Published 12:49 pm Friday, March 24, 2017
POLK COUNTY PROPERTY TRANSFERS
The following report details property transfers between March 1-15, 2017, as filed with the Polk County Registrar of Deeds.
Grantor: Kathleen M. Barwell; Grantee: Brittany Nicole Reece; Description: Green Creek, 1.120ac; Amount: $60,000
Grantor: Jonathan Earl Holbert/EXR, Estate of James M. Purcell; Grantee: Toni A. Bergrud; Description: Green Creek, 19.29ac; Amount: $635,000
Grantor: Janice L. Rasmussen/TR, Rolland R. Rasmussen/TR, The Janice L. Rasmussen Trust U/A Dated July 29, 1998, The Rolland R. Rasmussen Trust U/A Dated July 29, 1998; Grantee: Peter G. Kleemoff, Carolyn D. Kleemoff; Description: Columbus, 1.36ac; Amount: $172,000
Grantor: Ricky Lee McCallister, Eva M. McCallister; Grantee: Reuben Lee Parton, Camilla Rogers Brandon; Description: Columbus; Amount: $150,000
Grantor: Michael J. Horan/TR, Sharon L. Horan/TR, Michael J. Horan and Sharon L. Horan Revocable Trust Dated August 5, 2014; Grantee: Lawrence C. Pulliam; Description: Columbus, 5.22ac; Amount: $104,500
Grantor: Jay W. Tuxford; Grantee: Daydream Therapy, LLC; Description: Tryon; Amount: $95,000
Grantor: Richard L. Ham, Kathy C. Ham; Grantee: Jonathan C. Edwards, Ludmila Edwards; Description: Saluda, 1.72ac; Amount: $286,000
Grantor: William C. Cumming, Jean M. Cumming; Grantee: William C. Cumming/TR, Jean M. Cumming/TR, William and Jean Cumming Living Trust Dated October 2, 2015; Description: Tryon; Amount: None listed
Grantor: Gary L. Poague, Dianne E. Poague; Grantee: Stephen Richard McNeill, Christine Ree McNeill; Description: Columbus, 1.33ac; Amount: $348,500
Grantor: Richard J. Kania; Grantee: Jeffrey E. Jenkins; Description: Saluda; Amount: $5,000
Grantor: Margaret Mickailis; Grantee: Mary Suzette Tyner; Description: Saluda, 0.39ac; Amount: $31,000
Grantor: First-Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.; Grantee: Lawrence Laurito, Deena M. Hudson; Description: Columbus, 7.37ac; Amount: $192,500
Grantor: Hazel Mills; Grantee: Barbara Willis; Description: Green Creek, 1.58ac; Amount: None listed
Grantor: Ernestine Bradley Sherman, Delmar Sherman; Grantee: Dewayne Buddy Sherman; Description: Cooper Gap, 1.97ac; Amount: None listed
Grantor: Harley Lawrence/AKA John Harley Lawrence, Page Lawrence; Grantee: Evander W. Moore, Lisbeth L. Moore; Description: Green Creek, 34.83ac; Amount: $210,000
Grantor: Jerry Bates, Cinda W. Bates; Grantee: Dennis Owensby, Janda Carter; Description: White Oak, 4.57ac; Amount: $235,000
Grantor: James Elliott Ramseur/TR, Terry Walker Phillips/TR, Ram Walk Real Estate Trust, Dated August 31, 2001; Grantee: Paul Shipman, Wanda Shipman; Description: Saluda, 9.22ac; Amount: $72,000
Grantor: Hector Isidro Gonzalez, III; Grantee: Richard P. Rogers; Description: Green Creek; Amount: $75,000
Grantor: Dennis L. Horton; Grantee: Dennis L. Horton, Sara S. Horton; Description: Columbus, 7.68ac; Amount: None listed
Grantor: Vonda H. Jackson/TR, Ernest H. Horne/TR, Horne Family Trust Dated August 30, 2012; Grantee: Vonda H. Jackson, Ernest H. Horne; Description: Green Creek, Cooper Gap; Amount: None listed
Grantor: Linda Sprague; Grantee: Craig F. Auen, Melissa A. Auen; Description: Columbus, 11.97ac; Amount: $165,000
Grantor: Eliseo R. Riera-Gomez, Paula A. Riera-Gomez; Grantee: Ronald B. Anderson, Marilyn J. Anderson; Description: Cooper Gap, 1.55ac; Amount: $157,000
Grantor: George H. Davis, Donna N. Davis; Grantee: Crane Property Holdings, LLC; Description: Saluda, 1.65ac; Amount: $85,000
Grantor: M. A. Religious Designs, Inc.; Grantee: Ralph D. Kuether, Penny M. Kuether; Description: Tryon; Amount: None listed
Grantor: Jerry Charles Laughter, Larue B. Laughter; Grantee: George Grigorian, Peggy Grigorian; Description: None listed; Amount: $35,000
Grantor: Nicholas C. Capozzi; Grantee: Corey L. Nelon; Description: Cooper Gap, 7.59ac; Amount: $145,000
Grantor: Brian C. Pierce/EXR, Carolyn E. Pierce, Estate of Carolyn E. Pierce; Grantee: Elizabeth A. McClure; Description: Tryon; Amount: $127,000
Grantor: Anderson R. Haynes/EXR, Estate of Ross Martin Fox; Grantee: Brandon D. Justice, Julie S. Justice; Description: Tryon; Amount: $87,500
Grantor: Jason Carl Jolley, Julie Jolley; Grantee: Andrea Bradshaw, Charles Bradshaw; Description: Green Creek; Amount: $36,000
Grantor: Tyler E. Bradley, Ashley B. Phillips; Grantee: Robert Dellinger, Amanda Dellinger; Description: Saluda, 1.19ac; Amount: $147,000
Grantor: Kenneth D. Hartis, Pamela H. Hartis, Samuel C. Hartis, Melissa L. Hartis; Grantee: Timothy N. Hartis; Description: Tryon; Amount: None listed
Grantor: Ronnie J. Wood, Nina Walker Wood, Arlene Toney Smith, Jimmy Smith; Description: George S. Scouten, Janet P. Scouten; Description: Columbus, 1.34ac; Amount: $126,500
Grantor: Valaria Ann Devine, Leslie Paul Farkas; Grantee: SSV4 Limited Partnership; Description: Tryon; Amount: None listed
Grantor: Cumberland Trust and Investment Company/TR, The Joette H. Williams Irrevocable Trust, Dated January 29, 2005, Joette H. Williams; Grantee: Cameron Farm, LLC; Description: Columbus, 20.40ac; Amount: $1,125,000
Grantor: Robert J. Deutsch, Carol S. Deutsch; Grantee: Tikkun A.S. Gottschalk, Meredith S. Gottschalk; Description: None listed; Amount: $32,000
Grantor: Hometrust Bank; Grantee: Cumberland Trust and Investment Company/TR, The Joette H. Williams Irrevocable Trust Dated January 29, 2005, Joette H. Williams; Description: White Oak; Amount: $900,000
POLK COUNTY DISTRICT COURT RESULTS
In Polk County District Court on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, with Judge Pete Knight presiding, 115 cases were heard. Some cases were continued, dismissed or sent to superior court.
The following persons were convicted of a crime:
Osca Aguazul-Marcelino was convicted of resisting public officer and failure to notify DMV of address change. Aguazul-Marcelino was sentenced to one year unsupervised probation, a $50 fine and court costs.
Melissa S. Chenoweth was convicted of operating a vehicle with improper equipment. Chenoweth was fined $40 and court costs.
Heather D. Gray was convicted of level five driving while impaired. Gray was sentenced to one year unsupervised probation, 24 hours of community service, a $100 fine and court costs.
Michael Eburg Hall was convicted of misdemeanor probation violation. Hall’s probation was terminated successfully.
Lauren Taylor Hooks was convicted of level five driving while impaired. Hooks was sentenced to one year unsupervised probation, 24 hours of community service, a $100 fine and court costs.
James Edward Pearson was convicted of speeding 64 mph in a 55 mph zone. Pearson was fined $30 and court costs.
Joshua Peterson was convicted of level four driving while impaired. Peterson was sentenced to one year unsupervised probation, two days in jail, a $50 fine and court costs.
Joshua Peterson was convicted of driving while license revoked-not impaired revocation. Peterson was sentenced to 10 days in jail with credit for time served.
Maraline L. Proctor was convicted of failure to notify DMV of address change. Proctor was fined $50 and court costs.
Christopher A. Reemes was convicted of two counts of failure to appear on misdemeanor. Reemes was sentenced to one year unsupervised probation, a $50 fine and court costs.
Corey Dazre Stripling was convicted of failure to appear on misdemeanor. Stripling was sentenced to one year unsupervised probation and court costs.
Hernandez J. Valdez was convicted of speeding 79 mph in a 65 mph zone. Valdez was fined $92 and court costs.
Evelyn Valdezgonzalez was convicted of operating a vehicle with improper equipment. Valdezgonzalez was fined $40 and court costs.
Tiffany Dawn Watkins was convicted of possession of drug paraphernalia, injury to personal property and resisting public officer. Watkins was sentenced to 21 days in jail with credit for time served.
COLUMBUS FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORT
During the month of February 2017, the Columbus Fire Department answered 129 calls for service.
Town of Columbus: 14 medical assists to EMS, six EMS calls, one motor vehicle accident with no injuries, two aircraft standby, one service call other, two persons in distress, one animal rescue, three public service, one cover assignment, one dispatched and cancelled, one no incident found, one false alarm, one smoke detector activation, two special type of incident;
Columbus Township: one cooking fire, one brush fire, two grass fires, 35 medical assists to EMS, one emergency medical service, nine EMS calls, one motor vehicle accident with injuries, one gas leak, two power lines down, two aircraft standby, one service call, one lock-out, three public service, one dispatched and cancelled, three authorized controlled burning, one smoke scare, one false alarm, three alarm system sounded, one unintentional transmission of alarm, four alarm activation (no fire) and one special type of incident;
Mill Spring: one dispatched and cancelled, one brush fire, one forest/woods fire; Rutherfordton: one dispatched and cancelled; Saluda: two dispatched and cancelled; Tryon: one building fire and one medical assist to EMS.
The Columbus Fire Department also received more than 419 hours of training during the month of February.
– submitted by Chief Tony Priester
COLUMBUS POLICE DEPARTMENT
During the month of February 2017, the Columbus Police Department answered 576 calls for service.
There were three felony arrests, nine misdemeanor arrests, two driving while impaired arrests and 17 fugitives arrested.
Charges included 27 speeding citations, 14 no operator’s license, six driving while license revoked, two drug charges, two uninsured motorists, five careless and reckless driving, 19 registration violations and one open container.
Officers completed 7,469 premise checks, including 159 residential checks, 7,108 business checks and 202 church checks.
The Columbus Police Department was requested to assisted other agencies 16 times for a total of 14.05 hours, completed 283 community patrols and received 160 hours of training.
– submitted by Chris Beddingfield
SPARTANBURG COUNTY ARREST REPORT
Joe Brown, 24, from Landrum was arrested and charged with grand larceny. Brown’s bond is set at $3,500.
Tristin Jolley, 20, from Landrum was arrested and charged with a municipal court offense. Jolley’s bond is set at $615.
Jenna Powell, 23, from Landrum was arrested and charged with DUS, uninsured vehicle fee, possession of drug paraphernalia and use of tag on wrong vehicle.