Williamston Police officers had a busy month in July, investigating thefts, auto break-ins, shoplifting and traffic related incidents. Among those reported between July 12 and July 23 were the following:
July 23 – Samuel Scott Mackey, 45, 1006 Shiloh Church Rd., Easley reported a forgery incident amounting to $2200. No additional details provided. M. Beeman investigated.
July 22 – Amy L. Hicks, 37, 237 Yeoman Dr., Easley reported items missing from her purse. According to reports, missing items included four packs of Marlboro cigarettes valued at $20, a blue tooth speaker valued at $100, a SC drivers license and a TD bank check book. She also reported an assault in which a named individual punched her in he bak of the head, opened the door and pushed her off the front porch, down three steps.
Hicks complained of a headache but declined EMS. The incident is to be presented to Judge Lollis. L. B. Culbertson, R. Drennon investigated.
July 21 – Alexis Nicloe Smith, 18, 125 Crappie Dr., Williamston reported a unknown driver struck her white 2010 Honda 4 door while it was parked at Rite Aid, 201 E. Main St. C. Samuel investigated.
July 20 – Anita Marie Bricker, 43, 44 McAlister St,. Williamston was arrested for driving under suspension for failure to pay traffic tickets after a white color vehicle turned around and refused to come through a check point on Belton Hwy. She was transported to ACDC. B. K. Creel investigated.
July 20 – Sachary Lasean White, 29, 347 E. Roosevelt Dr., Anderson was arrested for driving under suspension after a white Nissan was observed at a traffic safety checkpoint on Belton Drive. Sgt. M. Eddleman, E. J. Thompson investigated.
July 20 – Brandon Edward Hunter, 28, 101 Crawford St,. Williamston was issued a summons for operating an uninsured vehicle after a dark red SUV was observed on E. Main St. with one working headlight. He was issued a citation for operating an uninsured vehicle and a warning for defective equipment. The vehicle was towed and Hunter was transported to 101 Crawford St when the traffic stop was finished.A. Davis investigated.
July 20 – Jennifer Diane Gibbs, 32, 316 East Carolina St., Williamston reported a break-in at 316 East Carolina St. According to reports, an unknown individual kicked in the rear door and take a Sony Stereo valued at $150. R. Maxwell investigated.
July 20 – Rite Aid, 201 E. Main St., Williamston reported three tablet PCs valued at $479.83 taken from the store. According to reports, two subjects entered the store and took the tablets by exiting the front door with the items and bypassing all points of sale. C. Samuel investigated.
July 20 – A gray Chevy Trailblazer was found partially in the road way on Gossett Dr., at West Second St. The rear passenger window was broken out. A temporary tag came back to Angela Patterson, however due to no address or contact informaton, the vehicle was towed. L. B. Culvertson investigated.
July 19 – Evan Lee Cabaniss, 31, 135 Kensett Dr., Williamston reported larceny of a firearm valued at $600. The incident remains under investigation. B. K. Creel investigated.
July 19 – Beverly Jean Gleaton, 62, 10 Circle St., Williamston reported a 60 inch TV, a drill, a bag with miscellaneous tools and some model cars were taken from a shed at 400 Academy St., in Williamston. The items were valued at $1000. C. C. Brown investigated.
July 19 – Mary Katherine Rodgers Waldrop, 20, 104 Ivy Trail, Williamston was arrested for possession of maiijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and manner of driving after a silver color Mazda 3 was observed running a stop sign at Gossett Drive and First Street without coming to a complete stop. A marijuana roach, a blue grinder and a brown grinder were found in the vehicle. Also less than 2 grams of marijuana was found on her person. She was arrested and transported to ACDC. A. Davis, C. C. Brown investigated.
July 18 – Gregory Elizer Rivera, 24, 3 Drake St., #4, Pelzer was arrested for drug paraphernalia and driving under suspension after officers observed a black Honda traveling 47 mph in a 35 mph zone. His drivers license was suspended for failure to pay traffic tickets. He was issued a warning for speeding and a UTT for driving under suspension. A brown and blue glass smoking pipe was found inside the center console. Rivera was arrested and transported to ACDC without incident. J. Sargent investigated.
July 17 – Adrienne Cole, 45, 408 E. Main St,. Williamston reported an unknown subject hit her metal mail box with an unknown object causing $200 in damage. R. Drennon investigated.
Williamston Police officers reported a busy period between July 16 and July 20. Among incidents investigated were:
July 16 – After observing a gray older model Honda on Greenville Drive with no visible rear lights, officers attempted to stop the vehicle. The driver turned left onto East Carolina St, and came to a complete stop at a residence at 207 East Carolina St. A white male with a skinny build was observed getting out of the drivers side and running behind the residence. Officer heard dogs barking but lost visual. A white female sitting in the vehicle was brought out at gun point and placed in handcuffs. The passenger, Jordan Croggs stated she did not know the name of the male driver and had caught a ride with him. The vehicle was towed and the incident remains under investigation. K. Anthony investigated.
July 16 – Jonathan Allen Porter, 37, 208 Ina Marie Ln., Pelzer was arrested for shoplifting, assautl and failure to accompany officers after responding to a hangup 911 call at ACE Hardware, 29 Pelzer Ave. According to reports, when officers arrived, employees were detaining a male subject on the ground. An employee stated he observed Porter conceal an object in his pants and attempt to leave the store without paying. Porter shoved an employee who attempted to stop him. A 20 volt Dewalt battery was found concealed inside Porter’s pants and a Milwaukee impact wrench was recovered beside where Porter was detained. The value of the battery was $60 and the wrench $300. He was arrested and transported to Anderson County Detention Center. At the ACDC, Porter complained of a headache and requested to be transported to AnMed hospital. He was transported to AnMed where he received multiple X-rays and an MRI, all with negative results. While in the emergency room, he was repeatedly warned to stop walking around. After the examination, he attempted multiple times to move the handcuffs from behind his back to the front by sliding them under his feet. Porter was then charged with Failure to Accompany, and transported back to ACDC. L. B. Culbertson investigated.
July 12 – Progressive Church, 201 S. Academy St. reported a town trash can valued at $200 taken from the property. M. Beeman investigated.