Williamston Police Report


Williamston Police Officers investigated the following incidents:
Aug. 31 – Riley Braxton Carter, 18, 109 Garren Rd., Belton was arrested and issued a summons for simple possession of marijuana and loitering for drug related purposes after officers responded to 604 S. Hamilton St., in reference to drug activity. According to reports a black bag and a metal container with bits of green leafy plant like substance was observed on the trunk of a white Cadillac sedan. The bag also contained a multicolor glass pipe, multiple baggies, two grinders, opaque paper wrap and two clear plastic baggies containing a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana. The substance weighed 2.25 grams. R. Maxwell, C. Derrell investigated.
Aug. 30 – Aaron Reese Huckaby, 19, 20 Circle Dr., Williamston was arrested and issued a summons for simple possession of marijuana after officers observed him sitting on the porch. A substance suspected as marijuana was found in a red cigarette pack. Sgt. L. E. Mulz, C. D. Brown investigated.
Sept. 1 – Jarvis Olando Boyce, 37, 6 W. 4th St., Williamston was arrested for criminal domestic violence after officers were dispatched to 6 W. Fourth St., in reference to a domestic disturbance. According to reports, Boyce struck the female victim in the back of the head just above the hairline and grabbed her around the neck, choking her. R. Drennon investigated.
Aug. 20 – Williamston officers investigated an auto break-in incident at the Anderson School District One offices at 801 N. Hamilton St. Stephanie Spearman Martin, 51, of Easley reported a passenger side window broken out of her vehicle. Damage was estimated at $250. Sgt. L. E. Mulz investigated.
Aug. 20 – Kimberly Ann McGill, 47, Williamston reported a Michael Kors shoulder bag taken from the back passenger floor board of her unlocked 2015 Kia Sorento while it was parked in the School District One offices parking lot. The bag contained engagement rings valued at $450 and other items including drivers license and debit cards. One of the cards was used for a transaction for $277.26 at the Walmart on Hwy. 81 N, Anderson. The incident remains under investigation. D. R. Hart investigated.
Aug. 26 – Elizabeth Jennings of Williamston reported an online fraud incident in which she applied for a job to purchase items for Optimum Healthcare LLC to purchase supplies for an orphanage. The company replied they would be sending a check for her to begin the purchase of supplies and she was to send them back $650 and a copy of her bank deposit slip for future paychecks to be direct deposited. A check made out to Jennings from Southern Livestock Supply Co. arrived in the amount of $3,870. When Optimum Healthcare was emailed about the check there was no response. Jennings is not out of any money from the transaction and the incident remains under investigation. L. B. Culbertson is investigating.
Aug. 23 – Jeremy Robert Biggs, 26, 854 S. Piedmont Hwy. D was issued a summons for driving under suspension after officers observed a white 2015 Chevrolet Impala traveling 36 mph on Broad Street, which is posted at 20 mph D. R. Hart investigated.
Aug. 24 – Donald Lee Hunt, 54, 3 Gray Dr., Williamston reported items valued at $650 taken from his yard. The items included two black tool boxes with miscellanous tools valued at $500; 8-10 cans of ACE Hardware paint valued at $100; two white power surge protectors valued at $50. D. R. Hart investigated.
Aug. 25 – Family Dollar, 1505 Anderson Dr., Williamston reported a shoplifting incident in which a white female came into the store and put items in a bag, then left the store without paying for the items. The suspect left in a silver four door believed to be a Nissan with a paper tag. Missing items included a book bag and a pair of pants. Sgt. L. E. Mulz investigated.
Aug. 26 – Venesa Rene Byrd, 55, 106 Tripp St., Williamston reported items taken from her 2006 Nissan Marrano. Missing items included several credit cards and SC license. A visa card was used three times, once online at Walmart.com, once at Tri City Auto Parts in Pelzer and once at the Dollar Tree in Williamston. The incident remains under investigation. R. Drennon investigated.