Fort Mill Times

Church hit with eggs

Church hit

with eggs

Glenrock Baptist Church off Doby’s Bridge Road was egged early Sunday morning, according to a Fort Mill Police report.

The report states church members reported the vandalism shortly before 7 a.m. Sunday after officials discovered the eggs while opening the buildings for services. The eggs had been thrown against several windows of the fellowship hall, according to the report. There was no permanent damage.

When asked by police if anyone was upset with the church, church leaders mentioned a man upset with the congregation for holding a political debate on its campus last month. However, police did not list that individual as a suspect or person of interest because of lack of any evidence.

Additionally, the church on June 1 reported vandals had overturned trash cans, resulting in a second police report.

Widow says belongings stolen

A Fort Mill widow told police a friend stole her late husband’s tools and fishing supplies, according to a Fort Mill Police report.

The woman, 49, told police her husband died earlier this year and after the heath allowed his best friend to move in with her. But things soured between them, she told police, and he recently moved to North Carolina. This weekend she discovered the man allegedly stole her late husband’s tools and fishing equipment, valued at more than $3,000, the report states.

The woman told police she did not wish to press criminal charges. But she wanted the larceny documented so she could pursue a civil action, the report states.

‘Rambo’ attacks

A dog named Rambo mauled another dog, according to a Fort Mill Police report.

Police say a 59-year-old man was walking his dog, named Charlie, when Rambo approached and began biting the other dog on the legs and back, according to the report. The incident happened June 1 on Sugar Creek Crossing. The man pried his dog away from Rambo and called police.

Officers could not locate Rambo’s owner. Police say Rambo was secured by neighbors. The case was turned over to York County animal control officials.

Compiled by Adam O’Daniel

Crash, then arrest

Police arrested a Rock Hill man and charged him with illegal possession of a prescription drug, driving with a suspended license and driving an uninsured vehicle.

Anthony William McGee, 48, of 1275 Stoney Pointe Drive, Rock Hill, was arrested after officers responded to the scene of a crash on Fairway Drive in Fort Mill, according to a Fort Mill Police Department report. During a search of a Jeep, McGee was driving, officers allegedly found 14 units of Alprazolam. McGee was also cited for open beer containers in the Jeep, according to the report.

Cars burglarized

A Wellridge Drive resident told police two of his vehicles were broken into around May 21. Two GPS systems and electronics, including an iPod Nano were stolen, according to a Fort Mill Police Department report.

Compiled by Michael Harrison

Man accused of giving alcohol

to minor

Deputies arrested a Fort Mill man earlier this week after they found that he supplied a minor with alcohol at a mid-afternoon party.

Keith Brian Novak, 45, was charged with transferring beer to a minor after authorities responded to a fenced-in Spicewood Pines Road house after complaints about a loud party at 2:30 p.m., according to a York County Sheriff’s Office report.

Entering the property from the back, officers spotted a young woman with a teal tank top and long brown hair holding a bottle of green apple flavored Smirnoff Ice, the report states. The young woman noticed officers, put the drink down and began walking toward the back door of the house.

An officer requested to speak with the homeowner, who told police that the young woman was 17 or 18. He said her parents were at the party and allowed her to drink, the report states.

Officers asked to speak with the girl’s parents but the report doesn’t indicate that they were present. Police issued Novak a citation for supplying the girl with alcohol.

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