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Teens charged with break-in at school

Nicholas Patrick Snipes (Source: Lexington County Detention Center) Nicholas Patrick Snipes (Source: Lexington County Detention Center)
Sean Michael Davin Pound (Source: Lexington County Detention Center) Sean Michael Davin Pound (Source: Lexington County Detention Center)

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) - Lexington County Sheriff's Department detectives have arrested two teens on charges that the two men broke into an elementary school near Lexington on January 16 and stole cash and electronics equipment.

Lexington County Sheriff James R. Metts said Sean Michael Davin Pound, 17, of Lexington, and Nicholas Patrick Snipes, 18, of Lexington, were arrested on charges of second-degree burglary and criminal conspiracy.

According to arrest warrants, early in the morning of January 16, Pound and Snipes broke into Oak Grove Elementary School, located at 479 Oak Drive, by prying open a classroom window. After breaking into the school, Pound and Snipes stole cash, computers and cameras, Metts said. 

Detectives later found that Pound and Snipes had the missing items in their possession. The items were worth less than $2,000, according to investigators.

Pound was released from the Lexington County Detention Center on January 22 after posting bail totaling $20,000 and Snipes was being held at the detention center on Tuesday, January 25 on bail totaling $35,000.

Metts is asking anyone with information about additional criminal activity involving Pound and Snipes to call the Lexington County Sheriff's Department at (803) 785-8230 or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

Citizens also can provide information anonymously concerning Pound and Snipes by accessing the Crime Tip link on the Sheriff's Department web site (http://www.lexingtonsheriff.com), Metts said.

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