Williamston Police Report


Williamston Police officers investigated the following incidents:
June 13 – Luke Skyler Scott, 24, 705 Easley Highway was charged with simple possession of marijuana after a silver Honda Accord was observed traveling at a high rate of speed on N. Hamilton St. Reports state the vehicle was going 50 mph in a 35 mph zone. A small amount of a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana was found in a plastic baggie in the console. Scott was issued a UTT for simple possession and a warning for speeding. J. D. West investigated.
June 12 – Two people were cited for drug paraphernalia after a brown Ford Crown Victoria was observed in the driveway of the new water treatment plant at Brock Lane and Ridge Court. In addition to the driver, there were five others in the vehicle. The owner of the vehicle, Alexis Nicole Copeland, 20, 22 River Dr. Ext Williamston and the driver, Savannah Ashlyn Horne, 21, 8 Spring St., Pelzer, were issued UTTs for drug paraphernalia after a red grinder and black scale and a blue and white glass pipe with a green leafy residue were found in the vehicle. J. D. West investigated.
June 11 – Rachael Dawn Petty, 47, 216 Williamston Ct., reported her apartment door damaged by someone attempting to pry it open. No entry was gained. Damage to the door was estimated at $200. J. D Hayes investigated.
June 10 – Cpl. D. R. Hart met with Greenville County Sheriff’s Deputy Gary Gilstrap at Foothill Gun and Pawn, 513 West Main in reference to stolen property being sold. Five yellow fishing rods, which were found to be stolen from 9651 Augusta Rd, Pelzer on May 23, were sold to the Pawn Shop by Andrew Glenn Skipper Jr. for $40. The subject provided a SCDL. The rods were identified by the original owner and a ticket receipt and the rods were turned over to the officer who turned the rods over to GCSO Deputy to be returned to the owner. The officer was to speak to the judge in reference to the cases. D. R. Hart investigated.
June 8 – Laoria Ann Murphy, 47, 805 Joe Black Rd. Williamston and Friana Shaye Murphy, 23, 1041 Cherokee Rd,. Pelzer were charged with petit larceny after being observed stealing a Town of Williamston flag near Main St. and Prince Street. The subjects were in a grey color Mustang which was stopped by Sgt. L. E. Mulz at Tyson St,. and Davis Street with the flag sticking out of the vehicle on both the driver and passenger side. They were both issued a UTT and the flag, valued at $50, was returned to the town.
June 8 – Lisa Dawn Glave, 45, 3 Tasha Dr., Pelzer was arrested for driving under the influence after officer J. D. West was dispatched to W. Main and Prince St. in reference to a motor vehicle accident. According to reports, a silver Toyota Corolla had struck a utility pole and was in the yard of a business property with damage to the mailbox and yard. Lt. Stoller of the West Pelzer Police Department assisted and a field sobriety test deemed Glave was unfit to operate a motor vehicle. Glave was arrested and transported to AnMed for a legal urine sample and then to ACDC. Damage to the mailbox was estimated at $100.
June 4 – Officer D. Vickery was dispatched to 100 Town Square Center in reference to a larceny. Kayla Desiree Wallace, 36, 7 Williams St,. Williamston reported her credit card, drivers license, birth certificate and social security card stolen from her car at 7 Williams St., Ext.
June 3 – Williamston officers assisted an Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputy in reference to a carjacking incident at 1525 Anderson Drive. According to reports, civilians had detained a suspect on the ground at the business. upon arrival Deputy Williams had the suspect detained. Officers stayed on the scene until backup arrived for ACSO for Deputy Williams.
June 2 – Lyudmila Shevchenko, 40, 3009 Jimmie Ln. Anderson was issued a UTT for operating an uninsured vehicle after a black GMC Denali was observed on North Hamilton traveling at a high rate of speed. The vehicle had an expired tag and suspended due to non payment of insurance. The vehicle was towed and the drive cited.
June 2 – Officer T. Henderson and Officer J. West responded to 325 E. Carolina St,. in reference to a wanted subject. According to reports, the subject Rondell Deon Gilmore, 48, 325 E. Carolina St., was wanted with Anderson County Sheriff’s Office for failure to register (sex offender 3rd and sub. offense). Gilmore was not located there, but was found at an apartment next door. Gilmore was detained until ACSO Deputy J. Bennett arrived and transported him to ACDC.
June 2 – Officer T. Henderson responded to 15 Springdale St,. Williamston in reference to a civil dispute. According to reports, Mark Roberts, 60 was in a dispute with Ashley Alewine about delivering a weekly newspaper/advertisement to his residence, which he no longer wanted.
The original complaint was from Alewine, however Roberts was listed as the complaintant because of an ongoing issue for the Town of Williamston. Alewine’s supervisor spoke with Mayor Burgess on the phone in regards to a websitewww.ansnewspaper.com as a means to contact the company in regards to stopping the delivery. Town Council was looking into an ordinance to block the newspaper/advertisement from being distributed in the town.
June 2 – ACE Hardware reported a shoplifting incident in which a suspect took a fuel line kit and two spark plugs valued at $21. The suspect was described as a white male in baggie pants, black shirt, white hat and left in a white Ford Fusion. Sgt. L. E. Mulz investigated.
May 31 – Brandon Julian Greenville & Western Railway reported vandalism to a locomotive at 210 S. Hamilton St., According to reports, a lock on the door was damaged. Damage was estimated at $250. The cases was forwarded to B. Struen with the rail police for investigation. Officer J. Sparks initially investigated.
May 31 – Brandon Castle, 7 W. 3rd St., Williamston reported someone entered his 2004 Chevy Colorado unlawfully. Nothing was reported missing. J. Sparks investigated.