Williamston Police officers investigate two shooting incidents


Williamston Police Officers investigated two unrelated incidents involving gun shot wounds along with a number of other incidents last week. One of the gun shot wounds was the result of a hunting accident. Among incidents investigated were the following:

Oct. 5 – Williamston Police Officers responded along with EMS to an incident involving a hunting accident that occurred just outside the town limits. According to reports, Colt Poore, 27 of 7 E. Frist St., Williamston was found with a wound caused by a hunting accitdent that occurred somewhere near the town limits on E. 1st St. SCDNR was contacted to investigate the incident. K. S. Looney, Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigated.

Oct. 6 – Shirley Ann Quinton, 72, 15 Church St., #1-33 reported a .22 cal revolver removed from the apartment without her permission. The gun was valued at $100. Sgt. K. J. Winn investigated.

Oct. 6 – Elizabeth Marie Wickham, 20, 2802 Centerville Rd., Anderson was arrested for reckless driving, minor in possession of beer and open container after a four door Buick vehicle was observed crossing the center line on West Main St. The vehicle was also observed traveling 58 mph in a 35 mph zone. A 24oz. can of Miller Lite beer was found in the cupholder between the drive and passenger seat.

A passenger in the vehicle was also charged with open container of beer after the driver and passenger both denied the beer was theirs. Both were issued UTT and transported to ACDC. Sgt. K. J. Winn investigated.

Oct. 7 – Officers responded to a shoplifting incident at Rite Aid, 201 E. Main St., in which a white male with a long sleeve white shirt, grey pants and grey jacket placed merchandise under his shirt and left without paying. The missing item was a 9 inch Craig touch tablet valued at $150. M. E. Simmons investigated.

Oct. 10 – Adam Kane Selman, 37, 706 Dean Spring Rd., Belton was arrested for faiuire to stop for a blue light, driving under suspension (3rd) and habitual traffic offender after a blue 90s Ford Taurus was observed with a tag to a 1994 Mitsubishi Mighty Max truck. According to reports, the vehicle turned onto Hill St. and then South Academy and sped up in an attempt to flee from officers. The driver lost control of the vehicle and ran off the right side of the road just past Dean Spring Rd., The driver fled on foot into a cow pasture and hid under some bushes. He was located and complained of a hurt leg. EMS responded and transported him to AnMed ER where he was treated for minor injuries and released. He was then transported to ACDC and issued citations. SCHP investigated. K. S. Looney, SC Brooks investigated.

Oct. 10 – At the request of Belton Police Department, Williamston police officers assisted with a fight incident at Cheers and Spirits, 306 Anderson Rd., in Belton. According to reports officers assisted with crowd control until everything was under control. Sgt. K. J. Winn, K. S. Looney investigated.

Oct. 12 – Williamston officers investigated an incident in which the female driver of a vehicle observed at 301 West Main St., had a gunshot wound to her leg. According to reports, Ashley Danelle Waters of Honea Path said her boyfriend had shot her in the leg at a location in Moonville. EMS was dispatched but the victim refused to be transported. Greenville County was advised of the incident but did not respond. The victim was told she could contact Greenville County about the incident. M. Beeman, Sgt. K. J. Winn investigated.

Oct. 1 – Robert Brett Palmer, 861 Ginger Ln., Hiawassee Georgia reported a gun missing from a truck while at 211 W. Main St. The incident remains under investigation. G. Cremer investigated.

Oct. 12 – Dawn Gail Horne, 51, 130 Holcombe Rd,. Pelzer and a person identified as Danielle Necole Shockley, no additional info provided, were both arrested after a shoplifting incident at Dollar General 526 West Main. According to reports officers were dispatched after two white females left with items from Dollar General in a silver Toyota pickup. The vehicle was located in the parking lot at Rite Aid. Upon investigateion several items valued at $45 were found behind the passenger seat along with a Dollar General bag. Both were issued UTT and transported to ACDC. S. N. Robison investigated.

Correction – An incident in last week’s police report incorrectly stated the current address for Latima Nicole Wells as 713 McAlister Rd., Williamston. Wells was arrested for simple possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. The address is a former address and Wells does not reside there.