Williamston Police Officers investigated the following incidents between Oct. 4-7:
Oct. 4 – Donald Lee Hunt, 53, 3 Gray Dr., Williamston was arrested for two outstanding bench warrants with Williamston PD after being observed in Municipal Court in Williamston. He was transported to ACDC without incident. Sgt. L. E. Mulz investigated.
Oct. 4 – Keith McDermott, 54, 312 E. Carolina St., Williamston was arrested for public disorderly conduct after officers were flagged down by a citizen who told them a white male was attempting to jump into passing vehicles on Main Street. Upon speaking with McDermott, officers observed a clear plastic bag which contained an open bottle of “Naked Turtle” rum and an open 40 oz King Cobra beer. He was arrested and transported to ACDC without incident. B. K. Creel investigated.
Oct. 4 – Gina Dawn Ricks, 44, 502B Garren Rd., Belton was arrested for disorderly conduct/breach of peace after officers responded to three separate calls involving her. According to reports, the first call was for a female acting stange. An officer made contact with the female, identified as Ricks, and found no outstanding warrants or contraband. She was allowed to leave.
The second call officers received was about a female inside a Greenville Drive business causing a scene. Ricks was advised to act accordingly in public and allowed to leave. The third call for service was a female yelling that she was going to shoot up Fred’s, and waving her hands above her head frantically. When officers made contact, Ricks was speaking incoherently, very agitated and verbally aggressive. Ricks was placed under arrest for breach of peace and transported to ACDC without further incident. L. B. Culbertson investigated.
Oct. 4 – Sonia Louise Patterson, 44, 4 Silver Spur Ct., Greenville was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia, operating an uninsured vehicle and driving under suspension after officers observed a white Ford Mustang displaying a Georgia tag traveling 48 mph in a 35 mph zone on Anderson Drive. According to reports a clear pipe with a residue inside, consistent with a meth pipe, was found in her purse. K. Anthony investigated.
Oct. 5 – Stop and Go store, 102 Greenville Dr. in Williamston reported a customer attempted to purchase gas with a ten dollar bill that was determined to be counterfeit. The bill was seized by officers and no arrest was made. L. B. Culbertson investigated.
Oct. 5 – Alice Lea Lewis, 35, 2114 Welch Ave., Charleston was arrested for driving under the influence and open container in a motor vehicle after officers observed a vehicle travelling 51 mph in a 35 mph zone on Anderson Drive. The vehicle had a tag that was a match for a hit and run. B. K. Creel, R. Drennon investigated.
Oct. 6 – Danny Ray Adams, 50, 109 Woodtrail, Williamston was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and simple possession of marijuana after officers responded to 416 Belton Drive in reference to a rolling domestic incident. Officers were advised that the parties involved were about to pull up in a red Mitsubishi, which came down Belton Drive a short time later at a high rate of speed. According to reports, upon searching the vehicle, a small baggy of green leafy substance field tested positive as marijuana was found in the driver’s right front pocket. Two clear baggies containing a crystal like substance field tested positive as methamphetamine were found in an open area of the vehicle. The marijuana weighed .55 grams. The meth weighed .91 grams. Also the tag on the vehicle came back to another vehicle. Adams was arrested and transported to ACDC without incident. K. Anthony, B. K. Creel investigated.
Oct. 6 – Jonathan Shane Thurston, 31, 227 Motor Boat Club Road, Williamston was placed on trespass notice for Family Dollar, 11505 Anderson Dr., after officers were dispatched in reference to an irate customer in the store. Sgt. L. E. Mulz, T. L. Eichelberger investigated.
Oct. 6 – Jonathan Shane Thurston, 31, 227 Motor Boat Club Rd., Williamston was arrested for possession of marijuana, drug equipment violations and public disorderly conduct after officers responded to 602 N. Hamilton St., in reference to a complaint. According to reports, when officers arrived they observed Thurston through a screen door inside the house and officers could smell a strong odor or marijuana. Upon a search of the residence, officers found a baggie containing a green leafy substance field tested positive as marijuana and a rolled blunt of a green leafy substance field tested positive as marijuana. A digital scale with a green leafy substance on it was found in a room inside the residence. Thurston was also charged with disorderly conduct due to a complaint that he was outside cursing and talking in a loud boisterous manner while kids were outside. K. Anthony, B. K. Creel investigated.
Oct. 7 – Fernando Morales, 18, 122 Cedar Lane Rd., Williamston was arrested for reckless driving, no drivers license and unsafe faulty equipment after a silver and black Jeep was observed traveling at a high rate of speed and recklessly on Ida Tucker Road. The vehicle was traveling at 63 mph in a 35 mph zone and had no tag light. B. K. Creel, E. J. Thompson investigated.
Oct. 8 – Murphy Williams, 50, 16 McDonald Street, Williamston was arrested for transfer of alchoholic beverages to persons under age 21 after officers were dispatched to the residence to do a welfare check on underage kids.
According to reports an eighteen year old male and nineteen year old male at the residence stated that Williams did buy and give them alcoholic beverages (beer).
The eighteen year old male, identified as Dayde Coy, was also arrested and cited for transfer of alcholic beverages to person under the age of twenty-one years. Williams was charged with transferring alcoholic beverages to a person under 21 who was not his children. K. Anthony, B. K. Creel investigated.
Oct. 9 – Michael Phillip Saylors, 60, 14 Glendale Ave., Williamston was arrested for assault and disorderly conduct/distrubing the peace after officers reponded to 14 Glendale Ave., in reference to a domestic disturbance. Saylors was issued a courtesy summons on the charges due to being transported by EMS to Anderson Area Medical Center after complaining of chest pains. L. B. Culbertson investigated.