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Rock Hill woman charged in traffic death had previous DUI

ROCK HILL — The Rock Hill woman who troopers say was drunk when she rear-ended another woman’s car, causing her death Monday afternoon, also was charged with drinking and driving in 2008, state records show. Cassie Cunningham, 36, enrolled in an alcohol and drug safety program and paid $100 for a provisional driver’s license that … Continue reading »

Police: Rock Hill man touched 4 children inappropriately

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — A Rock Hill man charged 20 years ago with committing lewd acts with a child is back in jail after deputies say he inappropriately touched neighborhood children within the last three months. On Aug. 28, a York County woman called deputies to report that her three sons, ages 9, 6 … Continue reading »

Rock Hill woman assaulted with pepper spray at McDonald’s drive-thru

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — A Rock Hill woman waiting at the McDonalds drive-thru with her five children told police a man yelled at her before dousing her with pepper spray on Saturday. Police at about 8:45 a.m. spoke with the woman, 31, who said she was assaulted while at the McDonalds on Dave Lyle … Continue reading »

MOTHER OF THE YEAR AWARD [-OIRH]: Pregnant Rock Hill woman accused of using knife in argument with boyfriend

By Jonathan McFadden —jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — A pregnant Rock Hill mother was arrested Saturday after police say she attacked her boyfriend with a knife and glass while holding a child in her hands because he would not hand over his food stamp card. Jasmine Lastar Dotray, 22, is charged with criminal domestic violence, resisting police and … Continue reading »

Police: York man assaulted girlfriend at Days Inn

By Jonathan McFadden —jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — A York man who police say flew into a violent rage Saturday and attacked his girlfriend, hitting her with a phone before choking her until she fell unconscious, was arrested after he went to the hospital to visit her and claimed she attacked him. Sometime after 11 p.m., police were … Continue reading »

Boy, 7, removed after meth lab found in Rock Hill

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — A boy was taken into emergency custody Wednesday afternoon after drug agents decommissioned York County’s ninth methamphetamine lab this year and confiscated chemicals, fuel and soda bottles authorities say his mother and a man used to make the addictive street drug in a Rock Hill neighborhood less than a … Continue reading »

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 »

Police: Rock Hill woman bit, threw wine at baby’s grandmother

By Jonathan McFadden —jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — Police say a Rock Hill woman fought with her baby’s paternal grandmother, biting the woman’s thumb and throwing a cup of wine at her on Monday. Officers were sent to Piedmont Medical Center’s emergency room, where they spoke with a woman, 42, who said an argument between her and Marquita … Continue reading »

Police: Dad choked teen son at Cherry Park

By Jonathan McFadden —jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — A Charlotte father was charged with cruelty to children after police say he choked his teenage son to the point the boy vomited in a Rock Hill park on Saturday. Police were sent to Cherry Park at about 12 p.m. after a caller said she saw a man choke a … Continue reading »

Man charged after meth lab explodes in motel room

by WCNC.com Staff ROCK Hill, S.C. — A man was charged after an explosion happened in a motel room while he was trying to cook meth on Sunday. Authorities charged Ronnie Kenneth Brady, 35, with manufacturing methamphetamine after an explosion occurred in motel room while he was cooking meth around 1 a.m. Sunday. The Rock … 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 »

Winthrop baseball player accused of assaulting roommate

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — A Winthrop University baseball player has been suspended indefinitely after police say he assaulted his roommate during an argument, sending the 20-year-old student to the hospital with a concussion and “offset” teeth Sunday.   Michael Thomas Gilroy, 20, a sophomore pitcher who studies sports management and earned … Continue reading »

Police: Teens smoked pot behind York school

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com YORK — Police say three teenagers took to the woods behind their alternative school last week to smoke marijuana and cigarettes. At about 7:35 a.m. Thursday, a teacher told a police officer at York One Academy that she saw three students go into the woods near a dirt road on … Continue reading »

2 arrested after Rock Hill bar fight

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL It took three security guards to handcuff a man who tried to flee after he and another man were separated during a fight at a Rock Hill club early Sunday, according to police. Police were dispatched to the Infiniti nightclub on East Main Street around 1:30 a.m. in … Continue reading »

Police: Cocaine found at Rock Hill Olive Garden

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — The general manager of the Olive Garden in Rock Hill reported to police that employees found what appeared to be a bag of cocaine in a booth on Sunday.At about 4:40 p.m., police were called to the Olive Garden on John Ross Parkway when the manager said … Continue reading »

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