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Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following:

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April 18 – S. Dunlap was dispatched to 224 Redwood Dr. where Gary Martin, Jr. reported that someone had entered and ransacked both his and his wife’s vehicles. Several items were missing, including prescription medicines, fishing rods and tackle, and a Samsung S6 phone. The loss was estimated at $744.

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April 18 – S. Dunlap responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on Lesley Street. Upon arriving he made contact with a vehicle driven by Joseph Brock, WM, 39, 5’9″, 200 pounds, of Breazeale Rd. The vehicle had a paper tag but a stolen SC tag was found underneath it. Brock was taken into custody and charged with receiving stolen property.

Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following:

EASLEY

April 10 – A.C. Guthrie responded to the WalMart at 11410 Anderson Rd. where Keith Reese reported seeing Raven Goodman, BF, 25, 5’7″, 203 pounds, hide several items of clothing in her purse. She then paid for the items in her cart, but not the others, valued at $35. She was taken into custody and transported to ACDC.

April 10 – A.C. Guthrie responded to the WalMart again, this time to find Samantha Wardell, WF, 37, 5’6″, 190 pounds, from Greenville. Wardell cursed, screamed and spat at people, finally spitting on the deputy. She was eventually charged with shoplifting, public disorderly conduct, assault and battery, and malicious injury.

Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following incidents:

EASLEY

April 3 – J.A. Clark and C.P. Huff responded to 506 Roe Rd. where Rocky Lingerfelt reported that someone had fired a gun into his house, breaking a window and leaving a bullet fragment on the floor.

April 3 – J.A. Clark and C.P. Huff responded to 115 Jesse Drive, Lot 18, where Christopher Young, WM, 43, reported that his neighbor had punched him during an argument over a dog.

Belton teen arrested in Anderson pursuit

Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested Dakota Chance Chitwood, 17, of Belton in connection with a Tuesday afternoon pursuit in Anderson which resulted in a wrecked police cruiser and ended with the vehicle hitting a residence.

Around 1:45 pm Tuesday, a deputy patrolling in the area of Highway 28 Bypass spotted a Ford Excursion which matched the description of a vehicle that had been reported stolen early this morning from a residence in Anderson County.

The driver of the Ford, later identified as Chitwood, attempted to evade the officer and a pursuit ensued. Near the intersection of Jackson Street and Stone Drive, Chitwood swerved toward the patrol vehicle, causing the deputy to leave the roadway and strike an embankment.

Chitwood continued on Jackson Street but wrecked the Ford into the porch of a residence on Boston Drive. Other responding deputies, who quickly arrived on-scene, took Chitwood into custody.

Both the deputy and Chitwood were transported to AnMed for medical treatment. The deputy was later released. Chitwood remains hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. Charges against Chitwood are pending.

Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

Andeson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following:

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March 27 – T.V. Hendrix responded to 11638 Anderson Road, where Elzora Burger reported that someone had damaged her rear door while trying to force entry into her home. The cost was set at $100.

March 27 – M.T. Grant was dispatched to 254 Ridge Rd. in response to a reported burglary in progress. The homeowner, Christopher Stuart, stated that four men had kicked in the doors of his home and come in. He said he was awakened by a white male who put a knife to his throat. Stuart said his girlfriend and his juvenile son were sleeping downstairs and he yelled at her to call 911. He then shoved his assailant who fled. Both the girlfriend and the boy said that they also saw men in the house., but were unable to give adequate descriptions.

Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following incidents:

PELZER

March 20 – J.R. Brunson responded to Bill’s Tire Center at 240 Highway 20, where manager Donnie Jeanes reported that someone had stolen two commercial batteries from a 1993 International truck. The loss was estimated at $300.

March 20 – J.R. Richey was dispatched to 1004 Macencro Circle, where he contacted Marisol Rodriguez at her friend’s house, where she had fled after being allegedly assaulted by her boyfriend and the father of her child. His name and description are withheld per ACSO protocol. Ms. Rodriguez showed signs of visible injuries and the case was to be presented to a magistrate.

Arrest made in Belton shooting

Brian Alan Orr

Brian Alan Orr

Anderson County Sheriff’s investigators have arrested Brian Alan Orr of Belton in connection with a shooting incident on Breazeale Street in Belton last week. According to arrest warrants, Orr attempted to kill Dallas Franklin Johnson by shooting into Johnson’s passing Ford F250 pickup with a sawed-off shotgun.

Johnson was wounded in the hand but was able to drive himself to the Belton City Police Department to report the incident and obtain help. After speaking with officers, he was transported to Anderson Hospital by Belton EMS personnel.

Shooting suspect charged with murder

W Mug shot in pc mail

By Stan Welch

Following a Sunday morning incident, which resulted in a temporary custody order being used to hold Raeford Derrane Wideman overnight while an investigation proceeded, Anderson County Sheriff’s Office investigators have formally charged him with the murder of Ryan O’Neil Tatum.

Tatum was shot with a 9 mm handgun at approximately 5:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 15 at the South McDuffie Trailer Park in Anderson. Wideman, BM, 26, 5’7”, 200 pounds, was placed into the temporary custody while investigators continued their inquiries. Several witnesses to the shooting identified Wideman as the shooter, and he eventually admitted his role in the shooting death.

Arrest made in 2012 crime spree

By Stan Welch

Ask any law enforcement officer how crimes get solved, and they will tell you that it takes hard work, persistence and usually some luck. But every now and then, just luck is enough. That was the case this past weekend when a suspect in a series of crimes committed approximately three years ago just fell into the lap of the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

Sunday evening, around 9:45 p.m., central dispatch received a 911 call from someone on Denise Road in the Easley area. The caller stated that he had been threatened with a shotgun. Deputies responded and made contact with Thomas Lee Sekerchak, WM, 31, 6’1”, 215 pounds, brown/blue, of Pickens.

Anderson County Sheriff’s report

Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following:

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March 7 – A.L. Gary was dispatched to 401 Planter’s walk Dr., where Larry Lee stated that his chainsaw, valued at $450, had been stolen from his garage.

March 8 – D. McQueen was dispatched to 105 Sweetwater Court where Chastidy Wilson, WF, 21, reported that her boyfriend and the father of her six month old child, had assaulted her during an argument. She took the child and fled to a neighbor’s house where the neighbor called 911. Wilson and the child were transported by Pelzer EMS to the hospital. The boyfriend, Erick Zaragoza, Hispanic WM, 26, 5’10″, 180 pounds, said he knew nothing about the assault. He was placed under arrest for CDV and transported to ACDC.

Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following:

PELZER

Feb. 28 – J. Glenn responded to 29 Smythe St. where Karen Mahon reported that someone had entered her father’s house while he was hospitalized. A second story window had been forced open.

Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the theft of several vehicles left warming up and one incident of a man talking to products in a beer cooler. Among incidents investigated were the following:

EASLEY

Feb. 22 – J.R. Brunson was on patrol when he noticed a truck at 106 Ragsdale Rd., which matched a suspect vehicle in a pursuit earlier in the day. He and Deputy D. McQueen contacted the resident, Nathan Porter, WM, 52, 6’1”, 190 pounds, bald/green, who said he had noticed the tag, which proved stolen, earlier but didn’t know how it got there. He was placed under arrest for receiving stolen property and transported to ACDC.

Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following incidents:

EASLEY

Feb. 13 – S.D. Cole responded to the WalMart at 11410 Anderson Rd, where the asset protection officer for the store reported that Travis McNeely, WM, 26, 5’9”, 187 pounds, blond/hazel attempted to leave the store with merchandise he had not paid for. McNeely was arrested and taken to ACDC.

Feb. 13 – D.J. Petit was dispatched to 108 Henderson Rd. where Rodger Beckett reported that someone had broken into his home and stolen a television and jewelry valued at $1200.

Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following incidents:

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Feb. 6 – P.C. Henry received a telephone complaint from Bruno Difilippo, of 205 S. Severin Circle, reporting the theft of a black and red Toro weed trimmer and five gallons of gas. The loss was estimated at $182.

Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated thefts from different locations including a car, a dual axle trailer, two utility trailers, a golf cart, tools and other items. Among incidents investigated were the following:

EASLEY

Jan. 31 – C.M. Ashe responded to 1120 Windermere Court where Lauren Hood, WF, 31, 5’7”, 210 pounds and Joel Copeland, WM, 46, 6’1”, 145 pounds agreed that they had been arguing when he received a scratch near his left eye. They differed on the manner in which the wound occurred but Copeland was determined to be the aggressor and he was arrested for criminal domestic violence.

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