Sheriff’s Office looking for local thief


Anderson County Sheriff’s investigators are actively looking for Tommy Houston Snead, Jr. in connection with recent larcenies in the Williamston area. According to reports, between 2 and 3 a.m. on the morning of March 23, Snead took two large spools of copper wiring from a residence on Anderson Highway in Williamston.

The theft was captured on the home’s surveillance system. Investigators discovered that Snead sold the wire to a scrap metal dealer that same day. Two weeks later, around the same time of the morning, Snead “visited” the residence again and stole two more large coils of copper wire. Altogether, the stolen property is valued at over $5000.

Warrants for Snead’s arrest have been issued. He is currently charged with two counts of Grand Larceny but additional charges are pending. Snead is described as a white male, age 38, 5’9″, 200 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes. His last known address is 4 Bryant Street, Greenville. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Tommy Houston Snead, Jr. is asked to contact Investigator Daniel Martin at (864) 260-4440 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.