Townville man arrested
Oconee Sheriff’s officers have served arrest warrants charging a 32-year old Townville man in their investigation of fire and burglary at a southern Oconee County home development. The crimes were reported August 2 at Timberlake One Circle, near SC 24. Sheriff’s officer David Smith says Bobby Anthony Stephenson was arrested and charged with arson third degree, burglary second degree, and attempted burglary. According to Smith, the fire and burglary occurred at 354 Timberlake Circle One and the attempted burglary at a next door address. In their investigation, officers say they collected samples of blood from the crime scenes.