Williamston Police investigated several drug related incidents including one involving a seatbelt violation in which a female passenger in a vehicle was observed in the lap of the driver.
Sept. 25 – Lonnie Dean Pirkle, Jr. 45, 160 Murphy Hill Rd., Belton was arrested for possession of methamphetamine after a silver Cadillac was observed on West Main St., with two broken taillights. A passenger in the vehicle, Chanda Ann Bell, 29, 110 Gossett St, A5 Williamston was also arrested for possession of Schedule IV controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Reports state officers observed what appeared to be a female passenger sitting in the driver’s lap while the vehicle was in transit. Upon making a traffic stop, officers found a small plastic baggie containing a white crystal like substance in Pirkle’s sock. Items found in a purse in the vehicle included a pain reliever bottle containing nine pills, an empty baggie, a small pipe, a switch blade knife and a smoked marijuana cigarette. The pills were determined to be Clonazapam 2MG.. Bell was issued a courtesy summons for possession of drug paraphernalia. Both subjects were transported to ACDC.
Other incidents investigated include the following:
Sept. 29 – Mandisa Sata Elrod, 34, 37 Market St., Williamston reported a door at the residence kicked in and a towerless HP Omni computer valued at $1000 taken. Sgt. T. D. Hoover investigated.
Sept. 29 – Anna Marie Huckaby, 18, 20 Circle Dr,. Williamston reported a white female approached her in the park, yelled at her and then grabbed her and started punching her in the head with a closed fist. T. L. Eichelberger, R. Drennon investigated.
Sept,. 27 – Sarina Heard, 43, 21 W. Caroline St and Melissa Davenport Crowder, 44, 309 E. Carolina St,. were both arrested for disorderly conduct after officers were dispatched to the Williamston Curb Market in reference to Crowder aggravating another woman. Reports state Heard was yelling at officers and using profane language. Crowder was placed under arrest for being publicly intoxicated. Both were transported to ACDC. Sgt. T. D. Hoover investigated.
Sept. 27 – Cameron Mark Hall, 19, 123 Pinewood Dr., Williamston was arrested for simple possession of marijuana after receiving a call of drug activity in the McDonald’s parking lot at 4 W. Main St. A vehicle fitting the description given was observed crossing the center line to pass a Moped on Anderson Dr. The maroon Lincoln Continental was stopped. A passenger in the vehicle, Zachery Allen Garhardt was arrested for outstanding warrant with Anderson County.
Reports state a bottle containing smoked marijuana cigars and an orange medicine bottle with 3 grams of a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana were found in the vehicle. Sgt. T. D. Hoover investigated.
Sept. 28 – Marilyn Jo Ann Dean, 43, 145 Cherokee Rd., Williamston was arrested for criminal domestic violence after officers responded to the address following a 911 hangup call. Arthur Limus Acker, 58, of the same address initially reported his wife had assaulted him with an aluminum bat then said he did not want to press charges and that he had hit himself with the bat. He could not explain bite marks on his left arm. Dean was arrested for CDV and transported to ACDC. R. Drennon investigated.
Sept. 21 – Joel Thomas Richardson, 44, Williamston reported somone broke into his unsecured vehicle while it was parked at Ace Hardware, 29 Pelzer Avenue. Various items including prescription medication, cigarettes and sunglasses were removed. The items were valued at $46. Sgt. K. J. Winn investigated.
Sept. 15 – Tiffany Ann Cason, 20, Williamston reported receiving two packages she did not order from two different companies. One package from a company in New Jersey contained wrinkle cream and one package from a company in San Diego contained Garcinia Cambogia vitamins. A charge of $1.99 was made on her debit card for the first item. T. L. Eichelberger investigated.