DEPUTIES: MAN THROWS GIRLFRIEND FROM MOVING VEHICLE OVER SATANIC CULT
The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department arrested a 30-year-old West Columbia man they say threw his girlfriend from a moving vehicle after an argument over his participation in a satanic cult.
According to an incident report, deputies responded to 100 Bill Williamson Court near Lexington in reference to a domestic problem on May 28.
Upon arrival, officer observed bystanders aiding the 33-year-old female victim who was apparently thrown from a moving vehicle by her boyfriend, 30-year-old Donald Smith.
Deputies say the woman told them she and Smith were arguing about his participation in a satanic cult and that he stole her Xanax medicine.
Officers observed scrapes and abrasions on the woman’s knees, toes, feet and elbow, the report stated.
According to deputies, a witness stated that she saw Smith speeding in a small white SUV on Bill Williamson Court.
The witness also said she saw Smith push the female victim out of the truck and then turn left on Old Orangeburg with his passenger door swinging, the report stated.
A short time later, EMS arrived on the scene and prepared the female victim for transport, deputies say.
EMS advised officers that the patient had lost consciousness and would be taken to the Emergency Room at Richland Memorial.
According to the report, dispatchers advised officers that Smith had called their location wanting to turn himself in for the assault.
Officers located Smith at his home and his vehicle parked behind the residence, with a partially opened passenger door, the report stated
Smith was arrested on a charge of criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature.