GILBERT, SC — A 29-year-old has been arrested after police accused him of stealing a drum stand, scuba gear and tools.
Johnny Paul Hill II, 29, of A.C. Bouknight Road of Gilbert was charged Saturday with second-degree burglary, petit larceny and possessing tools that are capable of being used to commit a crime, the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department reported. He was being held in the Lexington County Detention Center on a $9,630 bond.
Lexington County deputies were called to a home on A.C. Bouknight Road on Saturday morning after someone saw a man standing in the yard with a bunch of items piled on the grass, the sheriff’s department reported. Deputies found Hill with a Phillips head screwdriver, a flat head screwdriver, a paint scraper, a fixed-blade knife and an Exacto knife, the report said.
Hill is accused of taking a $1,000 Gibraltar Power Rack drum set stand from the house. He also allegedly stole a black-and-yellow storage box that held $400 worth of scuba gear and tools. And he is accused of taking a wooden ladder from an unlocked storage shed in the back yard, the sheriff’s report said.
All of the property was recovered.
Reach Phillips at (803) 771-8307.