Crime & Courts

  • Crime reports - Dec. 11, 2012

    It takes two
    A Kershaw woman and Jefferson man were arrested on Dec. 3 for criminal domestic violence.
    According to a report by the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Department, officials were dispatched to a home on U.S. 265 in response to criminal domestic violence.

  • Crime reports 12/4/12

    Hit people, go to jail
    A Mt. Croghan man was arrested on several charges Nov. 24. A Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Department report by Deputy First Class Rebekah Oliver said she and Sgt. Chuck Mixon responded to a Domestic Disturbance complaint on Burch Street in Mt. Croghan where a 47-year-old woman told them she had been assaulted by her husband. The woman had gone to a neighbor’s house and the deputy reported she was bleeding from an injury on the back of her head.

  • Crime 11/27/12

    Stolen gasoline
    A Pageland business reported the theft of $30 worth of gasoline Nov. 23.
    A Pageland Police report by Officer John Livergood said an employee of Grits & Groceries, 615 E. McGregor Street, said a dark gray Ford Mustang pulled up to the pump the furthest from the store.
    An unknown occupant of the car pumped the gas then drove away, headed west on McGregor Street.
    The woman said there were two black men in the car, one with shoulder-length dreadlocks.

  • Jail Log 11/27/12

    November 4
    Briana Dashay Dunlap, 22, 400 E. Maynard St., Pageland, Disorderly Conduct
    Willie Lee McBride, 27, 245 Salebarn Road, Pageland, Disorderly Conduct
    Jerrick Juvon Sowell, 26, 188 Honeysuckle Lane, Pageland, Disorderly Conduct/Resisting Arrest/Damaging Property
    November 7
    Wayne Creth McManus, 53, 1708 Old Camden Monroe Highway, Lancaster, Open Container
    November 11
    Jonathon M. Carelock, 43, 305 Brewer Circle, Pageland, Public Drunkeness/Trespassing

  • Crime reports 11/13/12

    Checkpoint arrest
    A Monroe, N.C. man was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence after stopping at a traffic checkpoint Oct. 27 at High Point Church Road near Pageland.
    A Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Department report by Deputy Larry Tucker said Timothy John Talmadge, 50, 2310 Ruben Road, Monroe, stopped at the checkpoint and deputies could smell the odor of an alcoholic beverage in the vehicle. The report said Talmadge registered .21 percent Blood Alcohol Content on a breath test.

  • PPD looking for fugitive felon

    Progressive Journal Editor
    Pageland Police Chief Larry Brown is asking for the public’s help in locating a wanted felon.
    Kory Alexander Little, 23, 309 South Elm Street, Pageland, is being sought by police for his suspected part in a dispute at Grits & Groceris in Pageland on Oct. 13.
    A Pageland Police Department report prepared by PFC Travis Johnson and reported in the Oct. 23 Progressive Journal said Johnson was waved down by a pedestrian who said he had been threatened at Grits & Groceries and left to avoid trouble.

  • Pageland bank robber gets 11 1/2 years

    A Pageland man was sentenced to well more than a decade in prison in connection with Monroe, N.C. bank robbery in January 2011.

    Harold Elwood Pritchett, 56, was sentenced to 11-1/2 years last week in federal court in Charlotte after pleading guilty last year to charges of conspiracy, bank robbery, armed bank robbery and use of a firearm in connection with a bank robbery. He will also be required to serve three years of supervised release and repay $7,418 in restitution, the amount taken in the holdup.

  • Crime reports 11/06/12

    Phone on the go
    A shoplifting occurred at Bi-Lo on Oct. 25.

    According to an incident report by Pageland Police Department, on Oct. 25 at 7:15 p.m. a Hispanic female wearing a flowered sundress and carrying a pink purse asked a store employee about AT&T GoPhones. The report said the employee allowed the woman to look at a phone valued at $100. A few minutes a later a customer told the employee the woman took the phone box into the bathroom. The report said all that could be located was the empty phone box, and the woman was gone.

  • Crime 10/30/12

    A Pageland man was arrested and charged with Simple Possession of Marijuana after the car in which he was a passenger ran a stop sign Oct. 18. A Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Department report by Deputy Larry Tucker said he was parked near SC 9 and Airport Road and saw the car fail to stop as it turned from East Maynard Street into Airport Road.

  • Real Estate Transfers 10/30/12

    The following real estate transactions were recorded in the Chesterfield County Clerk’s Office in September.