Anderson County Sheriff’s Report


Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated an incident in which a bullet was fired into a an Easley home.


Oct. 14 – G.M. Guthrie responded to1406 Three & Twenty Rd. where Thomas Belcher reported that he and his wife had been awakened by a loud noise in their bedroom. Some white dust on the floor led to the discovery of a bullet in the wall of their bedroom. It had come through the window and embedded in the wall. The round was recovered largely intact and placed into evidence.

Oct. 15 – Deputy D.L. Brinston was on patrol near the intersection of Hwy. 153 and Hwy. 81 when he saw a vehicle pull into the rear of the Citgo gas station and sit there for fifteen minutes without seeing anyone getting out. He approached the vehicle and smelled marijuana. He subsequently arrested Steven Aiken, BM, 22, 5’7″, 125 pounds for possession of marijuana.


Oct. 13 – C.K. Cowan responded to 3 River St. where Kathy Nabors asked that Kirby Prather, of Laurens, be placed on trespass notice.

Oct. 15 – P.D. Marter responded to 109 McLlellan Dr. where Tiffany Thomas reported that she had loaned a van to someone to move some furniture and it had not been returned. Marter located the van at a towing service in Greenville and reported the vehicle had been damaged.


Oct. 13 – R.D. Smith was dispatched to 103 Blossom Branch Extension where Barbara Strickland, WF, 47, 5’1″, 125 pounds lodged a complaint that her boyfriend had come home and started beating her in the head. Richard Darrell Morse, WM, 58, 6’, 190 pounds, blond/grn stated that she had assaulted him. Reprots state both appeared intoxicated and both showed visible wounds. Both were arrested and transported to ACDC where Judge Malone issued warrants for each on charges of criminal domestic violence.

Oct. 14 – G.M. Guthrie responded to 205 Saluda Dr. Apt. 6 where Janeicia Williams reported the theft of a Samsung plasma flat screen television valued at $650.

Oct. 15 – E.E. Standard was dispatched to Mozzarelli’s Restaurant at 1722 Hwy. 86 where Bryan Williams reported that as he drove by he noticed the door was shattered. He called 911 and stood by until the police arrived. The owner also arrived and confirmed that no money had been stolen, although the area around the register was disturbed.


Oct.14- T. Shockley received a telephone complaint from Cornelius Christy of 203 Lewis Rd. in Williamston. Cornelius reported that some items, unspecified in the report, valued at $100 had been stolen from the outside of his house.

Oct. 14 – J.L. Martin was dispatched to 303 Trail Court where Travis Gosnell, WF, 27, reported that her landlord, Allen Lyn, WM, 58/62, 6’, 280 pounds, had been on and inside her property without giving proper notice. He had done so the day before and been warned by Cpl. McCarty not to do so. He was again warned and also advised about the eviction process.