Fort Mill woman accused of stabbing brother

December 21, 2012 

Siblings argue, 1 stabbed

A woman admitted to stabbing her younger brother out of self-defense during a physical altercation, according to a York County Sheriff’s Office report.

The incident happened at a home off Foothills Way in Fort Mill. Police responded to a hospital after the victim was taken there for treatment of non-life threatening wounds. The victim, a 23-year-old Clover man, told deputies he was intoxicated and arguing with his siblings, but he did not disclose the nature of the dispute.

He told deputies that his sister stabbed him during the altercation, the report states. However, the 25-year-old woman told police she stabbed her brother in self-defense when he lunged toward her during the fight. A second brother, age 19, told police his older bother was drunk and combative and had assaulted him before being stabbed by the older sister, according to the report.

The siblings declined to press charges against each other, the report states.

Guns stolen in burglary

A burglar broke into a Fort Mill home and took six guns, ammunition and a video game system, according to a York County Sheriff’s Office report.

The report states a resident returned home around 10 p.m. Dec. 13 to her home off Nims Lake Road. She discovered someone forced his way inside the home through the front door.

The resident discovered a gun safe in a closet also was broken into. Missing were three 12-guage shotguns, a 20-guage shotgun, a 30.06-caliber rifle with a scope and a .357-caliber rifle. Also missing was an Xbox360 video game system and 20 video games, the report states.

Holiday decorations stolen

The Grinch is back on his annual spree.

A Fort Mill man has reported someone stole his handmade wooden reindeer yard decoration on Dec. 9, according to a Fort Mill Police report.

An Athena Place resident c told police the decoration had little monetary value, but he wanted to report the crime due to similar occurrences in the neighborhood.

Compiled by Adam O’Daniel

Police reports of all felonies and any major misdemeanors are compiled weekly from local law enforcement agency records. Charges do not necessarily result in a conviction, and people who are arrested are innocent until proven guilty.

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