Williamston Police Officers investigated the following incidents:
Mar. 22 – While on patrol on West Main St., Officer J. Sparks observed a street sign in the road along with several small limbs and dirt. The sign was a pedestrian crossing sign from nearby street crossing, approximately 25 feet, where a hole in the ground was observed. Upon investigation it was also noted that several of the decorative bushes that line the roadway and nearby crossway had significant damage. A fog light and light gray casing for a Honda, was found in one of the bushes. The vehicle that did the damage, estimated at $200, was not located.
Mar. 21 – Officers J. Sparks and T. A. Henderson responded to the parking lot at Deals Galore, 18 Beaverdam Rd. in reference to suspicious activity. Upon arrival, a white male was observed outside of a white BMW and a white female was in the driver’s seat with her arms raised in the air. During a search of the vehicle, a pink glass pipe was found under the passenger seat. A small white change purse, with a small plastic bag containing one small green pill and one small blue pill was also found. The pills were believed to be ecstasy. The tag on the BMW was suspended for cancellation of insurance. The driver, Linda Fisher J. Fisher, 112 Challenge Ct., Anderson, was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and transported to ACDC.
Mar. 20 – Felicai Leann Alexander, 41, 2129 Beaverdam Rd., Williamston was arrested for shoplifting and simple possession of marijuana after Corporal R. Drennon was dispatched to Deals Galore, 28 Beaverdam Rd., in reference to a shoplifter inside the store. Items totaling $10.86 were found in her purse. Alexander also had an outstanding warrant from Probation Pardon and Parole. After being escorted from a room at the store, a small white bag containing less than a gram of a green leafy substance field tested positive for marijuana was found where she had been sitting. She was transported to ACDC.
Mar. 19 – Matthew Scott Hewlett, 44, 108 Edgewood Dr., Williamston reported a Stihl SR 450 Backpack Blower valued at $600 taken from his work truck. J. Sparks investigated.
Mar. 19 – Michael Charles Dean, 38, 105 Edgewood Dr., Williamston reported items valued at $1,100 taken from a shed. Missing items included assorted fishing rods valued at $1,030 and electrical wire valued at $70. Forced entry was gained through the shed door. T. A Henderson investigated.
Mar. 15 – Officers were dispatched to Ida Tucker Rd. in reference to a suspicious vehicle. A blue color Jeep was observed in the roadway and was towed for safety reasons. J. Markeith investigated.
Mar. 14 – Pastor Buddy Eugene Graham, 54, 9 Gray Drive Williamston reported vandalism at Church of God, 12 W. First St. According to reports 7 different symbols spray painted in black paint on the multi-purpose building. The symbols included a stick figure with a pitchfork, a rocket man, two mushrooms, tow three point crowns, Word: Sorry, 666 and #9. J. Cobb investigated.
Mar. 12 – Officers investigated a report of shot fired in the area of Carolina St. The report stated several young white males were observed on Bigby St. earlier shooting fireworks. M. B. Jackson investigated.
Mar. 8 – Nikki Thompson Smith, 39, 19 Gray Drive Williamston reported she purchases a trampoline on Face Book Market place for $75. When she went to the address provided, it was a vacant lot. The suspect from Face Book was identified in the report as Kendall Ashton Lee, 27, 1760 John Dodd Rd., Spartanburg. A warrant was issued and faxed to central dispatch for entry into NCIC. The incident remains under investigation. Det. L. B. Culbertson investigated.