Williamston Police Report


Williamston Police Officers investigated the following incidents:

Sept. 13 – Dana Edward Wright, 38, 247 Longview Dr., Williamston was arrested for two outstanding warrants and failure to accompany police officers after officers were notified he was walking on Gossett St. According to reports officers located him and after advising him that they had warrants, he jumped a ditch and fled on foot. He was pursued and eventually tazed. Officers found a clear plastic baggie containing a large amount of oval white oblong pills which were determined to not be a controlled substance. J. Sargent, C. Anderson investigated.

Sept. 13 – Officers conducted a consensual search of a residence at 2 Black St. which resulted in confiscation of a variety of drugs including two bags of marijuana, three grams of ICE, one morphine pill, and seven hydrocone pills. Officers were in the process of obtaining arrest warrants for unnamed individuals. Captain K. Marsee investigated.

Sept. 15 – Following up on a complaint by Helen Alewine that she had been locked out of her residence and that credit cards, checks and her car had been taken, three people were arrested. Michele Mathews Cash, 44, 12 Spring St., Williamston, Michael Todd Jeckel (no additional info) and Travis Alewine (no additional info) were arrested and transported to ACDC. The report indicates the incident involved possession of meth with intent to distribute and drug equipment violations. K. Antony investigated.

Sept. 16 – Officers assisted with a vehicle fire in which a silver Dodge Durango was involved in flames on Belton Drive at Parker St. The vehicle was towed. Sgt. L. E. Mulz investigated.

Sept. 16 – Shellie Lynn Harrell, 26, 24 Traxler Ave,. Williamston reported a HP laptop valued at $400 missing from her residence. Unit R8 investigated.

Sept. 19 – Gary Zachariah Thomas, 42, 19 McCaughrin St., Pelzer was placed on trespass notice for West Pelzer Elementary School, 10 W. Stewart, St., West Pelzer. According to reports, he attempted to pick up papers and calling the school regarding his daughter, even though his daughter is not a student at the school. J. Sargent investigated.