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Statement from Mayor John Gettys on the death of Lt. Larry Vaughan

“We are grateful to Sheriff Tolson and the members of the York County Sheriff’s Office for their quick work in bringing closure to what has been a very difficult day for the members of the Rock Hill Police Department. We remember with gratitude the work of Lieutenant Larry Vaughan. He often served at our Council […]

RHPD Issue Statement regarding Retired Lieutenant Larry “LV” Vaughan

The Rock Hill Police Department is mourning the tragic loss of Retired Lieutenant Larry “LV” Vaughan. Lieutenant Vaughan began his career with the Rock Hill Police Department in June of 1990 and faithfully and tirelessly served our community for over 30 years before retiring in September of 2020. During his career, there was not much […]

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Detectives make arrest in Rock Hill homicide

In less than four hours York County Violent Crimes Detectives make an arrest in a murder investigation. Detectives arrested Evan Robert Hawthorne, 27, of Chester, SC in connection with the death of retired Rock Hill Police Lieutenant Larry Vaughan. Hawthorne was located at the corner of Ebenezer Road and Hollis Lakes Road in Rock Hill. […]

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York County Deputies Seek Shooting Suspect

York County Sheriff’s deputies are on the scene of an early morning shooting in a subdivision near Lake Wylie. The shooting happened before 8 a.m. on Eskridge Terrace in the Mill Creek Falls Subdivision, according to a statement from Trent Faris, spokesman for the York County Sheriff’s Office. The suspect is Melvin Eugene Cagle, a […]

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AUDIO: Congressman Norman Calls Press Conference “A Missed Opportunity”

5th District U.S. Congressman Ralph Norman is distressed by the firing of Rock Hill Police Officer Moreno and called the press conference held at the Moss Justice Center a missed opportunity. Steven Stone reports. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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Police Identified At Ricky Price Preliminary Hearing

The preliminary hearing for Ricky Price took place today at the Moss Justice Center. During that hearing the names of the Rock Hill Police Officers that were involved in that case were made public record. Those Rock Hill Police Officers at the scene were Sergeant Shaun Watson, Officer Matthew Palmer, Officer Jonathan Moreno, and Officer […]

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AUDIO: Chester County suspect apprehended after week long manhunt

Tyler Terry has been captured without a shot being fired. More than 300 law enforcement officers in Chester County continued their search for the fugitive wanted in connection with at least four murders into it’s seventh day. The Chester County Sheriff’s Office tweeted this morning that their aggressive multi-agency push involving over 300 law enforcement […]

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