PRESS RELEASE: Kidnapping /Attempted Armed Robbery


PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDlATE RELEASE
July 13,2011

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Jimmy Dixon, Chief of Police (W) 864-624-2006, (C) 864-643-6229

CLEMSON CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT
KIDNAPPING / ATTEMPTED ARMED ROBBERY

During the evening of July 12,20 I I officers of the Clemson City Police Department
responded to a report of a kidnapping which began within the City Limits of Clemson.
Known at this time:

  • The victim, a 19 year old white female was exiting the BiLo Store located on
  • Highway 93 in the City of Clemson at or around 9:20pm on July 12,201 I.
  • The victim was approached by an unknown black male and asked her for a ride.
  • When the victim refused the subject presented a weapon (handgun) telling the
  • victim not to scream and ordered her to her vehicle.
  • The subject forced the victim to drive him towards Anderson on Highway 76.
  • The victim was told to drive to an ATM off highway 76 in the Pendleton area and
  • to retrieve an undetermined amount of cash from the ATM for the subject.
  • Following the ATM withdrawal, the victim was forced to drive the subject to a
  • Waffle House within the City Limits of Anderson, SC where the subject exited
  • the victim's vehicle.
  • The victim did not receive any known physical injuries.
  • A joint investigation involving the Clemson City Police Department, Anderson
  • County Sheriffs Office, and the Anderson City Police Department led to the
  • development of a suspect and warrants being obtained by the Clemson City Police
  • Department.
  • The suspect, a BIM, by the name of Dwayne Curry; DOB: March 07, 197 I; height
  • = 5ft-09in; weight = approximately 1701bs.
  • Warrants have been issued for the arrest of Dwayne Curry on the charges of;
  • Kidnapping, Possession of a Weapon by a Convicted Felon, and Attempted
  • Armed Robbery.
  • If you have information concerning the whereabouts of Dwayne Curry you are
  • encouraged to call the Clemson City Police Department or Detective James
  • Peppers at 864-624-2000. Person with information can remain anonymous.