Two Arrested After Leslie-Mart Attack

Two men told police they were “set up” and “attacked” over the weekend at the Leslie-Mart in Rock Hill, according to a report from the York County Sheriff’s Office.    One of the victims, a 47-year-old man from Rock Hill, was “bleeding profusely” when deputies arrived at the gas station around 9 p.m [...]

Five Men Arrested in Rock Hill Home Invasion

Five men are accused of burglarizing a Rock Hill home Friday night and holding its residents at gunpoint, according to Rock Hill police. Officers were called to the Cedar Grove Lane home after the burglars fled the scene around 9:44 p.m., said police spokesman. The burglarized home is near Oakwood A [...]

April 4th, 2013|Burglary/Robbery/Larceny, Criminal Defense|

South Carolina Law Hypothetical: Bank Robbery and Accessory After the Fact

Hypothetical: Gerald and Dave planned to rob a bank in York County, South Carolina.  Gerald was to go inside with a gun, get the money, and return to the car.  Dave was to be the driver of the getaway car.  The robbery was carried out as planned; Gerald and Dave left the scene without being apprehen [...]

March 23rd, 2013|Burglary/Robbery/Larceny|

South Carolina Petit Larceny v. Grand Larceny

A 27-year-old Effingham, South Carolina man is being charged with Grand Larceny after he allegedly stole golf cart parts, which are valued at more than $10,000.  He took the parts from a business on West Palmetto Street.  The man was placed in the Florence County Detention Center on a $20,000 bond. Petty Larceny v. Grand Larceny in South Carolina SECTION 16-13-30. Petit larceny; grand larceny (A)  simple larceny of any article of goods, choses in action, bank bills, bills receivable, chattels, or other article of personalty of which by law larceny may be committed, or of any fixture, part, or product of the soil severed from the soil by an unlawful act, or has a value of two thousand dollars or less, is petit larceny, a misdemeanor, triable in the magistrates court or municipal court, notwithstanding the provisions of Sections 22-3-540, 22-3-545, 22-3-550, and 14-25-65.  Upon conviction, the person must be fined not more than one thousand dollars, or imprisoned not more than thirty days. […]

March 21st, 2013|Burglary/Robbery/Larceny|

Ladson Man Charged with Armed Robbery: Theft Crimes in South Carolina

A Ladson man is being charged with several charges after he allegedly attacked an acquaintance held her against her will and forced her to take $500 from an ATM last month, according to South Carolina deputies.  The 32-year-old man is charged with criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated [...]

March 20th, 2013|Burglary/Robbery/Larceny|