Three wanted persons caught in Lexington County

Pamela Shae Norris

WEST COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) - Lexington County Sheriff's Department fugitive investigators have arrested three suspects possibly involved in a robbery that happened last Friday near West Columbia.

Arrest warrants say that Joseph Eadon, 32, Pamela Shae Norris, 29, and Brian "Bam" Austin, 21, assaulted and then robbed a 20-year-old man at the Executive Inn in West Columbia around 12:30 a.m. on Jan. 27.

"Eadon, Norris and Robinson hit the 20-year-old man with their fists and a belt and placed their hands around his neck, causing the man to lose consciousness while he was being choked," said Lexington County Shriff James R. Metts. "After they assaulted the 20-year-old man, Eadon, Norris and Robinson stole $669 in cash, one LG cellular telephone and one Dell M5030 laptop computer from the motel room."