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Crime & Courts

  • Crime reports 6/11/13

    Multiple charges
    A Pageland couple was arrested on a variety of charges after an alleged domestic dispute May 30.
    According to a report by Chesterfield County Deputy Ethan Foard, Nicholas Alexander Lewis, 29, and Kristen Stegall Lewis, 23, both of 2359 White Plains Church Road, Pageland, were taken to the Chesterfield County Detention Center.
    Foard reported he went to the address in response to a call and was met at the door by Nicholas, who had visible injuries and was bleeding. He said his wife had left walking.

  • Crime reports 5/21/13

    Trailer park tussle
    A Pageland woman was arrested and charged with third degree assault and battery and disorderly conduct May 14. According to a Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Department report by Deputy First Class Lee Lewis, he was dispatched to Stateline Trailer Park, where he found Niesha C. McManus, 22, 256 Tiny Grove Church Road, Pageland, outside a home with a 31-year-old woman, listed on the report as the complainant.

  • Crime reports 5/7/13

    Marijuana
    A Pageland man was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and driving under suspension April 29. Chesterfield County Deputy First Class Lee Lewis reported he saw Jerrick Juvon Sowell, 26, 188 Honeysuckle Lane, Pageland, driving on Peach Orchard Road without side mirrors on the vehicle. Lewis stopped Sowell, who gave the deputy a false name and date of birth.

  • Lancaster man could receive life sentence

    COLUMBIA - United States Attorney Bill Nettles announced last week that William I. Satterwhite, 52, of Lancaster, pled guilty in federal court to being a felon in possession of a firearm, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 922(g)(1). United States District Judge Cameron McGowan Currie of Columbia accepted the plea and will impose sentence after she has reviewed the presentence report, which will be prepared by the U.S. Probation Office.

  • Crime reports 4/30/13

    Possession
    A Union man and Wingate, N.C. woman were arrested on drug charges April 18. A Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Department report by Dep. Ethan Foard said he assisted the SC Highway Patrol at an accident at “the islands” west of Pageland.
    Foard reported the trooper told him Ashley Lauren Shearin, 23, 500-A N. Camden St., Wingate, was a passenger in the car and was in possession of pills identified as Xanax.

  • Crime reports 4/23/13

    Assault and possession
    A Jefferson woman was arrested and charged with third degree assault and battery, possession of marijuana and drug equipment violation April 10.
    A Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Department report by Dep. Lee Lewis said Valerey Shawta Robinson, 32, 303 Elizabeth St., Apt. 5B, Jefferson, was arrested after an 18-year-old woman said Robinson had assaulted her by striking her in the back of the head.

  • Crime reports 4/16/13

    ‘Green leafy substance’
    A Pageland man was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana, disregarding a stop sign and permit violation April 2. Chesterfield County Deputy First Class Randall Kerns reported he saw Montrell Gerald Lowery, 24, 91 Boyd Evans Road, Pageland, run a stop sign in the country east of town.

  • Crime reports 4/09/13

    Drag strip dustup
    A Mt. Croghan man was arrested and charged with third degree assault and battery March 29. Chesterfield County Deputy First Class Rebekah Oliver reported she went to the Jefferson Drag Strip. Lt. Chris Page was already there.
    A 31-year-old woman told the deputies she was familiar with Willie Harris Jr., 52, 1305 Hancock Hill Road, Mt. Croghan.
    They saw each other at the drag strip and began arguing. The woman said Harris choked her, punched her in the face and ran away.

  • Pageland PD busts local bootlegger

    A Pageland man was arrested March 24 on charges of possession of a weapon by a convicted felon and unlawful sales of liquor, second offense.
    A Pageland police report written by Sgt. Randall Mullis said he, Det./Sgt. Bobby Melton, Pfc. Shawn Gopaul and Pfc. Roger Burris served a search warrant at the home of Charles Edward McClendon, 62, 506 N. Elm St., Pageland.
    The report said the officers also had two arrest warrants for the liquor offenses.
    Mullis reported finding numerous liquor bottles in the home and cases of beer in the refrigerator.

  • Crime reports 4/02/13

    Brandishing a firearm
    Two men were arrested March 24 after one was accused of brandishing a firearm and the other objected to his friend’s arrest.
    A Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Department report by Deputy Randall Kerns said he was dispatched to Legend’s Tavern on Hwy. 601 north of Pageland. The deputy met the owner who said a patron inside had been lifting his shirt to show other customers he had a pistol in the waistband of his pants.