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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.

Teen reported missing – Saluda Dam Road

gcsobowmanThe Greenville County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a search for a missing 15 year-old teenager, Taylor Bowman, on Saluda Dam Road, near the Greenville County and Pickens County Line. Taylor was last seen Wednesday morning heading to school and a search was initiated after she reportedly did not show up at school coupled with the fact that personal items belonging to Taylor were located on Saluda Dam Road, near the county line. Investigators are asking that anyone who knows her whereabouts, to please call the Sheriff’s Office at 271-5210.

Two area 7-Elevens robbed early Tuesday

Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies are looking for a woman with a “No Regrets” tattoo on her neck who was involved in the robbery of a 7-Eleven in Powdersville early Tuesday morning. According to reports the woman entered the store around 4 a.m., told the clerk she had a gun in her jacket pocket and demanded money.

The woman left in a white Jeep with an undisclosed amount of cash. The store is located on Hwy. 153. No weapon was seen and no shots were fired. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office at 864-260-4400 or Andeson County Crimestopers at 888-274-6372.

Greenville County Sheriff’s Investigators are investigating a similar incident that also happened August 2, around 1:00 am. According to reports, the suspect entered the 7-Eleven (7803 Augusta Road) and approached the cashier, implying she was armed with a gun.

Hwy. 418 shooting results in fatality

By Stan Welch

It was just a regular hot June Saturday night at the Highway 418 Dance Barn, when a car driven by nineteen year old D’Marrion Jaquay Gilmore left the road and crashed into a telephone pole, bursting into flames.

Gilmore told those at the dance club not to call the police, saying he was wanted on several warrants, but the Greenville County Sheriff’s deputies were already en route. James Reeves, manager of the club, said that Gilmore put a gun to his forehead and demanded keys to a vehicle. When Gilmore left the building, those inside locked him out. When he couldn’t locate the car he fired several shots into the building.

Motorcycle chase ends in wreck – McMahan Road

A West Pelzer police officer and a Greenville County Deputy survey the scene after a motorcycle crashed Thursday evening. Officers attempted to stop the motorcycle but the driver attempted to flee. After a short pursuit in southern Greenville county the motorcycle wrecked on McMahan Road near SC 20. The driver was taken by Greenville EMS to Greenville Memorial Hospital. Piedmont firefighters assisted with patient care at the scene. (Photo by David Rogers)

One dead, three injured in South Greenville County shooting

Four people were shot Sunday afternoon on Eastview Road near Old Pelzer Road. South Greenville firefighters along with Greenville County EMS responded to the call. One person was pronounced dead at the scene, two taken by ambulance to an area hospital, and another was flown to Greenville Memorial Hospital by GHS MedTrans. The Greenville County Sheriffs office is investigating along with the coroners office. According to reports, one person was found in the front yard with a gunshot wound. All three had serious injuries. The name of the deceased has not been released. (Photo by David Rogers)

Greenville County Sheriff’s Office warns of warrant scam

The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office is warning of a scam that is currently being reported throughout Greenville County and the Upstate. The GCSO reminds citizens that law enforcement officers will never take funds or fines in lieu of warrant service, and that any and all court fines or fees are processed in person by the issuing court.

The GCSO has received numerous reports of citizens being contacted by a subject posing as a Lt. John Williams with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office in the Warrants Division. This subject is claiming that the persons he is calling have outstanding bench warrants for either failing to make a court appearance (usually regarding a traffic ticket) or failing to appear for a jury duty summons.

Arrest made in chase incident

Cedric Lamont Lee (photo)Following a pursuit Tuesday that ended on Big Creek Road, the driver of the vehicle, Cedric Lamonte Lee, 35 of Greenville, has been taken into custody. According to reports, at 5:11pm Tuesday, an Anderson County deputy sited a white Dodge Charger matching the description of a suspect vehicle referenced in a BOLO from Greenville County. The deputy attempted to stop the vehicle on Blake Dairy Road but the suspect ignored the deputy’s blue lights and siren, ran through two stop signs and continued to the intersection of Murphy Road and Big Creek Road, where he exited the vehicle and attempted to flee the scene on foot.

Chase ends on Big Creek Road

A suspect arrested in an Anderson County chase has been linked to a kidnapping call from Greenville County Tuesday evening. According to Anderson County deputies, 35-year-old Cedric Lamont Lee was charged and taken to the detention center. Greenville County dispatch received a call in reference to a kidnapping around 5:45 pm. Anderson County deputies were notified that the suspect was headed in their direction. Anderson County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy attempted to pull the suspect’s car over when a chase began on Murphy Road and ended on Big Creek Rd. Deputies were able to arrest Lee after he got out of the car and ran. A woman was also in the suspect’s car and taken to the hospital by EMS to be checked. (Photo by David Rogers)

Greenville Deputy fires at suspected propane thief

GCSO asks assistance in idendifying vehicle/suspect

The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance from the public and the media to identify the vehicle or individual pictured in this security video. This vehicle was involved in an incident around 3:30am on 03/08/16 at the Dollar General. During the incident a deputy was struck by the vehicle shown here. The Dollar General is located at 9538 Augusta Rd in Pelzer. If you have any information regarding the identity of this person or the whereabouts of the vehicle please contact the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office at (864) 271-5210 or CRIME STOPPERS at 23-CRIME

The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident that occurred early Tuesday morning in which a shot was fired at a suspect at the Dollar General located at 9538 Augusta Road, Pelzer. According to reports, around 3:45 a.m. this morning, while on routine patrol along the Augusta Road corridor in South Greenville County, the deputy encountered a suspect attempting to break into a secured cage containing propane tanks at Dollar General. The deputy verbally engaged the suspect who then ran to a newer model, dark color truck. As the suspect fled the scene, he intentionally struck the deputy with his vehicle. The deputy fired at least one shot at the truck as it fled towards Augusta Rd. At this time, it is unknown if the suspect or his vehicle was hit. The deputy was transported to GHS and is being treated for non life threatening injuries and is expected to make a full recovery. SLED is investigating the incident.

Sexual assault suspect arrested in Hendersonville

Antwon Marcees RogersresA man wanted in connection with a sexual assault and theft of a vehicle incident Sunday in Greenville County has been arrested in Hendersonville, NC.

According to reports, the incident began at a Dollar General store in Pickens County where the victim was sexually assaulted at gunpoint and forced into the trunk of her vehicle. The suspect was identified as Antwon Marcees Rogers. According to reports, Rogers drove from Pickens County to Greenville County with the victim in the trunk of her vehicle. Once in Greenville County, Rogers again sexually assaulted the victim and left her on the side of the road and fled the area in the victim’s vehicle.

Woodmont student arrested for making bomb threats

Greenville County Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested an 18 year old Woodmont student for making bomb threats related to graduation services on social media today (Tuesday). According to reports, the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office opened an investigation after receiving information from a parent who had intercepted messages off social media. These messages were sent by an 18 year old student at Woodmont High School making bomb threats at graduation ceremonies along with threats to cause harm to those attending.

Investigators completed the investigation this afternoon and the suspect, Bejamin Aguste Slezak, 302 Timberfield Way Simpsonville, was charged and taken into custody for making Bomb Threats. Slezak is currently being held at the Greenville County Detention Center and a bond hearing is scheduled for 9:30 this evening.

The Sheriff’s Office, in collaboration with both the Greenville County School District and Furman University Police, where ceremonies will be held, will have increased security measures put into place such as additional law enforcement presence at ceremonies as well as intermittent security searches of the area throughout the day.

Piedmont man arrested in drive by shooting – Anderson

Travis Richard Gamble, 26, of Piedmont has been arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting in Anderson Tuesday morning. According to reports, aound 9:45 a.m., an Anderson County deputy traveling on David Lee Coffee Place observed the driver of a white Ford Explorer fire several rounds into a black Nissan Altima which was stopped at the intersection of David Lee Coffee Place and MLK Boulevard.

Copper wiring thief in jail in Greenville

Tommy Houston Snead, Jr., who was wanted by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office in connection with several grand larcenies of cable and copper wiring has been located, incarcerated at the Greenville County Detention Center where he is being held on two charges from that jurisdiction.

Snead, Tommy Houston (photo)According to reports, he was taken into custody on Monday (Apr. 27). A hold has also been placed on him by Anderson County Sheriff’s Office in regard to Grand Larceny warrants on the subject in connection with thefts from a home in the Williamston area. The Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the citizens of Anderson County for their assistance in helping to track down Snead.

Sheriff’s Office still looking for suspect
Sheriff’s Office looking for local thief

Piedmont 4-wheel fugitive arrested

Jesse Clay Riffle, wanted after he ran from Greenville County Deputies at E. Main St. and Bessie Road in Piedmont Friday afternoon, has been arrested in Anderson County.

Jesse Clay RiffleRiffle had 17 active warrants for his arrest that include, multiple larceny warrants, possession of stolen vehicle warrants, failure to appear warrants, and violation of probation warrants.

Riffle, 26, approximately 5’7″, and 145 pounds, fled on a camouflage four-wheeler wearing a blue t-shirt.

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