Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Unknown thief makes off with thousands in jewelry and other items from Simpsonville home, report says.
Simpsonville Police are investigating a burglary last week in which a thief made off with thousands of dollars worth of jewelry and other items from a Simpsonville residence, a police report said. A woman who lives at the residence with her roommate stated she first noticed someone had entered her home when she returned from work and opened her garage door and noticed the door to the house was wide open, the report said. The woman said inside the home she found a kitchen drawer open and a broken off piece of her back door's lock on the floor, adding that the frame had been damaged. She pointed out a shoe print just under the lock on the outside where it had apparently been kicked in, the report said. The report said that the thief or …
Here are the latest reports of Simpsonville incidents from the Greenville County Sheriff's Office for May 17-21.
As part of Patch's continuing effort to provide our readers with consistent coverage of crime in our area, we're happy to provide you with the Greenville County Sheriff's Office's daily activity report. Numerous incidents were reported in the Simpsonville area between May 17-21. They include: To view the complete GCSO activity reports, click the attached PDFs.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Here's the weekly crime report from the Simpsonville Police Department.
Here's the weekly crime report from the Simpsonville Police Department:
Monday, May 20, 2013
Lawrence Brown III booked on felony DUI charges.
Update: A Simpsonville man has been charged in a wreck Sunday night that killed a man and injured his teen daughter. According to state troopers, Lawrence Brown III, 26, was drunk when he struck a vehicle on Lee Vaughn Road at Scuffletown Road, killing 38-year-old Kevin Webster, also of Simpsonville, and injuring Webster's 15-year-old daughter, who was airlifted to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Troopers said Brown struck the Websters' Toyota Camry after he took a right turn, lost control running off the right side of the road, then overcorrected and veered back across the roadway striking the victims' car on the driver's side. The deceased victim and his daughter were both wearing seatbelts, Fox Carolina reported. …
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 …
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Here are the latest reports of Simpsonville-area incidents from the Greenville County Sheriff's Office for May 16-17.
As part of Patch's continuing effort to provide our readers with consistent coverage of crime in our area, we're happy to provide you with the Greenville County Sheriff's Office's daily activity report. Numerous incidents were reported in the Simpsonville area between May 16-17. They include: To view the complete activity report, click the attached PDF.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Suspects charged with several thefts from autos in the Five Forks and Scuffletown Road area.
A trio of suspects are facing charges in connection with several autobreakings and thefts last month in the Simpsonville area, according to the Greenville County Sheriff's Office. During the nighttime hours between April 23-24, multiple vehicles were broken into in the Five Forks and Scuffletown Road area, Master Deputy Jonathan Smith said Friday. During the auto breaking incidents, various purses, wallets, and bank cards were taken from inside the vehicles, Smith said. The trio is alleged to have broken into vehicles at 10 different residences, according to incident reports and arrest warrants. The suspects are alleged to have broken into cars at homes located on Bob Cat Trail, Squires Meadow Court, Watertown Way, Horsepen Way, Kingswood…
Wreck happened Thursday night on Woodruff Road. Woman charged with DUI.
A woman crashed her car into a Woodruff Road liquor Thursday night. No one was hurt in the crash, but the woman has been charged with DUI, WYFF reported. The wreck occurred about 9:30 p.m. at All About Spirits at 1832 Woodruff Road when Theresa Johnson drove her 2002 Volvo through the front of the store, breaking glass and bottles and shelving inside, the report said. Johnson was arrested on DUI charges and booked into the county detention center and later released.
DSS and Simpsonville Police investigating possible case of neglect, report says.
Simpsonville Police and the Department of Social Services are investigating a possible case of neglect after a mentally-handicapped woman was found alone and living in squalid conditions, a police report said. When drivers from a Spartanburg-based ambulance company arrived at the woman's residence to transport her to adult daycare, they tried to make contact by knocking but were met with hollering then silence, the report said. When police arrived and made entry into the residence they found the woman alone dressed only in a green shirt and a diaper, the report said. Police said the residence appeared to be in "disarray," according to the report. "Dishes, food and boxes were stacked throughout the house…. There was a chair with what looked…
Here are the latest reports of Simpsonville-area incidents from the Greenville County Sheriff's Office for May 15-16.
As part of Patch's continuing effort to provide our readers with consistent coverage of crime in our area, we're happy to provide you with the Greenville County Sheriff's Office's daily activity report. Numerous incidents were reported in the Simpsonville area between May 15-16. They include: To view the complete GCSO activity report, click the attached PDF.