Darlington man arrested in connection with theft

Darlington man arrested in connection with theft

A Darlington man was arrested Monday in connection with the theft of a utility vehicle Monday, police said.

According to a news release, Hunter L. Butteris, 18, was arrested on suspicion of stealing the UTV, carrying an electric weapon and criminal damage to property.

Police said Butteris stole the UTV from a business on Washington Street. While he was making his escape, Butteris crashed into a nearby building, police said. He was transported to Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County to be treated for his injuries.

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