Arrest made in Belton hit and run


By Stan Welch
According to the Anderson County Sheriff’s office, on September 24, two people allegedly were intentionally run over at 601 Calhoun Road in Belton by Brandon Taylor, a thirty nine year old white male who was on probation at the time. One of the victims, Butch Keith Barbre, 52, of Piedmont, died later that day from the multiple injuries he suffered.
The second victim, a female, is hospitalized in Greenville and their identity has not been released. Brandon Milleage Taylor, WM, 39, 5’10”, 170 pounds, heavily tattooed with brown hair and green eyes, was arrested by ACSO Deputy J.D. Martin. Taylor is from Williamston. He is being held without bond on charges including assault and attempted murder, murder, and violation of his probation. The cause for his probation is unknown at this time.

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