August 30, 2013
The Union County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests:
— Courtney Marie Thompson, 25, of 1123 Corinth Road, Gaffney was charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of contraband by a prisoner at a county jail around 3:50 p.m. Aug. 27.
John Thomas Dover, 50, of 570 Smith Street, Gaffney, was charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and a lane violation around 4:25 p.m. Aug. 27.
According to the incident report, officers initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle driven by Dover on S.C. 9 in Jonesville after the vehicle crossed the center line and went to the right of the fog line twice. Dover stated the car belonged to his buddy, and he only knew his buddy by a nickname. Thompson was a passenger in the vehicle.
Dover gave officers permission to search the vehicle in which they found a tied bandanna containing several hypodermic needles, a plastic straw, a metal spoon, and a cotton swab. A further search resulted in more hypodermic needles and a glass pipe under the driver’s seat.
The report also states, “during a search of Thompson’s person at the jail, officers located a plastic baggie containing three smaller plastic baggies of what is believed to be crystal methamphetamine in her (Thompson’s) crotch area.” Another baggie of the same substance was also found in a side pocket in Thompson’s purse.
Based on the amount of methamphetamine found and evidence found on Dover’s phone, Dover was also arrested.
— Allyssa Nicole Boulware, 22, of 1405 Peach Orchard Road, Union, was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, unlawful disposal of methamphetamine waste, and simple possession of marijuana around 12:10 p.m. Aug. 27.
John Anthony Stafford, 25, of 1405 Peach Orchard Road, Union, was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, unlawful disposal of methamphetamine waste, and simple possession of marijuana around 7:32 a.m. Aug. 29.
According to the incident report, officers served a lawful search warrant at the residence and found a coffee filter with what appeared to be methamphetamine residue on it, a plant like material believed to be marijuana, and a homemade pipe made from a pill bottle. Outside the residence, officers located a plastic bag containing two bottles with white residue inside, which appeared to be the remains of a one pot method methamphetamine lab.
— Gene Warren Moore, 44, of Old Buncombe Road, Union, was charged with public disorderly conduct around 11:40 p.m. Aug. 27.
— Heath Justin McAbee, 30, of 132 Kissy Creek Circle, Union, was charged with use of a firearm while under the influence around 11:02 Aug. 27. Officers responded to McAbee’s residence after reports of gunshots fired.
The Union County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents:
— Several witnesses reported on Aug. 28 that they observed someone in a gold Honda hanging out the driver side window and damaging vehicles with a baseball bat on Fairmont Street in Union. Officers located a car with the rear window broken and a truck with the side mirror smashed. A mailbox on Mill Street was also damaged.
— A resident of Berry Farm Road, Union, reported on Aug. 27 that he had been receiving harassing phone calls from several numbers. The complainant stated the calls are always the same male voice asking questions like “Have those green cards arrived?” and “Has UPS been there yet?” The complainant provided one of the numbers and was advised by AT&T to file a report.
— A resident of Gaffney Highway, Jonesville, reported on Aug. 28 that he had bought a house that day, and when he arrived, the keys were missing from the lock box. When he got inside the residence, he noticed one of the doors in the back room was torn off, two bathroom cabinets were ripped from the wall and missing, and a living room cabinet was torn from the wall and moved across the room. The complainant stated that the cabinets and door were all still in place a week earlier. Missing items were valued at $1,500. A report was given to an investigator for further.