Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following incidents during the first week of July:
July 3 – J.K. Vickery was on patrol when he passed by a suspicious vehicle. He pursued it and saw a temporary tag, badly smeared. He When he turned on his blue lights, the car fled. Deputy C.L. Wilkinson joined the pursuit which eventually resulted in a crash of the suspect into another car as well as a utility pole. The suspect vehicle ended up overturned. The suspect, Justin Phillips, WM, 30, 5’7″, 150 pounds, bald/blue suffered minor injuries., and was transported to the Greenville Hospital. Phillips was found to be in possession of a stolen vehicle, twenty printed sheets of counterfeit ten dollar bills, drug paraphernalia and various amounts of a white powder. He was arrested on several charges.
July 3 – A.F. Acevedos responded to the Super WalMart at 11410 Anderson Rd. where he took Alissa Hill, WF, 18, 5’5″, 115 pounds, blond/green and Lesley Rogers, WF, 19, 5’3″, 115 pounds, brn/brn into custody for shoplifting. They were transported to ACDC and also placed on trespass notice for the store.
July 3 – J.M. Culbertson responded to 125 Ola Dr. where Deborah Crowe reported that she had gone by her recently deceased husband’s residence and discovered his car to be missing and the house broken into. The loss was estimated at $1025.
July 3 – J.M. Culbertson was dispatched to 105 Wild Briar Court, where Christopher Connelly reported the theft of a jumper cable booster box, valued at $200 from his car.
July 4 – A.F. Acevedos was dispatched to 106 Blackbird Lane, where Pamela Burns reported that someone had set her mailbox on fire. The damage was estimated at $50.
July 4 – C.L. Wilkinson was dispatched to 100 Avendell Dr. where Felix Hernandez reported that someone had broken two windows in his vehicle and had stolen various items valued at $1740.
July 5 – J.K. Vickery responded to the WalMart where A store employee reported that a white male with a goatee and wearing a red shirt had stolen a shop vacuum and fled with a white female in a red Chevrolet four door hatchback.
July 5 – J.M. Pelfrey responded to 1016 Freshwater Lane where James Stancell reported that someone had broken his truck window and stolen various items, including a Glock 9 mm pistol. The loss was estimated at $1950. At approximately the same time, the subject(s) also broke into two cars at 1020 Freshwater Lane, belonging to Michael Anderson. They stole tools and other items valued at $1315.
July 5 – J.K. Vickery was dispatched to 224 Saint Paul Rd. where John Bedell reported that someone broke into several vehicles at that location and stole various items valued at $900.
July 5 – J.M. Pelfrey responded to 226 Sitton Rd. where Peter Stevenson reported the theft of his zero turn riding mower, valued at $3000.
July 5 – C.L. Wilkinson responded to 112 Looper Rd. where Christopher Heinen reported the theft of his EU 3000 IS Honda generator, valued at $3000.
July 5 – J.A. Bowen responded to a residence on Cartee Rd.,where Ashley Walker , of 121 Hurricane Creek Rd. reported that her live in boyfriend Shawn Padgett, WM,33, 6’1″, 195 pounds, brn/hazel had threatened her with a handgun during an argument. She refused to press charges but Judge Sharpe found probable cause and issued a warrant for criminal domestic violence high and aggravated nature.
July 5 – A.F. Acevedos responded to 202 Longview Dr. where Barbara Anderson came out of the woods and said her husband had assaulted her and was looking for her. She was placed in the cruiser for safety. When the husband, Thomas Richardson, WM, 38, ‘8″, 18 pounds, came by in his vehicle, Acevedos stopped him. Cpl. J.M. Culbertson arrived and they returned to the residence. Anderson said that an argument began and became physical. She refused to press charges or provide a statement, but Richardson was arrested for criminal domestic violence.
July 5 – S.B. McKinney received a telephone complaint from Patricia Hopkins, of 101 Jamison Dr. who reported that someone had entered her vehicle and stolen her purse containing fifteen hundred dollars.
July 5 – J.K. Vickery responded to the intersection of Hwys. 81 and 86 where Jason Snow , an employee of AT&T, reported the cutting and theft of CAT3 cable, valued at $2500.
July 5 – A.F. Acevedos responded to 108 Beardsley Rd. where Steve Weldon reported the theft of a Taurus and a Ruger handgun as well as eighty dollars from his house.
July 6 – J.M. Culbertson responded to the scene of a wreck near the intersection of Hwy. 86 and Shiloh Church Rd. SCHP Trooper Warren was on the scene as well, along with Fred Wood, of Osteen Hill Rd. Wood , the vehicle’s owner, said he was unaware the vehicle was missing from his home until the SCHP contacted him after finding the truck.
July 3 – D.J. Petit responded to 572 H I Taylor Rd. where Gary Roberson reported the theft of the SC tag # 9180 DR from his vehicle.
July 4 – J.M. Culbertson responded to 121 Pinewood Dr. where he met with Audrey Grant and her son,Ken, who stated that the grandson,Thomas Grant WM, 24, 5’6″, 145 pounds had come to the home seeking money and had become angry when he was refused. He snatched a cell phone away from his 84 year old grandmother, and began smashing furniture. The two older Grants left the home for their safety After speaking with Thomas, Deputies Culberston and Acevedos placed him under arrest for breach of peace, and assault and battery, third degree. He was transported to ACDC.
July 4 – D.J. Petit was dispatched to 825 Joe Black Rd. Lot 61 where, upon a complaint by Laurie Jordan Buford Comte, WM, 38 was placed under arrest for breach of peace due to his loud and intoxicated behavior.
July 5 – A.C. Guthrie responded to 4812 Hwy. 29N where Angela Usevich reported that her daughter, Madelynne Prince, WF, 17, 5’6″, 120 pounds had assaulted her. Guthrie placed her under arrest and placed her in the police car, where she repeatedly managed to get the handcuffs in front of her, and at one time, removed one cuff altogether. She was finally transported to ACDC and charged with assault and battery malicious mischief ( for damage to the cruiser) and resisting arrest.
July 5 – C.L. Wilkinson was dispatched to 104 Ivy Trail where Larry Waldrop reported that someone had entered two of his vehicles and his garage, stealing a number of items valued at $3150.