The Newberry County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests:
—An 11-year-old and a 13-year-old were arrested for fighting at the Mid-Carolina Middle School Gym area during a school celebration basketball game. The school, School Resource Officer and the Department of Juvenile Justice are handling the matter.
— Ellis Heyward Jr., 33, of 102 Forest Trace, Prosperity was arrested Feb. 8 and charged with public disorderly conduct. According to the incident report, Heyward got into a dispute over a cab fare and threatened to shoot the cab and driver. A deputy arrived and Heyward placed his hand in his pocket and refused to exit the cab. The deputy drew his service weapon and got Heyward out of the cab where he was arrested.
— David Earl Kinsler, 45, of 81 Omega Circle, Prosperity, was arrested Feb. 8 on an outstanding bench warrant.
— Terrence Wendell Carter, 31, of 499 Morris Road, Prosperity, was arrested Feb. 9 on charges of disorderly conduct and domestic disturbance. According to the incident report, Carter went to a Morris Road residence, threatened to assault the residents, and used profanity and fighting words to cause a disturbance in the neighborhood. While en route to the Newberry County Detention Center, Carter began banging his head on the glass partition of the vehicle and had to be restrained a second time.
— Antonio Maurice Henderson, 28, of 502 Wise St., Newberry, was arrested Feb. 10 on an outstanding warrant from Richland County.
— John Stephen Metts, 24, of 5918 Wheeland School Road in Little Mountain, and Tiewanna Nesha Cromer, 33, of 5918 Wheeland School Road in Little Mountain, were arrested during a Feb. 10 traffic stop. According to the incident report, Metts was stopped for speeding and as he tried to explain he was taking Cromer to the hospital for chest pains the deputy noticed the smell of marijuana. EMS took Cromer to an area hospital. Communications told the deputy the license plate on the vehicle did not match the vehicle. The deputy searched the vehicle and found a glass pipe and two plastic baggies containing a substance believed to be marijuana. Metts was issued a speeding ticket, a ticket for vehicle license violation, a ticket for simple possession of marijuana, a ticket for possession of drug paraphernalia, and a warning summons for not having his driver’s license with him. Cromer was issued tickets for simple possession of marijuana and for possession of drug paraphernalia. One glass pipe and 2.7 grams of marijuana were seized.