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Boy, 3, found alone in unlocked car outside Rock Hill hospital

By Jonathan McFadden —jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — Police arrested a Chester County man they say left a sleeping toddler in an unlocked car unattended while it was parked at a Rock Hill hospital on Tuesday. Officers were sent to Piedmont Medical Center, where they found a boy, 3, asleep in the car with the windows down and … Continue reading »

Report: Rock Hill man assaulted girlfriend with ginger ale

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — Police charged a Rock Hill man with assault and battery after they say he threw a full bottle of ginger ale at his girlfriend, causing her right arm to swell on Monday. Police were called to the CVS on Celanese Road at about 9 p.m. after a … Continue reading »

Report: Target thieves steal Xbox from Rock Hill store

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — A man and woman suspected in thefts at seven area Targets are accused of stealing an Xbox 360 hard drive from a Rock Hill Target on Tuesday.Sometime Tuesday afternoon, a man and woman entered the Target at the Manchester Village Shopping Center; the man used a magnetic … Continue reading »

15 Rock Hill Hells Angels guilty; 6 face up to life in prison

By Andrew Dys — adys@heraldonline.com COLUMBIA — At least six of the 15 Hells Angels with connections to the Rock Hill chapter of the motorcycle outlaws could face life in prison after being convicted in a widespread drug, weapons and criminal conspiracy web, according to federal prosecutors. Three members – including the president of the … Continue reading »

York County sex offender who pleaded guilty days ago charged again with indecent exposure

By Andrew Dys adys@heraldonline.com A man who pleaded guilty to indecent exposure Dec. 20 is back in the York County jail on $200,000 bond after Rock Hill police found him with his pants around his ankles after he allegedly fondled himself in two stores, according to police reports. The suspect, Gregg Lamont Millner, 37, of … Continue reading »

Police: Women assaulted outside Rock Hill church

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — Deputies say they’ve exhausted all leads in the search for a man who allegedly punched two Catawba women in their faces last week outside a Rock Hill church. The women, 21 and 20, told deputies that they got a ride from a man named “DC” Friday night after spending the … Continue reading »

Report: Shoplifters steal beer from Food Lion, run out of gas

By Staff Reports — The Herald ROCK HILL — Two men stole four cases of Bud Light Sunday from a Rock Hill Food Lion, and then fled in a Buick Regal that later ran out of gas, police say. The shoplifters grabbed the beer from the Heckle Boulevard store and walked out the door without paying. They … Continue reading »

Off-duty Rock Hill officer charged with DUI

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com FORT MILL — A Rock Hill Police officer nominated in March for “Officer of the Year” was charged with driving under the influence Sunday in Fort Mill. Sammy Figueroa, 28, of Indian Land is on “procedural suspension” from the Rock Hill Police Department, said Chief John Gregory. Officials say Figueroa was off … Continue reading »

Mother of the year award -OIRH: York mom arrested after baby tests positive for cocaine

By Jonathan McFadden —jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — Police on Monday arrested a York mother who in July gave birth to a baby girl that tested positive for cocaine in her system at a Rock Hill hospital. Heather Ann Oliver, 23, of 2969 Chester Hwy. is charged with unlawful conduct of a child, according to Rock Hill police … Continue reading »

Police: Dominos game interrupted by intruder, gunfire in Rock Hill

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — Police say a McConnells man rode into a Rock Hill man’s front yard while he was playing dominos Wednesday evening and shot a gun into the ground as they argued. Officers were called to a Scoggins Street home around 5:45 p.m. after receiving complaints about gunfire going off, according to … Continue reading »

Rock Hill doin’ us proud, yet again -OIRH Police: Man attacks girlfriend with 12-pack of beer

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com YORK — A Smyrna woman says her boyfriend assaulted her with a 12-pack of beer after they left races in Chester County. The woman, 52, told police that she and her boyfriend, 45, were traveling on U.S. 321 when they got into an argument and he hit her with the beer, according to … Continue reading »

If you’re going to steal beer, at least make it a decent beer… don’t go to jail for the “Beast” -OIRH Report: Lancaster man sits on [Rock Hill] man who stole beers

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — A Lancaster man told deputies that he sat on a Rock Hill man authorities later arrested to prevent him from getting away with stolen beer from a Coors Light distribution truck. Mark Evans Watkins, 46, of Rock Hill was arrested and charged with larceny from a vehicle and public … Continue reading »

2 men held at gunpoint at Rock Hill gas station

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — Two Rock Hill men say two other men held them at gunpoint while they were pumping gas Thursday. Around 9:40 a.m., police were called to the Hardee’s on Dave Lyle Boulevard in reference to an armed robbery that had just occurred. They met with two men, both 20, who … Continue reading »

3 dogs chase, bite man walking on Rock Hill street

By Staff Reports — The Herald ROCK HILL — Three dogs chased and then bit a man walking along a Rock Hill road Wednesday. Another dog bit a York teen while he was playing basketball. The man was walking east on Oats Street just after 5 a.m. when three dogs left the porch of a home in … Continue reading »

Can you really “subdue” someone with pepper spray? -OIRH Police: Rock Hill taxi driver subdues drunk passenger with pepper spray

By Anna Douglas ROCK HILL — A taxi driver used pepper spray on an intoxicated York man after he tried to stiff the driver out of a $43 taxi fare, according to a Rock Hill police report. Brandon Lynn Osborne, 34, was arrested and charged with assault and battery simple assault and defrauding a taxi driver, … Continue reading »

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