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

Police: woman shot in foot, husband arrested for DUI

Police say a woman was shot in the foot Tuesday night at a Rock Hill convenience store and her husband was arrested on drunk driving charges. 36-year-old Jeffery John Russell of Richburg is charged with DUI, violation of ABC laws, unlawfully carrying a weapon driving under suspension and having an open container. Russell was booked [...] Read More

Lancaster man arrested for firing a pistol behind club

A Lancaster man has been arrested after reportedly firing shots behind a Rock Hill nightclub Sunday. 22-year-old Otis Javon Lathan is charged with disorderly conduct, possession of a weapon on the premises where alcohol is sold and unlawfully carrying a pistol. A York County Sheriff’s Office report says a woman ran around the corner of [...] Read More

Lancaster man arrested for firing a pistol behind club

A Lancaster man has been arrested after reportedly firing shots behind a Rock Hill nightclub Sunday. 22-year-old Otis Javon Lathan is charged with disorderly conduct, possession of a weapon on the premises where alcohol is sold and unlawfully carrying a pistol. A York County Sheriff’s Office report says a woman ran around the corner of [...] Read More

Report: Clover Middle School spanked students

A middle school teacher in Clover is expected to turn himself in to sheriff’s deputies Monday to face charges of assault and battery. An arrest warrant is out for 48-year-old Chris Petrasek after Oak Ridge Middle School students said he spanked them in class back in November. All three victims are 12-year-old boys, and the [...] Read More