Lexington Teens Charged in Break-In
Lexington County Sheriff’s Department detectives arrested a 17-year-old Lexington man and 18-year-old Lexington man on charges that the two men broke into an elementary school on Oak Drive near Lexington on January 16 and stole cash and electronics equipment.
Lexington County Sheriff James R. Metts said detectives arrested Sean Michael Davin Pound, 17, of 339 Oak Drive, Lexington, and Nicholas Patrick Snipes, 18, of 140 Duchess Trail, Lexington, on arrest warrants on charges of second-degree burglary and criminal conspiracy.
Pound was released from the Lexington County Detention Center on January 22 after posting bail totaling $20,000, Metts said. Snipes was being held at the county Detention Center on Tuesday, January 25 on bail totaling $35,000.
Arrest warrants allege that early in the morning on January 16 Pound and Snipes broke into Oak Grove Elementary School, 479 Oak Drive, Lexington, by prying open a classroom window, Metts said. After breaking into the school, Pound and Snipes stole cash and electronics equipment, including computers and cameras, which were worth less than $2,000. Detectives found that Pound and Snipes possessed items that had been reported stolen from the school.
Metts asked anyone with information about additional criminal activity involving Pound and Snipes to call the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department at (803) 785-8230 or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.