Williamsburg County deputies arrest four in armed robbery

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HEMINGWAY, SC (WBTW) – Deputies with the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office arrested four men in reference to an armed robbery that happened Thursday.

Investigator Alex Edwards with the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were called to the Hemingway Apartments on Daisy Lane at 12:15 a.m.

The victim told investigators that the suspects knocked on his door, and when he opened the door, he saw that one of the men had a handgun. One of the suspects fired the gun when the victim tried to close the door.

The men were not able to gain entry into the victim’s home and fled the scene. The report from Edwards says no one was injured in the attempted robbery.

When deputies began searching the area, the suspects were taken into custody at Scott’s Bar-B-Que.

Jowuan Todd Givens, 23, from Kingstree was charged with attempted armed robbery, discharging firearms into a dwelling and pointing and presenting firearms at a person. Brandon Myers, 27, also from Kingstree, was charged with attempted armed robbery and pointing and presenting firearms at a person. Eighteen-year-old Travon Dashawn Mouzon of St. Stephens was charged with attempted armed robbery and pointing and presenting firearms at a person. Michael Jerome Mcclary, 22, from Hemingway was charged with attempted armed robbery.

Givens, Myers, Mouzon, and Mcclary will appear before a Williamsburg County Magistrate for explanation of the charges against them.  The defendants will remain in the Williamsburg County Detention Center until bond is posted. The investigation into this incident is ongoing.

 

 

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