A man who charged at Newberry County deputies this past Sunday morning armed with a firearm while threatening to kill them was booked into the Newberry County Detention Center today.
The man is identified as Christopher Rodney Thornhill, 50, of 447 Thornhill Lane, Prosperity, SC.
Thornhill was charged with 2 counts of Attempted Murder, 3 counts of Kidnapping, 4 Counts of Pointing and Presenting a Firearm, Possession of a Weapon During a Violent Crime, and Resisting Arrest While Armed With a Deadly Weapon. He was denied bond.
The charges were filed against Thornhill by the State Law Enforcement Division today when he was released from the hospital.