A Neeses man accused of shooting at his mother and participating in a separate home invasion has been returned from Tennessee, Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell announced Wednesday.
“This individual is facing attempted murder charges in a home invasion that happened last month,” Ravenell said.
“He managed to leave the state, but was taken into custody in Weakley County, Tennessee by sheriff’s deputies there acting on our information,” he said.
Nathaniel Isaiah Roberts, 20, is facing four counts of attempted murder and one count each of possession of a weapon during a violent crime, discharging a weapon into a dwelling, first-degree burglary and criminal conspiracy.
An Orangeburg County magistrate formally presented Roberts with his rights on Wednesday and deferred bond to circuit court.
Roberts was the last suspect sought in a Jan. 29 home invasion. A 15-year-old youth was shot in the hip after several armed subjects broke into a Neeses residence.
Two adults and two youths were inside the home at the time of the incident, including an 8-year-old child.
Previously charged in the case are Colten Williams, 19; David Williams, 17 and Justin Williams, 25. They have each been charged with four counts attempted murder and one count each of first-degree burglary, criminal conspiracy, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and firing into a dwelling.
Bond was denied on Colten and Davis Williams. Bond was set on Justin Williams at $160,000 cash or surety.
Roberts was sighted on Feb. 5 about a mile south of Dresden, a town in in the northwestern corner of Tennessee.
Authorities in Tennessee pursued Roberts through a wooded area until he was captured about two miles from where he was originally spotted.
Roberts is also facing a charge of first-degree assault and battery in a January incident. He was released on $5,000 surety bond.
The sheriff’s office alleges he became irate when his mother refused to give him money and shot at her.
He allegedly told her, “I will kill you and take your soul.”