Thefts, breakins continue throughout county


Anderson County Sheriff’s Office investigators are concerned with a recent rash of burglaries in the general Williamston area. The latest incident reports indicate several break-ins in just the last week, though the general trend began earlier. Investigator T.B. Dugan responded to 1 River Drive Extension on October 11 at the request of the Williamston Police Department. Dugan assisted in processing the scene which was the residence of Mike Lewallen.

That same day, thefts occurred at two other locations in the Easely-Wren area. P.C. Henry responded to 504 Hurricane Creek Rd. where Matthew Ellison reported the theft of his 15 foot Big Game deer stand, from a tree on his property. Also stolen was a Moultrie D55 infrared wildlife camera. The loss was estimated at $400.

Also on the eleventh, at 545 Old River Road, J.D. Sparkman met with Samantha Allison who reported the breaking into of her home, and the theft of a number of items, which were not included on the incident report received by The Journal. The loss was estimated at $8500.

The following day S.B. McKinney investigated the burglary of a home at 111 Lighthouse Court where Brett Zeiss reported the theft of two handguns, a .45 caliber pistol and a .357 revolver, along with a jar of cash. The loss was set at $960.

Also on October 12, J.D. Sparkman responded to 102 Lee Road, in Easley, where Anthony Moss reported the breaking and entry f his hm and the theft of a large screen television valued at $800.

On October 13, McKinney responded to 235 Randall Road, an Easley address. Mark Brown reported the theft of his vehicle, as well as firearms, firearm accessories, and a computer. The loss was set at $8850.

Efforts to reach investigators for comment were unsuccessful.