JONESVILLE — The Union County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident in which two men were robbed of their cell phones and one of them also robbed of his shoes at gunpoint.
The incident report states that on Saturday, July 29 a deputy spoke with the complainant who said that when he got off work the previous night at Hardee’s he went to his girlfriend’s house on Academy Street in Jonesville. The report states the complainant said he was driving a gray 2013 Hyundai Sonata that belonged to his girlfriend. It states the complainant then left went to the Kangaroo convenience store in Jonesville and then went to his cousin’s house on Rogerstown Road in the Joneville area.
The report states the complainant noticed a car was following him and that when he turned in to his cousin’s driveway he noticed that the car that was following him go slowly by him and down the road. It states the complainant texted his cousin to come outside and meet him and that when he saw his cousin come outside the house he got out of the car.
The report states the complainant said that it was at this time that two black males appeared out of nowhere, one of whom held a gun on him and his cousin, telling them both to get on the ground. It states the complainant said that while that male held the gun on them, the other male took his cousin’s cell phone and then took the tennis shoes he was wearing. The report states the complainant said the male then took his cell phone and the keys to the car. It states the complainant said the males then ran back down the street and he heard what he belived were three shots fired.
The complainant said did not get a good look at the two male. He said the cell phone taken from him was a Samsung Galaxy Emerge valued at $200.
The report states the incident would be referred to investigations.
The Union County Sheriff’s Office is also investigating an incident in which a man was assaulted and injured by three men.
The incident report states that on Sunday, July 30 deputies were dispatched to Union Medica Center in reference to an assault. When they arrived, the report states deputies spoke with the victim who said he had left a friend’s house on Monarch Highway where he had drank a few beers. The victim said that when he left his friend’s house he walked behind Welcome Baptist Church to the railroad tracks.
As he got to the railroad tracks, the victim said he was approached by three white male who asked him for some money. The victim said he told them he didn’t have any money and they asked him what he did have and he replied nothing.
The report states a scuffle then ensued and one of the males cut the victim on his right forearm, and the three of them then ran away. It states that nothing was taken in the assault.
The victim then walked home and was subsequently taken to Union Medical Center.
The report states the victim said two of the males had blonde hair while the third had black hair. The victim said they were in their late 20s or early 30s and were of average height and build.
The incident was turned over to investigations.
The following individuals were arrested over the past week on charges ranging from drug possession to assault.
Possession Of Meth
A Union man being served bench warrants also ended up under arrest on a drug charge after allegedly being found with meth in his pocket while apparently trying to hide in a closet.
Kelly Lee Crawford, 35, is charged by the Union County Sheriff’s Office with possession of methamphetamine.
The incident report states that Friday, July 28, a deputy went to a residence on Buffalo-West Springs Highway in the Buffalo Community to serve several bench warrants on Crawford. The report states the deputy found Crawford upstairs hiding in a closet to a bedroom. It states the deputy advised Crawford of the warrants and placed him under arrest.
The report states the deputy then found a plastic bag containing a quantity of methamphetamine in Crawford’s right pants pocket along with a glass smoke pipe. It states the deputy also found $276 in Crawford’s pants.
The report states the deputy then told Crawford that he was also being charged with possession of methamphetamine and that his money woudl be seized. The deputy then transported Crawford to the Union County Jail for booking.
Assault And Battery Second-Degree
A Whitmire man ended up in jail for allegedly threatening to kill two people and a dog.
Corey Antron Gilliam, 34, 492 Goldville Road, Whitmire, is charged by the Union Public Safety Department with assault and battery second-degree.
The incident report states that on Sunday, July 30, deputies responded to a residence on Rayond Road in the Union area in reference to an argument between neighbors and spoke with the complainant. The report states the complainant said he was standing in his yard talking to his wife when his next door neighbor, Gilliam, came up to his yard wanting to help him with something. It states the complainant said Gilliam was holding an axe handle.
The complainant said he told Gilliam he was busy and to him to leave. The report states the complainant said Gilliam refused to leave and then started using obscene language at him and told him he was going to kill him. It states the complainant another person who knew Gilliam was there and believed him to be under the influence of something so she tried to talk to him and calm him down. The report states that Gilliam would not calm down and continued making threats.
The report states the complainant said he picked up a stick and walked towards Gilliam telling him it was time for him to leave his property. It states the complainant said Gilliam held up the axe handle in a threatening manner approximately five feet away from him and continued threatening to kill him and the woman who had tried to talk him into calming down. The report states the complainant said Gilliam then started to leave heading toward his residence but said he was going back later and kill, the complainant, the woman, and the dog. It was then, the report states, the complainant called 911.
The report states the complainant said he stayed in the yard and watched Gilliam and only a few minutes before deputies arrived saw him walking toward the front door of his house with an axe handle and case of beer.
Deputies went to Gilliam’s residence and knocked on the door. The report states all the doors were locked, but a deputy managed to enter through the front door. Deputies then searched the premises but could not find Gilliam. The K9 Unit was then deployed and the report states Gilliam was located by a perimeter officer as he was walking on the road. Gilliam was taken into custody and transported to the Union County Jail. The report states that a warrant would be sought for assault and battery second-degree.
Possession Of Methamphetamine
Three people were arrested, two of them for drug possession, following a chase that resulted in two collisions between their car and a Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicle followed by deputies holding them at gunpoint.
Jonathan Shane Patrick, 31, 159 Neal Shoals Road, Union, is charged by the Union County Sheriff’s Office with failure to stop for a blue light, driving under suspension, seatbelt violation, reckless driving, and possession of methamphetamine.
Robert Lee Clinton, 61, 253 McGill Road, Smryna, is charged by the Union County Sheriff’s Office with possession of methamphetamine.
Jessica Nicole Curtice, 27, 989 Perla Road, York, is charged by the Union County Sheriff’s Office with allowing an unauthorized person to drive.
The incident report states that on Saturday, July 29 deputies were patrolling Neal Shoals Road looking serve bench warrants on Patrick who they’d been informed was driving white Honda Accord with a paper tag on it. The report states deputies met a white Honda as it was traveling towards the River Road. It states deputies turned around and attempted to stop the Honda, turning on their blue lights and siren.
The report states the Honda, however, made a right turn onto the River Road as it tried to elude deputies. It states the Honda was traveling at a high rate of speed as it went from lane to lane, at one point nearly hitting an oncoming car. The report states the Honda turned right onto Strother Road and stopped very quickly, so quickly that deputies were unable to stop their patrol vehicle in time and struck the back of the Honda. As the Honda continued on Strother Road, the report states deputies tire to pull alongside it and the Honda hit the right front wheel of their vehicle.
Deputies then exited their patrol vehicle and held the driver of the Honda, Patrick, and the two passengers at gunpoint until other deputies could arrive to assist.
The report states that a search of the vehicle turned up a set of digital scales with the letters RC on the cover in back of the front seat where Clinton was sitting. It states deputies also found several needles containing what is believed to be methamphetamine in the pocketbook of Curtice who was sitting in the front seat. Deputies also found what the reports states were several rock-like substances in the driver’s seat believed to be methamphetamine.
The report states Patrick was charged with with failure to stop for a blue light, driving under suspension, seatbelt violation, reckless driving, and possession of methamphetamine, while Clinton was charged with possession of methamphetamine, and Curtice charged with allowing an unauthorized person to drive. The three were were taken to the Union County Jail and the items seized from their vehicle placed in a Best Pack to be sent to SLED for analysis.
The Union Public Safety Department also filed the following charges against the following individuals.
— Nathan Nickolas Gregory, 17, 139 Bentleytown Road, Union, charged Saturday, July 29 with simple possession of marijuana and minor consuming an alcoholic beverage.
— Lorne Wesley Ward Jr., 33, 834 Meansville Road, Union, charged Friday, July 28 with disorderly conduct.
— Quenterous Dominique Jeter, 21, 101 C Street, Jonesville, charged Friday, July 28 with trespssing after notice.
— Whitney Shari Norman, 29, 120 North Boyce Street, Union, charged Wednesday, August 2 with driving under suspension, expired tag, and operating an uninsured vehicle.
— Tonya Ramsey Boulware, 41, 125 Mill Street, Union, charged Wednesday, August 2 with shoplifting.
The Union County Sheriff’s Office also filed the following charges against the following individuals.
— Jasmine Elizabeth Alexander, 28, 1172 Lakeside Drive, Union, charged Friday, July 28 with malicious damage.
— Christopher Blakely Alexander, 30, 1172 Lakeside Drive, Union, charged Friday, July 28 with malicious damage.
— Christopher Wayne Cline, 37, 108 Poinsett Street, Union, charged Sunday, July 30 with breach of peace.
— Diante Jimmar Stewart, 21, 201 Mt. Joy Church Road, Jonesville, issued a ticket on Monday, July 31 for simple possession of marijuana.
— Casandra Lacey Bailey, 23, 408 North Church Street, Union, charged Wednesday, August 2 with petit larceny.
— Phillip Maurice Lawson, 32, 1208 Linersville Road,#6, Union, charged Wednesday, August 2 with disorderly conduct.
— Cody Lee Bryant, 20, 408 Drugstore Street, Buffalo, charged Wednesday, August 2 with petit larceny.
— Jeremy DeWayne McDaniel, 32, 358 Canupp Road, Sharon, issued a ticke on Thursday, August 3 for simple possession of marijuana.
— Roger Dale Williamson, 69, 500 South Main Street, Jonesville, charged Wednesday, August 2 with failure to register as a sex offender first offense.
— Mindy Leigh Pruitt, 24, 3075 Buffalo-West Springs Highway, Buffalo, charged Thursday, August 4 with petit larceny.