Crime Report


The Union County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests:

— Boyce Claude Kirby, 58, of 139 Whispering Pines Drive, Buffalo, was charged with domestic violence 3rd around 4:10 p.m. Feb. 21. According to the incident report, a woman stated Kirby grabbed her by her face and ears causing scratch marks to the right side of her face; threw a shoe at her, striking her in the face; pushed her against a refrigerator; struck her in the stomach; and pushed her down outside onto some rocks, causing injuries to her back and legs.

— Brandi Julieann Northern, 38, of 104 Carem Road, Union, was charged with shoplifting and unlawful possession of prescription medication around 5:30 p.m. Feb. 19. According to the incident report, Northern attempted to take three boxes of artificial nails — valued at $13 — from Family Dollar, located at 1230 South Duncan Bypass, Union.

— Chad Elliot Allen, 37, of 8101 Lockhart Hwy., Sharon, was charged with failure to stop for a blue light, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of methamphetamine, two counts of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia around 10:48 p.m. Feb. 20.

— Paige Marie Tadlock, 27, of 114 Gold Road, Union, was charged with possession of less than one gram of meth or cocaine base around 6:20 a.m. Feb. 21. According to the incident report, Tadlock had a hypodermic needle with a clear liquid believed to be methamphetamine in her possession.

— Michael Anthony Wynn, 24, of 911 Beltline Road, Union, was charged with possession of less than one gram of meth or cocaine base around 12:31 a.m. Feb. 21.

— Gena Marie Gregory, 31, of 3647 West Springs Hwy., Buffalo, was charged with possession of methamphetamine around 10:27 p.m. Feb. 20.

The Union County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents:

— A resident of Jonesville reported that he had a flat tire while traveling on US 176 near Sprouse Road in Jonesville on Feb. 19. He said he pulled his 2002 white Chevy S-10 truck over and called a friend to come get him and take him to his residence to get another tire. When he returned, the victim said the back window of his truck was busted out. He could not find a rock or anything inside the vehicle and didn’t notice anything was missing from the truck. Damage to the vehicle was estimated at $200.

— A Union resident reported on Feb. 19 that her cousin had passed away and his property on Jonesville-Lockhart Highway was in probate. She said that she told by a neighbor that on Feb. 18 a tow truck was at her cousin’s home picking up a vehicle. The woman said she contacted the company and told them that the property was in probate. She said that earlier in the day (Feb. 19) another vehicle was picked up but she didn’t know by whom. The woman said that none of the property should be sold as it is in probate. She said she felt that certain family members were trying to sell her cousin’s property. The report states that no one was at the property at the time of the call, but the complainant said she want to advise the sheriff’s office of what was happening.

— A deputy was dispatched Feb. 20 to a residence on Pineland Avenue in Union in response to a burglary alarm. The deputy was advised that the alarm was from motion at the kitchen window of the residence. While en route, the report states the deputy was informed that there was a female at the door to the residence knocking and asking to come in. Upon arrival, the deputy was told by the residents that the female who had been asking to come in was wearing dark clothing and had her face partly covered. They said they had seen only her hair and eyes and that her hair was between light and dark.

The report states the deputy then went outside and noticed that the window was busted out. The deputy also noticed a pink and black pocketbook on the back deck near the broken window. The deputy also noticed a broken ceramic pot at the side door.

The K-9 Unit was called to scene but was unable pick up a track around or leaving the house.

The deputy then spoke to the residents who said that the broken ceramic pot was actually a ceramic frog that had been in their front yard. They estimated the damage to the window at $200 and the damage to the ceramic frog at $25. They said that nothing had been taken or was missing.

The deputy took pictures of the damaged window and ceramic frog and took the pink and black pocketbook as evidence.

— A Union reported on Feb. 20 that someone cut the lock off his water meter at his property on Beltline Road. He said the lock was on the water meter because he has a water leak. The report states the complainant named several individuals who could possible have taken the lock off the water meter. Damage to the lock was estimated at $5. The report states the water meter belongs to the water company.

— A Union resident reported on Feb. 20 that she had borrowed a vehicle from another woman the day before and that when she woke up that morning at her residence on Hoyt Drive it was gone. She said the keys were left in the vehicle. The vehicle, a GMC S15, was valued at $1,000.

— Deputies were dispatched Feb. 21 to a residence on Rowell Lane in the Lockhart Community in reference to a larceny. The complainant told deputies that someone had taken a laptop from her home sometime within the last five months. She said the laptop belongs to her sister who had been letting her use it. The complainant said she didn’t have the serial number but that the laptop had been bought from Best Buy in Rock Hill approximately one and a half years ago. The make of the laptop is ASUS and it is pink in color and has a screen saver of her sister’s daughter. The laptop is valued at $500. The complainant said she did not notice anything else missing from her home.

— Deputies were dispatched Feb. 21 to a residence on Carlisle-Chester Highway in the Carlisle area in reference to a break-in. En route, deputies were advised that the caller had told dispatch that they had seen two while males trying to break into an outbuilding. The caller also stated that the two suspects were in a red and black van and had left heading toward Whitmire.

When deputies arrived, the complainant told them that he was staying at the house at the request of a friend because the building had been broken into the previous night. The complainant when he had seen the two men attempting to break into the outbuilding he had made himself known and they took off. He added that he had also broken out the back window their van before they left. The complainant added that while the van was red, it looked like they had tried to spray paint it black.

The complainant then said that the previous night two firearms, one a single short .410 valued at $150, and the other a 12-gauge shotgun value at $150 had been stolen the previous night. Also stolen the previous night was a stainless grill valued at $25, a variety of welding supplies valued at $100, a camping tent valued at $200, and a Honda 4-wheeler rim valued at $25.

While those items were stolen the previous night, the complainant said it did not look like anything had been stolen from the outbuilding.

The report states deputies notice damage to the building which the complainant valued at $200.

— A Union resident reported on Feb. 22 that her home on Pineland Road had been the target of a burglary. The woman said she’d been the last to leave the house that morning and that she’s locked the deadbolt. She said when she returned home that evening she found the door unlocked, the couch in the living room pulled away from the wall, the window behind the couch broken, and items missing from the bedroom of the home.

An investigator was called to the scene to assist. A victim’s form was issued and the scene photographed.

Items taken included $20 in cash and $30 in medication.

The report states the complainant turned over an iPod which she said was found several days after a previous burglary which occurred under similar circumstances. The iPod was taken into evidence.

— A Union resident reported that sometime between 5 p.m. Feb. 22 and 8 a.m. Feb. 23 her above swimming pool on Poinsett Street was damaged when someone cut the side of the pool from the top to the bottom. She said that one of her children’s dirt bikes was thrown into the pool. Photos were taken of the damage which was estimated at approximately $500.

— A county employee reported that someone got on the roof at the South Hills Complex and took the top off of the air unit. The fuse to cut the power off to the unit was located on another roof. The report states the damage was apparently caused sometime between 8 a.m. Feb. 19 and 1 p.m. Feb. 23.

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