Two board bus, make threats to students
On Sept. 24, 2023, Sham’e Cree Bishop and Terronica Alecia Graham were arrested on warrants by the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office for two separate incidents which occurred on Sept. 14, 2023, and Sept. 18, 2023. In both incidents, these two individuals (seen here) boarded an occupied school bus that was transporting pupils, while stopped in the roadway for passengers to exit, making threats and using profane language directed towards juveniles and the driver of the bus.
If a parent or anyone else has an issue where something has occurred on a school bus, please contact the school or School District with any concerns. It is unlawful to board a school bus.
SC Code of law 59-67-245. Interference with operation of school bus; penalties.
The S.C. Statute reads as follows:
‘No person shall wilfully and wrongfully interfere with the operation of a school bus, either public or private, by boarding, restricting movement or using threats, either physical or verbal, to the driver or any passenger while the bus is engaged in the transportation of pupils to and from school or any lawful school activity or while passengers are entering or leaving the bus nor shall any person wilfully fail or refuse to obey a lawful order of a school bus driver relating to the occupancy of a school bus. The use of threatening, obscene or profane language addressed to the driver or any passenger entering, leaving, or waiting for a school bus is disorderly conduct and any person convicted for the use of such language shall be punished as provided in Section 16-17-530. Nothing contained herein shall be interpreted to infringe upon the power and duties of duly constituted authorities.”