Two deputies reprimanded in mistaken release of YCDC inmate

York County Sheriff Bruce Bryant has reprimanded two deputies in the erroneous release of convicted murderer Thomas Aaron Whitlock in late February. In a statement today from the Sheriff’s Office, Captain Allen Brandon and Deputy Grady Gonzales were reprimanded for failing to communicate transport instructions and allowing Whitlock to use the telephone during the transport. [...] Read More

Sheriff offers $5,000 reward for info on missing murderer

It’s been almost three days since a convicted murder was mistakenly released from the Moss Justice Center in York County, and investigators with the York County Sheriff’s Office are now offering a reward for 31-year-old Thomas Aaron Whitlock. York County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Mike Baker said Wednesday there’s now a 5-thousand dollar reward for [...] Read More

Convicted murderer mistakenly released from York County Jail

York County Sheriff’s Deputies say an error in processing Monday led to the mistaken release of an inmate at the Moss Justice Center. Sheriff’s Office Lt. Mike Baker says that 31-year-old Thomas Whitlock was mistakenly released from the center and the error wasn’t realized until early Tuesday afternoon. Whitlock was being held at the Moss [...] Read More

Man sentenced in 2010 Haunted Trail shootings

Rock Hill — A man convicted of killing one man and shooting two others last year along a haunted trail will spend the next four decades behind prison. 17-year-old Brandon Davis pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter, three counts of attempted murder and other charges earlier this month, and his sentence — the maximum — was [...] Read More