Pageland Police Department reports

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Crime reports

By The Staff

No dumpster
Two unknown men trespassed on a Turner St. property on July 12.
According to a report filed by Sgt. Chris Quick, a woman complained of two males in her backyard. The report said the two men walked into the woman’s backyard with empty beer cans and said they “were looking for her dumpster to throw their empty cans in.” The woman said she “didn’t have no dumpster” and they needed to leave.
The report said the men walked away cursing at her. Pageland Police Department searched the area, but no men who fit the description were found.

Bus robber
Pageland Police Department is looking for an unknown suspect or suspects who stole $800 worth of materials from a vehicle on July 12.
PFC John Livergood said a man came into the police department on July 14 to report that items, including a toolbox and air compressor, were stolen from the storage compartment under his bus. The report said the man realized the items were missing when he tried to retrieve them on July 12.

Banned from IGA
According to a report filed by Sgt. Pat Parsons, an on-duty manager at IGA Foodliner, 1211 S. Pearl St., was watching the security cameras when he observed Steve David Hill, 25, 657 Emsley Sullivan Road, Jefferson, pick up a box of B.C. aspirin and place it into his right front pants pocket. The report said the manager confronted Hill and detained him until the arrival of Pageland Police.
The report said Hill put the aspirin into his pocket “with the intention of paying for it after he selected other items.” The on-duty manager contacted the store manager and was instructed to ban Hill from the store.

Suspicious activity
A Gum Street resident reported suspicious activity beginning on July 12.
According to a Pageland Police Department report, Sgt. Chris Quick was dispatched to the apartments at 310 S. Gum Street. A resident of the apartments said she had been having strange occurrences happening around her home.
The report said on July 12, the woman found a glass pane under her bedroom window that did not belong to her and on July 13 the woman heard a loud “boom” noise outside her window. According to the report, the night of July 14 the woman heard scratching on her door.
The victim was advised by Sgt. Chris Quick to report any more suspicious activity as soon as it occurs.

Maxway shoplifter
Pageland Police Department is looking for an unknown suspect who shoplifted from Maxway on July 17.
According to a police department incident report, police were called to Maxway, 505 S. Pearl St., in reference to a possible shoplifting. An assistant manager said a black female entered the store and possibly stole some clothing items. The report said Maxway staff noticed empty hangers on the rack.
The woman exited the store and left her wallet, but retrieved it before she could be identified, the report said.

A Pageland man was arrested July 17 for disorderly conduct.
According to a report filed by Sgt. Chris Quick, police were called to Pageland Care Facility in reference to two individuals who were holding chairs and close to fighting. A facility nurse said Jerry Tyson, 66, became “ill and irate” that his wife was sitting beside another resident while eating supper. The report said Tyson became boisterous and picked up a chair; the victim also picked up a chair but then walked to his room.
The report said Tyson was still disruptive when the police arrived. Quick said the officers have dealt with Tyson and his behavior numerous times, and since this incident nearly escalated into a fight, Tyson was arrested and brought to Pageland Police Department.

Animal at large
A bulldog attacked two pets on Maynard Street July 18.
According to a report by Sgt. Pat Parsons, a Pageland resident was walking his two dogs at the corner of Gum Street and Maynard Street on July 18 when a large American bulldog owned by Shawn David Price, 39, 409 E. Maynard St., rushed from the rear of the residence and attacked his dogs. The report said the two dogs sustained injuries and Parsons saw visible, open wounds on the dogs’ bodies.
Parsons said he contacted Price who said his dog slipped out of his collar just prior to attacking the victim’s dogs.
Price was issued a citation for animal at large.

Motorcycle theft
A Cheraw man has been issued a warrant for motor vehicle theft and damaging property.
According to an incident report by Sgt. Jeremy Lear, Pageland Police was called to a collision between a motorcycle and a car at Clyburn Center. A victim said Manzie Chesly Chapman, 31, 92 ½ Chapman Drive, Cheraw, attempted to steal his 2002 Yamaha R1 motorcycle while the victim was helping his sister. The report said Chapman ran from the parking lot of Clyburn Center and jumped on the bike.
The report said the driver of a 2000 Ford Crown Victoria was hit when Chapman lost control of the bike fleeing from the scene. After colliding with the car, the report said the motorcycle flipped and Chapman got off and into a white Honda and left the area. The driver of the car told Lear that Chapman was badly injured and a dispatch was made to local hospitals.
A man matching the description given by the victims was located at CMC Union in Monroe, N.C. The case was transferred to an investigator.