Crime Reports

  • Chester man suspect in North Corner robbery

    Lancaster County sheriff’s investigators believe a Chester man arrested for armed robbery in York County is responsible for the July 5 robbery of North Corner Grocery.
    Local investigators obtained warrants against Christopher Clevon Feaster, 40, for armed robbery, possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, sheriff’s spokesman Doug Barfield said in a Nov. 4 release.
    Feaster is also wanted in connection with several armed robberies in Charlotte and Gastonia, N.C.

  • IL driver arrested for ramming SUV

    An Indian Land man was arrested for intentionally ramming his pickup into the SUV of a woman he thought helped take a motorcycle he’d repaired, a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report said.
    Francis Ferland, 63, of 887 Fort Mill Highway, is charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature.
    According to the report, the wreck happened about 7:25 p.m. Oct. 18 near the intersection of Fort Mill Highway (S.C. 160) and Barberville Road.

  • Thieves target unlocked cars in IL

    The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a rash of thefts from vehicles at Indian Land neighborhoods during the early morning of Sept. 2, as well as one car theft.
    On Friday, Sept. 9, the sheriff’s office released photos of three men sought in one of the incidents, as well as a woman who used a credit card stolen from a targeted vehicle.
    Most of the vehicle entries occurred in the Lake View Landing neighborhood off Doby’s Bridge Road, where suspects targeted 13 vehicles at least six homes, according to incident reports.

  • Crime Watch: Aug. 31, 2016

    From Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office reports:
    ◆ On Aug. 22, a job-site superintendent from Power Works electrical contracting reported a theft that occurred about 11:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at a Red Ventures construction site at 466 Potts Lane in Indian Land.
    The report said a security guard was walking around the outside of the company’s RV1 building when he saw somoene run from the company’s new call center construction site to a black pickup parked nearby.

  • Crime Watch 8-24-16

    From Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office reports:
    ◆ The owner of Covenant Landscape Group reported Aug. 15 that someone entered the business at 9559 Charlotte Highway, Suite B, and stole $5,900 worth of tools and equipment over the weekend. The incident report said there was no sign of forced entry.
    Among the missing tools were a Wacker brand plate tamp, two Stihl blowers, two Husquavarna concerete saws and two pole hedge trimmers.

  • Parking lot nap leads to drug arrest

    If you’re going to pass out or fall asleep in your car in a Walmart parking lot, be careful about what’s in the car with you.
    A man was arrested last week in Indian Land after officers were called to awaken him in his car and reported finding drugs in it. The incident occurred about 1 a.m. Aug. 17 and resulted in the arrest of an Indian Land man on methamphetamine charges.

  • Crime Watch 8-17-16

    From Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office reports:

  • Crime Watch 7-13-16

    According to Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident and arrest reports:
    • A Marvin Road resident reported July 1 that someone stole a 16-foot Kaufan Trailers automobile trailer from his home worth an estimated $3,000.
    • A Cecil Jones Road resident reported June 23 that someone stole his 1993 Jeep Cherokee from his home, after someone stole the license plate off of it earlier in the day. The red Jeep with a raised suspension and red rims is valued at $2,500.

  • Sheriff’s office seeking info on June 7 burglary

    The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying two people who broke into a townhouse in Indian Land’s Brookchase neighborhood Tuesday, June 7, while the resident’s girlfriend was home.
    Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Doug Barfield said the 20-year-old woman was home alone about 1:30 p.m. that day in a downstairs back bedroom of the townhouse on Heather Chase Drive when she heard a noise outside the window.

  • IL ATM robbery suspect arrested

    A man accused of robbing a woman at the Founders Federal Credit Union ATM in Indian Land earlier this week has turned himself in.
    According to a release from the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, Paul Thomas Morgan, of 9093 Sonrise Meadow Road, Indian Land, turned himself in at the sheriff’s office about 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, after contacting a local attorney.
    Morgan, 22, has been charged with common law robbery after a woman was robbed at the ATM on Monday night, June 20.