Teen arrested for vandalism at Sheriff’s Office

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By The Staff

A 13-year-old juvenile being transported to the S.C. Department of Social Services office in Lancaster became disorderly in a car and was taken to the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office where he allegedly damaged items in an interview room.
He was charged with vandalism of property, according to a Chesterfield County sheriff’s office report.
The report said the teen was upset because he could not have his cell phone. While being transported to Lancaster on April 30 the teen pulled down the back seat of the car and climbed into the trunk, trying to get his cell phone out of a secure box.
The adults transporting the teen stopped at the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s office for assistance.
According to the report, the teen snatched the phone from a deputy and “became very aggressive.”
Two deputies tried the handcuff the juvenile. They needed the assistance of a third deputy to handcuff the teen, according to the report.
The deputies tried to calm the teen down. When the teen refused to calm down, he was taken to an interview room and handcuffed to the wall, according to the report.
The teen kicked chairs and damaged a speaker in the interview room, according to the report.
Because of the “possible damage” to the interview room the teen was charged with vandalism to property.

Jefferson man charged with assault
A Jefferson man was charged with simple assault following a struggle with a Chesterfield County Sheriff’s deputy on May 2.
The deputy responded to a call by an emergency medical service crew dealing with a combative patient at wreck scene.
Arrested was John Restivo, 54, of the 500 block of Baker Road in Jefferson.
According to the report, Restivo had struck an embankment on Arant Street in Pageland about 6 p.m.  He refused treatment and appeared intoxicated, according to the report.
When Restivo refused to calm down, a sheriff’s deputy tried to handcuff him and he allegedly fought with the deputy and tried to run away.
While being placed in the patrol car, Restivo allegedly kicked the deputy and then tried to kick out the windows of the patrol car.