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PRESS RELEASE 
December 17, 2013 

FCSO ARRESTS TWO IN CONNECTION WITH ALINE STREET MURDER 

 

SUBJECT:Nathaniel Nesmith, age 51, of 224 E. Williams Road, Hemingway, SC 29554 was arrested on December 17, 2013 and charged with Armed Robbery While Armed With a Deadly Weapon  (S.C. Code Section 16-11-330(A)), Kidnapping (S.C. Code Section 16-03-910), Criminal Conspiracy (S.C. Code Section 16-17-410), Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Violent Crime (S.C. Code Section 16-23-490) one count of Murder (S.C. Code Section 16-03- 010, 20).  See FCSO Booking Website for additional details.

SUBJECT:Donald Roy Dollard, age 57, of 2245 Henry Road, Hemingway, SC 29554 was arrested on December 17, 2013 and charged with Armed Robbery While Armed With a Deadly Weapon (S.C. Code Section 16-11-330(A)), Kidnapping (S.C. Code Section 16-03-910),  Criminal Conspiracy (S.C. Code Section 16-17-410) and one count of Murder (S.C. Code Section 16-03-010,20). 

NARRATIVE:Investigators with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Marshals Service have arrested two in connection with the December 3, 2013 robbery and murder at 650 Aline Street near Florence, SC.  Nathaniel Nesmith and Donald Roy   Dollard have been charged with Armed Robbery, Kidnapping, and Murder in the death of David Lionel Jenkins.  They were taken into custody early this morning at separate locations in Williamsburg County.  

According to Investigators, Nesmith and Dollard allegedly entered the premises on Aline Street armed with a handgun and with the intent of robbing the occupants.  In addition, the victims were restrained and prohibited by the suspects from leaving the premises. During the incident, Jenkins was fatally shot before the suspects fled the scene.  Images of these suspects were captured by on-premise video and released to local media.  The identity of the suspects was the result of an anonymous tip to law enforcement.

Nesmith and Dollard are being held at the Florence County Detention Center while awaiting a bond hearing before a Circuit Court Judge.  

The Investigation into this incident is ongoing and additional charges are possible.

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Captain Michael M. Nunn
General Counsel/P.I.O.