Williamston Police Report


Williamston Police Officers reported a lot of activity during a two week period between Oct. 12 and Oct. 28. Incidents investigated included one in which a suspect ran and hid a gun and another in which a shoplifter left a store with a flashlight valued at $1.

Oct. 12 – Nikki Thompson Smith, 19 Gray Dr., a neighbor of Thomas Canairad Wooten, 21 Gray Dr., Williamton reported a moped missing from the residence. The moped was valued at $300. Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigated.

Oct. 14 – Johnathan Murriel Black IV, 27, 2 Coker Circle, Williamston was arrested for two outstanding warrants after a vehicle he was a passenger in was stopped for a traffic violation. The driver of the vehicle, Courtney Thornley was issued a warning ticket for disregarding a traffic signal and driving left of center. Black was transported tothe ACDC without incident. M. E. Simmons investigated.

Oct. 15 – A 16-year-old white male juvenile was arrested for having a box cutter in his backpack and displaying it in the school parking lot. Reports state the juvenile will get 10 days suspension and will be recommended for expulsion. He was transported to the WPD and released to his mother. He will be referred to the DJJ for possession of a weapon on school property. SGT/SRO L. D. Ritter investigated.

Oct. 16 – Jerome Michael Williams, 37, 13 Duncan Rd,. Greenville was arrested for receiving and possession of stolen goods and driving left of center after a silver Mustang was observed crossing the center line on Greenville Dr. A tag reported stolen in Greenville County was found in the trunk of the vehicle. M. E. Simmons, J. B. Sanders investigated.

Oct. 15 – Kellie Elizabeth Steele, 19, 143 North St., Williamston reported someone entered her 2009 Black Kia Rio while at #7 West Fourth St and removed a black leather wallett with a SC drivers license, Suntrust debit card and a library card. The vehicle was unlocked at the time. J. B. Sanders investigated.

Oct. 17 – Thomas Eric Grant, 30, 14 Durham Dr., Williamston reported someone unlawfully eneter his 1996 GMC truck but did not take anything. Sgt. K. J. Winn investigated.

Oct. 2 – Anita Blanding, 47, 110 E. Carolina Drive reported a Community First bank card used without her permission. The card was used for two purchases at the Williamston Curb Market for $11.74 and $16.10. D. Crawford investigated.

Oct. 22 – Brandon Spandau Rowe, 30, 19 Jehue St., Williamston was arrested for weapon violations, failure to stop for a blue light and failure to accompany officers after a Chevrolet pickup truck was observed traveling at a high rate of speed and driving left of center on Washington St. At first the driver refused to stop and attempted to turn into a driveway at 19 Jehue St. where it hit a bush. The driver, Rowe, exited the vehicle and dropped two.45 calibre magazines into the street as he ran behind the house. A few seconds later he came from around the house with his hands up.

A K-9 unit from the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office was deployed to seach the area for a possible firearm, which was located in a large wood pile behind the house. A passenger in the vehicle, Matthew Sandefur was arrested for an active warrant in Williamston for shoplifting. R. Drennon investigated.

Oct. 22 – Demetrius Tywone Mayes, 32, 110 Bigby St,. Williamston reported someone forced entry into his home and stole a 32 flat screen TV valued at $500 and gold three diamond earrings valued at $300. A bedroom in the house was also ransacked. T. L. Eichelberger investigated.

Oct. 23 – Darron Kay Scott, 45, 3 Minor St,. Williamston was arrested for outstanding warrant through Probation and Parole after being observed walking on Minor St. and being located at Town Hall. Cpl. L. E. Mulz, J. Rogers investigated.

Oct. 23 – An employee of Fast Fuel, 207 W. Main St. reported Jonathan Ryan Kelly, 28, 216 Williamston Court trespassing after notice and creating a disturbance at the business. Warrants were obtained and were to be served. J. Rogers, Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigated.

Oct. 23 – David Christian Graham, 21, 12 W 2nd St,. Williamston was arrested for outstanding warrant after pulling up to a Public Safety Checkpoint at Academy St. and Mahaffey St. Sgt. C. Whitfield investigated.

Oct. 23 – David Fisher, no address given, was arrested and ticketed for possession of drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop on West Main St. Fisher was a passenger in the vehicle. Reports state two metal pipes with marijuana residue in them were found in the vehicle. Sgt. C. Whitfield investigated.

Oct. 24 – Susan R. Gee, 115 C St. Williamston reported a 2003 Dodge Caravan valued at $3000 stolen from her front yard. Reports state the vehicle was unlocked and the keys were inside the vehicle. M. E. Simmons investigated.

Oct. 25 – An employee of Dollar General, 511 W. Main St., Williamston reported a white Galaxy S2 cell phone valued at $300 missing from her purse which was left in a storage area where the public has no access to. R. Drennon investigated.

Oct. 27 – Following a traffic stop, Leroy Michael Strickland, 45, 111 W. Third St., Williamston was arrested for outstanding warrant with Anderson City Police Dept. He was arrested and turned over to Anderson City Police. Sgt. C. Whitfield investigated.

Oct. 28 – An employee of Ace Hardware, 29 Pelzer Ave. reported a shoplifting incident in which a survival bracelet and two flashlights were taken from the store. The items were valued at $2. Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigated.

Oct. 28 – Christopher Grover Rogers, 33, 207 McDonald Ave., Williamston was arrested for nuisance/interfering with peace and comfort following a domestic incident at the address. Sgt. C. Whitfield investigated.

Oct. 28 – Kenneth Douglas Erwin, 24, 106 Briar Ridge W., Williamston was arrested for possession of stolen property and disorderly conduct after a red moped was observed swerving and crossing the white line on the right shoulder of the road on Anderson Drive. The moped, valued at $750 was determined to be stolen from Clemson. J. Rogers investigated.

Williamston Police Report