Sumter crime reports: Feb. 19, 2019


Man accused of kicking, hitting woman

Joseph Jackson, 38, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with second-degree domestic violence for allegedly pulling a woman's hair and dragging her to the ground after a verbal altercation on Four Bridges Road on Jan. 29.

Jackson is also accused of kicking the 31-year-old woman in the face and hitting her in the face with his foot while standing over her, according to a release from Sumter County Sheriff's Office.

Woman admits to giving false report

Sarah E. McDearis, 17, was arrested Wednesday and charged with filing a false report of a felony after she reported an incident of criminal sexual conduct at a location on Pinewood Road on Feb. 5.

McDearis told law enforcement that a man raped her and took two of her children away, states a release from Sumter County Sheriff's Office.

She later admitted that she'd given false information to law enforcement during a visit to the sheriff's office on Wednesday.

Woman accused of assisting a felon

Ny'Ashia McFadden, 19, and Kollette N. McFadden, 36, were arrested on Feb. 12 and charged with accessory after the fact to a felony for allegedly assisting a felon by taking firearms used in the commission of an attempted murder and possible attempted robbery while in the Tumbleweed Court area of the county on Aug. 7, 2018.

2 suspects arrested, drugs seized

Kwuamane Colclough, 27, and Olivia Ellerbe, 26, were both arrested on Feb. 7 while members of Sumter County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit executed a search warrant at a residence on Arlington Road that day.

Approximately 4 grams of cocaine, .7 grams of crack cocaine, 910 grams of marijuana and $2,245 in cash were seized during the search.

Colclough is charged with manufacturing crack cocaine, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of a controlled substance and distribution of crack cocaine.

Ellerbe is charged with possession of crack cocaine.