Anderson County Sheriff’s Report


Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following incidents:


Jan. 2 – P.D. Marter met with Heidi Chasteen near the WalMart in Powdersville and received a report from her that a subject, name and address withheld by ACSO, had been waiting for her in the parking lot. When she tried to drive off he blocked her several times with his car, even following her out onto Hwy. 153. Nothing further occurred and no arrest was made at the time.

Jan. 2 – J.R. Richey received a telephone complaint at the ACSO from Stacey Spearman of Zion Church Road. She stated that her daughter’s ex boyfriend, name and description withheld, had stolen her mailbox and post, valued at $50. The following day, she reported to Deputy A.C. Guthrie that as she drove away from her home, she found that three lug nuts on each of her left side wheels were missing. She added that the subject is on trespass notice for her property.

Jan. 3 – T.K. Cook responded to 8003 Greenville Hwy., to the Cornerstone Church, where Stanley Hart reported the theft of a dunking booth from the church grounds. The loss was estimated at $1200.

Jan. 2 – T.K. Cook was dispatched to 104 Kaleope Rd. where Christopher Stines reported that when he returned from a holiday trip, he found that someone had entered his home and stolen various items valued at $2500.

Jan. 3 – J.M. Culbertson responded to the WalMart where he cited Adam Chastain, WM, 6’4″, 175 pounds, brn/grn for shoplifting.

Jan. 3 – M.D. Creamer responded to the Goodwill store on Hwy. 153 where Pedro Orihuela, of Greenville, reported that someone had stolen his vehicle while he was inside the store.


Dec. 31 – C.P. Huff responded to a report of a home invasion at 3 Smythe St. where Steven Curtis Foster reported returning home from work at 7:45 find his back door open and his wife, Mary Foster, WF, 58, bleeding from a gun shot wound to her head. She was in the bed and had no recollection of the incident. Her wallet was missing and her purse dumped out on the floor in the living room. She was transported to GMH, where she was awake and responsive. Her wounds are not thought to be life threatening.

Jan. 2 – S.B. McKinney was dispatched to 497 Old River Rd. where James Norris stated that he and the subject, name and description withheld by ACSO, who lives there had fired a gun into the ceiling during an argument and had struck him in the head with a ball bat. He was transported to Greenville Memorial Hospital by EMS.

Jan. 3 – C. Martin responded to 15 Smith St. at the request of EMS, and in response to a report of an unconscious person. While en route he was informed that the victim was deceased. Logan McAlister, WM, 28, 5’9″, 230 pounds, of Cleveland, SC was declared dead on the scene. Lynn Duvall, WF, 54 made the 911 call.

Jan. 3 – C.M. Ashe responded to 1499 Durham Road, where Michael Pressley, WM, 23, 5’7:, 135 pounds, brn/brn, stated that he and Lauren Campbell, WF, 19, 5’4″, 125 pounds, brn/brn had been arguing when she began throwing his belongings out into the yard. He said that she ran toward him in a threatening manner so he punched her and threw her to the ground. He subsequently told two other versions of the story, while the victim, who had two swollen eyes and other visible injuries, told her account consistently.

She said Pressley punched her, choked her and threatened to kill her. While Ashe was on the scene investigating, a car pulled up, driven by Ryan Phillips, WM, 25, 5’11″, 140 pounds, of Piedmont. He began confronting Pressley. Ashe discovered that Phillips has two prior DUS convictions and was in possession of marijuana. Both Pressley and Phillips were placed under arrest. Pressley was charged with criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature, while Phillips was charged with simple possession and DUS second offense.


Jan. 3 – C.M. Ashe was dispatched to Cell Site Technologies, at 707 Old Williamston Rd., where Randy Long, owner, reported the theft of metal and plastic conduit, and copper wire valued at $2500.

Jan. 3 – J.M. Culbertson responded to 108 Hurricane Creek Rd. to Sulzer Pumps. Barry Brookshire reported that someone had cut the fence around the property but that nothing appeared to be stolen. Damage was estimated at $500.

Jan. 3 – Sgt. J. Bowland and M.D. Creamer responded to the Pilot Station at Hwy. 86 where they placed Kenneth Hill, WM, 25, of Anderson under arrest for disorderly conduct and possession of a small bag with narcotics residue. He was transported to ACDC.


Jan. 2- J. Glenn responded to 980 Beaverdam Rd. where Michael Vice, owner of Affordable Woodworking Solutions reported that someone had broken into his enclosed utility trailer and stolen miscellaneous tools valued at $3000.

Jan. 2 – B.P. Picard and K.S. Looney were dispatched to 201 Willingham Rd. where Tiffany Simms reported that her husband, Billy Roof, WM, 57, 5’6″, 170 pounds had threatened to kill her during an earlier argument. She said when he repeated the threat to a friend, she became terrified for her safety. He was placed under arrest for criminal domestic violence and transported to ACDC.

Jan. 3 – J.M. Culbertson responded to 114 Stevens Court where Seri Barnes reported that someone had broken the windshield of one of her cars. The damage was estimated at $250.