Sept. 9 – An Aiken man and his girlfriend have been arrested Thursday after the person allegedly pointed a gun at one other girl, and the couple allegedly took a Jeep with out the proprietor’s permission.
Aiken County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Christopher Powers and Madeline Bartley early Thursday morning on Mary Rawls Street east of Wagner.
One complainant advised Rep. E. Thomas stated Powers pointed a “little, shiny gun” at her. A second complainant stated she wished to press prices in opposition to Powers and Bartley for taking a white Jeep with out her permission.
When deputies arrived, they positioned the Jeep, however the Jeep “took off” and drove into the subsequent lane a number of toes earlier than stopping, Thomas stated.
Deputies discovered a .380 handgun roughly eight toes from the Jeep.
Thomas added that Bowers “did not have a lot to say” apart from that he had permission to be within the automobile however didn’t depart public property. Thomas added that Bowers denied any data of the gun.
Deputies then arrested Powers and Bartley and transported them to the Aiken County Detention Heart.
Bowers, 36, was charged with pointing a firearm at one other individual and grand theft of things valued at between $2,000 and $10,000. He was additionally wished on a household court docket bench warrant.
Pointing and displaying a firearm at one other individual is a felony punishable by as much as 5 years in jail and a fantastic on the discretion of the court docket. Grand theft of things valued between $2,000 and $10,000 is a felony punishable by as much as 5 years in jail.
Bartley, 29, was charged with grand theft of an merchandise valued at between $2,000 and $10,000.
An Aiken County choose set Bowers and Bartley’s bond at $5,000, and each stay within the Aiken County Detention Heart as of 12:15 p.m. Friday.