Category Archives: Crime

Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following:


Sept. 26 – J.M. Pelfrey responded to 405 Ragsdale Rd. where Teddy Walls reported that theft of his 8X16 dual axle utility trailer, valued at $2500.

Sept. 26 – P.C. Henry was dispatched to 112 Pine Dale Dr. where Matthew Crumley reported the theft of a Gecado .22 caliber pistol, valued at $200.

Williamston Police Report

Williamston Police Officers investigated the following:

Sept. 20 – Joshua Logan Davis, 26, 108 E. Street, Williamston was arrested for driving under suspension after a black VW was observed on Academy St. with a single tail light. SC B. Hardy investigated.

Sept. 19 – Yoland Doreen Smith, 51, 3 Ellison St,. Williamston was arrested for disorderly conduct after officers were dispatched to the residence in reference to a civil disturbance. According to reports, she had recently been evicted from the property and was not supposed to be on the grounds. C. Samuel, Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigated.

Nine arrested in crime spree

Two Williamston men were among nine individuals recently arrested who were involved in a “Crime Ring” which committed offenses in the Belton/Honea Path area during July and August.

According to investigators assigned to the case, the suspects were involved in at least 14 separate criminal incidents and netted over $43,000 in stolen goods. The suspects all knew each other, hung out together, and looked for “targets of opportunity” to support their illegal drug habit, investigators said.

Sheriff’s Office asks help in ID of suspects

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance to help identify two subjects captured on video at the S&P Truck and Auto Repair located on Spearman Road in Pelzer.

On July 3, 2014, two unknown subjects, in what is believed to be a Honda CRX, vandalized a pickup truck that was parked in the lot at S&P. Items were taken from both the cab and the bed of the truck. The assailants even took the vehicle’s license plate.

Investigators believe this case may be related to two other thefts at the same location. One, on June 28th, when two large truck radiators were stolen, and the other on August 27th, when rims and tires were removed from a vehicle left on the lot for repairs.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspects is asked to contact Investigator Kalyna McGee at (864) 222-3946 or Crime Stoppers at 888-CRIMESC (274-6372).

Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following incidents:


Sept. 13 – A.F. Acevedos responded to 905 Easley Hwy. where Tracy Shaw reported the theft of her mother’s vehicle, no model, make or description given. The loss was estimated at $4000.

Sept. 15 – P.D. Marter was dispatched to 141 Joe Black Rd. where Bailey Laboone reported that someone had broken into a home he has for sale at that location.

Two home invasions reported in Powdersville

There were two home invasions in the Powdersville area on Tuesday, Sept. 9. The first home invasion took place around 3 am at 113 Roe Road off Hwy. 153 in Powdersville. The second incident took place on River Road Circle around 7 am.

According to reports, the Roe Road homeowner, Steven Duncan, was asleep on the couch and was awakened by a white male with no shirt.  The homeowner did not know this individual and called him out.   The unknown male then fired one shot, striking the home owner in the arm and immediately fled the scene. The Pelzer Rescue Squad responded and transported Duncan to the hospital for treatment of his wound.  Deputies Scott and Chandler responded.  

Williamston Police Report

Williamston Police investigated incidents including thefts of bicycles and a computer and jewelry and other items from residences in the area. Among incidents investigated were:

Sept. 4 – Williamston Police are investigating an incident in which suspects pulled in front of a house on West 5th St. yelling. When the homeowner came out to see what was going on two people exited a Ford Expedition and threatened the victim for saying things about her kids on Facebook.

Sept. 5 – Austin Harolid Vice, 20, 104 Drake St., Anderson was arrested for driving under suspension, operating an uninsured vehicle and unsafe vehicle after a white Ford Explorer was observed in the Dollar General parking lot and then on West Main without a windshield. Cpl. L. E. Mulz, C. Samuel investigated.

Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following:


Sept. 5 – S. Dunlap responded to 102 Orr Rd. where Betty Chapman reported that she had been contacted by someone claiming to be a bill collector, and had subsequently been flimflammed out of $394.

Sept. 5 – P.C. Henry received a telephone complaint from Eric Meindl, of 716 Mt. Airy Rd. who reported that someone had stolen a check he had placed in his mailbox for delivery and had altered it and cashed it at a different bank.

Arrest made in Piedmont incident

Sims, Brian Emanuel (photo)The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Brian Emanuel Sims, 40, in connection with an incident on Santee Drive in Piedmont on Friday.

According to reports, on Friday evening Sept. 5th, Sims was involved in a domestic dispute with his live-in girlfriend at 331 Santee Drive. When she decided to leave the residence and drive away, Sims reportedly fired one round from a semi-automatic handgun into the hood of her vehicle, narrowly missing her.

Williamston Police Report

Sept. 1 – Officers were dispatched to the Williamston Curb Market in reference to a burglary. According to reports, officers were dispatched in reference to broken glass alarm at the business at 508 Greenville Drive. Video surveillance showed a white male parked on the south side of the business and then used an unknown object to break a 4×4 foot pane. He then entered the store and removed 5 to 10 packs of Pall Mall cigarettes valued at $40. C. Samuel, Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigated.

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