Category Archives: Crime

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.

Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

Due to the way Anderson County Sheriff’s Office makes incident reports available, only incidents reported over the weekend are included in this report. Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following:

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Feb. 13 – J.K. Vickery was dispatched to 311 Stone Briar Lane where Patrick Topper, Jr. reported the theft of his 1994 white Toyota pickup truck. It had a chrome rollbar, lift kit, and large mud tires. The loss was estimated at $7000.

Feb. 13 – J.M. Pelfrey responded to 100 Deer Creek Rd. where Matthew Greene reported the entry into four vehicles at his home, and the theft of computer parts, tools, and electronics valued at $900.

WPD asks help in identifying robbery suspect

Williamston Police Bulletin 16-01 Armed RobberyThe Williamston Police Department has released a composite sketch of a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery in Williamston, on January 12. Police say the man in the sketch robbed a victim at Cash Time Check Cashing located at 8 Greenville Dr, Williamston. The suspect left in a dark colored older model pickup truck driven by a second suspect believed to be a white male. If you have any information regarding this crime please contact Detective George Cremer or Captain Kevin Marsee at 864-847-4012.

Williamston Police Report

Williamston Police Officers investigated the following incidents:

Feb. 2 – Cody Douglas Poore, 29, 7 E 1st St,. Williamston was arrested for reckless driving, license plate altered and no drivers license after officers responded to a vehicle accident on Mahaffey St. in which a green Ford truck had left the roadway striking a brick wall at 3 Mahaffey St. Damage to the wall was estimated at $1,000. He was transported to ACDC. C. Green investigated.

Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

Due to restrictions in the way the Anderson County Sheriff’s incident reports are being made available, The Journal only received reports for Feb. 5-6. Reports from the previous week were unavailable. Among incidents reported were the following:

EASLEY – Feb. 5 – D.A. Hammond received a telephone complaint from April Lovern, of 118 Cely Rd. who reported that someone had stolen the battery from her car. The loss was estimated at $100.

Feb. 7 – J.T. Hunt responded to a report of a domestic incident at 101 Sun Chase Dr. where he encountered Keith Huffman, WM, 40, 5’8″, 190 pounds. According to reports, Huffman was heavily intoxicated and was placed in custody. His wife, Kasey Moyers,WF, 39, reported that during an argument, he had slapped her with an open hand. He was transported to ACDC on a charge of second degree criminal domestic violence.

Four charged in Iva homicides

  

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Anderson County Sheriff’s investigators have charged four individuals, including a 19 year old female from Williamston, in connection with an incident in which two people were killed on Pierce and Amy Road in Iva January 9. According to arrest warrants, during an attempted armed robbery, the four suspects did aid and assist in the death of Justin Ray Williams and Casey Waddell.

They have all been taken into custody and each charged with two counts of murder, attempted armed robbery and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. Facing charges in the incident are Wesley Charles Malmister, 26, 139 Green Tree Rd., Anderson; Tabitha Suzanne Roberts, 19, of Williamston; Brandon Scott Davis, 26, 403 Broookhaven Dr., Anderson; and Randall Matthew Simpson, 32, 23 Q. St., Anderson.

Sheriff’s Office asks help in finding suspect

rsz_demarcus_shaquan_oliver_photoSheriff’s investigators are asking the public’s assistance to help locate Demarcus Shaquan Oliver. Oliver is wanted for attempted murder in connection with a shooting incident on S. McDuffie Street on October 22, 2015. He is accused of shooting an acquaintance numerous times, after the two were involved in a physical altercation.

Warrants have been issued for his arrest. He is charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. Oliver is described as a black male, age 20, 5’6″, 140 lbs., with black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information regarding Oliver’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (864) 260-4400 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

Williamston Police Report

Williamston Police Officers investigated the following incidents:

Jan. 24 – Jan. 25 – Devin Lee Drake, 17, 420 Philwood Dr., Wililamston was charged with manner of driving, no tag, no headlits and use of an ATV in the roadway after officers observed a four wheeler with no lights at Williams Street and Mill Street and then fail to stop at a stop sign at Williams Street and Green Street and another stop sign when he turned onto South Hamilton St. After being arrested he was turned over to his mother at the Williamston Police Department. Cpl. L. E. Mulz investigated.

No Sheriff’s Report this week

Anderson County Sheriff’s Reports were not made available to The Journal this week. According to ACSO Public Information Information officer Sheila Cole, the reports were not available due to “the system being down.” The Journal has been receiving only the weekend reports now for a long time due to the way the Sheriff’s Office inputs information and makes it available. According to Cole, the reports are printed in batch form, but cannot be printed by a range of dates. When asked about getting the reports from the first of the week, Journal reporter Stan Welch was told we could request them and would be charged for the time it takes for an officer to print them out, at $12 and hour.

Williamston Police Report

Williamston police officers investigated the following incidents:

Jan. 19 – A 14 year old female juvenile and 14 yer old male juvenile were observed painting on the brick wall of the railroad located adjacent to Mineral Spring Park. The subjects were transported to the police department where they were turned over to a guardian and a DJJ referral form was completed. M. W. Simmons, J. B. Sanders investigated.

Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

Anderson County sheriff’s deputies investigated the following:

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Jan. 23 – J.D. Sparkman and D. McQueen were dispatched to the vicinity of Three Bridge Rd. and Sitton Hill Rd. in response to a found vehicle. Merrill Young met them there and reported that his Jeep, which had been reported stolen, had been located at that site on the side of the road. A neighbor stated that he had seen two people, a WM and a WF, both wearing camo jackets, near the Jeep. The deputies followed footprints in the snow. They then located a Ford F-150 pickup, also listed as stolen, stuck in the mud. William Clement, WM, 24, 5’10″, 140 pounds, of Pendleton and Christian Johnson, WF, 28, 5′, 115 pounds, of Anderson, were arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle.

Williamston Police Report

Williamston police investigated the following incidents:

Jan. 12 – Cash Time, 8 E. Greenville Drive, Williamston reported an armed robbery. No additional information was included in the report. T. L. Eichelberger investigated.

Williamston Police Report

Williamston Police Officers investigated the following incidents during the first week of January:

Jan. 1 – House of Pizza, 14 N. Hamilton St., Williamston reported receiving a counterfeit $20 bill. The incident remains under investigation. G. Cremer investigated.

Jan. 5 – Tywana Monique Dobson, 22, 6 Watts Ave., Greenville was arrested for shoplifting and driving under suspension after a shoplifting incident at Dollar General, 26 West Main St., Williamston. According to reports two black females ran from the store with merchandise valued at $280.19 which they did not purchase. Reports state they left in a black car with a temporary dealer tag.

Anderson County Sheriff’s Report

Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated the following:

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Jan. 8 – A.C. Guthrie received a telephone complaint from an employee at the WalMart at 11410 Anderson Rd. who reported that a man had just run from the store with some fishing rods and a tackle box. The man, WM, 5’7″, mid 20s, fled in a small gold two seater truck, with SC tag # KCY318. That tag was apparently stolen since it traced back to a Toyota Corolla.

Williamton police department stats for December

Williamston Police Chief Tony Taylor reported officers with theWilliamston Police Department responded to a total of 1413 calls for service during the month of December. Stats for incidents investigated were as follows:

Uniform Patrol

Arrests 13

Tickets 42

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