Williamston Police Officers investigated the following incidents:
Jan. 21 – Christopher Ryan Westbrook, 32, 116 Mahaffey Rd., Williamston reported a burglary incident in which someone entered his home through the back door and took a wallet with contents, two laptops and a firearm. the items were valued at $1600. J. Rogers investigated.
Jan. 14 – Brandy Lee Shew, 38, 7 Academy Dr., Williamston reported making a $500 deposit for remodeling services to a business supposedly doing business as Bulls Home Improvement. Shew reported a man known as Mr. Sawyer was supposed to purchase materials for the job but never returned. The incident remains under investigation. Sgt. K. J. Winn investigated.
Jan. 23 – Officers investigated a physical altercation incident at Palmetto High involving two white 15-year-old female students. According to reports, one female student went into a classroom and began striking the other. The offender was transferred into the mother’s care and a juvenile referral form completed. J. Rogers investigated.
Jan. 24 – Jason Lane Ellison, 17, 19 Parker St., Williamston reported a PS3 valued at $200 and a wallet with contents taken while he was at McDonalds with two individuals. (No additional information) . Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigated.
Jan. 25 – Marvin Newton Nelson, 47, 106 marion St., Laurens was arrested for driving under suspension (DUI) and disregarding a traffic signal after officers were dispatched to Gossett Drive in reference to a box truck hitting the train trestle. Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigated.
Jan. 24 – Raymond Walker Hood, 66, 601 S. Hamilton reported someone entered his 1992 Ford Ranger. Miscellaneous tools valued at $20 were taken. J. Rogers investigated.
Jan. 26 – Jody Johntaythan Wiley, 24, 108 Market St., Williamston reported being assaulted. The incident remains under investigation. Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigted.
Jan. 24 – Kenny’s Homecooking, 711 Anderson Dr., Williamston reported a white female purchased a take out order of food valued at $46.23 with a debit card that failed to process. The female asked if she could return with cash, leaving a check which turned out to be on a closed account. The female did not return to pay the bill. M. E. Simmons investigated.