Westminster Man Charged with Armed Robbery

42 year old William Roger McGuffin of Old Well Road in Westminster was arrested Thursday morning on four charges related to a December armed robbery investigation.

Deputies said that they responded to a Durham Brown Road address in the early morning hours of December 16th in regards to a shooting incident. A man and woman told investigators that McGuffin had assaulted the male subject after the male got out of the vehicle, then, they said that McGuffin fired a handgun, ordered the female out of the 2009 Chevy Malibu and drove away.

McGuffin was charged with Assault and Battery of a High and Aggravated Nature, Possession of a Weapon during Commission of a Violent Crime, Petit Larceny and Armed Robbery while armed with a Deadly Weapon.

A hold has also been placed on McGuffin by the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services. He remains in custody at the Oconee County Detention Center pending bond and judicial proceedings.