Gwinnett County Sheriff's Department

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PRESS RELEASE – AUGUST 30, 2010

Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Department

Sheriff Butch Conway

2900 University Parkway Lawrenceville, GA 30043

770 822-3140

Media Release – August 30, 2010

Stacey Bourbonnais – Public Information Officer

Office – 770 822-3924

E-mail stacey.bourbonnais@gwinnettcounty.com

For Immediate Release:

Gwinnett County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a woman Friday night in Buford wanted out of South Carolina for accessory after the fact to felony murder.

Tina Louise Harper, 27, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., was arrested at her sister’s residence on King Arthur Court in Buford after Gwinnett Sheriff’s deputies were contacted by the Horry County Sheriff’s Office in South Carolina.

Ms. Harper was taken into custody without incident in the living room of the residence. The homicide occurred in South Carolina on August 21. Warrant information stated that Ms. Harper had knowledge of the persons involved in the murder and gave false and misleading statements to investigators in order to help those responsible escape detection.

Ms. Harper is being held at the Gwinnett County Jail on a fugitive from justice warrant for South Carolina authorities.

Filed under: Press Releases — August 30, 2010 @ 12:58 pm