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Police Blotter – Quite the grocery list

Thursday, May 7, 2015 5:07 a.m.

A loss prevention officer watched a woman allegedly go through the store placing items into her cart. However, she passed all points of sale and never paid for those items, the report said. The officer approached and detained her, learning that she had stolen a bag of dog food, a package of tissue paper and a 32-inch HDTV, the report said.

Police Blotter – Woman caught stealing entire bolt of fabric

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 6:16 a.m.

Late one night, an officer drove by a baseball field and saw a truck backed into a space. The lights to the stadium were shut down and there was no game going on at that late hour, so the situation was suspicious.

Police Blotter – ‘You shouldn’t do that’

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 1:55 p.m.

A local real estate agent got a call from a Florida number. The male caller allegedly asked about some property and she delved into the description. Halfway through, he interrupted her and said he was looking at her photo online and that she was beautiful, according to the report. She thanked him and continued on about the property. He then …

Police Blotter – Gentleman’s agreement gone wrong

Saturday, May 2, 2015 6:44 a.m.

A man called police because he said he was partnering with another fellow to buy a motor for his boat. The partnership entailed use of the boat. At no time did the victim say he signed over or alleged ownership of the boat. The boat was in the partner’s possession, stored at his place of employment. However, the two men were involved in an …

Police Blotter – No biking while drunk

Friday, May 1, 2015 8:36 a.m.

An officer saw a man riding his bike late one night. The man did not have a headlight, so the officer tried to stop him. He was also being stopped because he was weaving in and out of the median, the report said.

Police Blotter – Not good for the windpipe

Thursday, April 30, 2015 6:22 a.m.

An officer pulled a driver over for not having a functioning license plate light.

Police Blotter – Draw attention to yourself, you’ll get caught

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 9:15 a.m.

A woman called police to report that her life partner had ended their 14-year relationship and they had separated. However, the life partner allegedly wasn’t taking it too well and decided that harassment and nasty text messages and emails were the fix.

Police Blotter - Public intox

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 12:07 p.m.

Police were called to a local hotel in reference to man on the ground near the pool. The complainant told police he watched the man go into the pool area, unzip his pants and urinate in public. Then he fell down.

They put locks on doors for a reason

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:42 p.m.

A woman in Hobcaw called police to report her car had been broken into. She said someone stole 25 cents and her iPod, according to the report.

Police Blotter - People of Walmart

Monday, April 20, 2015 4:44 p.m.

We’ve all seen the Facebook photos of the “things people wear to go shopping at Walmart.” Well, Mount Pleasant has its own category: “the things people do while shopping at the Walmart.”

Police Blotter – Double-fisting pot and beer will get you noticed

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 7:29 a.m.

Police were called due to an alleged assault between a man and his ex.

Police Blotter - No smoking

Friday, April 10, 2015 8:41 a.m.

Police were called to a home where two men got into an argument. When the officer arrived a man answered the door with a bloody shirt and blood dripping down from his head. There was also a large wooden walking stick on the ground and the man went to reach for it as he opened the door. But the officer quickly entered the residence to separate the …

Police Blotter – Tax time brings risk of identity theft

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 12:13 p.m.

Police were called to a local shopping plaza in reference to suspicious item.

Stabbing at The Boulevard results in death UPDATED

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 9:28 a.m.

According to Mount Pleasant Police Department spokesman Chip Googe, Madisen Rene Stroupe of 1230 Jabbers Drive #113 in Mount Pleasant was arrested …

Police Blotter - Identity theft

Monday, April 6, 2015 10:16 p.m.

A local man was trying to file his taxes one morning by using Turbo Tax online and was allegedly advised that his federal ID was already used and that his social security number was compromised. The man files a joint account with his spouse and her social security number was also compromised, a report said. In addition to having to file a police …

Police Blotter - People steal the oddest things

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 2:23 p.m.

According to a report, a kid got fired from his job and instead of taking it like a man, he started throwing things around the room, trashing the store. He allegedly grabbed the tip jar and threw it at the window and then took the gift card display and threw it across the floor, the report said.

Police Blotter – Burning down the house

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 8:54 a.m.

An officer driving down Coleman Boulevard watched a man leave a local bar and cross the street. No problem there except for the fact that according to a police report the man took his cold beer with him. And that would constitute drinking in public, which is illegal.

Police Blotter – You’re fired

Thursday, March 19, 2015 6:10 a.m.

According to a report, a kid got fired from his job and instead of taking it like a man, he started throwing things around the room, trashing the store. He allegedly grabbed the tip jar and threw it at the window and then took the gift card display and threw it across the floor, the report said.

Police Blotter – Falling through the cracks

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 6:13 a.m.

A woman living in a local apartment complex thought it would be perfectly acceptable to caulk the deck above hers to prevent things from falling through the cracks on to her porch, according to a police report.

Police Blotter – Brazen theft

Friday, March 13, 2015 7:21 a.m.

As a construction crew and their boss arrived at a home they had just completed, they walked in to find that every single appliance had been stolen, according to a police report. The crew told police the windows had been unlocked but all the doors were locked to the residence. It appears the items were carted out through the sliding glass doors, …

Police Blotter – Clean up after your dog

Thursday, March 12, 2015 4:17 a.m.

It is a town ordinance and a courtesy to clean up after your dog when they do their business in public. But according to a police report, one man continuously walks his dog through his neighbor’s yard and lets the dog find that perfect spot. However, he does not clean up after his dog and finally the neighbor said something. According to …

Police Blotter – ‘My lawyer will get all the charges dismissed’ UPDATED

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 7:04 a.m.

At about 10:45 p.m. one night, an officer clocked a motorcyclist going 65 mph in a 45 mph zone, according to a police report. The officer turned around and caught up with the biker. And when he flipped on the blue lights, the biker almost hit the curb before coming to a stop, the report said.

Police Blotter – Unmentionables

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 6:28 a.m.

A woman went to a local discount store and was allegedly seen by loss prevention officers helping herself to some bras and pajamas.

Police Blotter – Not ready to go home

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 5:04 p.m.

A mother had to go pick her adult child up from a local bar because she had been out drinking, according to a police report. However, the daughter allegedly did not want to go home and the entire ride there was a little stressful. So much in fact, that when they finally got home, her father confronted her and she popped him upside the head, the …

Police Blotter – $20 a night

Monday, March 9, 2015 6:24 a.m.

Some poor fellow got pulled over for DUI and swore up and down he was not drunk. But according to the report, the field sobriety tests said otherwise and his admission that he had been drinking did too. After failing the field sobriety tests, the officer asked him to be honest and tell him how much he had to drink. According to the report, the …

Police Blotter – You can run...

Sunday, March 8, 2015 6:34 a.m.

Police were patrolling an area in reference to recent break-ins when they came upon a parked car at an old town building. They cut through a nearby parking lot to meet up with the driver, when suddenly they saw the car pull away. The driver came to an intersection and failed to come to a complete stop, the report said. The officer flipped on the …

Police Blotter – Soiled pants

Saturday, March 7, 2015 7:29 a.m.

Happy hour ended early for one man who was found about 6 p.m., passed out behind a department store, a police report said. According to the report, police arrived and found that the man reeked of alcohol and had “soiled his pants.” He said he only had a couple of beers at the bar around the corner and was trying to walk to his house …

Police Blotter – You had a chance

Friday, March 6, 2015 7:16 a.m.

While patrolling Coleman Boulevard, an officer came across a car on the side of the road. As he approached the car, the driver began to drive off, the report said, but the officer quickly flipped on the blue lights.

Police Blotter – Fried

Thursday, March 5, 2015 11:00 a.m.

A business owner called police because a drunk man, who could not stand up, was banging on the windows trying to get in, according to a police report.

Police Blotter – Alphabet poses a real challenge to dizzy driver

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 3:30 p.m.

A local bar owner had to call police because a bar patron was intoxicated and allegedly refused to let his friend take him home or call a cab. According to the report, the staff managed to get the man’s keys away from him, but he took off out the door and started roaming around the parking lot.

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