West Pelzer Police Report


West Pelzer police officers investigated the following incidents during February-

Feb. 2 – Chief Alexis Eliopoulos was in traffic at the intersection of Highways 8 and 20, waiting to turn left onto Hwy. 8. The car across from her failed to move when the intersection cleat that time, the car turned left from the wrong lane. The car behind him pulled up beside the Chief’s car and told her something was wrong with the driver. She followed the male driver who made several turns, while ignoring the Chief’s lights and siren.. By the time the car stopped on Burt Street, the female passenger was behind the wheel. As she approached, the Chief saw the driver lying in the back seat, as if sleeping. He denied having been behind the wheel, but was obviously impaired, slurring his speech and having difficulty standing. He was placed in the cruiser. He was placed in investigative detention due to his condition and the fact that his license was suspended. As the female exited the car, the Chief saw a small baggie with a white substance in it. She searched the car and found some smoked down marijuana joints. The male, Julian Henao was transported to ACDC, where a closer search revealed a glass pipe and a substance that tested positive for amphetamines. He was charged with PWID, as a habitual offender, and for DUS 2nd offense. The female, Melena Rosiles Corker, was released with a citation.
Feb. 9 – Chief Eliopoulos was on patrol when she observed a motorcycle on Holiday Street, with no license plate. She stopped the bike and subsequently learned that the rider, Devan Robert Cooley, WM, 18, was operating the vehicle without registration, insurance, and no driver’s license. The bike was impounded and Colley was given three citations and a court date.
Feb 21 – Lt. Scott Stoller was on patrol when he observed a beige Lincoln swerve across the center line on Holiday Street. The vehicle matched the description of a car reported stolen by the ACSO. Upon Stoller’s initiating a traffic stop, the car fled instead . Stoller witnessed the driver and sole occupant, throw a baggie from the car. The vehicle eventually ran into a field at 408 Holiday Street and the driver, Tracy Alan Reid, WM, 30, 5’7”, 135 pounds, surrendered to Stoller. He had minor injuries, but was transported to the Greenville Hospital, due to the violent nature of the crash. He was eventually transported to ACDC and charged with possession of stolen property, operating an uninsured vehicle, failure to stop for a blue light, changing lanes improperly, and DUS, first offense.
Feb. 22 – Chief Alexis Eliopoulos responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the Dollar General parking lot. The car had been there for two hours with a door open but no movement inside. Upon approaching, the Chief found Cynthia Dawn Bradford, WF, 47, in the passenger side, in a wheel chair. Rory Webb, WM, 56 was asleep in the driver’s seat. It took several verbal attempts to rouse him. There was a glass pipe in plain sight in his shirt pocket. A subsequent search of Webb and Bradford revealed meth in the possession of each. Both were transported to ACDC and charged with possession of less than a gram of meth.
Feb. 28 – OFC. Zack Parks was operating stationary radar at Main Street and Dunlap Street when he observed a silver vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. He initiated a stop and discovered that the driver, Dwight Lee Williams, BM, 42, 5’9”190 pounds, was driving under suspension 2nd offense, for failure to pay tickets. Williams was transported to ACDC