Williamston Police Report


Williamston Police Officers investigated the following incidents:

Jan. 28 – Richard Keith Saylers, 49, 1231 Chapman Rd., Belton reported a W-2 taken from his auto parked at 702 Belton Hwy. SRO G. S. Hawkins investigated.

Feb. 9 – Latisha Dean, 216 Longview Dr., Williamston reported a check sent to her husband for car tire rims being sold on Craigslist was verified as not being real. The cashiers check in the amount of $1990 from MIDFLORIDA CREDIT UNION in Lakeland Florida was not cashed or deposited and the tires were not shipped. G. Cremer investigated.

Feb. 9 – John Christian Farmer, Sr., 56, 108 E. St., Williamston reported receiving a check in the amont of $3,950 from Nationwide Insurance. The check was verified with Nationwide as a forgery and officers advised Farmer it was probably a scam. G. Cremer investigated.

Feb. 9 – Franklin Douglas Watts, 48, 13 Brown St., Williamston was arrested for driving under suspension after a dark color truck was observed stopped in a lane of travel at Ida Tucker and Cherokee Rd. Watts was also wanted on two outstanding warrants with Greenville County. He was arrested and transported to ACDC without incident. M. Crowe investigated.

Feb. 9 – Patrick Kely Wood, 43, 117 Wellington St., Anderson was arrested for unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia after a Ford Explorer was stopped on West Main St. for not havinga SC vehicle license plate. Wood was observed throwing a clear glass pipe to the ground, step on the pipe in an attempt to destroy it then pick it up and place it in his pocket. He was arrested and transported to ACDT. T. L. Eichelberger, Chief T. Taylor investigated.

Feb. 10 – Chad Crawford, 34, 236 Belton Dr,. Williamston reported items valued at $1050 taken from his open carport. Missing items included two tool boxes valued at $200; two Pinnacle baitcasters, $300; Porter Cable power tool set $150; Drimmel tool $100; and Redhead Duck Waders $300. S. N. Robison investigated.

Feb. 11 – Jacob R. Adams, 28, 309 Knollwood Dr., Anderson was arrested for possession of marijuana after officers were dispatched to Hardees, 1520 Anderson Drive in reference to a drug complaint involving a black Nissan car in the parking lot. According to reports Adams admitted to having marijuana and smoking it while waiting for his food. Marijuana and a grinder were found in the vehicle. He was arrested and transported to ACDC. M. Beeman investigated.

Feb. 11 – Buddy Eugene Graham, 49, 9 Gray Drive, Williamston reported a refurbished iPhone 5 cell phone valued at $169 delivered by Fedex to 21 Gray Drive. The package had been opened and the phone was missing. M. Beeman investigated.

Feb. 12 – James Kenneth Bradley, Jr., 36, 200 E. Main St., Williamston reported tag stolen from a 2004 Ford Expedition parked in the driveway. K. Anthony investigated.

Feb. 12 – Joseph Michael Barberi, 35, was arrested for a shop lifiting incident at Dollar General, 526 West Main St,. Williamston. According to reports a new calculator valued at $2.14 was found in his backpack. Video showed Barberi removed packaging and threw trash onto the shelf and a store employee reported finding two empty packages in the school supply aisle, one for a calculator. Barberi was arrested and transported to ACDC. Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigated.

Feb. 12 – Mack Timothy Fowler, 48, 147 Middleton Blvd., reported a Jimenez .380 firearm taken from his bedroom. The gun was valued at $225. Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigated.

Feb. 15 – Danny Lee Smith, 46, 114 Martin Ct., Williamston was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, driving under suspension, operating an uninsured vehicle after a gold color truck was observed on Belton Drive with a broken right tail light. Smith also had an outstanding warrant with Anderson County. He was arrested and transported to ACDC where officers located .2 grams of a substance believed to be meth in his watch pocket. Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigated.

Jan. 15 – Todd Allen Metz, 54, 105 Milwee Ct., Williamston reported items valued at $7,000 taken from an exterior utility building. Forced entry was gained by cutting a lock. According to reports a white 2009 Honda TRX 420 (4 wheeler) valued at $4,500 and a red Dove Tail trailer valued at $2500 at the rear of the property missing. C. Green investigated.