Crime Briefs for Jan. 11

  • Posted: Friday, January 11, 2013 12:08 a.m.

Man arrested for disorderly conduct

A 25-year-old Beech Island man was detained for disorderly conduct on Wednesday after he was founding unconscious “with ammunition near him” outside a restaurant in Clearwater, according to the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office.

An employee of the restaurant found the man outside, according to the report. The man was awake by the time officers arrived on the scene.

The man reportedly had slurred speech and appeared to be intoxicated. He allegedly began swinging at paramedics, who responded but he did not strike anyone.

The man told officers he took an Adderall and drank a beer, but a paramedic said he had to have consumed more, according to the report.

Woman says she was attacked at gas station

A Hephzibah, Ga., woman was allegedly assaulted while pumping gas at a North Augusta gas station on Wednesday, according to the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office.

The 19-year-old woman told officers she was pumping gas at a gas station on Jefferson Davis Highway when the female suspect ran up to her and began striking her, eventually throwing her on the ground, according to the report.

Officers reviewed the store’s video footage and were able to see the assault, however, they were unable to identify the suspect due to the poor video quality and lighting.

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