Williamston Police Officers investigated the following:
Feb. 24 – Williamston officers delivered a copy of the Town of Williamston Smoke Free ordinance to the Vape Shack, 707 Anderson Dr. in reference to a complaint about a code violation. J. B. Sanders investigated. (Editors note: The incident led to a discussion and revision in the town’s smoke free ordinance during the council meeting Monday.)
Feb. 25 – Kendrick Lee Sims, 24, 125 Compton Rd., Belton reported an assault in which a subject identified by Sims struck him with a closed fist on the left side of the face. S. N. Robison investigated.
Feb. 26 – Bruce Dewayne Orrick, 29, 112 Davenport Rd. #337, Simpsonville was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia after a Toyota Camry was observed with a black license plate frame around the vehicle tag. A black digital scale with a crystal like substance on top was found in a bookbag. Also found in the bookbag was a plastic baggy containing a powdery substance field tested positive as methamphetamine. S. N. Robison investigated.
Feb. 27 – Sharon Lynn Shaw, 59, 16 E. 1st Street Williamston reported a burglary in which more than 1000 CDs and DVDs valued at $500 were taken from the home. Forced entry was gained by prying open a locked door. T. L. Eichelberger investigated.
Feb. 28 – A representative of Residential Real-estate Review reported a hot water heater valued at $400 taken from a bank owned residence at 408 Tripp St., in Williamston. R. Drennon investigted.
Feb. 19 – Cameron Scott Garrett, 33, 8 Dottie Ct., Williamston reported two checks in the amount of $650 were cashed on a Commuinty First Bank account with a fraudulent signature. G. Cremer investigated.
Mar. 3 – Rachel Pepper, 63, 10 W 4th Street Williamston reported a stolen Comenca Bank (Direct Express) debit card used at Commuity First Bank, 208 East Main to take out $202.50 from her account. Cpl. L. E. Mulz, K. S Looney investigated.
Mar. 2 – Tim Gentry, Town of Williamston, reported damage to the sink drain and soap dispenser in the male restroom at 11 East Main Street. Damage was estimated at $12. Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigated.