Williamston Police Officers reported a busy week leading up to and through the Easter holiday weekend. Among incidents investigated were the following:
Mar. 27 – Williamston officers responded to an incident at Dollar General in which an unidentified white male entered the stock room from the sales floor and then entered the office in the back room. The subject then rummaged through a purse and left through the delivery door at the rear of the store. An employee stated the purse was hers and she was missing $500 in cash, a debit card and other personal identity documents. R. Maxwell, Haigler and Detective Culbertson investigated.
Mar. 27 – Gary Darren Cagle, 52, 106 Harper St., Williamston was arrested for disorderly conduct after officers responded to McDonalds in reference to a suspicious person with possible medical issue. According to reports, Cagle stated he was homeless and needed blood pressure medication. EMS was called and checked and cleared him. He was arrested for public disorderly conduct and transported to ACDC. R. Maxwell investigated.
Mar. 28 – Officers investigated a domestic violence incident at 108 L Street in which Sammy Wilson reported his wife Amanda struck him with a closed fist and threw a cell phone at him. Amanda left the residence on foot before officers arrived. A warrant was being sought in connection with the incident. Det. Gene Culbertson investigated.
Mar. 28 – Lander Memorial Library reported a vandalism incident in which the mail box and the building had been struck by a motor vehicle. Based on evidence at the scene, The damage, estimated at $1175, appeared to be from a General Motors truck or SUV, possibly black in color. The incident remains under investigation. B. K. Creel investigated.
Mar. 28 – Stewart L. Baylor, 47, 190 R M Boseman Rd., Belton reported a burglary at 500 West Main in which surveying equipment valued at $3000 was stolen. T. L. Eichelberger investigated.
Mar. 29 – ACE Hardware, 29 Pelzer Ave., Williamston reported a shoplifting incident in which a white male approximately six ft. tall, wearing a dark shirt with an eagle print and blue jeans entered the store and stole a pack of Sawzal blades valued at $25. T. L. Eichelberger investigated.
Mar. 30 – Shianne Danielle Palmer, 20, 19 Parker St., Williamston reported someone damage her 2013 Hyundai Elantra while parked in her driveway. According to reports obscenities were spray painted in red/pink spray paint on all four sides of the vehicle. Both rear tail lights and a right front head light were broken. Also holes were punched in the hood. Damage was estimated at $3000. L. B. Culbertson investigated.
Mar. 30 – Officers investigated a domestic altercation in which Laura Jean Hairston, 50, 107 Middleton Blvd. Apartments reported her husband sprayed her in the face with pepper spray and choked her. Officers were to speak with a judge about a warrant. R. Drennon, L. B. Culbertson investigated.
Mar. 31 – Annie Ruth Chastain, 75, 4 W 2nd St., Williamston reported a vandalism incident. (No additional details provided). R. Maxwell investigated.
Mar. 12 – Jerry Clark Gray, of Goodview Virginia reported a financial identity theft in which financial cards and identity documents were stolen from a vehicle in Roanoke Virginia. Fraudulent transactions were reported in several cities including a $1000 withdrawal from the Williamston branch of Sun Trust. Det. G. Culbertson investigated.
Apr. 1 – Williamston officers reported playground equipment in Mineral Spring Park being damaged. According to reports, a bridge area on the playground was broken possibly by excessive weight on a bracket. Damage was estimated at $1000. R. Maxwell investigated.
Apr. 2 – James Matthew Eubanks, 29, 110 Marsh Creek Rd., Williamston was arrested for driving under suspension after officers were advised of two vehicles involved in a domestic incident were leaving Main Street and Minor Street and heading toward Mineral Spring Park. Eubanks was issued a UTT and summons. Sgt. L. E. Mulz investigated.
Apr. 2 – Klarissa Hunt, 29, 15 Black St., Williamston reported a white Jeep drove through her yard and damaged the grass. Damage was estimated at $250. M. Beeman investigated.