Crime & Courts

  • Arrest Reports

    Pageland Police Department Arrests
    12/23 – 12/29/10

    Delores Patterson Miles, 47, 411 Salebarn Rd., Pageland – Shoplifting, Dec. 23.

    Markeil Tyson, 19, 201 Richardson Dr., Pageland – service bench warrant, Dec. 24.

    Ricky Joe Belk, 51, 1850 Landfill Rd., Jefferson – public drunk, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, Dec. 24.

    Juan F. Ochoa Galvan, 36, 62 TB Watts Rd., Pageland – DUI/DUS, Dec. 25.

  • Crime Reports

    Lancaster men face robbery charges

    RUBY – Chesterfield County sheriff’s deputies arrested four Lancaster men after a robbery of a 64-year-old Ruby man on Dec. 21.

  • SC man gets 46 months for mail threats

    United States Attorney Bill Nettles said last week that Jermaine Nelson, age 23, of Pelzer, South Carolina, was sentenced today in federal court in Anderson, South Carolina, for mailing threatening communications, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 876.  Senior United States District Judge G. Ross Anderson, Jr. of Anderson sentenced Nelson to 46 months imprisonment.

  • SC man sentenced for fraud

    United States Attorney William N. Nettles stated today that Kenneth Ojua, age 39, of Greenville, was sentenced in federal court in Anderson for his involvement in a conspiracy to commit wire fraud, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1349. Senior United States District Judge G. Ross Anderson, Jr. of Anderson sentenced Ojua to 27 months imprisonment and ordered him to pay $147,541.87 in restitution to the victim of his crime.

  • blotter

    A convicted felon was charged with driving under suspension and possessing a firearm after Pageland police stopped his SUV on S.C. 151.
    Sgt. Nathan Brucke was on patrol when he spotted the driver of a Chevrolet Blazer who was not wearing a seatbelt the morning of Dec. 20.
    After making a traffic stop, Brucke ran a check on the driver’s license, which was issued in Virginia and had been suspended. Brucke noticed the driver reaching in the backseat, and asked him why. “Because I have dogs in the back,” he said.

  • Murder suspect faces counterfeit and drug charges

    By Bill Moss
    Progressive Journal Editor
    CHESTERFIELD — A suspect accused of a Dec. 3 murder was charged with obstruction of justice the following week after he falsely fingered his codefendant, reports say.
    Joshua Antwain Miller, 24, is charged with murder in the shooting death of 25-year-old Michael C. “Buddy” Wilson Sr., who was killed by a gunshot to the head at a house trailer on Smitty Lane in Chesterfield. Charged with accessory after the fact was Timothy Floyd Melton, 27.

  • Pageland police solve car break-ins

    Pageland police arrested an 18-year-old and a 22-year-old and tied them to eight car break-ins and thefts last week.

    Officer Pat Parsons on Dec. 22 investigated a series of break-ins of cars in the 600 and 700 blocks of East Pigg Street, all from cars that had been left unlocked overnight with valuables inside. A break in the case came when an alert dispatcher mentioned that an officer on duty overnight and questioned two young men walking along East meGregor Street.

  • Arrests reported by the Pageland Police Department Dec. 3 - 10, 2010

    William Danny Walden, 51 – 586 Olin Deese Rd, Pageland – DUI/DUS


    Sergio A Chamorro, 29 ­– 205 Dinadan Dr., Charlotte, NC – No DL/seatbelt


    David C Dominguez, 31 – 405 N Pearl St., Pageland – No DL


    Steven Youance, 35 – Pageland Place, Pageland – Criminal Domestic Violence


    Makee Donte Crawford, 20 – 516 W Godfrey, Pageland – Assault and Battery


  • November 2010 for Magistrate Court 12-15-10

    Matthew L Blankenship, 35, 356 Mill House Ln., Pgld – open container, $205


    Rebecca L Edwards, 34, 5331 Steen Rd., Jefferson – disorderly conduct, $280


    Lisa S McAteer, 44, 507 Hatchery Rd., Pgld – false information, $205


    Robert H Shipley, 66, 594 Hwy 151, Jefferson – simple possession, $570


    Mickey J Sikes, 54, 203 Mayesville Rd., Ruby – disorderly conduct, $105



    PAGELAND — Being thirsty does not entitle one to pocket a big can of beer and walk out of a store without paying.

    Chesterfield County deputies made that clear when they cracked the case of the purloined brew on Dec. 12. Mike Wallace of Mike’s One-Stop on U.S. 601 in Pageland called deputies about the theft of a 24-ounce beer about 5 p.m. that evening. A video showed the shoplifter. Wallace told deputies Lee Lewis and David Oliver he knew the suspect and where he lived. The deputies drove to his house.