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York County jail officer charged with selling prescription drugs

A now former corrections officer at the York County Sheriff’s Office now faces charges of his own. The York County Multijurisdictional Drug Enforcement Unit charged John Strait, 30, with Distribution of Alprazolam and Distribution of Alprazolam in the proximity of a park. Officers had received information that Strait, a former shift sergeant at the York […]

ArrowPointe bank robbery suspect still at large; Old Point lockdown lifted

Rock Hill Police are investigating an afternoon bank robbery at the ArrowPointe Credit Union on Heckle Blvd. At approximately 12:15 p.m., investigators say a white male in his mid-twenties walked into the bank with a trash bag demanding cash. The man, dressed in a white striped shirt and possibly an American Eagle logo, fled the […]

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Police: 16-year-old killed overnight in Chester’s first homicide of 2014

Police in Chester are trying to figure out who shot and killed a teenage boy and left him along a major street. Officers told WRHI’s news partner Channel 9 that the young man was 16 years old and so far they don’t have a suspect. The shooting happened along Pinckney St. just before 11 p.m. […]

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Hunter’s discovery leads officers to Rock Hill pot farm

A hunter’s surprising find Tuesday night led York County’s Multijurisdictional Drug Enforcement Unit to more than 100 marijuana plants growing on a farm on the eastern side of Rock Hill. Officers were called to Celriver Road Tuesday after a hunter said he stumbled upon a pot farm. A subsequent investigation Tuesday from the air led […]

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Rock Hill man receives life sentence in killing of wife, granddaughter

Even the prosecutor had to stop and collect his emotions while explaining the details of a pair of murders he called “ghastly.” Ronald Gregory, 68, didn’t apologize, show emotion, or say much at all Monday while entering a plea to killing his wife and granddaughter. Gregory refused a lawyer and defended himself, pleading guilty but […]

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Ex-Lancaster Sheriff Cauthen charged with slingshotting neighbors’ property

Former Lancaster County Sheriff Johnny Cauthen turned himself in to Rock Hill Police detectives today on two charges of damaging property. Cauthen, 58, is charged in connection with two June incidents where his neighbors said he shot several pieces of “slingshot ammo” at his neighbors’ property. In one June 6, 2014 police report, one of […]

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Rock Hill murder suspect turns himself in

Rock Hill murder suspect Donquavious Davis surrendered to authorities at the Moss Justice Center Tuesday. His bond was denied Wednesday morning. Davis, 19, is charged in the June 29 shooting death of Santorio McCoy outside a home on Baker Street Extension in Rock Hill. Friends of McCoy said the shooting occurred because of a woman. […]

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