Man Fires Shots At Spartanburg County Deputy

Suspect was wanted in Ohio

Ed Jenson
August 20, 2017 - 12:37 am

A man wanted in Ohio on weapon charges was arrested after he allegedly fired a weapon at a Spartanburg County deputy.

34 year old Sterling Houston Roberts of Centerville, Ohio is s facing several charges. 

Authorities say a deputy parked outside the Circle K convenience store in Roebuck saw Roberts near a vehicle at the Speedway convenience store directly across the street.

Roberts began making hand gestures in the direction of the deputy, then got a rifle from his vehicle and began firing toward the deputy’s vehicle.

The deputy retrieved his patrol rifle and began giving verbal commands, and Roberts surrendered.

No one was injured. Roberts is being held at the Spartanburg County jail.

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