Williamston officers had a busy end of the year and start to the new year with a variety of incidents including a stabbing, a dog bite and several drug related investigations. Among incidents reported were:
Dec. 28 – Joseph Steven Styles, 38, 155 Middleton Blvd. Williamston reported something caused a two inch hole in the window of a storage building located at 125 Crown Ct. resulting in $40 in damage. K. Anthony, T. L. Eichelberger investigated.
Dec. 28 – Shirley Ann Quinton, 72, 15 Church St., #1-33 reported a Valor .22 caliber revolver taken from the residence. The gun was valued at $100.
Dec. 29 – Roger Dale Finley, 126 Davis Street reported a 19 inch Sharp TV and a 45 inch flat screen TV missing from the residence. The items were valued at $250. M. E. Simmons, Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigated.
Dec. 29 – SaveWay, 309 E. Main St., reported a white male tried to pay for lottery tickets and other items valued at $65 with counterfeit money. The counterfeit money was obtained from a friend who stated he got the money from a store in Greenville. The suspect paid for the lottery tickets and items with what appeared to be legal money and the counterfeit money was confiscated. The incident will be turned over to the Secret Service for further investigation. T. L. Eichelberger investigated.
Dec. 29 House of Pizza, 14 North Hamilton St. reported counterfeit bills, 1-$20 and 2-$5 bills, passed at the business. The bills were taken to the WPD and will be turned over to the Secret Service. J. B. Sanders investigated.
Dec. 30 – John Huddleston, Williamston Townhome Apartments, 416 Belton Dr., reported damage to the ceiling in the laundry room. A light fixture was hanging from the ceiling and the ceiling was damaged by a large hole. Estimated damage was $1000. S. N. Robison investigated.
Dec. 31- Crystal Haynes Pearson, 30, 110 Orr St., Pelzer was arrested for possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia after officers were dispatched to Goody’s in reference to several suspicious individuals in the store. Two hypodermic needles, one loaded with heroin, were found in her purse. Mr. Pearson (no additional information provided) was also found to be in possession of a hypodermic needle and was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia. Both were transported to ACDC without incident. S. N. Robison investigated.
Dec. 31 – Haley Brett Potter, 21, 7 Ridley St., Williamston was arrested for public disorderly conduct after officers were dispatched to East 4th St., in reference to a suspicious person. Reports state that during the investigation Potter was talking to people who were not there and stated she had leeches biting her. When officers attempted to get her to move from the roadway, she jerked her arm away. She was then placed under arrest. EMS was called after she stating she had leg pain. After being checked she was arrested, issued a citation and transported to ACDC. M. Beeman investigated.
Jan. 5 – Amber Zimmer, 110 Horton Ave., Belton reported a stolen wallet after attending a birthday party at 16 Spring St. in Williamston. The wallet contained drivers license, social security, bank card, insurance cards and $690 cash. S. N. Robison investigated.
Jan. 1 – Samuel Dennis Alewine, 35, 103 L St., Williamston was arrested for disorderly conduct after causing a disturbance at 19 Shaw Rd. and running when officers arrived. He was arrested at 103 L St. after failing to comply with law enforcement and transported to ACDC. M. Crowe, M. Beeman investigated.
Jan. 1 – Officers responded to 19 Woodmere Ct., in reference to two pitbull dogs fighting. After numerous attempts by the dog owners to break up the fight and then by officers spraying pepper spray, the two dogs were eliminated by six shots from the officer’s gun. K. Anthony, T. L. Eichelberger investigated.
Jan. 1 – Jallisa Chantel Greenlee, 26, 166 Lemans Dr., Anderson was arrested for no drivers license and expired tag after officers observed a vehicle on Main St., with one working headlight. She was transported to ACDC without incident. SC Const. C. Trotter investigated.
Jan. 2 – Ace Hardware reported a generator valued at $1,283 had been rented but was not returned. The incident remains under investigation. Z. T. Parks responded.
Jan. 2 – Officers investigated an incident at 7 Ellison St. in which Jonathan Glen Wells, 33,7
Woodmere Court #3 was stabbed in the arm by a suspect identified as Lee Smith. The incident remains under investigation. K. Anthony, T. L. Eichelberger investigated.
Jan. 3 – After working the scene of a house fire at 21 Gray Drive officers were called to the fire department where a Duke Energy employee and the Fire Chief reported that the meter on the house was stolen and that the homeowner had not been paying for electricity because a bill has not been generated for that resident in a “long time.” Reports state that the tax file shows the house appears to belong to SB Municipal, PO Box 37531, Laurel MD. T. L. Eichelberger investigated.
Jan. 3 – Alexandria Nicole Watson, 23, 820 Joe Black Rd., #8 Williamston was arrested for drug paraphernalia after officers were dispatched to 23 McClellion St., in Williamston in reference to a domestic dispute. In addition to being placed on trespass notice, she was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia after officers found four syringes in her bag. K. Anthony, T. L. Eichelberger investigated.
Jan. 1 – Vetta Summers, 80, 11 Market St,. Williamston reported that while walking her dog on Market Street a neighbor’s dog jumped her dog and while trying to free her dog, Mrs. Summers received a bite on her left hand. The neighbor, Shamar Donnye St. John was issued a ticket for not being able to produce papers for his dog. Class 3 B. Peterson, C. Anderson took the report at the police department lobby.