Fatal 4th of July hit-and-run suspect released on bond

Charleston County News

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – On July 11th, officers from the Mount Pleasant Police Department arrested a man, in connection with the fatal hit and run on Chuck Dawley Boulevard on July 4th.

William Henry Aniello Sipes, III, of Goose Creek was arrested and charged with Duties of a Driver Involved in an Accident Resulting in Death.

The Charleston County Coroner’s Office later identified that victim as 54-year-old Michael Earl Withey, Jr.

Deputy Coroner Dottie Lindsay confirmed Withey died at the scene due to injuries from the crash.

William Henry Aniello Sipes, III

Sipes was lodged at the Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center.

He was given a $100,000 surety bond Friday morning.

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