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Crime Reports

  • 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.

  • Sheriff’s office seeks info on IL 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 man finds sleeping it off in car not good idea

    It’s not against the law to sleep in your car, as long as you don’t do it with illegal drugs in your lap.
    Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office deputies said that led to the arrest of an Indian Land man May 15 at the 7 Eleven convenience store at the intersection of Charlotte Highway (U.S. 521) and Fort Mill Highway (S.C. 160).
    Brian John Bronson, 35, of 554 Silver Run Road, is charged with one count of possession with intent to distribute Schedule I, II or III drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • Trio arrested in Legacy Park vehicle break-ins

    from Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office
    Three North Carolina teens have been arrested in a series of recent vehicle break-ins in an Indian Land neighborhood.
    The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office has charged Russell Fincham, 19, and Samuel Geoffrey Probst, 18, both of Matthews, N.C., and Parker Robinson Hilliard, 17, of Charlotte, with conspiracy and breaking into a motor vehicle.
    The charges are the result of investigations into two sets of auto break-ins in the Legacy Park neighborhood in the last two weeks.

  • Sheriff investigates three IL cases of employee theft

    An employee at an Indian Land restaurant has been charged with stealing thousands in cash, one of three similar incidents recently investigated by the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office.
    Crystal Rosalie Carter, 33, of 741 W. Brooklyn Ave., Lancaster, is charged with breach of trust with fraudulent intent $2,000 to $10,000.
    Carter is accused of stealing $2,062 from the Indian Land Kentucky Fried Chicken at 9615 Charlotte Highway  on Feb. 17. She was an assistant manager there.