Suspects Arrested in Connection with Armed Robbery
Lancaster, SC (Monday February 3rd, 2014) – The Lancaster County Sheriff’s has arrested and charged Robert Colton Mehaffey with Armed Robbery and Possession of a Firearm during the commission of a violent crime.
On January 26, 2014 at approximately 10:30 pm, Mehaffey entered Lloyd’s store on Hwy 9 in Lancaster armed with a handgun. Mehaffey presented a note and robbed the store of money. Mehaffey was arrestedFriday the 31st at his home. Mehaffey remains incarcerated at the Lancaster County Detention Centerwhere his bond has been denied.
Investigators have also arrested and charged Summer Faith Hinson with Accessory before the fact of Armed Robbery. The investigation has shown that Hinson prepared the note that Mehaffey presented to the clerk at the store. Hinson also hid from and resisted deputies when she was located. She was also charged with resisting arrest. Hinson remains incarcerated at the Lancaster County Detention Center where her bond was set at $50,000.
Sheriff Faile said, “First and foremost, we are thankful that no one was hurt during this incident. Secondly, I am thankful for the deputies and investigators that worked really hard to develop this case and arrest these suspects before they were able to harm someone. Job Well Done.”