Andrew Lane Carver
Angelo Marcos Menin
Austin Tyler Satterfield
William Alexander Nelson
By: Jimmy Watt
Public Information Officer
(Walhalla, SC)———————————–The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office has arrested multiple individuals in a case involving larcenies at two separate locations, with guns stolen at both locations as well.
According to investigators, officers were dispatched to 145 Summers Way on Thanksgiving Day around 5:30pm in reference to a burglary. When officers arrived on the scene, the complainant at that location informed officers that someone stole multiple guns from his gun cabinet. There appeared to be no forced entry, according to the incident report, and the complainant told officers that a key near the cabinet was used to gain access to the cabinet. The complainant told deputies that guns were stolen from his son’s bedroom as well.
According to investigators, a grand larceny was reported on December 10th at 160 Cottontail Drive in Westminster around 8:30am. According to investigators, multiple guns, jewelry, tools, two guitars with cases and cash were taken from the residence.
During the course of the investigation, deputies were able to obtain a description of two individuals, Andrew Lane Carver and William Alexander Nelson, who had been staying at the Cottontail Drive location as well as a vehicle description of the vehicle the two individuals were in. According to investigators, Nelson turned himself to deputies at the Sheriff’s Office and returned two of the weapons that were taken. Nelson, 18 years old of 110 Pleasant Drive in Seneca, has been charged with two counts of grand larceny and one count of first degree burglary. Nelson was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center on December 10th and was released on a $10,000 personal recognizance bond on December 11th on one of the larceny charges. He was booked back in to the Detention Center on December 11th on the burglary and second larceny charge and was released on December 13th on $35,000 surety bond.
During the course of the investigation, it was determined that the tools that were taken from the Cottontail Drive location were located at 7010 Morning Glory Drive in Seneca. A search warrant was obtained to search the residence and the tools, according to investigators, were found in the woods on the property.
An arrest was made at the residence on Morning Glory Drive, as Austin Tyler Satterfield, 20 years old of 7010 Morning Glory Drive of Seneca, was arrested on charges of being an accessory after the fact. Satterfield was booked into the December 10th and was released on a $5,000 personal recognizance bond on December 11th.
Deputies continued their search for Andrew Carver, which lead them to Carver’s residence at 1010 Jody Drive in Seneca. According to investigators, arrangements were made through a member of Carver’s family to meet at a predetermined location, however, Carver’s mom, Dolly S. Carver, contacted her son and notified Carver of the intentions of law enforcement. Dolly Carver, 48 years old of 1010 Jody Drive, was arrested later on obstruction of justice charges. She was booked into the detention center on December 12th and released on December 13th on a $10,000 personal recognizance bond.
As the investigation continues, officers discovered that Carver was staying in a room at Royal American Motor Lodge on Clemson Boulevard in Anderson. The Sheriff’s Office arrested Carver at that location with assistance from the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office. Carver, of 1010 Jody Drive in Seneca, has been charged with two counts of grand larceny and one count of first degree burglary. Carver was booked in at the Detention Center on December 12th and he is still being held of a $35,000 surety bond for the first degree burglary charge and one of the larceny charges, as well as a $10,000 personal recognizance bond on the second larceny charge.
During the course of the investigation, officers discovered that Angelo Marcos Menin, 19 years old of 232 West Reedy Fork Road in Seneca, had purchased some of the firearms from Carver and Nelson that were taken from the Summers Way location. Menin was arrested for accessory after the fact and for possession of stolen goods. Menin was booked into the Detention Center on December 12th and is still being held on a $50,000 surety bond.
Some of the weapons have been recovered and the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is continuing their investigation.