Williamston Police Officers investigated the following incidents leading up to and during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend:
Nov. 14 – Deals Galore, 28 Beaverdam Rd., Williamston reported a shoplifting incident in which a shoplifter was confronted in the parking lot and attempted to drive off in a red Toyota which struck two people causing injury.
According to reports the suspect became combative and thrrew the items into the parking lot, then attempted to drive off. One person was struck on the wrist with the car door and another was hit with the car twice. Items taken from the store included seven Delmotte meals, four pork loins, four ham steaks one pack of ground beef for a total of $25.75. Neither of the victims required medical attention. R. Drennon investigated.
Nov. 17 – Officers were dispatched to 902 Anderson Drive in reference to a hit and run incident. According to reports, two MedShore Ambulance Service personnel reported they heard a crash and walked around the building where they saw a white Hyundai which had struck a parked vehicle. When they asked if he was okay the man stated “no” then attempted to take a handful of pills. The pills were knocked away and the man left the scene of the accident. The incident remains under investigation. Sgt. L. E. Mulz investigated.
Nov. 18 – Dollar General, 526 West Main St. Williamston reported a shoplifting incident in which items valued at $67 were taken. T. L. Eichelberger investigated.
Nov. 18 – Randall Shawn Parham, 37, 11 N. Academy St., Williamston was arrested for public drunkenness after officers were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident at West Main Street and Dacus Street. He was transported to ACDC. T. L. Eichelberger investigated.
Nov. 20 – Michael Edwards, 19 Randall Street reported tools valued at $3000 to $6000 taken from his work truck at 118 Tyson St. in Williamston. R. Drennon investigated.
Nov. 20 – Travis Carroll Davis, 36-40, 1411 S. Piedmont Hwy., Piedmont was arrested for shoplifting after taking a TV mount valued at $30 from RiteAid without paying for it. L. B. Culbertson investigated.
Nov. 21 – Sherry Brooke Lollis, 24, 1 E Fourth St,. Williamston reported a 2004 Honda Pilot taken from her yard without her consent. The suspect, Adam Matthew Hall, 26, of the same address has an order of protection and trespass notice from the address. According to reports, the suspect called the victim and told her the car was at a friend’s house and then he turned himself into the Williamston Police Dept. He was placed under arrest for violating the order of protection and trespass notice and was transported to ACDC. R. Drennon investigated.
Nov. 23 – David Rogers of the Town of Williamston reported a water meter broken and a lock cut off at a residence at 104 Lander St. The power meter box also had the casing removed and two strips of metal in the connections inside. Duke Energy was contacted and responded, removing the metal strips and giving them to Officer Brown. The incident remains under investigation and will be presented to a judge for possible warrants. C. C. Brown, B. K. Creel investigated.
Nov. 24 – Ace Hardware reported a shoplifting incident in which a Dremel tool set was taken from the store without paying for it. According to reports a named suspect took an item off a shelf, placed it inside his pants, and left the store without paying. A warrant has been issued. The item was valued at $49. R. Drennon investigated.
Nov. 26 – A customer at Dollar General attempted to pay for items with a one hundred dollar bill which turned out to be counterfeit. According to reports, the man stated he received the bill from a teller at Suntrust Bank in Powdersville. The bill was placed into evidence and the incident remains under investigation. L. B. Culbertson investigated.
Nov. 27 – A Hispanic female walked into the Williamston Police Dept. and stated she had found a green color bag on Walton Dr. The bag contained several items of drug paraphernalia. The items were placed into evidence. Sgt. L. E. Mulz investigated.
Nov. 27 – Nicolas, Mariela Diego, 19 5 Sullivan St., Williamston reported a green and black Chaos Free Style bicycle taken from 16 West 2nd St. The bike was valued at $80. C. C. Brown, Sgt. L. E. Mulz investigated.