Williamston Police Report – Week of Oct. 1-7


Williamston Police Officers investigated the following incidents:

Oct. 1 – Larry Dean Haynes, 56, of Williamston reported he took his work truck to an employee’s house at 114 Tripp St. to be washed and when he went to pick it up the next day, it was gone. The truck was later found at a motel on Augusta Rd. Officers were to speak with a judge about obtaining a warrant in the incident. The 1996 Chevy truck was valued at $2000. Sgt. T. D. Hoover investigated.

Oct. 2 – Major ABC, 510 Greenville Dr., Williamston reported a shoplifting incident in which an unknown light skin black male came into the store, removed a bottle of Seagrams Gin from the shelf, concealed it in a bag and left without paying for it. The item was valued at $23. Sgt. K. J. Winn investigated.

Oct. 23 – Melissa Davenport Crowder, 44, 309 E. Carolina St., was placed on trespass notice for 21 West Caroline St. following an incident at the location. Sgt. T. D. Hoover investigated.

Oct. 4 – Pamela R. Woodson, Palmetto Equipment Sales, 1103 Anderson Dr., Williamston reported a missing check. The check, in the amount of $155, was mailed to another business in Willliamston, but was not received by the business. However it was presented at Community First Bank on Clemson Boulevard for a money order. The incident remains under investigation. Sgt. C. Whitfield investigated.

Oct. 5 – James Kevin Woodson, 38, 105 Mackey St., Williamston was issued a summons for simple possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and open container after officers responded to 207 W. Main St., in reference to a white male sitting in a vehicle drinking an alcoholic beverage. Officers found an open container of Bud Light beer in the vehicle. Reports state officers also found a clear baggie containing 2 grams of a green leafy substance suspected to be marijuana, a pack of rolling papers and a partially smoked joint. M. E. Simmons investigated.

Oct. 6 – Dustin Lee Kelly, 19, 126 W. 1st St,. Williamston reported a portable phone valued at $31 loaned to a person who had not returned it. The suspect was later confronted by officers at a business in Williamston, but no phone was found on him. J. B. Sanders investigated.

Oct. 7 – Jack Troy Miller, Jr., 112 Jester Ct., Williamston reported a silver 2008 Volkswagen Passat missing from his driveway. The vehicle was valued at $7000. R. Drennon investigated.

Oct. 7 – Ashley Taylor, 209 E. Carolina St,. Williamston reported someone broke into her 2000 Saturn and removed $150 in savings bonds and a green bag of clothing. R. Drennon investigated.

Oct. 7 – A 17-year-old male and a 16-year-old male juvenile were transported to the police department to be picked up by a parent after a verbal disagreement led to punches being thrown by each at Palmetto High School, 804 N. Hamilton. Both received five days suspension and no charges were filed. SGT/SRO L. D. Ritter investigated.

Oct. 7 – Jason Hawthorne, 37, 406 Cheddar Hill Dr,. Belton was arrested for outstanding bench warrant through family court after he turned himself in at the WPD lobby. Sgt. K. J. Winn investigated.