Orangeburg

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Sheriff’s Office

A dispute over bread led to a third-degree domestic violence charge against a Last Drive woman on Tuesday night.

The incident began with a dispute over some bread the woman’s boyfriend refused to remove from a table, according to a sheriff’s office incident report.

The man said his girlfriend picked up a monkey wrench and attempted to assault him with it.

She then took a pot of grease and threw it at him, the report states.

Next, she allegedly used an unknown object to strike him in the head. He refused medical assistance.

Deputies spoke with his girlfriend, who noted that the situation wouldn’t have gotten out of hand if he moved the bread from the table, the report said.

In separate incidents:

• A Neeses man is facing an assault charge for allegedly punching his brother in the head and neck on Tuesday night, according to a sheriff’s office incident report.

The brother said that the Neeses man started an argument for an unknown reason. The Neeses man allegedly struck his brother in the head and neck with a closed fist.

The Neeses man then took a lit cigarette and burned his brother on his stomach and neck, the brother claimed.

Their mother told deputies the Neeses man grabbed her hair while he pulled her head in a backward motion. She also claimed he stuck a knife to her neck and slapped her face.

Deputies charged the Neeses man with third-degree assault and battery before transporting him to the Orangeburg County Detention Center.

The deputy reported he will be seeking additional charges with a magistrate.

• Someone broke into a Rainfall Road residence on Tuesday and stole a 32-inch Emerson TV, a 60-inch RCA TV, a 55-inch Zenith TV, $400 in cash, an Orangeburg-Wilkinson class ring, a gold necklace, an Apple iPhone, a pair of speakers and a pair of Jordans sneakers.

The value of the items is $3,830.

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T&D Staff Writer

Martha Rose Brown covers crime and other topics. The South Carolina native has been a journalist for the past 15 years.

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