Woman charged with possession of stolen goods



Katelynn A. Thigpen, 19, of 3860 Artesian Drive, was arrested on Sept. 8 and charged with receiving stolen goods for allegedly possessing a chainsaw, three air compressors, a 3-ton floor jack, assorted rods and reels, a Black & Decker drill and an air ratchet, with a combined value of $2,630, that had been reported stolen.

Corey V. Norris, 36, of 35 Branham St., was arrested on Thursday and charged with simple possession of marijuana, possession of less than a gram of methamphetamines, unlawful advertising of drug paraphernalia and shoplifting after 2.2 grams of marijuana, three glass pipes, a small grinder and a plastic bag containing an undetermined amount of methamphetamines were found inside his vehicle. According to an incident report from Sumter Police Department, an officer searched Norris' vehicle after he was arrested for taking a bottle of mayonnaise, men's clothing and other items from a store in the 1200 block of Broad Street about 9:15 p.m. on Thursday.

Robert L. Blair, 53, of Robinson Lane, was arrested on Friday and charged with second-degree domestic violence for allegedly punching his girlfriend in the head and arms while she was sleeping and later choking her about 2 a.m. that day.


A black 5-foot-by-10-foot utility trailer with a solid metal flooring and tailgate valued at $1,500 and a John Deere front-end loader bucket attachment valued at $1,500 were reportedly stolen from a commercial lot in the 400 block of East Calhoun Street between 4 p.m. on Monday and 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

An air-conditioning unit, unknown make, valued at $3,000; a refrigerator, unknown make, valued at $500; and a stove, unknown make, valued at $500 were reportedly stolen from a residence in the 500 block of South Main Street between Sept. 6 and Sept. 11.

A black-and-purple 9mm semi-automatic SCCY handgun valued at $340 was reportedly stolen from a 2008 Ford Fusion while parked at a residence in the 100 block of Albert Spears Drive between Aug. 12 and Sept. 8.

A 2016 blue-and-gray Dodge Charger valued at $23,000 was reportedly stolen after a person drove the vehicle with the owner's permission on Aug. 5 and has since failed to bring the vehicle to the owner's residence.

A black Magnavox TV valued at $175; two black PlayStation 4 consoles valued at $1,000; three black PlayStation controllers valued at $180; six video games, unknown titles, valued at $360; and two gold Cuban link bracelets valued at $1,200 were reportedly stolen from a residence in the 1200 block of Alva Drive about 4 p.m. on Wednesday.

A 3.5-ton Grandaire air-conditioning unit valued at $3,000 was reportedly stolen from a residence in the 400 block of North Salem Avenue between Sept. 8 and Sept. 13.

A silver 2012 Ford F-150 valued at $20,000 was reportedly stolen while parked at an apartment complex in the 800 block of Carolina Avenue between 8 p.m. on Tuesday and 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

A white 2012 Toyota Camry valued at $6,000 was reportedly stolen while parked at a convenience store in the 600 block of West Liberty Street between 8:30 and 8:45 a.m. on Thursday.