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Man Charged with Assault After Striking Girlfriend in the Face

A Lancaster, South Carolina man is being charged with assault, criminal domestic violence, and malicious injury to property.  According to the police report, the incident occurred at Spoke Bar and Grill in Lancaster.  It is alleged that the man confronted a woman about speaking to another woman, and then punched the other woman in the face.

Thereafter, the woman left, walking into another bar; later in the night, the two met once again.  Witnesses say that the boyfriend demanded that she come with him, backed her into a wall, grabbed her by the throat, and punched her in the face.  Finally, as the man was walking out of the bar, he allegedly engaged in a fight with a bouncer at the bar.

A night of drinking can easily turn sour as alcoholic drinks are consumed; this can easily be escalated when personal issues are present in the life of someone who begins to drink.  If you or someone close to you has been involved in an altercation, or are being charged with assault or battery as a result of a night out on the town, call the law offices of Reeves, Aiken & Hightower, LLP.  For a consultation call 803-548-4444, or toll free at 877-374-5999.

Gunman Threatens Clerk, Demands Money at Dollar General in Lancaster Co.

Authorities are charging a gunman with armed robbery after he stole money and jewelry from a clerk late Wednesday at the Dollar General in Lancaster County, SC.

As the clerk was closing the store around 10 p.m., the man entered the store on Pageland Highway with a handgun and demanded money from the cash register along with her personal jewelry, according to a release from Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office.

If you or someone you know is coping with criminal charges in North or South Carolina, contact the law offices of Reeves, Aiken, and Hightower, LLP to consult with one of our criminal attorneys.

We handle many different types of criminal cases, including but not limited to, drug related offenses, driving under the influence (DUI), and robbery/burglary.  Our criminal attorneys want to help you or someone you know with the difficulties you may encounter with your case.  We are licensed in both North Carolina and South Carolina, where you can contact us at 704-499-9000 or 877-374-5999 toll-free.

Man Arrested in Lancaster, SC on Gun Related Charges

On October 15, Lancaster, SC Police arrested a man in connection with shooting a man in the leg. Police say the victim was taken to Springs Memorial Hospital; he was treated for his injury, and released. 

 The alleged shooter was driving a burgundy Chevrolet Caprice, which the police say was the same car used in the shooting.  The man was taken into custody and charged with attempted murder, possession of a firearm by a person convicted of a crime of violence, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.  Cocaine was also found in the shooter’s possession, reported police.

 If you or a loved one has been charged with a violent crime in South Carolina, be aware of your rights and call the Law Offices of Reeves Aiken & Hightower.  We are ready to talk to you in order to launch your criminal defense.  Call our Baxter Village Office at 803-548-4444 or toll free at 877-374-5999.