Crime Report


The Union Public Safety Department reported the following arrests this week.

— Stephon Lakeith Hopkins, 26, 3A East Gantt St., Union, charged Sunday with assault and battery.

— Antonio Rocell Smith, 34, 169 Eisontown Road, Jonesville, charged Oct. 7 with domestic violence second-degree.

— Karen Amy Hodge, 30, 601 Monarch Highway, Union, charged Oct. 7 with shoplifting.

— Bryan Nicolas Belue, 18, 322 Oakland Road, Union, charged Monday with possession of drug paraphernalia and simple possession of marijuana.

— Larry Wayne Byrd, 30, 10 Hart St., Union, charged Tuesday with petit larceny.

— Johnny Wayne Fisher, 49, 317 Linersville Road, Union, charged Monday with trespassing after notice.

— Ryan Sentell Hampton, 19, 101 Goins Lane, Union, charged Monday with disorderly conduct and simple possession of marijuana.

— A 15-year-old juvenile charged Monday with narcotic violations.

— A 15-year-old juvenile charged Thursday with simple assault.

The Union Public Safety Department reported the following incidents this week.

— On Sept. 8, an officer responded to Pap’s Place at 215 Foster Street in reference to a burglary. The victim told the officer that someone had broken into the building. He showed the officer that the back central air unit had been pulled away from the building by someone had gained entry to his business.

The victim then showed the officer the pool table coin slot mechanism that had been pried out of the table. The coin tray with quarters was gone. The victim estimated that approximately $15 was missing from the pool table. He said there was also $20 in coins missing from the cash register. The victim said he takes all of the bills out of the register and leaves the change in it with the drawer.

The officer was next shown two window panes that were broken out. The victim then took the officer outside and show him items that were on the ground beneath the window. The items on the ground included the change tray and the coin mechanism from the pool table.

The victim also showed the officer the chimney that was lying on the roof and appeared to have been pushed over. He told the officer that someone in the past had broken into the building by going down the chimney.

The officer then took photos of the items and the damage.

The stolen items have a combined value of $35.

The Union County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests this week.

— Paul Antonio Martin, 48, 406 Porter St., Union, issued a summons on Sept. 8 for improper passing.

— Teddy Scott Mull, 34, 208 James St., Union, charged Monday with simple possession of marijuana.

— A 13-year-old juvenile offender charged Monday with larceny and malicious damage to property.

— A 13-year-old juvenile offender charged Monday with possession of marijuana.

— Victor De Aundre Hair, 22, 103 William E. Free Pathway, Union, charged Monday with domestic violence second-degree.

— Pamela Dale Morgan, 44, 113 Magnolia Circle, Union, charged Tuesday with unlawful use of telephone.

— Lillie Marie Sherfield, 41, 153 Line St., Union, charged Tuesday with unlawful use of telephone.

— Kimberly Diane Shetley, 45, 1052 West Springs Highway, Union, charged Tuesday with trespassing and breach of peace.

— Thomas Clive Dale, 31, 321 Crenshaw Road, Cowpens, charged Wednesday with disorderly conduct.

— Sterling Lamar Henderson, 44, 148 Doe Jeter Road, Buffalo, charged Wednesday with assault and battery third-degree.

— Carrie Elise Faucette, 32, 116 S. 1 St., Lockhart, charged Wednesday with manufacturing meth in the presence of a child.

— Cynthia Diane Lowe, 44, 410 N. 1st St. #B, Lockhart, charged Wednesday with shoplifting.

— Kimberly Edwards Moore, 29, 202 Buffalo St., Union, charged Wednesday with petit larceny.

— Christopher Lee Miller, 25, 2513 Cannon Drive, Spartanburg, charged Friday with petit larceny.

The Union County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents this week.

Thefts

— On Sept. 8, deputies responded to an address on Morris Farm Road in the Jonesville area. The victim said he needed someone to stand by him while he picked up his belongings from that residence. He also said he had a rifle stolen from his truck that was on the property. He also said he believed he knew where it is.

The report states the rifle is valued at $600.

— On Sept. 9, the victim told deputies that he had left some medication inside his vehicle while it was parked outside his residence on Howell Road in the Jonesville area. He said that when he went outside to get it he noticed the bottles were empty.

The victim said that when he opened his glove box he noticed his Highpoint 9mm was also missing. He said the pistol had a camo pattern and is valued at $200.

The report states the drugs are valued at $1.

The victim said the doors were unlocked while the truck was at his residence.

— On Monday, deputies were dispatched to the Timken Sports Complex at 735 Rice Avenue Extension in the Union area on a larceny call. The complainant told the deputies that sometime between 5 p.m. Sunday and 4 p.m. that afternoon someone entered the building and took five Stihl weed eaters valued at $1,750. He said he had locked the building Sunday afternoon and didn’t notice anything missing until an employee went to get a weed eater to use earlier in the day.

The incident will be investigated by the Sheriff’s Office.

Burglaries

— On Sept. 11, a deputy met the victim on South Street in Lockhart who told him that around August of this year she was advised that an individuals was seen going inside her home and also seen under her home. The victim said that several items were missing from her home including:

• A tool box with tools valued at $1,000.

• Fifteen rods and reels valued at $500.

• Minnkota boat motor valued at $150.

• A tackle box valued at $200.

• A weedeater valued at $200.

• A boat battery valued at $60.

• A chair valued at $20.

• Several collector’s knives valued at $60.

The deputy advised the victim that a report would be done and given to an investigator for further investigation.

Larcenies

— On Sept. 11, a deputy was dispatched to an incident scene on Carem Road in the Union area in reference to a larceny of a boat motor. The victim told the deputy that his Suzuki 15HP boat motor was missing off his boat. He said he left home around 5 a.m. that morning to go to work and that the motor was still on the boat at that time. When he returned home that afternoon he went hunting and when he returned home from that he noticed the motor was missing.

The victim said the motor is tan in color and valued at $1,500.

The deputy took pictures of the scene and advised the victim that a report would be done and given to an investigator for further investigation.

Counterfeiting

— On Wednesday, a deputy responded to an address on Main Street in the Buffalo community. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with the complainant who said that a man had paid for his meal at Midway BBQ with movie prop money.

The report states that the complainant, an employee of Midway BBQ, contacted the man about paying the restaurant for his meal. It further states that the deputy spoke with the man about where he got the movie money from. The man told the deputy that he’s sold an entertainment center to another man who had paid him with that money. He said he did not know the buyer’s name, but that he was a friend’s son of his ex-girlfriend.

The money was take and put into evidence for further investigation.

— On Thursday, a deputy responded to the Dollar General story on Post Office Drive in the Jonesville area. The complainant, an employee of the store, said that someone can in and presented the clerk with a $100 which came back as counterfeit.

The deputy obtained the bill from the complainant and placed it into evidence.

Gas Drive Off

— On Wednesday, a deputy responded to the Li’l Cricket convenience store in Carlisle in reference to a gas drive off. The deputy spoke to the complainant, the store clerk, who said that a black male wearing a lime green tee shirt, blue jeans, and work boots, came into the store wanting to fill up his vehicle with gas. The complainant said she turned on the pumps to allow him to do so. She said the man then got back into white 1990s of early 2000s Kia 4-door and left.

The complainant said the manager would get the video off the security camera. The report on the incident was sent to investigations.

Fraud

— On Wednesday, deputies were dispatched to a residence on West Springs Highway in the Jonesville area in reference to a report of a scam. The victim told deputies she had paid a contractor in advance to build a room onto her house. She said she had called the contractor several times and each time he gave her a different reason for not showing up. The last couple of times she called, however, the victim said the contractor has not answered her calls and has not returned her messages.

The incident will be investigated further by the Sheriff’s Office.

The report states that $2,000 was stolen from the victim.

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