South Congaree landlord arrested for leasing cellular household with out a organization license

SOUTH CONGAREE, Sc. (WIS) – A scrutinized South Congaree landlord was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly leasing out a cellular residence in a park that’s closing in two months.

Landlord Naomi Halter faces the misdemeanor demand of running without having a company license.

Tuesday early morning a Lexington County decide granted her a individual recognizance bond, allowing for her to await her court docket dates with no putting down any money.

The City of South Congaree pulled her organization licenses very last August and her attractiveness failed in November.

In denying the attraction, the South Congaree City Council triggered an ordinance-mandated eviction approach for the people of the 4 impacted parks.

That features the parks at Sana Circle, Cactus Courtroom, Genesis Circle, and Ciera Circle. Nevertheless, the council also voted to delay that system.

Town ordinances demand the landlord to notify all people they have to go away the residence 30 days right after the appeal hearing. However, the council voted to delay the enforcement of that ordinance till Jan. 31, 2023.

That signifies inhabitants of the parks will have to leave by March 2, 2023.

The warrant for Halter’s arrest alleges from Dec. 14, 2022 by means of Jan. 1, 2023 by renting a cell house in Sana Circle and having a $1,500 for a protection deposit and first thirty day period of rent.

Halter’s lawyer William Edwards advised the judge Halter is 79-a long time-aged, in inadequate overall health and has not had criminal problems in the earlier.

On top of that, he stated he assisted arrange Halter’s surrender at the jail.

NAOMI HALTER IN JAIL: The South Congaree landlord is powering bars for operating w/o a organization license (ie bringing in a new tenant when the license is revoked) @wis10

— Chris Joseph WIS (@Chris_D_Joseph) January 10, 2023

WIS spoke with Edwards soon after the hearing and he declined to remark further more.

A WIS investigation into circumstances at some of Halter’s mobile properties confirmed roaches, leaking wastewater and holes.

Some repairs were manufactured right after WIS frequented the property.

A Lexington County justice of the peace identified Halter in contempt of courtroom for making it possible for the difficulty of roaches to persist, but he did permit her to go after evictions towards tenants who had illegally withheld rent.

Days immediately after the WIS investigation, Halter’s household caught fireplace. The result in of the fireplace is undetermined and the law enforcement department has arrested close to 11 people for making an attempt to burglarize it.

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