Zachary D. Sharper, 25, of 12538 Bethel Highway, was arrested on Thursday and charged with simple possession of marijuana for allegedly having 16.6 grams while he was sitting in a vehicle parked at a restaurant in the 2000 block of McCrays Mill Road about 10 p.m. on Thursday. According to an incident report from Sumter Police Department, officers searched Sharper and his vehicle while responding to a call of a person possibly selling marijuana from a vehicle matching the one Sharper was seen in. The report also states that responding officers smelled marijuana when they approached the vehicle.
A red Troy-Bilt lawnmower valued at $900 was reportedly stolen from a residence in the 2600 block of Fall Drive, Dalzell, about 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
A black 52-inch flat-screen Sanyo TV valued at $400; a black Xbox 360 valued at $300; a black Xbox controller valued at $30; and a pair of size 11 Rocky brand cowboy boots valued at $150 were reportedly stolen from a residence in the 1300 block of Gulledge Circle, Wedgefield, between 6:40 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Thursday.
A black-and-gray .40-caliber Taurus pistol valued at $250 was reportedly stolen from a residence in the 900 block of Miller Road between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. on Thursday.