Sumter police arrest father, daughter who allegedly attacked 2 others



Sumter Police Department arrested three suspects - including a father and daughter - who allegedly attacked two people outside a Broad Street restaurant on Feb. 18.

Michael Delorme, 42, his daughter, Makaela Delorme, 19, and Nicholas English, 23, were all seen attacking a 33-year-old man and later a 26-year-old woman while outside of Legacy's about 1 a.m., according to an incident report.

Responding officers also found a wallet, cash and cellphones belonging to the victims while searching the suspects.

Each suspect, all of Allene Road, is charged with assault and battery by mob and strong arm robbery.

Gregory A. Franklin, 67, of Tindal Road, was arrested on Feb. 20 and charged with criminal sexual conduct, third degree, for allegedly engaging in the sexual battery of a 16-year-old female that same day.


A white 2013 Hyundai Sonata valued at $5,000 was reportedly stolen while parked at a residence on Babette Road about 1:30 p.m. on Friday.

A white 1998 Honda Accord valued at $2,500 was reportedly stolen while parked at a convenience store on Manning Road about 5:40 p.m. on Saturday.


A white Nissan Altima sustained approximately $1,500 in damage after the driver's door window was shattered, the driver's door was pulled to the front-quarter panel, the driver's side rear window was damaged and the driver's side back door arm rest was "ripped off" while on Patriot Parkway about 9:40 p.m. on Saturday.

About $1,000 in damage was caused to the window and window frame of a camper on Peach Orchard Road about 9 p.m. on Sunday.