The killer of a Rock Hill, South Carolina teen at the Fort Mill Peach Stand purchased a firearm an hour before the murder. Christopher Mendez pleaded guilty, was sentenced to life for killing Karson Whitesell.
A York County, South Carolina owner of a Ready Maids cleaning business was sentenced to 6 years in prison after pleading guilty to selling meth, oxycodone and painkiller drugs near a school close to Rock Hill.
A York County, South mother was charged with felony child neglect after her son, 3, tested positive for methamphetamine, police said. Police investigated after she was found with needles near the child.
A driver in Chester County, South Carolina was sentenced to 16 years in prison after pleading no contest to driving drunk in a 2016 crash that killed three people. Joseph Knox, 44, has three previous DUI convictions.
Police in Lancaster County, South Carolina seized $420,000 in drugs, guns and money and arrested five people in raids with federal agents and York County officers at three homes and an auto parts business.
Police in York County, South Carolina charged a Rock Hill man with soliciting a teenage girl for sex using Snapchat and Instagram social media. He is charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Two York County, South Carolina men involved in the killing of a Lancaster man over drugs near Rock Hill in April were sent to prison after admitting to their roles the April 2018 death in a drug ripoff.
The mother of Fort Mill Peach Stand murder victim Karson Whitesell comforted the parents of killer Christopher Mendez in York County South Carolina court, saying she knew he was raised to be “a good boy.”
A Rock Hill, South Carolina man was charged with trafficking crack cocaine after police arrested him in possession of about three ounces of the drug during a traffic stop after a year-long investigation.
Police in Rock Hill, South Carolina are investigating a reported armed robbery of a man walking near Winthrop University. The suspect stole the man’s wallet at gunpoint in the incident. The victim was not hurt.
Prosecutors in York County, South Carolina may seek indictments in same sex domestic violence. Judges dismissed some cases. Supreme Court ruled SC law that says couples are only man and woman unconstitutional.
A woman in Rock Hill, South Carolina told police her sister lost $160,000 over two years to a person claiming on Twitter to be country music star Dierks Bentley. Police say the woman was the victim of a scam.
Police in Rock Hill, South Carolina are investigating a shoplifting at Walmart where employees heard a teen suspect say “Mom said we have to grab four items each.” Two teen suspects escaped without arrest.
A North Carolina woman told York County, South Carolina deputies that she was the target of an attempted kidnapping outside a store on Carowinds Boulevard near the state line. Police are investigating.
One of the Carowinds Boulevard signs in memory of slain York County, South Carolina deputy Mike Doty was vandalized in a theft attempt. Doty was shot to death and 3 officers wounded in the line of duty.