Amber Alert cancelled after Berkeley County mother, daughter found; suspect arrested

nophillips@thestate.comOctober 28, 2013 


— An Amber Alert issued for a mother and her 17-year-old daughter has been cancelled, after the two were found safe Monday, according to the S.C. State Law Enforcement Division.

The two, 36-year-old Deandrene W. McHoney and LeAndre Shalaunti Deare Jenkins, 17, were abducted from two addresses in St. Stephens earlier in the day.

No details were given in a SLED news release on where the two were found.

The suspect is Telly Darnell McClam, 36, and he was last seen driving a blue 2000 Hyundai Accent-AGL with the S.C. license tag DII 404, according to the Amber Alert. He left the incident on Grass Lane in St. Stephens toward S.C. 52.

McClam was arrested late Monday evening near some railroad tracks, according to multiple Lowcountry media outlets.

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