Three charged in Chop Shop Operation

Detectives with the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office have charged three people and expect more arrests in the operation of a chop shop in Cherokee County.

As of this date, 11 vehicles have been recovered which were stolen or had altered serial numbers.


Charged are:


William H Tessner

351 Moss Crossing



Operating a Chop Shop and Possession of a Stolen Vehicle

Charles Harrison

1233 Wilcox Avenue



Two counts of Possession of a Stolen Vehicle

Alonzo Webber

434 Hetty Hill Street



Operating a Chop Shop


All three subjects have been released on bond.

Detectives expect to recover more vehicles and also expect to arrest additional subjects.