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    SC - Vermon Steve, 36, Beaufort, 26 Oct 2015 *Arrests*

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    Family of missing man looking for answers
    "BEAUFORT CO., SC (WTOC) - Beaufort Police are searching for a man who went missing earlier this week.

    At the beginning of the week, 36-year-old Vermon Steveís phone would go to voicemail. Now itís disconnected, one of the many reasons why his family suspects foul play.

    ďHe works two jobs and Monday he didnít show up for either job and was no-call, no-show, so we knew that had to be wrong because thatís not his character,Ē said Joe Steve, missing personís father."

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    Meet Me http://www.meetme.com/member/88481098

    FB: https://www.facebook.com/vermon.steve

    Huh...







    Not sure what to make of some other stuff on there, and just warning if you scroll down a bit there are a few that look like they may border on NSFW (but you wouldn't see them up top) but I didn't want to view the whole thing on either to find out)

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    Family is very worried and seems to have a lot of friends worried.

    Dad is posting a lot.

    His hair is currently in corn rows ‪

    People are also calling him Mony or Moni or Monie

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    Beaufort Police Department, Beaufort, SC
    https://www.facebook.com/Beaufortpol...970309/?type=3
    Vermon Steve, 36, of Beaufort, is missing. Steve was last seen in Beaufort on Sunday, 10/25/15. If you see him, please call the Dispatch Center at 843-524-2777. If you have any information which could lead to locating Mr. Steve, you can call the anonymous Tip Line at 843-322-7938. You may also send us a message through Facebook.

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    Huh?

    Janice Steve reported him missing on Monday after she got a strange call from one of his friends. The friend told her he was held at gunpoint by two men when he went to Steve’s home to check on him. The friend was able to get away, but there’s been no sign of Vermon Steve.

    “Unfortunately people talk and people say things and they talk and we’ve actually been told he’s been killed and his body has been hid,” said Janice Steve, missing person’s mother.
    This obviously indicates the concern was really raised and his family went to LE after getting the call from the friend who was supposedly held at gunpoint at Vermon's place more than anything about now showing up for work.

    While maybe it's - he didn't show up for jobs, making them concerned, so someone went over and the apparent hold up at gunpoint happened - you'd think LE would emphasize that from the get go since that (to me) changes the seriousness substantially.

    Mostly it makes me think LE isn't sold on the friend held by two guys at gunpoint at Vermon's...

    And seemingly also not buying the rumors family is hearing about him being dead, etc...no?

    Otherwise why not tell the public the sequence of events AND make sure everyone knows there are potentially armed guys involved in whatever is up with Vermon since it looks far more like something nefarious than that he played hooky from work all day and hasn't answered his phone and now it goes to voicemail.

    http://m.wtoc.com/wtoc/db_350145/con...n=&ps=#display
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    Janice Steve reported him missing on Monday after she got a strange call from one of his friends. The friend told her he was held at gunpoint by two men when he went to Steve’s home to check on him. The friend was able to get away, but there’s been no sign of Vermon Steve.
    This friend even happened to have such bad timing that he ended up at Vermon's when two guys with guns were there...

    For this story to have any validity, doesn't it mean the gunmen had to basically have been there (essentially) ALL DAY long?

    They couldn't have been sitting there hoping Vermon would return, because that necessitates Vermon having NOT been there - which means he would have been at work, which the family said didn't happen.

    So either the gunmen sat there holding Vermon all day or else they sat there long enough to both have him miss a hell of a lot of work AND risked exactly what happened and that is sat around long enough to have someone end up there as well.

    Why do that?

    And why did the friend tell the family and NOT the cops???

    If he supposedly went to check on Vermon, you'd think if he was held at gunpoint upon arrival, before eventually being let go, wouldn't your first all be 911 to get LE there to get the guys AND let them know something was seriously amiss with the person you were checking on?

    Unless something was happening to Vermon basically while the friend showed up, or they were still holding him elsewhere when the friend arrived, why would you even hold the friend and not just play like they had been there instead of basically creating a 'scene'?

    And if they were also holding Vermon when the friend came, where? And wouldn't the friend likely have see/heard some evidence of that going on simultaneously since the gun guys were busy with the friend and not as focused on Vermon?

    If they'd done something to him earlier, then why stay as sitting ducks??

    And surely if two guys spent hours somewhere holding a person hostage or else did something to him, there has got to be a bunch of evidence in the house, no?

    They said LE checked his place for evidence, but the apparent concern level doesn't really point to them frantic out of concern he's in tremendous danger somewhere with two gunmen or else already harmed or something.

    But really - why in the world would the friend not immediately call 911 after getting away, but instead call his folks?

    http://m.wtoc.com/wtoc/db_350145/con...n=&ps=#display
    Last edited by TravelingBug; 10-30-2015 at 06:32 AM.

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    That "missing" mugshot pic is very recent - he was actually brought in October 5th on a bench warrant.

    http://southcarolina.arrests.org/Arr...teve_24749494/

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    The more I reread stuff the more strange I feel like it all is:

    At the beginning of the week, 36-year-old Vermon Steve’s phone would go to voicemail. Now it’s disconnected, one of the many reasons why his family suspects foul play.

    “He works two jobs and Monday he didn’t show up for either job and was no-call, no-show, so we knew that had to be wrong because that’s not his character,” said Joe Steve, missing person’s father."
    Shouldn't the reason you expect foul play REALLY be two people were at the son's apartment and held his friend at gunpoint?

    I mean, missing work and phone going to voicemail seem to be really low on the scale of reasons to think foul play when the other is involved.

    To me that'd practically confirm it.

    But then it's back to the friend not calling 911 instead of his family seeming really odd, and that LE's response to all of this is really off concern wise if you include the held at gunpoint bit as truth.

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    Family continues search for missing Beaufort man
    http://m.wtoc.com/wtoc/db_350155/con...tguid=D2hpcDQi
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    Trying to think outside "the box". Could this be "staged" with the friend providing the story to family to help convince family that something happened to him? Could he be trying to avoid legal troubles or some debts that he owes to the wrong people? Initially is phone was just going to voice mail but now it's disconnected. Did he not pay the bill or did he ask for it to be disconnected? Just crazy random thoughts I guess....


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    Beaufort family seeks answers about missing son


    http://www.islandpacket.com/news/loc...e43433466.html
    Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you're a mile away and you have their shoes.

    "When from a long distant past nothing persists, after the people are dead, after things are broken and scattered, still alone, more persistent, more faithful, the smell and taste of things remain poised a long, long time like souls, ready to remind us, waiting, hoping for their moment amid the ruins of all the rest, and bear unfaltering in the tiny and almost impalpable drop of their essence the vast structure of recollection."

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    SC - Vermon Steve, 36, Beaufort, 26 Oct 2015

    Vermon Steve, 36, vanished from his Greene Street home Oct. 26. He did not show up for his two jobs -- a full time one at a steel company in Hardeeville or a second part-time job at a Beaufort restaurant.

    Steve was last seen the day before in Beaufort at Walmart buying paint for his car, his mother, Janice Steve said. She said his car was found in his driveway with paint on it.

    One of her son's friends told her he went to Steve's house and was held at gunpoint by two men when he went to check on Steve. The friend was able to get away, but did not see her son. Though her son served a three-year prison sentence 15 years ago on drug charges, she said he has worked to turn his life around through his faith once he got out.

    Steve has been a deacon at Applied Word Ministry in Yemassee for approximately 4 years, Janice Steve said, and drives his 95-year-old great grandfather to services.

    "I asked his friends if he had been involved in that (drug) world again, and they said he never had any dealings with that ever again," Janice Steve said.

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    Read more here: http://www.islandpacket.com/news/loc...#storylink=cpy

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    Hum I'd be suspicious about friends story.
    Don't mind the misspellings.

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    There are some indications that there may have been some movement in this case over the last few days.

    I suspect we may learn more soon.

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