Tennessee authorities have taken a Neeses man into custody on allegations that he participated in an Orangeburg County home invasion.
“We’d like to thank the Weakley County Sheriff’s Department and the men and women who took part in this apprehension,” Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said.
“They acted immediately on information from our agency and took this individual off the street,” he said.
Nathaniel Isaiah Roberts, 20, was wanted by the Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office on four counts of attempted murder, discharging a firearm into a dwelling, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and criminal conspiracy.
The Neeses man now faces a charge of being a fugitive from justice in Tennessee.
Roberts and three other men are suspects in a Jan. 29 home invasion in Neeses. The residents reported a 15-year-old was shot during the incident.
Around 9 a.m. Tuesday, Weakley County authorities received a tip that Roberts was in the area, according to a Weakley County Sheriff’s Department press release.
When confronted, Roberts is said to have fled into a nearby wooded rural area with authorities there in pursuit.
Several hours later, Roberts was spotted about a mile from Dredsen, Tennessee, a town in the northwestern corner of Tennessee.
Roberts will be extradited back to South Carolina at a later date.
Roberts was charged last month with first-degree assault and battery. 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.”
The Henry Road man was the last suspect sought in connection with the Jan. 29 home invasion.
Colten Williams, 19; David Williams, 17; and Justin Williams, 25, were arrested last week in the case.
They face the same charges as Roberts.
During a hearing last week, bond was denied on Colten and Davis Williams. Bond was set on Justin Williams at $160,000 cash or surety.