Suspect in Amber Alert abduction appears in court - WCBD-TV: News, Weather, and Sports for Charleston, SC

Suspect in Amber Alert abduction appears in court

Posted: Updated:

It's alleged on Monday he abducted a 17-year old Timberland High student and her mother from 2 different locations. Then after a long manhunt Telly McClam was arrested in Williamsburg County.

On Tuesday evening he had a bond hearing where McClam and his alleged victims came face to face once again in Berkeley County.

It was an emotional bond hearing where both the family of the suspect and the family of the alleged victims shared words after bond was set. The suspect Telly McClam is denied bond on all seven charges.

36-year old Telly McClam's charges include 2-counts of Kidnapping, 2-counts of Burglary and Criminal Sexual Conduct.

The Victims were willing to share some of their story after Tuesday's hearing. 17-year old LeAndre Jenkins was the first to be abducted Monday morning.

"I honestly thought that he was going to kill me. He had a loaded, cocked gun and a knife I thought he was going to kill me. I asked him how he got in, he said put on your shoes and come with me and he had a gun a knife in his hand."

It's believed that Abduction was all an attempt to get to LeAndre's Mother Deandene McHoney.

"Right after he broke into this house and took us in there and taped our feet together and our hands together, and told us to sit on the couch because he can kill us right now."

It's was after that the car was spotted with the two in the backseat, a high speed chase began McClam later stopped and took off on foot into the woods of Williamsburg County. He was caught a few hours later carrying a revolver the arrest went without incident.

McClam who was recently released from prison is facing up to 60 years just for the 2 kidnapping charges. He will have another hearing on December 13th.

  • Summerville power outage causes havoc

    Summerville power outage causes havoc

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-07-26 01:23:52 GMT
    People in Summerville have their electricity back on Friday evening after a massive power outage earlier today. That outage left 12,000 without power there. SCEG officials tell News 2 that the outage was caused by a tree that made contact with a major distribution line. They say it took up to 45 minutes to get the power turned back on. For people in that area, meanwhile, the outage causing havoc with traffic and shutting down restaurants and stores. Officials at SCE G say they try to trim...
    People in Summerville have their electricity back on Friday evening after a massive power outage earlier today. That outage left 12,000 without power there. SCEG officials tell News 2 that the outage was caused by a tree that made contact with a major distribution line. They say it took up to 45 minutes to get the power turned back on. For people in that area, meanwhile, the outage causing havoc with traffic and shutting down restaurants and stores. Officials at SCE G say they try to trim...
  • Fatal tractor trailer crash in Orangeburg County

    Fatal tractor trailer crash in Orangeburg County

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-07-25 23:58:44 GMT
    Courtesy Chris HowardCourtesy Chris Howard
    A fatal accident Friday morning in Orangeburg County backs up traffic for hours as crews try to clean-up a potential hazmat situation.According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, an accident between a tractor trailer and a SUV happened about 10:45 Friday morning on I-26 Eastbound around the 159 mile marker in Orangeburg County.According to the Orangeburg County Coroner's office, the driver of the tractor-trailer, 55-year-old Benjamin Amstutz, of West Columbia, died on the scene from blunt ...
    A fatal accident Friday morning in Orangeburg County backs up traffic for hours as crews try to clean-up a potential hazmat situation.According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, an accident between a tractor trailer and a SUV happened about 10:45 Friday morning on I-26 Eastbound around the 159 mile marker in Orangeburg County.According to the Orangeburg County Coroner's office, the driver of the tractor-trailer, 55-year-old Benjamin Amstutz, of West Columbia, died on the scene from blunt ...
  • Finding loving permanent homes for older teens waiting for adoption remains a challenge for the State

    Finding loving permanent homes for older teens waiting for adoption remains a challenge for the State

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:38:38 GMT
    Region Three Adoptions will host a private meet and greet for older children waiting to be adopted and approved prospective adoptive parents. We introduce you to a teen waiting for a family and take a closer look at the state's adoption system.
    Region Three Adoptions will host a private meet and greet for older children waiting to be adopted and approved prospective adoptive parents. We introduce you to a teen waiting for a family and take a closer look at the state's adoption system.
Powered by WorldNow

210 W. Coleman Blvd.
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

Telephone: 843.216.4875
Fax: 843.881.3410
Email: news@wcbd.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.