Hit and Run charge is filed

Kyle Burch of Racetrack Road, Woodruff was identified as the man who was fatally struck while walking across Parker Road.

ENOREE DEATH - Arrest in Sunday Morning Pedestrian Hit & Run; and Charges Against Cross Hill Man.



Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - WLBG on-line


There has been an arrest in a fatal hit and run in Enoree shortly after 1:00 o’clock Sunday morning. 

Kyle Burch of Racetrack Road, Woodruff was identified as the man who was fatally struck while walking across Parker Road.

This afternoon, South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Joe Hovis announced that 42-year-old Willie Lee Rowell Jr. has been arrested and charged with Leaving the Scene with Death, Driving under Suspension 3rd Offense and Habitual Offender.

The Spartanburg County Detention Center indicates that Willie Rowell of Rhodes Drive, Enoree was arrested by the Sheriff’s Office late this morning and was being held with charges of Hit and Run with Death, 3rd or subsequent offense, Driving under Suspension and with Habitual Offender with Death.


Hit & Run, Driving Across Yards Toward Children


Thursday, November 21, 2019



An October drive through yards with children at play greatly disturbing the peace along with a traffic hit-and-run that day was just part of the charges the Highway Patrol and Laurens County Sheriff’s Office had for a man booked around 5:00 yesterday afternoon. 32-year-old Tyriece Brushawn Grant of 110 Hill Street, Cross Hill is charged by the Highway Patrol with Traffic Hit and Run, Driving Too Fast for Conditions and Driving an Uninsured Vehicle on October 25th. The Sheriff’s Office has charged him with Breach of the Peace of a High and Aggravated Nature the same day and Threatening to Shoot the victim of the Hit and Run. Deputies also charged him with Pointing and Presenting a Weapon at a Person back in April.

Warrants citing an investigation of Highway Patrol Trooper J.M. McCord allege that on October 25th, 2019 in Laurens County Mr. Grant was Driving at a speed greater than in reasonable under the conditions, in that he was found to be the driver who was involved in a collision. He is further accused of fleeing the scene of the collision where damage was done to the vehicle of a victim without providing aid and information as required by law. After being identified as the driver involved in that wreck, McCord’s investigation indicates that Grant was found to be driving while his license was suspended for DUI on a 3rd or subsequent offence. He was also found to be driving an uninsured vehicle.

Sheriff’s Office warrants cite an investigation of Deputy Kanipe as indicating that on October 25th in Laurens County Tyriece Brushawn Grant committed Beach of Peace of the Public in an Aggravated Nature by driving a vehicle through the yards of multiple residents and towards children playing in residential yards off Quarry Road. He is further accused of threatening to shoot the victim of the vehicular Hit and Run that he was party to that day.

In another warrant alleging another incident earlier this year, Sheriff’s Deputy Atwood states that on April 13th Grant unlawfully, and not in self-defense, pointed a firearm at a victim at an address on Longview Road, Cross Hill.

Tyriece Brushawn Grant of Cross Hill was held overnight in Laurens County’s Johnson Detention Center, awaiting arraignment on the charges.

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