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Repair company employee charged in theft from homeowner

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Justin Grey Smith, age 25, of Anderson, and charged him with Grand Larceny in connection with theft of jewelry from a county residence. According to the arrest warrant, between the dates of September 13, 2013 and October 12, 2013, Smith stole various items of jewelry from a residence on Providence Church Road in Anderson.

At the time of the theft, Smith was employed by a company which was renovating the victim’s home. Smith, who was arrested on April 8th, was being held at the Anderson County Detention Center. He was released Thursday evening on a $10,000 bond.

Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following:


April 4 – T.B. Dugan was dispatched to 629 Spearman Rd. at the request of Heath Anthony who was notified by a neighbor of a burglary in progress. Dugan found the door kicked in but nothing missing. Unfortunately, Jason Skelton, of 629 Spearman Rd. Wasn’t so lucky. About an hour earlier, his home was broken into and jewelry and a large screen TV were stolen. The loss was estimated at $1900.

Arrest made in copper thefts from cell towers

Moore, Jonathan Colie (photo)The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Jonathan Colie Moore, 32, of Anderson, in connection with theft of copper from two cell phone tower sites in Anderson County.

Moore is accused of  burglarizing the cellular tower site located at 199 Latimer Road, Anderson and the AT&T power station located at 221 Alliance Parkway, Williamston.

Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated thefts from homes and businesses in the area including the following:


March 28 – B.S. Chandler responded to 508 Woodcock Rd. where Ronald Holbrooks asked that his son, Benjamin Holbrooks, be placed on trespass notice for the property. He was.

Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated shoplifting and theft incidents throughout the area. Deputies are also investigating an incident in which several shots were fired into a Williamton area home. Among incidents investigated are the following:


March 14 – J.G. Williams responded to 184 New Hope Road where Patricia Hughes reported that someone had stolen the AC unit, valued at $2500.

March 14 – C.L. Wilkinson was dispatched to 884 Bryant Road where Rudolph Floyd reported the theft of his Northstar generator, valued at $2800.

Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

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Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following:

Capt. Darrell Hill informed the various crime watch members that warrants have been signed against two people in connection with burglaries in the Piedmont and Easley area.

Travis Lee Skelton of 2614 Powdersville Rd. Easley is currently in jail in Pickens County on burglary charges that took place within Pickens jurisdiction. He is facing 10 burglary warrants. Diana Grace Foster of 140 S. 4th, Greenville is facing four accessory warrants.

Piedmont man charged in road rage incident

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office has charged Joshua Logan Hoover, age 24, of Piedmont SC, with Attempted Murder, Discharging a Firearm into an Occupied Vehicle, and Possession of a Weapon during a Violent Crime in connection with an incident of road rage earlier this month.

According to the Feb. 7 incident report, John Mize was on his way to work, driving on Hwy. 29 North toward I-85, when a silver Toyota Tacoma truck drove up behind him at a high rate of speed. Mize stated that he moved over to the right lane to allow the truck to pass.

However, a short time later, as both vehicles merged onto I-85, the Toyota, which was again following Mize, pulled around him in the right-hand lane. At that time, the driver (later identified as Joshua Hoover) made an obscene gesture at Mize then fired one shot through Mize’s passenger side door.

The bullet lodged in the vehicle’s center console. Mize was unharmed.

Hoover, who turned himself into deputies at the Sheriff’s Office yesterday, is currently being held at the Anderson County Detention Center. Bond has been set at $50,000.

Anderson County Sheriff John Skipper said, “A license to drive does not afford anyone the right to engage in this type of senseless violence.”

Williamston man arrested after six hour chase in Georgia

John Luther Murphy, WM, 26, of Williamston, was arrested near Woodbine, Georgia, after a six-hour chase through the area’s marshes and woodlands, according to the Florida Times-Union. Murphy was wanted in connection with the February 1st Grand Larceny of a 2002 Honda Accord, which occurred at the Spinx Station on Highway 86 in Piedmont. Murphy was apprehended by Camden County Georgia deputies after he fled the scene where the stolen vehicle ran out of gas.

Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following incidents:


Feb. 8 – M.L. Branyon and B. Surratt made a traffic stop at Hwys. 8 and 29 and subsequently arrested William Lewis, BM, 63, for DUS. He was taken to ACDC.

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