Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated a home invasion Oct. 10 in the Piedmont area. According to reports, three armed men wearing Halloween masks entered a house at 211 Forest Glen Dr., Piedmont and demanded to know where the owner kept guns. Kelly Richardson reported that the thieves also woke her mother who was asleep in another room. They left with a smart phone, jewelry, $800 cash, and debit cards. The total loss was estimated at $1140.
Other incidents investigated include the following:
Oct. 10 – A.F. Acevedos responded to The Silver Shop located at 11025 Anderson Rd., where business owner Justin Kirby reported that someone had smashed his front door to gain entry. Acevedos and Deputy Cook cleared the building and then reviewed surveillance tape, which showed a 35 year old white male using a golf club to break the glass door. The damage was estimated at $800.
Oct. 11 – Cpl. M.W. Hunnicutt was dispatched to 103 Umbrella Court, where Tiffany Jones, WF, 28 reported that her live in boyfriend Joshua Klingensmith, WM, 36, 6’4″, 250 pounds had assaulted her by choking and punching her, and had refused to let her leave the residence. She escaped when he went to sleep and called 911. Cpl. Hunnicutt returned to the home and contacted Klingensmith, who denied assaulting Jones. He was taken into custody and transported to ACDC.
Oct. 11 – J.M. Culbertson received a telephone complaint from James Martin, Jr. that someone had stolen his utility trailer, valued at $1850. The trailer is 6 X 12, black,with a wood floor and single axle.
Oct. 11 – A.F. Acevedos responded to a complaint of auto breaking at 1008 Sierra Dr. Ketti Curran reported that someone entered her car and stole a wallet containing seventy dollars as well as various personal papers.
Oct. 11 – T.K. Cook responded to 418 Hattie Rd. where Dorothy Morgan reported the entry into her vehicle by an unknown person. Nothing was taken.
Oct. 11 – T.K. Cook responded to 112 Harrowgate Dr. where Terrica Young reported that someone had entered her vehicle while it was parked there. Nothing was taken.
Oct. 11 – M.T. Brooks responded to 146 Brookstone Dr. where James Wallace reported that someone had entered his vehicle. Nothing was stolen.
Oct. 9 – A.F. Acevedos and Z.W. Crane were on patrol near Osteen Hill Road in Piedmont when they encountered a vehicle with a paper tag. A catch team was also in the area and assisted in the pursuit, which eventually located the vehicle at 13 Langley St. in Pelzer. Todd Adkins, WM, 27, 5’11″, 165 pounds was taken into custody for second offense driving under suspension.
Oct. 9 – J.M. Pelfrey responded to the Seven Eleven store at 1645 Easley Hwy., where Leah Casannis reported that she left her car running while she went into the convenience store, and someone stole it. The vehicle is a white 1997 Nissan Maxima. A review of the surveillance video shows two black males drive up in a tan car and, after going in the store and making a purchase, they left. One drove the tan car and the other drove off in the stolen vehicle.
Oct. 9 – S.S. Barnes received a telephone complaint from Jane Orr that someone had stolen her license plate tag # AAV213.
Oct. 10 – A.C. Guthrie responded to a home invasion at 211 Forest Glen Dr. Kelly Richardson reported that three armed men wearing Halloween masks entered her house and demanded to know where she kept her guns. They left with a smart phone, jewelry, $800 cash, and debit cards. The total loss was estimated at $1140.
Oct. 10 – J.K. Vickery was dispatched to 2619 River Rd. where Frankie Hunt reported that two vehicles had been broken into. A handgun and a fish finder had been stolen, with a total value of $850.
Oct. 11 – A.F. Acevedos responded to a telephone report from Jennifer Upton, who stated that while she was attending Shiloh Methodist Church, her IPhone 6 had been stolen. She contacted her carrier and they used a GPS ping to locate the phone at 1401 Massey Rd. Acevedos made contact with James Moore, WM, 51, 5’10″, 140 pounds, who admitted taking the phone from the church. The case was to be presented to a magistrate for action.
Oct. 10 – J.K. Vickery responded to a call for assistance by the GCSO at 11 Pebbles Court Lane. Upon arrival, he saw four white males fleeing a vehicle. One of them, Phillip Sherman II, WM, 32, 5’7″, 130 pounds ran behind the vehicle and drew a handgun which he immediately threw to the ground. Vickery grabbed and cuffed him. The Greenville deputy took Lewis Landreth, WM, 30 into custody for possession of methamphetamine and a Glock 33 pistol which came back as stolen from Williamston.