Anderson County Sheriff’s Report


Anderson County Sheriff’s Report for week of May 28


Memorial Day weekend was a busy time for shoplifters, and therefore, for the ACSO. As usual, the Super WalMart in Powdersville was the hotspot.

May 22 – J.M. Culbertson was dispatched to WalMart where he took Natasha Hagood, BF, 27, 5’2″, 135 pounds, of Greenville into custody for shoplifting diapers and some costume jewelry. She said she needed the diapers for her baby, but as the report stated, she didn’t mention why she stole the jewelry.

May 23 – M. McCarty responded to a report of a black female, age 18-22, 5’8″, 130 pounds who had tried to steal a charcoal grill, but dropped it in the parking lot and fled in a silver KIA Optima with SC tags# JWS-670.

May 24 – T.K. Cook responded to a report of a black male who stole several items and fled in a blue Ford SUV with tag # 352-6GY.

May 24 – T.K. Crook responded to a report of two young black males who stole several watches and a couple of video games, and fled in a burgundy Ford Focus with tag # KBZ-517.

May 22 – J.M. Culbertson responded to1111 Briarwood Dr. where he took Joseph Tarallo, WM, 26, 5’5″, 140 pounds, into custody for breach of peace after he refused to quiet down following an altercation with his father.

May 23 – A.C. Guthrie was dispatched to 108 Longwood Lane where Bernard Rambert reported that someone had entered his vehicle and stole three mini bottles of liquor valued at $8.

May 23 – J.M. Culbertson and T.K. Cook responded to the area of 858 Hamlin Road, in response to a report of someone lying on the side of the road. They found Tonia Garcia-Harrelson, WF, 45, 5’4″, 130 pounds, of Anderson, under the influence of some substance. Culbertson recognized her as a known meth user. She was incoherent, claiming that Ricky Ricardo is her husband, and that McKinney Dodge had stolen her car and her dog. They handcuffed her behind her back and placed her in the car. She quickly slid her legs through the loop of her arms and brought the cuffs to her front. She was recuffed and tried to do the same thing. The deputies removed her from the car and a tussle ensued during which she tried to bite Culbertson. She also warned of a previous spinal injury and complained of back and neck pain. Pelzer EMS responded and transported her to GMH, where she was examined and eventually released. Her blood test indicated the presence of meth. She was transported to ACDC and charged with an outstanding bench warrant, public disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest.

May 23 – J.M. Pelfrey was dispatched to 131 Poinsettia Dr. where he found a gold colored sedan parked in the road. In the driver’s seat was Randolph Ouzts, WM,29, 5’9″, 140 pounds, of Greenville. He was passed out with a backpack in his lap, a pair of binoculars around his neck, and a head lamp on his head, with the light on. Pelfrey had to open the door and physically revive Ouzts. He subsequently conducted a search after finding a knife on the subject’s person, and found meth, and associated drug paraphernalia. Ouzts was arrested for possession with intent to distribute and public disorderly conduct.


May 23 – J.M. Culbertson was dispatched to 7007 Hwy 29 N. to American Concrete, where Jamie Boulware reported that someone had entered the fenced yard and stolen a truck and various other tools from his company as well as from Fontaine Construction. The white Ford F-150 was loaded up with various tools and equipment and crashed through the gates in reverse, according to surveillance video. The loss was estimated at $8000.


May 22 – J.M. Culbertson responded to 105 Plymouth Dr., where Brandon Pace reported that someone had entered his vehicle and tried to hot wire it, damaging the ignition.

May 22 – T.K. Cook was dispatched to 2095 Hwy. 86 to the new Bojangle’s restaurant where Duane Kirby, of Primax Construction, reported the theft of a pallet of ¾ inch plywood from the job site. The loss was estimated at $1600.

May 25 – J.R. Richey and P.D. Marter responded to 205 Crawford St. where they found Charles Edward Teal, WM, 57 standing on the porch. He identified himself as the person who called 911 and told the officers that he had shot his nephew. “I believe he is dead”, the report indicates Teal said. The officers did in fact find the deceased nephew Timothy Lee Owens, WM, 40, 5’8″, 250 pounds, inside the home.


May 23 – J.L. Martin responded to 430 McAlister Rd. where Kelsey Weathers, WF, 24, reported that her husband, name and description withheld, had choked her during an altercation. The case was presented to the magistrate and a warrant was issued.

May 24 – T.K. Cook responded to 104 Kirsch Dr. where Jessica Obregon reported the theft of her 1996 red Chevy Corsica, valued at $1000.

May 24 – A.C. Guthrie responded to 321 Alliance Parkway where Morgan Clardy reported that while her 2000 Chevy Blazer was parked at the location for a couple of days, someone broke out the driver’s side window.