Bamberg Police Department
Police responded to a call concerning siblings fighting at a Davis Street residence on Christmas Day.
When officers arrived, they were approached by one of the siblings, a 20-year-old man who was shirtless and whose hands were bleeding. The man alleged that his two brothers, ages 23 and 28, had “jumped him."
Police noticed that a car in the yard had damage to it. A crowd of 10 or so people were in the yard, including the siblings’ mother. After interviewing the brothers, officers issued charges. The 20-year-old was charged with fighting and malicious injury to property for damaging the car. The 23- and 28-year-old brothers were both given citations for fighting.
In other reports:
- A 24-year-old Able Road man was arrested during a traffic stop on Presbyterian Street on Dec. 21 after officers noticed that one of his vehicle’s lights was out.
The motorist's license was suspended for failure to pay traffic tickets. A Raven Arms .25 caliber pistol was located inside the right leg of the man’s pants. He was charged with faulty equipment, driving under suspension (1st) and carrying a concealed weapon.
- Two men were charged during a Dec. 24 traffic stop on Highway 301 for a faulty tag light. The driver, a 26-year-old Able Road man, was charged with giving false information to police and first-offense driving under suspension.
A passenger, a 29-year-old Johnson City, Tennessee, man, was charged with simple possession of marijuana and drug equipment violations/possession of drug paraphernalia.
Both were placed under arrest.
- A 59-year-old Robin Drive man was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and violation of ABC law on Dec. 28. The arrest occurred on Main Highway following a traffic stop for no brake lights.
- A 22-year-old Orangeburg man was arrested on Dec. 21 and charged with first-offense driving under suspension. The arrest occurred during a traffic stop for a faulty tag light on Bridge Street.