Aiken teens charged in Columbia County lockdown remain in jail - Aiken Standard

Two Aiken teenagers charged in connection to the soft lockdown that occurred in Columbia County on Friday remain in jail at the Aiken County detention center. Both Aaron Lott, 17, of Aiken, and William Hawkins, 18, of Graniteville, are charged with misdemeanor criminal trespass, misdemeanor possession of a pistol by a person under 18 and misdemeanor disrupting public school, according to the Columbia... Also, they each face a felony charge of bringing a weapon in a school building, ground or school function, the office said. In other Snapchat posts, Hawkins stated he was in Augusta, in the Lakeside High School parking lot and in the Lakeside High School cafeteria, according to the report. Jake Mahoney, with the Aiken Department of Public Safety, told the Aiken Standard that Aiken County Sheriff Michael Hunt received a call from an unidentified person who saw the video, and Hunt called Columbia County Sheriff Clay Whittle. The suspects were tracked using a cellphone that led Aiken Public Safety to pick up Hawkins and Lott, including two other male individuals of “adult age,” from a residence on Palm Drive in Aiken. Source: