Williamston Police Report


Williamston Police Officers investigated several thefts, a noise complaint and a stuck 18 wheeler. Among incidents investigated were the following:

Feb. 1 – Williamston Police Officers are investigating an incident in which a suspect ran from officers after they responded to a disturbance call at 320 E. CarolinaeSt., in Williamston. A. Eliopoulos, M. E. Simmons investigated.

Feb. 1 – Officers investigated a suspicious person call on Church St. Reports state a man was looking in an apartment window and motioning for a cigarette. Officers were unable to locate the man. Sgt. K. J. Winn, A. Eliopoulos investigated.

Feb. 1 – School Resource Officer Sgt. L. D. Ritter investigated an assault involving two five year olds at Palmetto Elementary School, 1 Roberts Blvd. No additional information.

Jan. 25 – Gloria Gayle Renaldo, 1404 Park Ave., Anderson reported someone forging a personal check in the amount of $299.94 at Ace Hardware in Williamston. J. Eppes investigated.

Jan. 22 – Victoria Williams, 17, Shorebrook Dr., Williamston reported a cell phone valued at $500 taken from a bag while she was running at 803 N. Hamilton St. J. Eppes investigated.

Feb. 2 – Officers observed a black and tan German Shepherd Dog in front of a business on Anderson Dr. and recognized it as a dog reported missing earlier in the week. The K9 was returned to the owners who identified it as theirs. A. Eliopoulos, M. E. Simmons investigated.

Feb. 4 – Elaine Jackson, 62, 618 N. Hamilton St., Williamston reported a Garmin GPS, phone charge and pink sun glasses missing from a 2003 Ford Explorer parked at 618 N. Hamilton St. The items were valued at $148. Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigated.

Officers investigated several alarm activations.

Feb. 2 – Kamilla Edwards, 29, 19 Randall St., Williamston reported a cell phone valued at $600 taken during an altercation that created a disturbance at 320 E. Caroline St. A. Eliopoulos, Sgt. K. J. Winn investigated.

Feb. 3 – Dyllon Martin Chapman, 18, 232 Murphy Rd., Belton was arrested for public disorderly conduct after officers were dispatched to McDonalds, 4 W. Main St. in reference to a distrubance. According to reports, Chapman was loud and boisterous while officers were speaking with his ex girlfriend. He was arrested and placed on trespass notice for the business. T. D. Hoover investigated.

Notice to comply.

Feb. 4 – Officers investigated a noise complaint in which the resident of a local apartment reported being awakened by screaming and moaning sounds coming from the next apartment. Upon investigation, the responsible party admitted that the noises were made while she and her boyfriend were having sex. She was advised to keep the noises to a minimum. Sgt. K. J. Winn investigated.

Feb. 4 – Officers responded to a tractor-trailer being disabled on Belton Dr. The truck driver, Michael Nehls, of Wooster Ohio stated that he had made a wrong turn onto Academy St. and his GPS took him to C St. and Belton Drive where the trailer landing gear and tire carrier had made contact with the road causing the truck to become stuck. Reports state a tow truck was called and the truck was freed and able to continue in transit. J. Rogers investigated.

Feb. 5 – Williamston officers assisted West Pelzer Police in a traffic stop in which two females were suspects in a shoplifting incident at Dollar General, in West Pelzer. Sgt. K. J. Winn, J. Rogers investigated.

Feb. 1 – Tonya Michelle Heatherly, 43, 612 N. Hamilton St., Williamston reported a purse with bank card, check book and drivers license and $20 missing from a 2004 Ford Expedition. R. Drennon, T. D. Hoover investigated.