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12 charged in Rock Hill car fraud scheme at Big A’s Auto Sales

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — Twelve people have been charged in a car fraud scheme that cheated hundreds of customers and some investors in a Rock Hill auto sales business out of at least $500,000, according to police. A joint investigation by Rock Hill Police, the State Law Enforcement Division and the … Continue reading »

Gunman assaults Rock Hill woman during robbery

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL A Rock Hill woman told police that a hooded man held a gun to her head and demanded money as she got out of her car early Monday.Around 6 a.m., police were called to a Clarinda Street home, where they met with the 56-year-old woman. She said as … Continue reading »

South Pointe High didn’t follow emergency procedure during lockdown

By Don Worthington — dworthington@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — South Pointe High School failed to follow emergency procedures Wednesday, Rock Hill school district officials say, allowing students returning from the Applied Technology Center to be dropped off on campus during the middle of a security lockdown. School officials met Thursday to review the incident and already … Continue reading »

Police: Men stole 15 iPads from Walmart

By John Cominsky – email ROCK HILL, SC (WBTV) – Rock Hill Police are looking for two men caught on surveillance video stealing 15 Apple iPads from a local store. The theft happened Sunday between 2 and 3 a.m. at the Walmart on Dave Lyle Boulevard. Officers responded to a call from the store’s Loss … Continue reading »

Police: Man exposed himself to woman in Rock Hill K-Mart parking lot

By Jonathan McFadden —jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — A 60-year-old Rock Hill woman told police a man wearing a hat with mouse ears blocked her from parking in a handicap spot Saturday as he urinated near his car and then exposed himself. The woman said she was trying to park her car outside K-Mart on Cherry Road around … Continue reading »

Rock Hill driver charged with felony in car crash

By Shawn Cetrone — scetrone@heraldonline.com A 23-year-old Rock Hill woman was flown to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte with serious injuries Saturday after an alleged drunk driver ran a red light and crashed into her car, authorities said. Ten minutes earlier the same driver had crashed his Ford Taurus into two cars in the parking lot of … Continue reading »

Rock Hill man charged with third DUI, jailed on $40k bond

A Rock Hill man with two previous convictions for drunk driving is in jail under $40,000 bond on another driving under the influence charge after he failed to stop for police early New Year’s Day for several blocks, police and jail reports show. Officers tried to pull over Christopher Kempton, 50, around 2 a.m. Tuesday … Continue reading »

Dude hid crack in his crack! -OIRH: Police: Man, 73, assaults Rock Hill officer

By Jonathan McFadden —jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — A Rock Hill Police officer helping colleagues arrest a man hiding crack in his underwear was injured after tussling with a 73-year-old man last Friday. Around 10 p.m., police patrolling the Hagins Street area stopped a white Ford Explorer after noticing its brake and passenger’s side lights were out, according … Continue reading »

Police: Sonny’s drive-thru worker reports men with alcohol

By Anna Douglas — adouglas@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — A trip to grab lunch at a Cherry Road restaurant ended in an arrest on Thursday afternoon after employees called police on two men drinking alcohol in their car while ordering food at the drive-thru window. The men ordered food at noon Thursday at Sonny’s Bar-B-Q, returning five minutes … 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 »

Shots fired outside Empire Pizza in Rock Hill

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — Shots were reportedly fired outside Empire Pizza in Rock Hill late Sunday after an allegedly drunk man was kicked out of the bar. Officers were dispatched to the Empire Pizza restaurant 4811 Old York Road around 11:45 p.m. Sunday. There, they encountered an employee who said an intoxicated 22-year-old man … Continue reading »

$2,300 in Christmas presents stolen from Rock Hill man’s truck

By Staff Reports — The Herald ROCK HILL — A thief stole $2,300 in Christmas presents from a Rock Hill man’s truck parked outside the Food Lion on Heckle Boulevard, according to a Rock Hill police report. The man told police he returned to his truck around 7 p.m. Monday to discover all of his gifts missing. … Continue reading »

Deputies: Drunk man shatters Rock Hill Waffle House window

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — An intoxicated man who challenged another man to a fight outside a Rock Hill Waffle House Sunday hit the outside window of the restaurant, causing the glass to shatter, deputies say. Around 2 a.m., deputies spoke with a 48-year-old man who said that he encountered the intoxicated man, who he’s … Continue reading »

Police: Man assaults daughter after picking her up from jail

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — Police have issued warrants for a Great Falls man accused of punching and choking his daughter after picking her up from jail in Rock Hill Wednesday. The woman, 19, told police that around 3:30 p.m. her father picked her up from the jail and they started arguing in the parking … Continue reading »

Police: Drunk man struck car 4 times in McDonald’s drive-thru line

By Anna Douglas — adouglas@heraldonline.com Police arrested a drunk man in a McDonald’s drive-thru Thursday night after he hit the car in front of him four times, according to a Rock Hill police report. The 54-year-old man hit a woman’s car while waiting in line at the McDonald’s on East Main Street around 10:15 p.m., the report … Continue reading »