Monday, May 20, 2013
Greenville County Sheriff's Office and Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office answered calls of breach of trust, harassment and petty larceny.
The following are recent incident reports supplied by the Greenville County Sheriff's Office and the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office. Eleven incidents were reported in the Greer-Taylors area May 16: Greenville County: NCIC Hit Extradition Denied — 301 Cardinal Drive Taylors Breach of Trust $2,000 or less — 300 Old Batson Road, Taylors Assault and Battery — Third Degree — 920 W. Lee Road, Lot 1, Taylors Petty Larceny — 3027 Wade Hampton Blvd., Taylors Possession of Marijuana — 3017 Wade Hampton Blvd., Taylors Petty Larceny — 710 Ike's Road, Taylors Breach of Trust — Auto — 5 Matt Court, Greer Burglary — 300 Brook Glenn Road, 25, Taylors Spartanburg County: Harassment — Gap Creek Road and Lemon Creek Drive, Greer Fraud — 96 Orchard Road…
Latest crackdown and safety campaign will focus on nighttime seat belt usage.
Warning: Beginning today, SC state troopers and local police and sheriff's deputies will be on the lookout for drivers, specially nighttime drivers, who fail to wear safety belts as part of a coordinated crackdown statewide. From May 20 to June 2, the South Carolina Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement agencies will increase enforcement of South Carolina’s primary seat belt law as part of the Buckle Up South Carolina (BUSC) safety belt enforcement mobilization. SCDPS and local law agencies will focus its annual safety belt enforcement and education campaign on nighttime safety belt use. While daytime safety belt compliance continues to improve, a pocket of the population still fails to buckle up at night, leading to more …
The woman was upset with her husband because he would not call his parents and talk to them.
A Greer woman was charged with Criminal Domestic Violence, after striking her husband with a sandal during an argument. According to a police report, a 39-year-old Greer woman said that she and her husband had been arguing about things that her in-laws were saying about her. The woman said her husband refused to talk to his parents about the situation and the two began arguing. She said the argument moved outside their home, so as to not upset the kids, and that was when she struck him in the head with her sandal. The victim said that woman also had threatened to hit him with a large vase. The victim had a large knot on his forehead, according to the incident report.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Greenville County Sheriff's Office and Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office answered calls of service for shoplifting, attempted burglary and vandalism.
The following are recent incident reports supplied by the Greenville County Sheriff's Office and the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office. Ten incidents were reported in the Greer-Taylors area May 15: Greenville County Shoplifting <$1,000 — 3027 Wade Hampton Blvd., Taylors Attempted Burglary — 4302 Edwards Road, 5B, Taylors Obtaining Money by False Pretenses — 11 W. Lee Road, Taylors Burglary — 112 Lake Robinson Point, Greer Malicious Damage — 2670 Dry Pocket Road, 833, Greer Missing Person — 502 Stallings Road, Greenville Runaway — 350 Old Settlement Road, Travelers Rest Spartanburg County Vandalism — 1400 S. Highway 101, Greer Domestic — 211 Genoble Road, Greer
According to the incident report, the man told an employee of the pharmacy that he was going through oxycodone withdrawal and that he had a gun.
Greer police are investigating a robbery at Walgreens at 101 W. Wade Hampton Blvd., Greer, after a man called in and robbed the pharmacy of oxycodone. According to the incident report, a woman working in the pharmacy said that a man called and told her that he was "going through oxycodone withdrawal" and that he had a gun. The man on the phone could see inside the pharmacy as he instructed the woman not to tell a co-worker who was standing behind her. The report said the man demanded that she placed all the oxycodone in a plastic bag and place the bag in the drive-thru bin. The woman did as she was instructed, according to the report. After the medication was placed in the drive-thru, the co-worker who had overheard the conversation, call …
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Greenville County Schools said that two buses in the Blue Ridge area were delayed because of rocks being thrown at the buses.
Two of Greenville County Schools' buses were delayed Friday after the drivers reported objects hitting the buses. The incidents happened Friday afternoon in the Blue Ridge area. The school district said that one bus driver thought her bus may have been shot at by someone in a passing vehicle, after her windshield was shattered. The district said that 14 students from Blue Ridge High and Blue Ridge Middle were on that bus. No one was injured. A second driver then reported something thrown at her bus in the same area. The district contacted the Greenville County Sheriff's Office for assistance. As a precaution, the school district parked those two buses, in addition to others operating in the area, in public places will the Sheriff's Office …
Friday, May 17, 2013
The wreck happened just after 10 p.m. at the intersection of Haywood Road and Howell Circle.
Updated: 10:22 am., May 18, 2013 The South Carolina Highway Patrol has released the details from a fatal collision that happened around 10 p.m. Friday on Haywood Road, near Howell Circle. Troopers said the driver of a 2004 Toyota 4-Runner was traveling north on Haywood Road when they ran off the right side of the road striking several trees. The driver was not wearing a seat belt. Original report The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in Greenville County. The wreck happened just after 10 p.m. on Haywood Road at Howell Circle. Patch will update this story as more information becomes available.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
GCSO deputies said they found evidence of a meth lab in a Greer home.
A Greer man faces felony drug charges after Greenville County Sheriff's deputies said they found evidence of a meth lab at his Cogin Drive residence, a report said. On Wednesday, GCSO Vice and Narcotics investigators responded to 944 Cogin Drive in reference to information regarding a meth lab that had been obtained from a lawful traffic stop, Master Deputy Jonathan Smith said. Investigators were able to obtain a search warrant for the property and said they found items throughout the property that are used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine, Smith said. Arrested were Shannon D. Colley, 40, of 944 Cogin Drive, and Willis Anthony Davidson, Jr., 53, of 950 Cogin Drive. Colley was charged with manufacture and distribution of …
Blood Connection will be holding its drive at number of Upstate sites today and tomorrow.
This week is National Police Week. Wednesday was National Peace Officers Memorial Day. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. During police week each year, tens of thousands of law enforcement officers will gather in Washington, DC to take part in a number of events designed to pay honor to those officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. Here in the Upstate, The Blood Connection has been holding a blood drive in connection with the special week. The Bloodmobile will be all over the Upstate this week during the National Law Enforcement Memorial Week Blood Drive, including several locations…
Greenville County Sheriff's Office took reports for autobreaking, burglary and shoplifting.
The following are recent incident reports supplied by the Greenville County Sheriff's Office. Thirteen incidents were reported in the Greer-Taylors area May 14: