Williamston Police investigated the following incidents:
Oct. 10 – Ptl. D. Vickery and Ptl. Jackson responded to a hit and run accident at the intersection of E. Main St. and S. Green St. A juvenile (name and info withheld) reported that a Toyota Tacoma pickup truck had crossed the center line and hit him head on. He advised that he managed to stop his vehicle before the collision, but the truck left the scene. The next day, Oct. 11, the truck was located at the intersection of Big Creek Rd. and Elrod Rd. The truck was towed to be processed for forensic evidence.
Oct. 12 – Ptl. T.A. Henderson responded to 2 W. Fourth St. where Phillip Hughey reported the theft of several power lawn tools, valued at $4000 from a utility trailer in his yard.
Oct. 13 – Ptl. T.L. Eichelberger responded to 208 Williamston Court where Dillion Bailey, WM, 28 reported that Brooke Shaw, WF, 26, 5’4”, 140 pounds, brn/brn had spit in his face twice during an argument and had also assaulted him. He had visible bleeding scratches on his face and torso. Shaw was arrested and transported to the ACDC.
Oct. 13 – Ptl. T.A. Henderson was on patrol in the area of Gossett and Academy streets when he observed a GMC pickup truck without a tag as it sped up Gossett Dr. Over the course of the high speed pursuit that followed, the truck, driven by Johnny Patterson, WM, 36, 5.7”, 223 pounds brn/blue disregarded a couple of stop signs as well as one red light. Upon being stopped he was found to have no driver’s license either. He was issued two citations and instructed to appear in court.
Oct. 14 – Ptl. D. Vickery was on patrol when he observed a motorcycle traveling on W. Main St. without a tag. He attempted to initiate a traffic stop, but the motorcycle fled at a high rate of speed. Vickery terminated the pursuit at the Mineral Springs Park.
Oct. 14 – Ptl. C. Parker and Officer Thompson responded to 306 South Academy where Andrea Jouglard-Chapman reported the theft of a number of items, including furniture, musical instruments, antiques and jewelry. The loss was estimated at $1970.
Oct.17 – Ptl. T.A. Henderson was dispatched to 101 Bigby St. in reference to a firearm being discharged in the city limits. Upon arrival in the general area he heard gunshots and witnessed several vehicles leaving the area at normal speeds. He arrived at the home and , during the course of his investigation of a very complicated social situation involving a number of males and females, he found and seized a Glock pistol and a Steven double barrel shotgun, both of which had been discharged. No one was injured but Leotha Bryant Brown, BF, 34, 5’2”, 155 pounds, was cited for discharging a firearm in the city limit.