In brief: November 1, 2013
Four arrested for stealing iPads
Three students and one man were arrested after allegedly stealing iPads from an Irmo High School, according to the State.
Lexington County Sheriff’s Department said that 20 iPads and iPad Minis were reported stolen by Irmo High School students between Sept. 12 and Oct. 17.
Each stolen tablet was exchanged for $144 at two ATMs in Columbia-area shopping malls where electronic items can be deposited for cash.
Resource Officer Len Wilkerson made the arrests and recovered the electronics.
Shaolin Unique Burgess, 17, was arrested and charged with petty larceny. Andrew Josef Hamilton, 18, was arrested and charged with receiving stolen goods. Lamont Antonio Jennings, 18, was arrested and charged with four counts of receiving stolen goods. All three have posted bail.
Kendrick Allan Thompson, 22, was arrested and charged with receiving stolen goods and released after posting bond.
Deputies are still searching for 17-year-old Jaqualle Dejevoid Jacobs on a charge of petty larceny.
*Name-calling incident ends in death *
A man was killed following an argument that involved “name-calling,” according to WIS.
Camara Atiba Jordan, 22, was arrested after shooting 36-year-old Quentin Green in Sumter Wednesday night.
Investigators said Green and Jordan were familiar with each other, and the two got into a fight following a name-calling incident. Witnesses reported that Jordan followed Green into a house and Green was shot and died on the scene.
Police found Jordan injured from a gunshot wound a few blocks away from the house.
He was treated at a hospital and following his discharge, taken into custody and charged with murder. Jordan is being held at the Sumter-Lee Detention Center.
Authorities believe this to be an isolated incident, thought it remains under investigation.
Sumter Police Chief Russell Roark said that a majority of violent incidents in his county are not gang related but occur between people who know each other and choose to resort to violence to solve their differences instead of “talking it out.”
Orangeburg man accused of setting girlfriend on fire
An Orangeburg man has been accused of setting his girlfriend on fire, the State reported.
Terrence Germaine Glenn, 33, has been charged with criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature.
According to the deputies’ report, the victim said she was lying in bed when Glenn entered the room, punched her side and splashed rubbing alcohol on her. Glenn allegedly then sparked a lighter and set the victim’s shirt on fire. The victim ran from the room and removed the burning shirt. She said in the report that Glenn put lotion on her burns after the flames were extinguished.
Glenn told deputies he put rubbing alcohol on a bruise on the victim’s face and some of it spilled onto her shirt. The report said he was playing with a lighter, and the victim accidentally caught on fire.
The victim was taken to the Augusta Burn Center.