Williamston police officers investigated the following incidents:
Jan. 19 – A 14 year old female juvenile and 14 yer old male juvenile were observed painting on the brick wall of the railroad located adjacent to Mineral Spring Park. The subjects were transported to the police department where they were turned over to a guardian and a DJJ referral form was completed. M. W. Simmons, J. B. Sanders investigated.
Jan. 21 – Codie Leigh Cantrell, 18, 117 Hardy St., Williamston reported someone broke into her unlocked vehicle in her driveway. Items reported missing include brown bookbag with yellow embroidery $10, Percy Jackson Titan Cursebook $15, English school book, headphone $10, Palmetto High School Ipad Air with otter box $584 and a key. The items were valued at $609. Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigated.
Jan. 21 – Officers investigated a possible rabid raccoon on Market Street. The animal was observed displaying aggressive behavior and was shot. DHEC was notified but declined to test the raccoon. M. Crowe investigated.
Jan. 21 – Wesley Lee Martgers, 30, 501 Tripp St., Wililamston reported a break-in in which items valued at $3400 were missing. Items included a Samsung laptop, Sony Playstation 4, and games, a camera/recorder. also two antique rings, two pearl necklaces and other jewelry. Detective Cremer did forensics for fingerprints. K. Anthony, T. L. Eichelberger investigated.
Jan. 22 – Christopher Guthrie, 26, 611 S. Hamilton St., Williamston reported vandalism in which an object was stuck into each of the rear tires on a 2002 Dodge truck. The new tires were valued at $290 each. M. E. Simmons investigated.
Jan. 23 – Johnny Dale Robinson, 55, 115 Williamston Ct., was arrested and issued a UTT for driving under suspension after a 90s model Chevy Z71 was observed on N. Hamilton St,. with the rear passenger window busted out. S. N. Robison investigated.
Jan. 25 – Shirley Ann Quinton, 73, 15 Church St., #1-33 reported three transactions totaling $226 on her (debit) card which were not hers. The incident remains under investigation. G. Cremer investigated.