Anderson County Sheriff’s Report


Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following:

PELZER – Oct. 20- E.E. Standard responded to 260 Old River Road where Charles Cortez II reported that someone had broken into his garage in an attempt to steal his ATV, which they also loaded with fishing equipment. The thieves were unsuccessful in stealing the ATV since it wasn’t running at the time.

Oct. 20 – A.D. Hendrix and M.D. Creamer were on patrol in the vicinity of Woodcock Road when they noticed a car with a license plate frame that covered the name of the state and the expiration stickers. They stopped the car and subsequent to a permitted search of the vehicle, they found methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Arrested were April |Owens, WF, 33, 5’9″, 190 pounds, brn/brn; Donna Woessner, WF 43, 5’8″, 190 pounds, brn/blue; and James Shaw, WM, 25, 5’9, 150 pounds, brn/brn.

Oct. 20 – D. Bannister was on patrol on Woodcock Road when he observed a green Honda CRV bearing SC tag EUF-155. He ran the tag and found that it was registered to a car reported stolen from Greenville County. The CRV turned onto Hwy. 20 and sped off.. Bannister pursued for several minutes until the vehicle crashed through a chain link fence at a business called Renewable Waste Authority and ended up in a creek. Bannister approached to find a male in the passenger seat with his hands out the window and a female in his lap. Taken into custody for possession of stolen property, failure to stop for a blue light, and DUS second offense was Ginger Holdbrooks, WF, 27, 5’3″, 120 pounds, brn/brn. Also arrested for possession of stolen property was Christopher Arrowood, WM, 35, 5’9″, blond/hazel. Both were transported to ACDC.


Oct. 19 – E.E. Standard was dispatched to 105 Barbara Dr. where Kathy Hood reported that someone had broken into a cabinet on her carport and stolen tools, CDs and other items valued at $327.

Oct. 19 – D.L. Brinston responded to 128 Wadmalaw Dr. where Rene Marta, WM, 19, reported that he had been robbed at gunpoint at the Heritage Trace Apartments. He said an unknown subject pointed a gun at him and then punched him before taking his keys and wallet. No description of the suspect was given.

Oct. 20 – J.J. Jacobs stopped a vehicle for a noise ordinance violation near Prospect St. and Iler St. While talking with the driver, Joseph Wood, WM, 22, 5’11″, 210 pounds, brn/brn, Jacobs patted him down for weapons. He found shotgun shells and some .22 ammunition in his pockets. He asked if there were any guns in the car and Wood denied that. A canine unit arrived and the dog alerted to the vehicle. A search revealed a Harrington & Richards .22 caliber revolver under the driver’s seat. Wood was taken into custody for unlawful carrying of a firearm.

Oct. 20 – J.A. Bannister was dispatched to 214 Woodfield Dr. where Ellettia Dent-Williams stated that her ex husband had assaulted her during an altercation and struck her several times.

Oct. 21 – E.E. Standard responded to 6 Avonlea Court where Joseph Helton reported that someone had stolen a GPS unit and business equipment valued at $700 from his vehicle during the night.

Oct. 21 – J.A. Bannister was dispatched to 158 Kingsland Way where Farin Harris reported the theft of some small items from his car and a miter saw from the area near his residence. The loss was estimated at $110.

Oct. 22 – B. Simpson, desk officer at the ACSO, received a call from a Greer Police Officer reporting the theft of numerous duty related items from his cruiser at a location of 128 Kingsland Way. Included were SWAT gear including a Kevlar helmet, body armor and other items valued at $870.


Oct.19 – M.W. Hunnicutt responded to Johnny Ellison Motors at 302 Sandy Lane where Ellison reported responding to a call from his alarm company and finding the back door pried open.

Oct. 19 – M.B. Gambrell responded to 102 Pamela Dr. where Margaret Clardy reported the theft of money and jewelry from her purse valued at $2570.

Oct. 20 – J.G. Williams responded to 181 Cherokee Rd. where Sharon Williams reported the theft of seven fishing rods and tackle valued at $440.

Oct. 20 – M.B. Gambrell was dispatched to 825 Joe Black Rd. where he located Alexander Carmaco, WM, 35, 5’7″, 190 pounds. Carmaco was intoxicated, loud and cursing at a number of people. He was arrested for public disorderly conduct and taken to ACDC.