Chandler L. Coulter III, 17, of 147 Garrett St., was arrested on Sunday and charged with possession of a stolen firearm, unlawful carry of a firearm and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. According to an incident report from Sumter Police Department, a black .380-caliber Ruger pistol, reportedly stolen, and a bag containing approximately 38 grams of marijuana; an orange medicine bottle containing seven Xanax pills; two small bottles of perfume; and one small black digital scale were found inside Coulter's vehicle while it was parked in the 1200 block of Louise Kellogg Drive between midnight and 3 a.m. Sunday.
Lindsay Pollard, 25, of 4965 Wedgelake Drive, Wedgefield, was arrested on Friday and charged with unlawful neglect to a child after she and her newborn tested positive for opiates at the time of his birth on Jan. 26.
Approximately $4,000 in military-issued equipment - two tactical vests valued at $1,000, two front armor plates valued at $600, two rear armor plates valued at $600, four side-armor plates valued at $800, four combat tops valued at $400, four pairs of combat pants valued at $400, an e-tool valued at $50, a pair of wet-weather pants valued at $100, a pair of cold-weather pants valued at $100, a sleeping bag valued at $50 and a pair of size 13 Nike shoes valued at $250 - were reportedly stolen from an apartment unit in the 600 block of Birkdale Circle between Jan. 1 and Feb. 28.
Approximately $1,500 in damage was caused to a white 2010 Hyundai Sonata, about $1,500 in damage was caused to a 2008 Mercury Grand Marquis and about $1,000 in damage was caused to a black 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe, when the vehicles were struck multiple times by bullets while parked at a barber shop in the 400 block of South Lafayette Drive shortly after 4 p.m. on Saturday. According to an incident report from Sumter Police Department, surveillance footage from a nearby business recorded four suspects discharging firearms across Penn Street at one another, striking the vehicles, before fleeing the area.
A 2013 Dodge Journey sustained approximately $1,000 in damage when a concrete brick was thrown into the windshield while the vehicle was parked in the 300 block of Harmony Court between 10 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday.