Student indicted in murder plot
A Greenbrier High School student was recently indicted for conspiring with another to kidnap and kill a classmate.
A Columbia County grand jury indicted Christian Reed Adams Annis, 17, of McDuffie County, on conspiracy to commit murder, according to court documents released Thursday.
When he was arrested on Oct. 28, Annis told deputies that his 15-year-old girlfriend asked him to help kill another student. Another Greenbrier student enlisted to help in the plot informed school officials, who called police.
The Evans 15-year-old was charged with criminal solicitation for planning and enlisting help with the plot. She is being held at the Regional Youth Detention Center in Sandersville, Ga.
Annis was released from the Columbia County Detention Center in October after posting a $5,100 bond.
The following accounts were taken from reports from the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. Additional reports are available at www.columbiacountyso.org:
Teen punches door after mom hides bong
An Evans woman called authorities Monday when her teen son punched a door after she hid his marijuana-smoking pipe.
The 53-year-old said she found the bong in her car. The woman said she hid it, but told her two sons that she broke it and threw it away.
The news so angered the 18-year-old son that he punched two holes in his mother’s bedroom door.
The teen, who is seeing a counselor for anger issues, apologized to his mother and agreed to replace the door.
Men arrested for stealing water heater from lot
Two men were arrested Tuesday for stealing a water heater from an Evans lot.
Oshay Terrell Sterling, 17, of the 4500 block of Friske Loop in Evans, and Thomas Arthur Fryman II, 20, of the 200 block of Foxdale Drive in Evans, were charged with larceny and criminal trespassing after a witness told the property owner the two men stole the item from the 4500 block of Friske Loop.
The men were arrested at about 9 a.m. when deputies found them near the property with the missing water heater.
As of Thursday, they were both being held at the Columbia County Detention Center with bond set at $2,200.
Man upset over parking space
A woman said she was yelled at by a motorist Monday as they both tried to pull into the same parking space.
The 34-year-old said she was parking at the 400 block of Furys Ferry Road in Martinez when a man tried to drive into the same space, coming from the opposite direction.
The man became upset and started yelling at her.
She told him she would move her car, but decided not to after he started calling her names.The man parked his vehicle and then went inside.
Woman says she was followed
A woman leaving a Martinez drug store Tuesday said she was followed by a man driving a black SUV.
The 44-year-old said she left CVS on Furys Ferry Road at about 7 p.m. and noticed a man in an SUV had followed her to Circle K.
The woman became suspicious of the SUV behind her. She then drove to River Ridge Elementary and the man followed her into the parking lot.
After driving past the intersection of North Belair and Furys Ferry roads, she said the man was no longer behind her.
Tools stolen at construction site
The owner of a construction company told deputies Tuesday that he found tools missing after he saw two men running from a construction site in West Lake.
The 30-year-old said that at about 10:30 p.m. he went outside the home on the 3600 block of Inverness Way, where he and his crew were working.
The man walked to an enclosed trailer on the site that contained tools and saw two men running across the backyard.
He noticed three nail guns, valued at $200, were missing from inside the trailer.