Williamston Police Officers investigated the following incidents:
June 19 – PTL. T.L. Eichelberger responded to 143 Middleton Blvd. where Joan Ross reported that her granddaughter’s (Alajahi Smith) boyfriend, Jontavious Talley, BM, 27, 5’7”, 165 pounds, took Ross’s car without permission and wrecked it. Further investigation revealed that Smith has permission to use the car, and had called Talley to come to her location in Anderson due to labor pains. No charges will be filed.
June 24 – PTL. D.R. Hart responded to 102 Williamston Court where Alicia Davis reported the theft of her children’s bicycles.
June 26 – PTL. T.L. Eicherberger was dispatched to 14 Gray Drive in response to a reported dog bite where Corey Selman reported being bitten by a German Shepherd while jogging. The dog was inadvertently let out by a six year old child. All medical records were up to date and no citation was issued.
July 1 – PTL. J. Sparks responded to 110 West Third St. where Tony McJunkin stated that he had been notified that someone had been in his building and stolen several items. Due to the building’s status as condemned, Sparks did not enter, but advised McJunkin to contact code enforcement officer Debbie Chapman to obtain permission to go inside.
July 2 – Sgt. L.E. Munz was dispatched to 203 Bigby St. where Jessie Blanding complained that someone had struck his fence with a vehicle, doing approximately $100 in damages.
July 3 – PTL. D.R. Hart responded to 610 Williams St. where Dorothy Simpson stated that someone had stolen her 2015 Honda CB300 sports bike, valued at $5000.
July 3 – PTL. C. Parker, Officer Jackson and Officer Hart responded to the Burger King in reference to a domestic dispute. Upon arrival, they found Kwanna Blanding in her car, with a visible facial injury. She stated that her boyfriend Lionel Thornton, BM, 38, 6’0”, 165 pounds had slapped her during an argument. Judge Lollis issued a warrant for Thornton’s arrest domestic violence 3rd offense.
July 4 – PTL. D.R. Hart received a report from Eric Ross, WM, 56, 5’7”, 230 pounds that he had been assaulted by his sister Dendy Lee Ross, WF, 59,5’1”, 140 pounds, who struck him repeatedly with a BB gun when he tried to stop a fight between her and her boyfriend, Jimmy Thompson. The victim had several visible wounds, and was transported by EMS to the hospital. He also stated he had been exposed to COVID-19. The subject and her boyfriend were interviewed at 8 Poinsett St. where the incident occurred. Both denied any physical altercation, and both stated that the victim, Eric Ross, had not been taking his meds recently.