Williamston Police Officers investigated a number of incidents during the first week of September including drug offenses, a burglary and several arrests for outstanding bench warrants including one in which a suspect had to be transported from Charleston. Among incidents investigated were the following:
Aug. 31 – Thomas Canairad Wooten, 55, 21 Ray Dr., Williamston was arrested for possession with intent to distribute marijuana and no headlight on a moped after a moped was observed on Academy St. A brown plastic bag with a clear bag inside was found which contained 119 grams of a green leafy substance field tested as marijuana. Lt. T. A. Striss, R. E. Bell investigated.
Sept. 10 – Eron Thomas Bryant, 39, 93 Stamey Rd., Travelers Rest was arrested at 543 West Main St. for outstanding bench warrant in Pickens County. K. D. Lollis investigated.
Sept. 10 – Ruben Guadarrama, 22, 609 Ikes Rd., #TR17, Taylors was arrested for no SC drivers license after a Honda Accord was observed on North Hamilton St., with no rear tail lights. K. D. Lollis investigated.
Sept. 1 – Caitlin Eldora Stuart, 20, 5 Jackson St., Belton was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and driving under supension (2nd) after a green Volvo was observed traveling 46 mph in a 35 mph zone on Belton Dr. D. M. Stipe investigated.
Sept. 1 – Annie Mae Maw, 78, 3 W 3rd St., Williamston reported a burglary in which jewelry and other items valued at $100 were taken from the residence. Forced entry was gained through the front door. D. M. Stipe, R. E. Bell investigated.
Aug. 31 – Shirley Williams, 61, 132 Williamston Ct., reported two rings valued at $450 missing from her apartment. The rings are described as one with white gold and diamonds and the other yellow gold in a marquise setting with two hearts on each side. L. E. Mulz investigated.
Sept. 4 – Bruce William Mays, 30, 124 Carr Ct., Belton was arrested for public disorderly conduct after being observed on Market St. L. E. Mulz investigated.
Sept. 6 – April Davis Fielding, 36, 709 Hebron Church Rd., Iva, was arrested for outstanding bench warrant after WPD was notified by the Anderson County Detention Center that they had her in custody. D. M. Stipe invetigated.
Aug. 31 – Derek Jemar Antonio Watson, 31, 3905 Augusta Rd., Greenville was arrested for outstanding bench warrant in Greenville County after a silver Chevrolet Impala made a right hand turn out of Dollar General parking lot without using a turn signal. Watson was a passenger in the vehicle. K. D. Lolis investigated.
Sept. 9 – Gregory Scott Sims, 25, 909 Cheddar Rd., Belton was placed on trespass notice after being observed doing dumbbell curls inside a building at the Palmetto football stadium. J. Rogers investigated.
Sept. 5 – Cedric Daniel Williams, 31, 301 Willimon Dr,. Piedmont was arrested for outstanding bench warrant after the Charleston County Detention Center notified WPD that they had him in custody. Williams was transported back to Williamston and served with two bench warrants for shoplifting. D. M. Stipe investigagated.
Sept. 6 – Magdalena Casiano, 40, 95 Kirsch Dr., Williamston was arrested for no SC drivers license and faulty equipment after a white Nissan Altima was observed on Main St, with a brake light out. Lt. T. A. Striss, R. E. Bell investigated.
Sept. 7 – Brandon Lee Ferry, 30, 333 W. Carolina St., Greenville was arrested for outstanding warrant for simple assault after WPD was notified that the SC Highway Patrol had him in custody at SC Hwy. 153 and I-85. J. Rogers investigated.
Sept. 7 – Oscar Beranl Chopin, 35, 103 Kirsch Dr., Williamston, was arrested for no SC drivers license after a Dodge Stratus was observed on Greenville Dr., with a brake light not working. J. Rogers investigated.