Anderson County Sheriff’s Report


Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following:


August 15- A.F. Acevedo responded to the WalMart at 11410 Anderson Rd. where he placed Tara Barrett, WF, 34, 5’6″, 150 pounds, Red/blue under arrest for shoplifting of several clothing items valued at $36.54. During a search conducted at the detention center, an officer found a quantity of marijuana in her purse, and she was also charged with possession.

August 15 – A.F. Acevedos and C.H. McCarley responded to the Ace hardware store at 11032 Anderson Rd., where Terry Buchanan reported that while he was inside, someone entered his unlocked vehicle and stole ten dollars in cash and a wireless router valued at seventy dollars.

August 15 – L.M Watts responded to 135 Homestead Rd. where Billy Johnson reported the theft of his 2014 blue TauTau moped, a set of socket wrenches and a weedeater,valued at $800.

August 15 – T.K. Cook responded to 32 Mayfield Road where Deborah Suttles reported that someone had broken into the vacant home at that location, and appeared to have been partying there

August 16 – M.W. Hunnicutt was dispatched to 3601 Hwy. 53 to the Spinx convenience store in response to a shoplifting complaint.


August 14 – R.A. Sparkman received a telephone report from Larry Cunningham that someone entered his vehicle while he was in the Fred’s Store and stole prescription drugs valued at $25.

August 15 – E.K. Rochester responded to 107 Kingston Rd. where she contacted Ernestine Chappell in reference to an alarm going off. Rochester cleared the house and nothing was found missing.


August 14 – P.D Marter responded to the O’Reilly Auto Parts at 1231 Old River Road, in reference to the theft of fuel and an employee engaged in pursuit of the suspect. Upon his return to the store, employee Tommy Bennett reported that he surprised a suspect siphoning gas from a truck. The suspect had a trailer with a siphon pump and a tank on it. Bennett said he unhooked the trailer twice while scuffling with the subject, who eventually broke loose from the trailer and backed over Bennett with the truck. Bennett , who suffered minor injuries, pursued the suspect towards Pelzer before losing him.

August 14 – D.A. Hammond responded to 101 Hollywood Dr. where Darlene Tinsley reported the theft of two sixteen inch rims and tires from her yard. The loss was set at $700.

August 15 – J.K. Vickery responded to a report of a suspicious person at 2501 River Rd. Upon arrival he made contact with Jamie Eaton sitting in a car beside the Shell station. A check with dispatch revealed that Eaton, WM, 34, 5’8″, 180 pounds, brn/blue was wanted on a warrant for carjacking. He was taken into custody, and a subsequent search of his vehicle disclosed a quantity of substance which Eaton admitted was methamphetamine.

August 15 – L.M. Watts responded to the Sav A Lot supermarket at 910 Anderson St. where a manager reported the theft of a carton of cigarettes valued at $40.

August 16 – J.K. Vickery was on patrol when he noticed a car with the rear windshield covered with black tape, and the passenger door open, headed towards I-85. The car swerved over the center line and off the right shoulder several times before Vickery could initiate a traffic stop. He subsequently arrested Keri Hollingsworth, WF, 28, 5’4″, 130 pounds, red/blue for possession of controlled substances and unlawful carrying of a handgun. She was taken into custody.


August 15 – K.D. Watt and M.W. Hunnicutt responded to 118 Martin Court where Terry Slater reported that as she was driving down the road she passed four subjects walking along and that one of them threw a brick and hit her windshield. The damage was estimated at $200.

August 15 – L.M. Watts received a telephone report from Mary Haynes, of 14 Stone Street that someone had stolen her ATV, valued at $1400.