats against the Tega Cay woman and her family, according to the report. Therrell allegedly threatened to burn down the victim's home with her family inside. One of the officers recorded some of the messages from the victim's voicemail, according to the report.

Thefts at work sites

A construction truck was stolen from a site on Steele Street sometime between Oct. 8-9, according to a Fort Mill Police Department report. The truck, a white, 2006 Chevrolet C5500, was valued at $45,000.

A construction site was burglarized on Drayton Court sometime between last Saturday and Monday, according to a York County Sheriff's Office report.

Someone cut through the screen, broke the basement window, entered the house and tracked mud on the carpet, according to the report. The total amount of damage is $360.

Another construction site was robbed on Latimer Lane sometime between Friday, Oct. 3, and Thursday, Oct. 9, according to a Fort Mill police report.

Copper wire, valued at $5,000, was stolen.

Check fraud

A Charlotte man altered a check and tried to cash it at a bank on Hwy. 160 West on Tuesday, Oct. 7, according to a Fort Mill Police report.

Antoine Jerome McClendon, 31, of 6831 Fernwood Drive Apt. A, allegedly tried to cash a check with the date and amount changed, according to the report. The bookkeeper of the victim advised police their records indicate the check was issued to an ice cream company for $185. The amount on the check was allegedly changed to $2,665.82

Stolen vehicle recovered

A stolen vehicle was found in a parking lot on Retail Drive on Saturday, Oct. 11, according to a sheriff's office report.

The deputy saw what appeared to be an abandoned vehicle, which was confirmed stolen out of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's jurisdiction, according to the report. The value of the black, 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer is $7,000.

Theft charge

A Fort Mill Township woman was charged with theft from her employer on Foot Hills Way on Saturday, Oct. 11, according to a sheriff's office report.

Dana Sloan, 22, of 2168 Coltharp Road, is accused of stealing $962 from her employer between Sunday, Sept. 14, and Friday, Oct. 3, according to the report. Video footage allegedly shows Sloan taking the money by not ringing up customers' orders, the report stated.

-- Christopher Corrado

• Police reports of all felonies and any major misdemeanors are compiled weekly from local law enforcement agency records. Charges do not necessarily result in a conviction, and people who are arrested are innocent until proven guilty.

Fire calls

The Flint Hill Fire Department had 53 total responses for September. Those calls included 1 building fire, 12 motor vehicle accidents and 25 alarms answered.