Special Victims Unit Arrests Suspect
On January 25th, 2017 Darlington County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit investigators arrested John Lee Clifton, II, 22, of Hartsville. Clifton has been charged with Burglary 1st Degree and Domestic Violence 2nd Degree stemming from an incident occurring on January 19th, 2017.
SVU investigators allege that on January 19th, 2017 Clifton kicked in a door where the victim was living. Clifton placed the victim in fear of imminent peril with children present during an altercation. Clifton and the victim do have children in common and formerly lived together.
Clifton received a $15,000 surety bond for Burglary 1st Degree and a $2,000 surety bond for Domestic Violence 2nd Degree.