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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 »

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 »

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 »

Bond set for Winthrop student charged in beating death of 5-year-old girl

By Andrew Dys — adys@heraldonline.com LANCASTER — Despite a grandmother’s plea that “a tiny little girl had no chance to fight off a monster,” a judge set bond Friday for the wounded Iraq War veteran accused of beating his girlfriend’s 5-year-old daughter to death outside Lancaster earlier this month. For the first time, the lawyer … Continue reading »

DSS criminal background check incomplete in Rock Hill child abuse case

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — York County’s office of the state Department of Social Services agreed to place an 8-year-old Rock Hill boy into the care of his uncle – a convicted felon – without doing a comprehensive background check on the uncle, agency officials confirmed on Friday. The boy had been removed last year … Continue reading »

Boy, 12, jumped by 3 teens at Rock Hill rec center

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — A 12-year-old Rock Hill boy was jumped by three teens who pushed him to the ground and punched him on the side of the head while he was playing basketball at a local recreation center, police say. The boy’s mother told officers that her son and nephew, 7, were playing … 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 »

Rock Hill boy, 8, hurt in DSS placement

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com Social services officials are refusing to answer questions about why an 8-year-old Rock Hill boy was sent to live with his uncle – a convicted felon – after he was removed from his allegedly abusive father’s home months ago. That uncle is now charged with abusing the boy, too. The York County … Continue reading »

Police: Drunk mom trashed Rock Hill motel room

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — A drunk mother who trashed a Rock Hill hotel room Tuesday night told police that she was over 10 feet tall. Deputies arrested Natasha Leeane Hammond, 29, and charged her with breach of peace, according to a York County Sheriff’s report. Officers were called to the Regency Inn, 1037 Riverview … Continue reading »

Police: Rock Hill mom strikes son, dumps him on the side of the road

ROCK HILL — A Rock Hill woman driving her 13-year-old son to his grandmother’s house struck him in the face during an argument and abandoned him on the side of the road, police say. The 33-year-old woman, whom The Herald is not naming to protect her son’s identity, told police she was arguing with her son … Continue reading »

Boy, 3, found alone on Rock Hill road

By Anna Douglas — adouglas@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — A 3-year-old boy was found alone in the road on Eden Terrace Thursday morning but no charges have been filed against his parents or caretaker, according to a Rock Hill police report. A woman called police after she found the child, who was unable to tell officers where he lived. … Continue reading »

Report: Rock Hill boy, 11, charged with threatening teacher

By Anna Douglas — adouglas@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — An 11-year-old Sullivan Middle School student was charged Tuesday with threatening a teacher and school administrator, according to a Rock Hill police report. The boy told his teacher to “get out of his face” and said “don’t walk up on me, I’d hate to have to hit a teacher,” the … Continue reading »

Rock Hill boy, 10, charged with disturbing school

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com A 10-year-old Oakdale Elementary School student who threw books and paper, tossed desks and threatened to shoot a police officer with his own gun faces penalties that range from anger management classes to family counseling. “It’s rare for us to have a 10-year-old charged like this,” said Ouida Dest, deputy solicitor for … Continue reading »

This is hilarious -OIRH Report: Parents took teens to Rock Hill church to fight after Facebook argument

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — Two Rock Hill parents apparently escorted several teenagers to a church parking lot so they could fight after an argument on Facebook. Two girls, both 17, a boy, 13, and one of the girls’ mothers, a 33-year-old woman, met at the church on Firetower Road in Rock Hill, where a … Continue reading »

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