• Friday, June 20, 2014



Editor’s note: According to information provided Wednesday by the Summerville Police Department, the following suspects were still at large. All photos provided by reporting agency.

Name: Charles Lenwood Jernigan

Age: 30

Description: white male, 165 pounds, 5’9”

Last known address: 153 Lucille Road, Ridgeville

Wanted for: Burglary

Wanted by: Summerville Police Department

Wanted since: June 9, 2014

Investigators allege: That on May 6 Charles Jernigan and two others entered an unlocked garage in the Lakes of Summerville and took a Powerhorse 9000 Gas Generator. An officer conducting a property check of the neighborhood saw the three with the generator in a truck. Investigators say when the officer stopped to talk to the suspects, Jernigan ran. After being read his Miranda rights, a co-defendant identified Jernigan as the person who fled and said the three were in the area to break into cars.

Name: Arthur Robert Collins

Age: 52

Description: white male, 160 pounds, 5’7”

Last known address: 601 Broad St., Sumter

Wanted for: Forgery

Wanted by: Summerville Police Department

Wanted since: June 11, 2014

Investigators allege: That on June 6, Arthur Collins went into the Ameris Bank on Trolley Road and tried to cash a check for $2,489.77 without the account holder’s consent or knowledge. The check was counterfeit and the bank refused to cash it. Investigators identified Collins via surveillance images and his DMV image.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of these suspects may call the Summerville Police Department at (843) 851-4100. Crime tips can also be sent to Crime Stoppers by phone at 554-1111, by text message at CRIMES or 274637 (start the message with “TIPCSL”) or on the web at www.5541111.com.

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