Williamston Police Officers investigated the following incidents:
Nov. 7 – Officers were dispatched to Stop n Go, 103 Greenville Drive where Byron Sanchez Jackson reported unknown suspects did take his brown wallet which he said was left on the counter. After going to another location to look for it, they returned and the cashier told them someone had found the wallet outside and turned it in. Jackson said that $60 was missing. During a followup investigation, it was found that an employee admitted she had taken the money from the wallet. Officers attempted unsuccessfully to contact the victim Jackson. No arrest was made and the employee was told it would be up to the victim if he would file charges and prosecute the case. C. Parker investigated.
Nov. 4 – A missing person report was filed by Caitlyn Joy Smith of Belton for her mother Crystal Gail Smith, 42, of 820 Joe Black Rd. #3, who had not been seen since the beginning of September. She was last seen at The Clock restaurant. Smith was entered in NCIC as missing and her information placed on the Williamston Police Department Facebook page. She was later located as a passenger during a traffic stop by Anderson County Sheriff’s Office and was there voluntarily. L. B. Culbertson investigated.
Nov. 4 – Mack Timothy Fowler, 53, 147 Middleton Blvd. reported unlawful financial transactions on accounts of two people he has power of attorney over. Fifteen transactions totaling $2,664 were made at the Dollar General in West Pelzer and Piedmont, the Family Dollar Store in Williamston and Anderson and the Walmart SuperCenter in Powdersville. There was also a cash withdrawal of $743 at the Powdersville Walmart. C. Parker investigated.
Nov. 2 – Taira Galloway Beitel, 40, 110 Shorebrook Dr., reported receiving threats and email harassment from a named ex-boyfriend, David Michael Alexander, who she has an Order of Protection against. Reports state that there is no evidence of who sent the emails. M. B. Jackson investigated.
Nov. 2 – Sanmterrious Ja’Mar Johnson, 22, 3 Vantage Dr., Powdersville was issued a summons for driving under suspension after a black 2019 Honda Civic was observed on Anderson Dr., with no taillights. T. A. Henderson investigated.
Oct. 23 – Ptl. M.B. Jackson was dispatched to 131 Middleton Apartments where Lori Crane and her son Ronnie
Cannon both reported being assaulted by Regina Jones, BF, 41, 5’6”, 128 pounds. Both victims and a third witness stated that Jones began yelling at Crane outside one of the apartments. The situation became confrontational and Cannon went over and inserted himself between the two women. Jones then struck Crane in the head, causing her left ear to bleed. She also struck Cannon with a bottle, causing an injury to his right cheek. Following an investigation and talking with several other parties. Patrolman Jackson placed Jones under arrest and she was transported to ACDC.
Oct. 28 – Ptl. David Vickery observed a vehicle with no light over the license plate, and a broken rear windshield, and he initiated a traffic stop. Upon contacting the driver, Jonathan Marciss, WM, 49, 5’11”, 160 pounds, he learned that he had no driver’s license. It was suspended for non-payment of a ticket. The tag proved to be expired, and Marciss was cited for DUS and improper tags
Oct. 30 – Patrolmen J Sparks and T.A. Henderson were on patrol when they received a complaint of a drunk driver. The complainant reported that the driver had almost driven into the ditch and had then hit a curb, flattening a tire. The officers located the vehicle which pulled into a parking lot. The driver, Sandra Rincon-Ibarra, WF, 26, 5’5”, 220 pounds was unsteady on her feet and was slurring her words. An officer was called from Belton to conduct a field sobriety test which Rincon-Ibarra failed. She blew a .17, or more than twice the legal limit. She was already on a suspended license for a previous DUI, and was taken into custody and transported to the ACDC.
Oct. 31 – Sgt. L.E. Mulz responded to the Dollar General at 526 W. Main St. in reference to two people passed out in a car. Upon arriving, he observed the two people. The male had a needle in his hand and the woman was rubbing his head. Mulz knocked on the window, removed them from the car and subsequently discovered both drugs and paraphernalia. He then placed them under arrest for possession of methamphetamine. Stephanie Clark, WF, 32, 5’7”, 135 pounds, from Walhalla was transported to ACDC. Dustin Thrasher, WM, 31, 5’11”, 150 lbs., from Westminster, complained of difficulty breathing and asked for an ambulance. He was transported to AnMed for treatment and then to ACDC at a later time.
Nov. 2 – Ptl. T.A. Henderson was on patrol near Anderson Drive and Keys Drive when he observed a vehicle with no taillights. He stopped the vehicle and discovered that the driver, Santerrious Ja’mar Johnson, BM, 19, 6’, 210 pounds, from Powdersville was driving under suspension, due to no insurance. He was allowed to call someone to retrieve the car, and given a citation for DUS, first offense.