Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated an incident of mailbox vandalism, shoplifting, a home break-in and a scam which resulted in theft from a home. Among incidents investigated were:
Feb. 2 – R.D. Smith and T.W. Sumney responded to 310 Ragsdale Dr. where Eva Meehan reported hearing a loud noise during the night. Upon waking, she found her mailbox had been blown up. The loss was estimated at $100.
Feb. 4 – B. Simpson responded to 101 Tara Dr. where Deborah Ulstad reported that a family member who has a key to her home had entered and stolen several items valued at $852.
Feb. 2 – M. McCarty and J.M. Fowler were dispatched to the BiLo at 330 Lebby St. where they took Michael McJunkin, WM, 30, 5’11″, 195 pounds into custody for shoplifting.
Feb. 3 – L.F. Bolden responded to 801 Whitten Rd. where Joseph Yezlerski reported that someone had killed his dog, broken into his house, and stole firearms valued at $240.
Feb. 4 – J.G. Williams responded to 104 Mountain View Court where Kimberly Roberts reported the theft of her 1998 silver Toyota 4 Runner, valued at $2500.
Feb. 4 – J.T. Bowers was dispatched to 740 Cherokee Rd. where Steve Martin reported the theft of a gas heater from a home owned by his family. The loss was estimated at $180. The heater was discovered just across a fence where it had been abandoned.
Feb. 2 – J.D. Sparkman was dispatched to 607 Old Williamston Road where Clara Philips, 84, reported that a man came to her house in a red 90s model Ford truck. He was wearing jeans, a bright traffic safety vest and a cap. He walked her around the yard talking about some trees she should cut down. When he left and she went back inside, she discovered she had been robbed.