Hawkins County, TN: 72-year-old Margie Rhea Ramey is accused of shooting multiple times at a family attempting to back up in the driveway of her home in Hawkins County, Tenn., according to MemphisRap.com.
The incident happened Sunday when Oscar Scott, his wife and five kids were on their way home to Virginia after vacationing in Kingsport, Tenn., and got lost.
The road was narrow and he was forced to back up the Chevy Tahoe in Ramey’s driveway, which had a “no trespassing” sign.
During that split-second turnaround, a woman later identified as Ramey allegedly started shooting her .22 caliber rifle at the car from her porch.
Longs, SC: A Longs man was arrested over the weekend after police said he sexually assaulted a 9-year-old girl.
According to an Horry County police report, officers were called Saturday about a sexual assault incident in the Longs area that happened Thursday. Witnesses told police George Martin, Jr., 29, urinated in the yard in front of three girls and then later that night placed his genitals on the face of a 9-year-old girl while she was sleeping. Two other girls witnessed the act and said Martin laughed and joked while doing it.
Martin is charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor, 1st degree and indecent exposure. He is currently being held at the J Reuben Long Detention Center.
Aiken, SC: A man who has run afoul of the law in Grovetown and North Augusta for approaching women in Walmart stores and asking them to let him smell and kiss their feet has been arrested again … this time in Aiken.
The incident happened last Friday around 12:30 p.m. at the Walmart store on Richland Avenue, in Aiken.
Joey William Leaphart, 44, of Langley, is accused of touching a woman’s leg in the store, then placing already chewed gum between her foot and her sneaker causing her to step on the gum, according to Lieutenant Carl Odenthal, with the Aiken Department of Public Safety.
The victim reportedly told officers that Leaphart came up behind her while she was checking out.
He then reportedly reached down and touched her calf, police said.
The victim told officers that Leaphart got closer, smiled and said, “I need to get my gum. It rolled under your foot”. He would then continue to try to retrieve his stepped-on gum.