Anderson County Sheriff’s Report


Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following incidents:


March 20 – J.R. Brunson responded to Bill’s Tire Center at 240 Highway 20, where manager Donnie Jeanes reported that someone had stolen two commercial batteries from a 1993 International truck. The loss was estimated at $300.

March 20 – J.R. Richey was dispatched to 1004 Macencro Circle, where he contacted Marisol Rodriguez at her friend’s house, where she had fled after being allegedly assaulted by her boyfriend and the father of her child. His name and description are withheld per ACSO protocol. Ms. Rodriguez showed signs of visible injuries and the case was to be presented to a magistrate.

March 21 – J.R. Brunson responded to the Fred’s Store at 297 Hwy. 20 where a store employee reported that a white male, wearing blue jeans and a green shirt, with thinning hair, a goatee and a tattoo on the right forearm grabbed a RCS home theater system and ran from the store. A customer said he fled in a light blue or metallic sedan bearing SC tag # AEX 362. The loss was estimated at $50.

March 21 – J.R. Brunson initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle after it passed a car on the double yellow line. The driver, Michael Campbell, WM, 52, of Greenville, was charged with open container and passing on the double yellow line. A search of his vehicle revealed two half pints of liquor, which he informed the deputy were in the vehicle. He said he was swishing his mouth with the liquor due to a toothache. A state trooper was summoned to conduct a field sobriety test, which Campbell passed. He was transported to ACDC.


March 21 – D. McQueen responded to the Ingle’s Supermarket in Powdersville where an employee reported that a white male loaded a buggy with several cases of beer and fled in a blue Honda bearing SC tag# KWQ763. The loss was estimated at $200.

March 20 – P.D. Marter responded to 214 Middleton Dr. where Eddie Calvert rported that someone had broken into his vehicle and stole items including firearms, electronics, clothes and tools valued at a total of $3325.

March 21 – A.N. Killingsworth responded to 103 Beech Island Dr. where Jalen Elrod reported the theft of clothing items valued at $60 from his vehicle.

March 22 – D. McQueen was dispatched to 129 Alberta Court where Brian Heyward reported the breaking and entering of his Cadillac Escalade, and the theft of various items valued at $2750.

March 22- S.D. Cole responded to 1101 Tall Oaks Circle, where Josh Burdette reported the theft of tools from the bed of his truck. The loss was estimated at $2200.


March 20 – K.D. Lollis was on patrol near N. Main Street and Academy Street when he saw Allison Greer, WF, 43, 5’10”, 160 pounds, of Pelzer, driving a KIA Optima. Lollis knew her driver’s license to be under suspension, so he initiated a traffic stop. She was arrested for driving under suspension, multiple offenses.

March 21 – A.L. Gary responded to 430 McAlister Rd. where Kelsey Weathers told him that her live in boyfriend, name and description withheld by ACSO, had assaulted her after she asked him to go to the store and get some milk for their son. She said he used brass knuckles to punch her on the lower left leg and the right arm. The case will be presented to a magistrate.

March 21 – J.R. Richey responded to 5 Little Beaver Creek Rd. where Kimberly Whitt, WF, 36, 4’11”, 95 pounds, stated that her husband, Arthur Whitt Jr., WM, 44, 5’9”, 220 pounds, had come home drunk and punched her several times in the face. A neighbor confirmed her account, saying that she heard screaming and came over and witnessed the attack. Whitt was transported to the hospital for a possible broken nose.

Sometime later, Arthur Whitt called 911 asking to speak to a deputy. James and Deputy Purdy responded. Whitt claimed he arrived at home to find his wife beating her face against a chair, which caused the injuries. He was arrested and transported to ACDC.

March 21 – A.G. Banister was summoned to 113 McAlister Rd. by Wanda Neely in reference to her son, Christopher Herren., who lived in a building behind the residence. Herren, WM, 41, 5’11”, 160 pounds, was found asleep in a pickup truck in the yard. Also asleep in the truck were Philip Sherman, WM, 33, 5’9”, 155 pounds, of Williamston, and Krista Page, WF, 37, 5’8”, 140 pounds, also of Williamston.

The truck was run through NCIC and came back as stolen. Banister placed them all in investigative detention. Herren claimed he traded a four wheeler for the truck. A search of Herren revealed a glass pipe in his pocket. A search of Sherman revealed a KelTec 9mm pistol and two extra magazines, as well as 2.p grams of meth, and 18 unidentified pills in a container. A search of Page revealed a gram of meth .

Herren allowed a search of the building, where two motorcycles were found. Both tags indicated the bikes were stolen, but Herren claimed that one tag was on a bike belonging to Sherman. All three subjects were arrested and transported to ACDC, for various offenses.