Williamston police officers investigated the following incidents:
June 20 – Ronald Thomas Cape, 32, 10 Circle Dr., Williamston was arrested for simple assault after officers responded to the residence in reference to an assault. No additional details reported. Cape was transported to ACDC without incident. T. L. Eichelberger investigated.
June 28 – Anna Patricia Portillo, 17, 514 Carendon Dr., Easley was arrested for simple assault after officers responded to 20 Circle St., in reference to a verbal altercation. According to reports, Portillo threw a rock striking her boyfriend Aaron Reese Huckaby, 18 , of the same address. During the investigation, Portillo went to her vehicle to retrieve an item, and then threw it at Huckaby, striking him in the left ankle. Portillo was placed under arrest for assault and battery 3rd and transported to ACDC. L. B. Culbertson investigated.
June 29 – Brandon Scott Jackson, 23, 112 Biggs St,. Anderson was arrested for driving under suspension after requesting a police escort to get clothing and fishing rods from an apartment at Pecan Terrace Apartments on Gossett Dr.
Jackson was driving a blue Jeep. According to reports, while at the apartment, police officers were made aware that he was driving without a license. Upon checking with dispatch it was confirmed that his license was suspended. He was placed under arrest and transported to ACDC without incident. K. Anthony investigated.
July 2 – A librarian at the Anderson County Library, Williamston branch found a black bag behind the building containing a broken computer and other electronic items and assorted nerf toys. There was no identification in the bag. L. B. Culbertson investigated.
June 30 – Jennifer Barnes, 37, 129 Royal Dr., Williamston reported a fradulent financial card transaction. According to reports, someone took out a loan or cashed a check in the amount of $2539 in her name with a company called Mariner Finance located at 8211 Town Center Drive in Baltimore MD, 21236. The case was being turned over to Detective Culbertson for further investigation. B. K. Creel investigated.
June 30 – Billy Ray Craine, 56, 1010 Mill St,. Ext. Belton was arrested for public drunkenness after officers were notified of an intoxicated man cursing in front of kids at the town fireworks show. Craine was transported to ACDC without incident. K. Anthony investigated.
June 28 – Nikolai Harrison, 33, 1400 Anderson Dr., Williamston reported a burglary in which an outside storage closet was broken into. A self propelled TroyBilt lawnmower was taken from the carport. A Craftsman circular saw in a gray case, tie down ropes and a set of jumper cables were taken from the closet. Total value of the items was $180. K. Anthony investigated.
July 8 – Jeffrey James Cole, 44, 109 L St., #E, Williamston was arrested for assault and battery after officers were dispatched to 2 West Fourth St in reference to an assault. According to reports, Cole struck Phillip Marshall Hughey, 30, 2 W 4th St., in the back of the head with an object. R. Drennon, R. Maxwell investigated.
July 9 – Officers were dispatched to the Curb Market on Greenville Drive in reference to a man with a gun chasing a man up East Carolina St. According to reports, Jonathan Allen Porter, 37, 349 Camak Dr., Ware Shoals reported a black male with a red headband presented a gun and chased him up Carolina St. During the investigation a black male in a red Mustang was questioned and the Mustang was searched, however no gun or ammunition was found. The victim, Porter decided to sign a complaint withdrawal form for the pointing and presenting incident. K. Anthony investigated.
July 10 – Sharon Lynn Shaw, 62, 6 E 4th St., Williamston reported a semi-auto camo Hipoint .45 cal. pistol was stolen from the residence. The firearm was valued at $125. C. C. Brown investigated.