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Laurens County Sheriff's Office
Tuesday March 25th, 2014 :: 10:21 a.m. EDT


Two arrested in Mountville for 3 cts of violation of chop shop act, receiving stolen goods, and drug charges

On March 17th, the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office received a call in reference to a 2004 utility trailer that was stolen from a property in Cross Hill. During the ongoing investigation Greenwood County Sheriff’s Office received information on March 21st about a four-wheeler that had been stolen from their jurisdiction was located at a residence on Revan Drive in the County of Laurens. A search warrant was issued and executed. During the execution of the search warrant investigators located the trailer, four-wheeler and other stolen property, also located within the residence was a quantity of various drugs.

Forty-year-old Christopher Bruce Anders of 315 Revan Drive, Mountville and thirty-five-year-old Melissa Fairly Rhymer of 257 Billy Leopard Road, Cross Hill, both were arrested and charged with 3 Counts each of Violation of the Chop Shop Act, 2 Counts each for Receiving Stolen Goods, also Possession With The Intent To Distribute Marijuana and Possession With The Intent To Distribute Methamphetamine. They were both transported to the Johnson Detention Center where they were placed on hold for Greenwood County Sheriff’s Office on related charges.

Laurens County Sheriff's Office
216 West Main Street
Laurens, SC 29360

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