Category Archives: Crime

Williamston Police Report

Williamston Police Officers investigated theft of a gun, a stolen vehicle, a gun at the ballfields, minor in possession and made a drug arrest. Among incidents investigated were the following:
April 12 – Officers were dispatched to Mineral Spring Park in reference to an indecent exposure incident. According to reports a witness stated a white male on a motorcycle exposed himself to her and her child. The suspect had left before officers arrived. Z. T. Parks investigated.

Citizens help in detaining four men

Two Powdersville men responded to a call for help from an elderly couple, and detained four men at gunpoint until Anderson County Sheriff’s deputies arrived at the scene of a potential home invasion Monday afternoon.
Nathan Wimbrow got a call from his grandparents asking him to come to their house nearby.

Williamston Police Report

Williamston Police Officers investigated the following:
Apr. 3 – Autumn Breanna Fitzgerald, 22, 315 Austin St., Williamston reported an assault and burglary at 1102 Anderson Drive, Williamston. No additional information was made available in the report. T. L. Eichlberger investigated.

Don’t leave car running and unattended

The West Pelzer Police Department is asking local drivers to not leave their vehicles running unattended and reminding them that to do so is against the law.
West Pelzer Police Chief Mike Clardy said the request is “Due to a rash of stolen vehicles at local businesses, predominantly where citizens either leave their vehicles running to warm up or to
quickly run into a business for a morning coffee only to find their vehicle gone upon returning to their parking space.”

Williamston Police Report

Williamston Police Officers investigated the following incidents:
Mar. 22 – James Henry Mills, Jr., 18, 2606 Amity Rd., Belton was arrested for simple possession of marijuana after officers observed three males in a parked car at Brookdale Park off Crescent Drive in Williamston. According to reports Mills had small baggies of marijuana hanging out of his left pocket. There were also several empty baggies and empty cigarillo packs in the vehicle. A passenger in the

Counterfeit bills being circulated

The Williamston Police Department is warning local businesses that a number of counterfeit $100 bills have been passed in the area recently.
According to Captain Marsee, the Williamston Police Department and the Secret Service are working diligently to catch and prosecute offenders.

Williamston Police Report

Williamston Police Officers investigated the following incidents:
March 14 – Officers issued a trespass notice for the Dollar General Store at 526 West Main St. to Frederick Mason Jenkins Jr. Jenkins was at the store harassing a female employee he had once dated. Officer Stephen Kay handled the call.

Anderson County residents face federal gun, drug charges

Anderson Group Indicted on Federal Gun and Drug Charges – Shemika Alfrida Parson Williams, age 35, Kevin Lynn Hargraves, age 32, and Johnny Lee Smith, age 26, all of Anderson, South Carolina, were charged in a four-count indictment with possession of firearms by

Williamston Police Report

Williamston Police officers reported a light week of activity. Among incidents investigated were the following:

Greenville County Deputies featured on Live PD show

Beginning this week Deputies with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office will be featured on A&E’s new “Live PD” television show. The show airs every Friday from 9pm-12am. A&E offers viewers an unscreened and unfiltered look inside the country’s busiest police forces and this spring the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office will be one of the featured agencies.

Williamston Police Report

Williamston Police Officers investigated the following incidents:
Feb. 28 – Palmetto High School reported a vandalism incident in which an anonymous person spray painted various sayings in multiple locations using blue spray paint. Damage was estimated at $1500. J. Sargent, Sgt. L. E. Mulz investigated.

Stolen car recovered – Pelzer

A suspect is taken into custody after a reported stolen car was spotted by police. The car was apparently stolen in West Pelzer Monday morning. The vehicle was seen Monday night and officers attempted to stop it. The driver did not stop before wrecking on Orr Street in Pelzer. He was taken into custody and was checked out by Pelzer EMS. (Photo by David Rogers)

Williamston Police Report

Williamston Police Officers investigated the following incidents:
Feb. 21 – John David Outlaw, 43, 14 Spring St., West Pelzer was arrested for possession of marijuana and two outstanding warrants after officers responded to 108 L St in reference to serving a warrant. According to reports, Outlaw was found in the bathroom and had 4.02 grams of a green leafy like substance field tested positive as marijuana. He was transported to WPS, issued a UTT for simple possession of marijuana and transported to ACDC. K. Anthony investigated.

Police investigate graffiti incident at Palmetto High

The Williamston Police Department is investigating a vandalism incident in which graffiti was spray painted on outside walls, sidewalk and doors at Palmetto High School and other nearby businesses on Hamilton Street.
According to Williamston Police Chief Tony Taylor, the incident in not gang related but appears to be anti-establishment and anti-God. Chief Taylor said the suspect is believed to be a student.
In addition to several places at the school, graffiti was spray painted on a bus at Palmetto High as well as Unity Mortuary and the Stop-n-Go located on Hamilton Street, approximately 1/4 mile from the school.
Police investigators do have video of the suspect, Taylor said.
Taylor said the incident is the first graffiti miscellaneous damage report the department has had in awhile.

Williamston Police Report

Williamston Police Officers investigated the following incidents:
Feb. 20 – Officers were dispatched to 4 River Drive in reference to a domestic dispute. Information in the reports was lengthy however no arrest was made. The incident remains under investigation. B. K. Creel investigated.

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