Williamston Police Officers investigated the following incidents:
Jan. 3 – Officer D. R. Hart was dispatched to the area of 16 Ridge Court at 1:30 p.m. where Job Sosa reported two subjects walking through his yard. Officers did not locate the subjects. About an hour later Sosa reported the two subjects on camera leaving the back door of 18 Ridge Court where officers found the back door window pane knocked out and entry made. Damage to the door was estimated at $25. The property had been vacant for years, however a kerosene heater, kerosene and personal belongings were found in a room on the second floor. The two subjects on camera were later observed at the SavWay in Williamston. D. Vickery made cotact with the subjects and questioned them about being in the abandoned house. At first both denied being in the area then finally admitted to staying in the abandoned property.
Jan. 3 – Alberto Ramirez Rios, 49, 1535 Curry lake Rd., Gray Gourt was arrested for driving under suspension after a blue Dodge was observed on Anderson Drive travelling 45 mph in a 35 mph zone. He was issued a warning for speeding. D. R. Hart investigated.
Dec. 30 – Lt. J. B. Sanders reported a white male came into the PD and turned in a counterfeit $100 bill that was found on the ground in Mineral Spring Park. The bill will be turned over to the Secret Service.
Dec. 30 – James Douglas Austin, 64, 128 Lakeview Dr. Williamston reported a bag of tools and a skill saw valued at $135 taken from his truck. T. L. Eichelberger investigated.
Dec. 30 – Mack Timothe Fowler, 53, 147 Middleton Blvd. reported a neon pink bicycle valued at $100 stolen. The bike was later recovered in a dith in a wooded area near the apartment complex. T. L. Eichelberger investigated.
Dec. 30 – Charles Douglas Rumsey, 55, reported a miter saw and heater taken from a duplex under construction at 81 Middleton Blvd #B. The Kobalt miter saw and stand were valued at $450. The heater, a Master 135000 BTU blower/heater. was valued at $500. During the investigation, the saw was located behind the duplexes. Sgt. l. E. Mulz investigated.
Dec. 27 – Officer T. Henderson initiated a traffic stop after he observed a dark color Hyundai Elantra on Main St., with a broken tail light. During the investigation a marijuana blunt and grinder were found insdie the vehicle. The items were confiscated for disposal. The 23 year old female driver was issued a warning for the broken tail light and released at the scene.
Dec. 26 – Officer J. Markeith and J. Sparks were dispatched to 103 Greenville Drive in reference to a domestice incident. A 26 year old white female was inside the Stop N Go gas station crying. The female said she and her boyfriend’s mom had been arguing for three days and her boyfriend, a black male, did not stand behind her. Officers observed the famales right shire sleeve has dirt on it and her vest was halfway off her body. The female stated she did not want to press charges and was issued a complaint withdrawal form.
Dec. 26 – Joshua Brandon Dobson, 28, 101 Duckworth Dr., #B reported a Samsun Galazy Note 10, a Ford Explorer car key, a Suntrust Bank card and approximately $80 missing after a female friend was at the residence. Sgt. L. E. Mulz investigated.
Dec. 25 – Officers were dispatched to 209 E. Carolina Street in refernece to a vehicle break in. According to reports, Frank Holcombe reported someone attempted to break into his truck bu did not take anything. A broken door handle was found on the ground. Sgt. L. E. Mulz investigated.