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Teen suspected of selling drugs at school

Teen suspected of selling drugs at school

A Fort Mill teen has been charged with illegal possession of narcotics after police confronted her about a possible drug sale at Nation Ford High School.

The girl, 17, allegedly had four prescription pills in her change purse, according to a Fort Mill Police report. The reports states on Feb. 11 a concerned parent came to the school to tell authorities about text messages found on a child’s phone that indicated another teen planned to sell drugs at school.

An officer searched the suspect and found the pills, just as the text message had described, the report states. School administrators decided to press charges and the girl was arrested at the scene.

Fort Mill man charged with assault

A 21-year-old Fort Mill man was arrested and charged with domestic violence after he allegedly attacked a woman and threw her across her bedroom, according to a Fort Mill Police report.

The incident was reported on Feb. 23 at a home on Leonidas Street. The victim called police after midnight to report the suspect had argued with her about money when he became angry and allegedly threw her across the bedroom three times. The man denied throwing the woman.

Police arrested Samuel Cameron Reinhardt, 21, of Fort Mill and charged him with criminal domestic violence.

Police investigate explosive devices

Fort Mill Police are investigating three homemade explosive devices used to vandalize homes in the Whitegrove neighborhood on Feb. 23.

Police were called to the area to investigate white smoke coming from a mailbox at a home off Shady Hill Court. They found the mailbox had exploded because of a homemade bomb placed inside. The device was made from aluminum foil, a plastic bottle and green liquid, the report states. Police found to other similar devices nearby, one in a second mailbox and one on a porch. No one was injured by the devices. Police are investigating.

String of vehicle break-ins hit Fort Mill

At least eight vehicles were broken into during a string of car burglaries last week in Fort Mill.

According to multiple Fort Mill Police reports, the vehicles were parked at homes on Ryans Place, Riverwood Drive, Jackson Street, Whitney Court and Calhoun Street. The burglaries occurred between the evening of Feb. 17 and early morning hours Feb. 18, according to the reports. Missing items include a 9mm handgun, a laptop computer, miscellaneous tools, several wallets and at least one pair of sunglasses. The missing items are valued at more than $5,000.

Police determined the thieves entered most of the cars through unlocked doors. No suspects are listed at this time.

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.

Compiled by Adam O’Daniel