Crime

Two Rock Hill men arrested on gun, drug charges

Two Rock Hill men were arrested after police found a revolver and a bag of crack cocaine while investigating a fight this weekend.

Police responded to a call Sunday morning about a fight at a Crane Street address. The 18-year-old victim told police that James Lee Mobley, 48 came to his address with Allen Wayne Patterson, 60, and started a fight, according to a Rock Hill Police report.

The two had fought earlier this year, the report states. This time, Mobley allegedly pointed a gun at the victim and threatened to shoot him, the report states.

Police stopped Mobley and Patterson on their bicycles at Crane Street near Crawford Road. The officer noticed a black revolver and a bag of what appeared to be crack cocaine on the ground near the bicycles.

Mobley and Patterson were arrested and transported to the York County Detention Center.

Mobley was charged with assault and battery- second degree, possession of a pistol by person prohibited, carrying a pistol unlawfully, possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute, and violation of drug laws proximity because of how close the incident occurred to College Downs Park. Mobley is being held on a $21,000 bond.

Patterson was charged with unlawfully carrying of a weapon. He is being held on a $5,000 bond.

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