School yearbook helps police identify suspects in Horry County mob attack

School yearbook helps police identify suspects in Horry County mob attack
Left to Right: Alberto Gaona, Antoine Johnson, Kamron Rogers, Desmond Sanders (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A school yearbook helped put four teenagers in jail, according to a Horry County police report.

Officers were called on Monday, June 3 to Cimerron Drive where they found two victims involved in an assault.

The victims told officers that they were walking on Cimerron Drive when a gold-color Chevrolet Tahoe drove up next to them, the suspects got out of the SUV and then started punching the victims.

“At one point, the victims ended upon the ground where they were repeatedly struck with closed fists and kicked,” according to the police report.

One of the suspects even went inside the Tahoe and got out a handgun and pointed it at one of the victims, the police report states.

The suspects then drove away from the scene.

During the course of the investigation, the victims were able to identify the suspects by name and also used a school yearbook that had pictures of the suspects.

Police arrested four suspects on Monday in the case.

Samuel Alberto Gaona, 18, is charged with two counts of assault and battery by a mob and common law robbery, strong arm robbery.

Antoine Cynisurus Johnson, 18, is charged with assault and battery by a mob.

Kamron Maxwell Rogers, 17, is charged with assault and battery by a mob.

Desmond Juquairus Sanders, 18, is charged with assault and battery by a mob and pointing and presenting firearms at a person.

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