Anderson County Sheriff’s Report


Due to the way incident reports are being made available to The Journal, the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office only reported two days of incidents to The Journal Crime Report this week. Weekday incident reports were not made available. The few reports made available included the following:


May 14 – P.D. Marter received a complaint from Clement Pettys,of Hartwell, GA who stated that someone had thrown a rock at his car the previous night while he was driving on Three Bridges Road in Powdersville. The damage to the car and its windshield was estimated at $500.


May14 – D. McQueen and C.P. Huff were responding to a location on Lebby St. just prior to the Saluda River bridge, due to a report of a vehicle that had run off the side of the road. Two subjects were reportedly removing various items from the car and hiding them behind a nearby building. While en route, McQueen received a report of a stolen car from 2 Courtney St., which matched the description of the car in question. He went to the Courtney St. address and met with Marsha Slayton, who confirmed the theft of her blue Prius and a number of household items and tools. Her total loss was set at $15,000, but the car and various items were recovered at the primary site.

May 14 – C.P. Huff was dispatched to the area of Osteen Hill Rd. and Smith St. in response to a report of an intoxicated person. He contacted Greg Keene, WM, 45. 5’8″, 145 pounds, brn/brn on a moped. Keene had slurred speech, was unsteady and smelled strongly of alcohol. He was placed in custody for public disorderly conduct.


May 13 – M.T. Stipe observed a red mini van in the area of South Circle Dr. When it crossed the center line, he made a traffic stop. The driver, Daniel Rodgers, WM, 30, 5’10″, 200 pounds, was found to be driving under suspension, with two previous offenses. The passenger Whitney Harrison, WF, 27, 5’6″ 150 pounds, brn/brn was found to have an active family court bench warrant out on her. Both were arrested and transported to ACDC.

May 14 – M.T. Grant responded to 171 Rich Dr. where Amanda Gilliam, of Liberty, reported that Deshawn Williford, BM, 19, 5’10″, 147 pounds, of Anderson, had stolen her Jeep. She said he had ridden to the location with her, but took her vehicle when she left the keys on the counter. The Jeep was discovered by the Anderson Police Department, abandoned in the city limits. The case was to be presented to a magistrate.

May 14 – J.T. Hunt responded to the Sav-Way gas station on Hwy. 86 where a store employee reported that a white male, blond, in cargo pants, had driven off after pumping sixteen dollars worth of gas. He was driving a dark blue two door Chevy sedan.

May 15 – P.D. Marter responded to 110 Alberta Circle where Mason Joye reported that a subject had entered his yard and attempted entry to his home. Surveillance video captured the subject who is a white male in his twenties. He did not manage entry.


May 14 – A.G. Banister responded to 107 Nickie Dr. where Melody Schrader reported that someone had burgled her home, taking a number of items including a 55 inch flat screen television and various power tools. The items taken were located almost simultaneously in an incident that took place in Pelzer (see previous report).