Williamston Police Officers investigated shoplifting, theft and gunfire incidents over the past week. Among incidents investigated were the following:
Apr. 12 – Leah Ann Monroe, 26, 706 Dean Springs Rd., Belton was arrested for misrepresenting ID and driving under suspension after a red GMC Jimmy was observed stranded in the roadway at Gossett St., and First St. She was transported to ACDC and issued a UTT. R. Drennon, S. N. Robison investigated.
Apr. 13 – Sharon Danielle Miler, 32, 10 E 4th St., Williamston was placed on trespass notice for 16 E 1st Street. Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigated.
Apr. 13 – Justin Daniel Ricketts, 27, 213 Mauldin St., #A reported several items stolen from the residence including a Verizon Optimus phone valued at $40. April Joy Owens, 36, 213 Mauldin St. #A reported a Ruger .22 Caliber firearm stolen from the residence. The gun was valued at $500. Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigated.
Apr. 13 – Sharon Daniell Miller, 32, 10 E 4th St., Williamston was arrested for trespass after notice after returning to the address. Miller was arrested and transported to ACDC without further incident and issued a UTT for trespassing after notice. Z. T. Parks investigated.
Apr. 14 -Steven D. Ambrose, 48, 243 TC Bannister Road, Belton reported fraudulent use of a debit card to make several purchases at the House of Pizza in Williamston. Class 3 B. Peterson, T. L. Eichelberger investigated.
Apr. 14 – Misty Lane Crocker, 40, 18 Lyman St., Pelzer reported a tag stolen from a vehicle at 116 E. Main St., K. Anthony investigated.
Apr. 14 – Ashley Marie Price, 32, 219 Johnson Ln., Piedmont was arrested for shoplifting $53 in merchandise at Dollar General, 526 West Main St. A Jennifer Stargel, no additional information, was also arrested for shoplifting $7 in merchandise. Both were placed on trespass notice, placed under arrest and transported to ACDC without incident. Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigated.
Apr. 15 – Serene C. Cowans, 56, 707 Lafayette St., Anderson was issued a summons for operating an uninsured vehicle and manner of driving after a red Honda was observed disregarding a traffic light at Anderson Drive and Academy St. Z. T. Parks investigated.
Apr. 15 – Williamston officers assisted in recovery of a stolen vehicle after being dispatched to Burger King, 905 Greenville Dr., in reference to a suspicious blue Ford Explorer in the rear parking lot. The vehicle had been stolen from Walmart in Powdersville. After being processed by Anderson County Sheriff’s Office forensics, the vehicle was turned over to registered owner’s son. The vehicle was valued at $2000. S. N. Robison investigated.
Apr. 15 – Angel Lopez, 17, Williamston reported a lost wallet in Mineral Spring Park. Some contents were found but two cards were missing. Class 3 B. Peterson investigated.
Apr. 16 – Torrie R. Taggert, 55, 101 Middleton Blvd., Williamston reported someone broke into her 2001 Ford F-150. A GPS was taken and the dash of the vehicle gone through. The GPS was valued at $25. According to reports, the truck was unlocked.
Apr. 17 – Vincente Eugeneo Espinoza III, 21, 37 Knight St., Williamston reported prescription pills missing from an unlocked vehicle. S. N. Robison investigated.
Apr. 17 – Officer M. Beeman reported additional vandalism to a window that was previously boarded up. The plywood and glass was on the ground. Damage was estimated at $200. M. Beeman investigated.
Apr. 12 – Clifford Lee Dove, 26, 412 LaFrance Rd., Anderson was arrested for disorderly conduct after bothering customers over a three hour period. He had outstanding warrants in Florida, but the agency declined extradition. Due to his behavior he was checked by EMS. According to reports he became irate and was talking to people who were not there. After being released by EMS he starting cursing and yelling at people who were not there. He was then placed into custody. While being transported he continued to talk to people who were not there reports state. M. Beeman investigated.
Apr. 16 – Officers were dispatched to East Carolina Street in reference to at least three shots being fired in the area. During the investigation two people were questioned Both people questioned stated it was the other shooting the gun. Due to lack of evidence and conflicing information, it could not be determined who was responsible for firing the shots. One of the persons questioned, did however have an active warrant with Anderson County. Tyrekus Blanding, no additional information provided, was placed into custody and transported by an Anderson County deputy. M. Beeman investigated.