Disturbance near Pickens school causes lockdown

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

PICKENS — Pickens Elementary School was briefly placed on lockdown last week after an incident at a nearby apartment complex.

Lt. Chris Griffin with the Pickens Police Department said in a release that officers received a call at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 16, about a domestic violence incident at the Pickens Gardens Apartments, which is beside the elementary school.

Griffin said the suspect, identified as James Michael Holder, fled the incident location and

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