Fight, false police report leads to arrest of Lake City man

Alan Ross Shelley (Source: Florence County Sheriff's Office)
Alan Ross Shelley (Source: Florence County Sheriff's Office)

Lake City, SC - FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - A 53-year-old man has been jailed on several charges as the result of a violent altercation on Thursday.

Alan Ross Shelley, a Lake City resident, was arrested by investigators with the Florence County Sheriff's Office on Thursday and charged with criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature, unlawful conduct towards a child, and filing a false police report.

Investigators allege Shelley assaulted a person during a fight, which left the victim unconscious and in need of medical treatment. The altercation, according to investigators, was witnessed by the child of the victim and Shelley.

Investigators also say in addition to charges stemming from the fight, Shelley filed a false police report regarding the incident, where he reported that the victim had taken his vehicle without his permission.

A judge set bond for Shelley at $50,000 on Friday. Shelley remains in custody at the Florence County Detention Center.

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