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Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following:

EASLEY

May 15 – C.P. Huff responded to 2831 Pelzer Hwy. To Bradley Auto, where Elizabeth Bradley reported that someone had cut the fence and broke into five vehicles, stealing several items including GPS units and a handgun. They also stole a motorcycle and a pickup truck. The total loss was $5150.

May 16 – P.D. Marter was dispatched to the WalMart at 11410 Anderson Rd. where Christopher Cunningham, BM, 22, 5’11″, 150 pounds, was placed on trespass notice.

Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following incidents:

EASLEY

May 9 – J.M. Pelfrey responded to 410 Wildmarsh Rd. where Catherine Steasser reported that someone had vandalized her car, to the tune of $400 in damages. While canvassing the area, Pelfrey received similar complaints from 503 Wildmarsh Rd., and 102 and 106 Pleasant Woods Rd. (See additional info in the Piedmont reports below)

Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following incidents:

EASLEY

May 1 – J.R. Richey was dispatched to 310 Pine Rd. in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, William Grahl reported that someone had forced entry into his home and stolen some of his wife’s jewelry.

May 1 – J.R. Richey responded to 1935 Sitton Hill Rd. where Marilyn Wrenn reported that someone had broken into her home. It appeared nothing had been taken.

May 1 – J.R. Richey responded to the WalMart at 11410 Anderson Rd. where loss prevention officer Keith Reese reported that three black women in their late thirties had left the store with unpaid merchandise. He followed them to their vehicle, where they fled, running over his right foot as they did so.

Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

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April 24 – A.C. Guthrie responded to the parking lot of the WalMart at 11410 Anderson Rd., where Kady Price reported that someone stole her carpet cleaner from her truck while she was inside buying groceries. The loss was estimated at $250.

April 24 – J.R. Richey responded to a report of a reckless driver in the area of Hwy. 153 where he began canvassing business locations in the area. While on scene he received information from the Greer police department that they were in contact with the mother of the subject, Joshua Kuntz, WM, 28,5’8″, 175 pounds who had called her and told her he was running Hwy. 153.

Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following:

EASLEY

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.

PELZER

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:

EASLEY

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.

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