Williamston Police Officers reported a busy two week period recently. Among incidents investigated were auto break-ins, thefts, shoplifting and several drug related:
May 11 – Jacob Brock Richey, 21, 1272 Cheddar Rd., Belton, was issued a summons for driving under suspension after a red Chevrolet truck was observed on Belton Drive with only one functioning brake light. He was issued a warning for the brake light. M. E. Simmons investigated.
May 10 – Brent Macintosh, 43, 206 Mauldin St, Williamston reported items valued at $250 including a Husquvarna lawn mower taken from the property. R. Drennon investigated.
May 10 – Eddie Rolanda Hawthorne, 40, 600 Ligon Ln. Greenville was arrested for driving under suspension and outstanding bench warrant after a 1982 Chevrolet truck was observed on E. Main and Greenville Drive. He was issued a summons for the DUS and held for the outstanding bench warrant with Greenville County. R. Drennon investigated.
May 9 – Jennifer M. Reyjani, 42, 22 Cleveland St., Williamston reported a Yard Man lawn mower valued at $900 stolen. T. L. Eichelberger investigated.
May 7 – Amanda Michele Wardlaw, 21, 115 La Pax St., Pendleton was arrested for simple possession of marijuana and speeding after a white Kia was observed on Main St., traveling 43 mph in a 25 mph zone. A small plastic baggie containing a green leafy substance field tested positive for marijuana was found in the center console of the vehicle. S. N. Robison investigated.
May 7 – Jason Lane Ellison, 18, 33 Blake St., Belton was arrested for shoplifting cough and cold medicine valued at $4.32 after officers were dispatched to Dollar General, 526 West Main St. K. S. Looney, Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigated.
May 6 – Gloria Anne Caldwell, 77, 5 Scott St., Williamston brought a $10 bill to the Williamston Police Department after a clerk at Sav-Way, 309 E. Main told her it was counterfeit. B. Peterson, Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigated.
May 6 – James Edwin Jr., Thomsason, 60, 8 Poinsett St., Williamston was arrested for criminal domestic violence after officers were dispatched to the residence in reference to a domestic dispute. According to reports, Thomason struck Dendy Ross in the left upper arm with his hand while they riding in a vehicle. Thomason stated he did not hit her, but visible marks on her arm were consistent with her story. K. S. Looney, Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigated.
May 6 – James Thomas Wright, 116 bob Hadden Rd., Belton reported a Ryobi 185 back pack leaf blower valued at $200 stolen from a trailer. The incident remains under investigation. Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigated.
May 5 – Uvette Rose Miller, 40, 15 Black St., Williamston reported a cell phone left on the counter at SavWay, 309 East Main St. When she came back to get it it was gone. A store clerk said a man picked it up and gave it to another man, but neither man had returned the phone. The phone was valued at $30. Sgt. K. J. Winn investigated.
May 4 – Kathy Cannon, 3 Middleton Blvd., reported someone entered the building at 3 Middleton Blvd. and removed a food cart and food items valued at $80. Entry was gained through a boarded up window. The incident remains under investigation. R. Drennon investigated.
May 2 – Rockey Daniel Burgess, 39, reported a trailer valued at $4000 stolen from a fenced area at Autech LLC at 400 Palmetto Rd., Pelzer. Video showed two males in a white two toned Chevrolet truck with extended cab took the black with diamond checker aluminum fenders trailer. J. T. Hunt investigated.
May 3 – While on routine check, officer reported finding a door kicked in at the old water treatment plant on College Drive. J. T. Hunt investigated.
May 2 – Bruce Kenneth Hyatt Jr., 31, 105 W. Second St., Williamston was arrested for outstanding warrant for driving without a license after officers observed him as a passenger in a Saturn travelling on Gossett St. S. N. Robison investigated.
May 1 – Sharon Lynn Shaw, 59, 16 E. 1st St., Williamston reported a neighbor threatened her. No arrest was made, but information was to be presented to a judge. K. S. Looney, Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigated.
May 1 – Laura Jean Lee, 47, 107 Middleton Blvd., reportedher vehicle was broken into while parked at the address. Vehicle registratoin and insurance cards and some service records were taken from the glove box. A remote for the cd player was also taken. Items were valued at $20. K. S. Looney investigated.
Apr. 30 – Peter Mussen, 58, 139 Middleton Blvd., reported his 1997 Buick was broken into. Items valued at $20 including a pack of cigarettes, a lighter and an old ignition switch was taken from the vehcile. R. Drenon investigated.
Apr. 29 – Lynn Abigail Clark, 51, 115 Shorebrook Dr., Williamston reported items valued at $5500 taken from the residence and pawned. After confronting a suspect, the victim was given several pawn tickets and the items were found at several different pawn shops. The incident remains under investigation. G. Cremer investigated.
Apr. 28 – Jennifer Gillespie, 57, 1077 Dean Springs Circle, Belton reported being threatend by a white female while at McDonald’s. The incident will be presented to a judge. K. S. Looney, Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigated.
Apr. 28 – Kenneth Joe Harris, 34, 502 Garren Rd., Belton was arrested for outstanding warrant with Andeson County Sheriff’s Office after being observed walking on E. First St., S. N. Robison investigated.
Apr. 25 – Jane Garrison, 64, 8 Glendale Ave., Williamston reproted someone entered her 2007 Volkswagen Jetta and removed hearing aids valued at $6000. M. E. Simmons investigated.