Williamston Police Officers made several arrests involving marijuana and other drugs including one in which a man on a bicycle was stopped for disregarding a stop sign and was arrested for possession of meth. They also investigated the theft of a rocking chair from a front porch and other incidents including the following:
Mar. 10 – Kathy Lynn Powell, 60, 104 McAlister Rd., Williamston reported a cell phone valued at $100 removed from the console of her vehicle while at the car wash at 100 East Main. According to reports it was later returned to her by a suspect and she did not wish to pursue further prosecution. Sgt. K. J. Winn investigated.
Mar. 10 – Kayla Michele Baker, 199 Mill St,. #H4, reported a purse taken from her vehicle while at 510 Greenville Dr., Williamston. According to reports, the suspect left in a black sedan with a tag registered to a 2009 Chrysler 300 registered to A&D Auto Sales. The incident remains under investigation. Sgt. K. J. Winn investigated.
Mar. 1 – Debbie Dawn Mauldin, 44, 14 Hunt Ave., Liberty was arrested for outstanding warrants with Anderson City Police and Pickens County Sheriff’s Office after a white truck was observed traveling 56 mph in a 35 mph zone on Belton Drive. K. S. Looney, Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigated.
Mar. 12 – Chelsea Davida Horne, 26, 130 Holcombe Dr., Pelzer was arrested for driving under suspension after a silver Toyota Tacoma was observed swaying left to right on North Hamilton St. A passenger in the vehicle, Dawn Gail Horne was arrested for open container and unlawful transport of liquor after an open can of Budweiser beer was found under a seat and an open bottle of vodka was found in her purse. S. N. Robison investigated.
Ace Hardware, 29 Pelzer Ave. Williamston reported a pressure washer valued at $3560 and an aluminum 10 foot Break rented and not returned. The incident remains under investigation. R. Drennon, G. Cremer investigated.
Mar. 14 – Duncan Dehane Belson, Jr., 22, 404 Smythe St, Greenville was arrested for simple possession of marijuana after a silver sedan was observed not coming to a complete stop at the intersection of E. Carolina St.and Greenville Drive. During the traffic stop, a green plant like material believed to be marijuana was observed on his lap. J. Taylor, Sgt. K. J. Winn investigated.
Mar. 16 -Walter Daniel Alexander, 36, 115 Crappie Dr., Williamston was arrested for simple possession of marijuana, failure to stop for a blue light, failure to accompany, driving under suspension (third), habitual traffic offender and driving left of center after a vehicle was observed driving left of center on North Hamilton St. The vehicle pulled into the paking lot at Palmetto High School and then traveled at an extreme rate of speed through the parking lot. According to reports, the pursuit continued to Hardwood Rd., Cherokee Rd., Hogg Rd., Breazealle St, and McAlister. The vehicle then crossed Hwy. 29 to Willingham without stopping for traffic. It then pulled behind the residence at 101 Willingham Rd. where an arrest was made. A plastic baggie containing marijuana was found in his shorts pocket. Also a prescription bottle containing severl different pills including 19 Alprazolam, 6 Oxycodone, and 9.5 Methadone pills. S. N. Robison investigated.
Mar. 16 – Thomas Canairad Wooten, 57, 21 Gray Dr., Williamston reported a moped valued at $300 taken from his carport. J.T. Hunt investigated.
Mar. 16 – Thomas Gage Colondres, 21, 111 Ina Marie Lane, Pelzer reported a Savage Arms Model 320 pump shotgun was stolen from a shed at 312 Belton Dr. S. N. Robison investigated.
Mar. 17 – First Citizens Bank, 113 E. Main St., Williamston reported a counterfeiting incident in which a customer cashed several checks on a closed account. The incident remains under investigation. G. Cremer investigated.
Mar. 18 – Officer investigated an argument between two brothers at 10 E. Fourth St., in which a gun was fired. No arrests were made. Cpl. L. E. Mulz, K. S. Looney investigated.
Mar. 18 – Katherine Ragsdale, 42, 129 Davis St., Williamston reported a burglary in which $160 in cash and a Samsung Galaxy tablet valued at $200 were taken. K. S. Looney investigated.
Mar. 17 – Jeffrey Carter Phillips, 47, 43 Middleton Blvd., Williamston reported his tax filing was rejected by the IRS because his name and social security number had already filed. G. Cremer investigated. The incident remains under investigation.
Mar. 21 – Thomas Jonathan Evans, 32, 2 Frost St, Pelzer was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and disregarding a stop sign after a silver bicycle was observed traveling through the stop sign at Stewart St., without stopping and failing to signal a left turn. A bookbag he was carrying also had a machete in it in violation of city ordinance for carry concealed weapon. Two needles and a silver metal spoon with a cotton swab tip were also found. A rock like substance field tested as methamphetamine was found inside a keychain attached to his pants. S. N. Robison investigated.
Mar. 21 – Ahmed Mahmoud Alnobani, 21, 103 Plum Hill Way, Simpsonville, was arrested at 14 N. Hamilton., St. for two outstanding warrants with Simpsonville Police Department. S. N. Robison investigated.
Mar. 21 – Jacquline Brown, McJunkin, 61, 19 Church St,. Williamston reported a rocking chair valued at $65 taken from her porch. K. S. Looney investigated.
Mar. 20 – Roger Sullivan, 59, 118 Abercrombie Ln., Simpsonville was arrested for outstanding warrant with Williamston PD after he was taken in custody by Fountain Inn PD. K. S. Looney investigated.
Mar. 22 – Ashley Waters, 30, 312 N. Hampton Ave., Honea Path was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and disregarding a stop sign after a white Mustang was observed on North Hamilton with the driver not wearing a seat belt. The Mustang then failed to stop for a stop sign at Greenville Drive and then turned into Main St. Motors parking lot on Greenville Drive. During a search of the vehicle, a meth bowl was found. J. T. Hunt, S. N. Robison investigated.
Mar. 23 – Wayne Edward Pawlak, 61, 388 Cheddar Rd., Belton reported a burglary at 200 Greenville Dr. in which the front door glass had been broken out. A power box for a car battery, valued at $20 was reported missing. The incident remains under investigation. J. Tayor investigated.
Mar. 24 – Dustin Matthew Dionne, 25, 14 Virginia Dr., Williamston was arrested after officers observed an SUV against a broken pole in the parking lot of Hardees. The location is just outside the town limits. SC Hwy. Patrol was called and arrested Dionne after a field sobriety test. M. E. Simmons investigated.