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Man cleaning gun shoots into Rock Hill neighbor’s apartment

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — Police say a Rock Hill man trying to clean his gun accidentally fired a bullet into his neighbor’s apartment Saturday night. Sometime after 11:50 a.m., the gun’s owner, 29, called police and reported that he accidentally shot a bullet into the adjacent Paces River apartment and he … Continue reading »

Police: Rock Hill man shoots himself while cleaning gun

By Staff Reports — The Herald ROCK HILL — A Rock Hill man landed in the emergency room at Piedmont Medical Center Friday after accidentally shooting himself while cleaning his gun. The 47-year-old man told police his 9mm discharged while he was cleaning the weapon. The bullet went through his left heel and into 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 »

2 Rock Hill men arrested on gun, drug charges

By Anna Douglas — adouglas@heraldonline.com Police arrested two Rock Hill men, recovered several stolen guns and seized phones, drugs and money at a Simpson Street home late Wednesday night, according to a Rock Hill police report. Rock Hill police’s street crimes unit were staking out the house, looking for 18-year-old Jaquavius Daquan Belton, who had … Continue reading »

Police: Woman nearly drowned in tub, beaten for two hours by ex-boyfriend

By John Cominsky – email   ROCK HILL, SC (WBTV) – A Rock Hill man was arrested after police say he beat his ex-girlfriend for two hours and attempted to drown her in the bathtub. According to a report from the Rock Hill Police Department, the incident began at an apartment on Main Street around … Continue reading »

Police: Man points gun at child during Rock Hill home invasion

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — A 12-year-old Rock Hill girl says a man wearing a panda mask broke into her room, held her at gunpoint and misfired the gun after he chased a woman through the house Friday afternoon. Around 5:30 p.m., police went to a home on the 1100 block of Ellen Avenue after … 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 »

Rock Hill teen gets 3 years in botched drug deal

By Jonathan McFadden —jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — A Rock Hill teenager whose grandmother said he was in “the wrong place at the wrong time” pleaded guilty this week to his involvement in a botched drug deal that landed an alleged pot dealer in the hospital for months. Lamar Jackquise Floyd, 17, turned his head from side to … Continue reading »

WWII pistol, pit bull stolen from Rock Hill home

By Anna Douglas — adouglas@heraldonline.com A World War Two-era German Army pistol and a 12-week-old pit bull named Chaos were stolen from a Rock Hill home late Thursday night, according to a police report. The family told police an 82-year-old woman was home asleep when someone broke in and stole their pistol, dog and LCD TV. Police … Continue reading »

Police: Rock Hill man had drugs, brass knuckles at store

By Anna Douglas — adouglas@heraldonline.com A 19-year-old Rock Hill man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after police found him with several drugs, including methamphetamine or “ice,” and a set of brass knuckles. Police arrested Garrett Gene Blackwell at the Adam’s Grocery store in Rock Hill and charged him with possession of methamphetamine, morphine and Xanax, according to a … Continue reading »

Rock Hill man accused of robbing Chinese restaurant at gunpoint

By Jonathan McFadden —jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — Police arrested a man they say walked into a Rock Hill Chinese restaurant Wednesday night and held the owner and his daughter at gunpoint before fleeing with all the money in the cash register. Rodrick Alexander Jefferson, 21, of 1683 Davenport Court, is charged with armed robbery, according to a … Continue reading »

Report: Teens fire stolen pellet guns in Walmart parking lot

By Staff Reports — The Herald ROCK HILL — Police say several teens were shooting stolen pellet guns Saturday night in the Walmart parking lot on Dave Lyle Boulevard. A witness saw the teens firing the weapons and believed the guns were real, according to a Rock Hill police report. He also heard one of the teens … Continue reading »

[The Herald] Newspaper Runs Gun Ad Next To Coverage Of Connecticut Shooting

Rock Hill Herald, a newspaper in South Carolina, printed a large ad for a big gun sale in Rock Hill on the same page as its coverage of Friday’s massacre in Newtown, Connecticut. The ad, which touted Christmas discounts on Smith & Wesson assault rifles, ran in Saturday’s edition on pages A4-A5: The editor, Paul … Continue reading »

Rock Hill man charged in shootout

By Jonathan McFadden —jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — Police on Wednesday arrested a 20-year-old Rock Hill man in connection with a November shootout that left one man in the hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg. Daquece Agurs, of 978 Sylvia Circle, is charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according … Continue reading »

Rock Hill man accused of shooting York man in the back

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — A Rock Hill man whose criminal record includes past armed robbery charges was arrested Tuesday after police identified him as the hooded gunman who shot a York man in the back last week. Javan Labrese Peele, 20, of 1431 Ogden Road, is charged with attempted murder and possession of a … Continue reading »

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