Williamston Police Officers investigated several thefts from area homes and businesses with forced entry. A golf cart and a vehicle were also stolen.
Among incidents investigated were: Jan. 19 – Joshua Blake Taylor, 32, 611 Williams St., Williamston reported someone broke into a storage buidling and stole tools valued at $1150. A 12 inch miter saw, Craftsman tools and orange backpack blower were reported missing. S. N. Robison investigated.
Jan. 18 – Miichael Lee Sammons, 23, 110 Davis St,. Williamston was arrested for disorderly conduct after officers were dispatched in reference to race car being driven erratically around the neighborhood. T. L. Eichelberger investigated.
Jan. 18 – Tajh Hakeem Crosby, 25, 223 Williamston Ct., was arrested for criminal domestic violence after officers were dispatched to 100 Williams Ct. Apt. 223 in reference to a domestic dispute. R. Drennon investigated.
Jan. 19 – Karen Guerrero, 22, 116 C. St., Williamston reported a red Honda Civic 2S valued at $1500 taken from the front yard. J. T. Hunt investigated.
Jan. 18 – Jerry Michael Allen, 706 Dean Spring Circle, Belton reported prescription medication valued at $2500 taken from a vehicle while at Dollar General, 526 West Main. J. T. Hunt investigated.
Jan. 17 – Leroy Michael Strickland, 47, 10 E. 4th St,. Williamston was arrested for criminal domestic violence following an incident at 110 W. 4th St. in which a verbal confrontation with Teresa Harris of 10 E. 4th St. turned physical. According to reports Harris attempted to leave 110 W. 4th St. in her Nissan SUV when Strickland jumped inside the drivers window and would not get out until he fell out after the car was placed in drive. Reports stated Harris had bruises on her upper and lower arm and left collar bone. R. Drennon, T. L. Eichelberger investigated.
Jan. 16 – Fort Hill Gas, 124 Hamilton St,. reported a breakin to a storage area of the building. 30 to 40 brass fittings, valued at $300, was reported missing. Forced entry was gained by cutting a lock. T. L. Eichelberger investigated.
Jan. 15 – Teresa Creel Wood, 53, 102 Kilgore Ave., Williamston reported a burglary in which a 37 inch flat screen LG TV vlaued at $500 was taken. Forced entry was gaind by kicking in the front door. J. T. Hunt, S. N. Robison investigated.
Jan. 14 – Shannon Renee Copeland, 49, 138 Carr Ct., Belton was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and driving under suspension after a blue Acura was observed with a tag for a Chevy Ventura. Upon investigation it was found Copeland had a warrant with Greenville County. A small plastic baggy containing crystal like shards, field tested as meth, was found in her purse. She was arrested and transported to ACDC. S. N. Robison investigated.
Jan. 13 – Clyde Alton Bishop, 67, 14 Dacus St., Williamston reported a golf cart valued at $5500 stolen from his residence. The golf cart was described as black with a white top a yellow light on top and yellow flames on the sides. T. L. Eichelberger investigated.
Jan. 14 – Patsy Strickland, 66, 708 S. Academy St., Williamston reported a burglary in which items valued at $500 were stolen. Entry was gained through a window on the front side of the residence. M. E. Simmons, G. Cremer investigated.
Jan. 11 – Shannon Dean Garrett, 37, 8 Pinecrest Dr., Williamston reported a burglary in which forced entry was made through the font door into his home. A 19 inch Dynex LCD TV/DVD valued at $300 was reported missing. S. N. Robison investigated.
Jan 10 – Stacy Khalil Johnson, 19, 3 Grey St,. Pelzer was arrested for simple possession of marijuana after officers observed a burgundy Cadillac on Hwy. 20 with a vehicle tag not illuminated. A small plastic baggy of a green leafy substance which field tested positive for marijuana was found in the driver seat. S. N. Robison investigated.
Jan. 10 – Officers were dispatched to 30 Market St. in reference to a fight in progress. Upon arrival, officers observed 15 to 20 people in the roadway and six individuals ran from the scene. Upon investigation officers were told no one was fighting and that it was kids who had run away. One individual stated he had been jumped but declined to press charges or provide a name. No arrests were made. Cpl. L. E. Mulz, M. E. Simmons investigated.
Jan. 8 – Shianne Danielle Gosnell, 17, 19 Parker St., Williamston reported unknown suspect(s) made entry into her residence and through several rooms. Entry was gained through an unlocked window. Reports state $300 and an item valued at $20 was taken and it was unclear if additional items were missing. Sgt. K. J. Winn investigated.
Jan. 7 – Main St., Quick Lube, 211 W. Main St., Williamston reported lock cut off coin operated machines at the location and merchandise valued at $300 was taken. There was also damage to a coin changer machine. G. Cremer investigated.
Dec. 30 – Cynthia M Brock, 36, 2 W 1St. Williamston reported a break-in and her home ransacked. After securing the residence, officer determined forced entry was gained through the back door. Jewelry valued at $2500 was reported missing. T. L. Eichelberger investigated.
Jan. 7 – Stanley Scott Larsen, reported a malicious damage at 3 Middleton Blvd. According to reports, a window was broken out causing $150 in damage. Nothing was reported missing. R. Drennon investigated.
Jan. 6 – Stanley Scott Larsen reported a burglary at Operation Care Food Bank at 3 Middleton Blvd. a Sceptre 32 inch LED TV valued at $500 was reported missing. Cpl. L. E. Mulz, M. E. Simmons investigated.
Jan. 6 – Gary Dwayne Kay, 43, 302 Ina Marie Ln., Pelzer reported his daughter’s Michael Kors watch valued at $35 stolen at school at 804 N. Hamilton St. J. Sargent investigated.