Third suspect charged in Blackville bank robbery

  • Mikell Todd Nelson II is the third suspect to be charged in the armed robbery of Enterprise Bank in Blackville.

The third suspect has been charged in the March 8 armed robbery of Enterprise Bank in Blackville.

Mikell Todd Nelson II, 32, of 111 Springview Lane, Apt. 714, Summerville, has been charged with kidnapping, according to South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) spokesman Thom Berry.

Nelson was booked at the Charleston County Detention Center. If convicted, Nelson faces a penalty up to 30 years in prison.

A copy of the warrant shows Nelson was charged Thursday, March 16 for holding bank employees at gunpoint and restraining their hands during the robbery.

As previously reported, Alcleius Laroy Jones, 38, of 4199 Highgate Court, North Charleston, and James Lamar Frasier, 41, of 2215 Hayne St., Lot 41, North Charleston, have each been charged with bank robbery, armed robbery, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, kidnapping and criminal conspiracy.

Jones was charged Thursday, March 9 and booked into the Barnwell County Detention Center, confirmed Chief Holston. Frasier was charged on Monday, March 13.

The suspects fled the scene after the robbery and led law enforcement on a high-speed chase through multiple counties before wrecking their vehicle in Colleton County, according to multiple law enforcement sources.

The case will be prosecuted by the Second Circuit Solicitor’s Office.