Anderson County Sheriff’s Report


Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following:


July 4 – J.P. Lahusky responded to 611 Hall Rd. where Kristina Highsmith reported that someone had driven into her yard and done two doughnuts in the grass. The damage was estimated at $300.

July 4 – S. Dunlap responded to 105 Pine St. to a report of a burglary in progress. Upon arrival, he found Thomas McNeely, WM, 36, 5’7″, 160 pounds yelling and cursing at Ethel McNeely, who reported he had tried to enter her home. He was arrested for public disorderly conduct.

July 5 – A.F. Acevedo responded to 128 Stillwater Dr. where Gene Scurry, BM, 46 stated that Clarissa Ferguson, BF, 42, 5’5″, 176 pounds, who he claimed was his wife, had tried to stab him during an argument. She then threw the knife at him, hitting him in the left thigh. Ferguson was placed in custody and taken to ACDC where she was charged with CDV.


July 4 – J.G. Williams responded to 225 Moore’s Mill Rd. where Shane Byler reported the theft of numerous items from his home, including electronics, a computer and cash, with a total value of $2430

July 4 – P.A. Cochrane responded to 235 Clardy Rd. where Ryan Harvey reported finding an unidentified car in his yard. The owner was traced and retrieved the vehicle.

July 4 – C.T. McBee was dispatched to 508 Woodcock Rd. where Ronald Holbrooks stated that his daughter, Ginger Holbrooks, who is transient, had come to the house to visit her children, who are in Holbrooks’ legal custody. When he asked her to leave, she refused. She also refused eight requests by McBee to leave and was arrested for trespass after notice.

July 5 – M.T. Brooks was dispatched to 29 Smythe St. where Jerry Haulbrook reported the theft of a Beretta .22 auto long rifle and a Minn Kota trolling motor from his property.

July 6 – B.S. Chandler responded to 25 Goodrich St. where he met with Pelzer EMS who reported that there was a deceased white female on a bed upstairs. She was identified as Karen Dyal, 43. Her estranged husband stated that his mother had discovered the body and called him. He said he tried CPR and rescue breathing but was unable to resuscitate her. He stated she had serious medical issues, including cardiac troubles. The coroner was summoned to the scene for further inquiry.


July 4 – J.M. Pelfrey responded to 236 Wadmalaw Dr. in reference to a domestic disturbance. He encountered Cheyenne Linear Joan Lucille Mundy, WF, 19, 5’6″, 135 pounds, red/grn. Upon running her name, he discovered she had an active warrant through the Easley City Police. He met an officer and transferred her to their custody.

July 6 – C.L. Wilkinson responded to the Super 8 Motel at 3104 Hwy. 153. Tracy Teague, WF, 44 from Birmingham AL reported the theft of her new 2014 red Honda CRV. The loss was estimated at $22,000.

July 6 – J.M. Pelfrey responded to 1 Prospect St. where Suzette Moss reported that her 21 year old son Cory Black was lost in the woods somewhere in Cherokee County. The CCSO was contacted and quickly located Black by tracing his cell phone.

July 7 – A.F. Acevedos responded to the intersection of Hwys. 81 and 86 where a witness said she observed two gray vehicles, one a four door sedan and the other an SUV, speeding away from the scene. She said she saw a car burning. Wren Fire fighters responded. The car was discovered to be stolen from Greenville County.


July 4 –B. Vaughn was dispatched to the Town and Country Lounge in reference to a fight in progress. According to reports, upon arrival Gretchen Smith of Simpsonville showed Vaughn her husband, who was unconscious and bleeding from the head, sitting in the car. She said his father, name and description withheld by ACSO, had beat him with a pool cue following an argument. Since the two were drinking, no written statements were taken and no arrest was made. EMS responded and transported Charles Randy Smith II due to his injuries.

July 4 – B. Vaughn was dispatched to 4934 Hwy. 29N where Roger Welborn reported that someone had broken the windows in his 2006 Kia Optima. The loss was estimated at $350.

July 5 – J.A. Bowen received a call at the ACSO front desk from Donna Woodward concerning a civil dispute at 202 Jalan Dr. Woodward stated that she came home to find someone – name and description withheld by ACSO – in her back yard loading items into a truck. She climbed in the back of the truck and began taking items out when the unidentified man drove off, dumping her from the bed of the truck. She stated she was going to the hospital.

July 5 – J.K. Turner, J. Hanks and J. Doyle responded to 102 Waltzing Vine Lane, where they took possession of a reported vicious dog. The report was the tenth of the year.