Criminal justice agencies around Charleston County join forces in combating crime

Thursday, September 17, 2015 10:36 a.m.

Numerous state and local agencies around Charleston County have joined forces to revitalize the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) in an effort to improve public safety and the community’s well-being.

Police Blotter - Police know to look in the gas cap

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 7:28 a.m.

Two shoplifting subjects were recently detained by loss prevention personnel until police could arrive. When an officer arrived he found two female subjects in the office.

Charleston CPA arrested for Failure to File Individual Income Tax Returns

Friday, September 11, 2015 10:02 a.m.

Christopher Marcus Duncan of Mount Pleasant in Charleston County was arrested today by South Carolina Department of Revenue investigators on three counts of Failure to File Individual Income Tax Returns.

Police Blotter -

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 5:49 a.m.

An officer was patrolling in the area of Hwy. 17 when he noticed a vehicle traveling in front of him going above the posted speed limit. The officer confirmed the speed of the vehicle as 57 mph in a posted 45 mph zone. He initiated a traffic stop and asked the driver where she was coming from and where she was heading. The officer also asked her …

Police Blotter – Man’s doctor says take Klonopin with alcohol

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 6:14 a.m.

Police got a report of an intoxicated driver and when they came upon the suspected vehicle, they found the driver’s side door wide open and no driver inside the vehicle.

Man shoots would-be robbers

Friday, August 28, 2015 11:07 a.m.

Tim Penninger shot Eugene Ricky Perry last week while defending his mother, owner of Seewee restaurant.

Police Blotter – Cold beer left over from night before

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 6:26 a.m.

An officer clocked a vehicle going 54 mph in a 35 mph zone and activated the blue lights for a traffic stop.

Police Blotter – Not weapons in my opinion

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 9:51 a.m.

At almost 5 a.m. one morning, an officer noticed a lone driver on the road and got behind the vehicle to observe the driver.

Driver thought officer just following her home

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 10:16 a.m.

Police were called to a store in reference to possible shoplifting. When the officer arrived in the security office, he asked the suspect what happened.

Police Blotter – A look back at 2008

Monday, August 17, 2015 1:47 p.m.

(This is a look back at a Police Blotter column from 2008.)

Police Blotter – You got to pay to ride

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 10:35 a.m.

Police were called to the side of Highway 17 because a passenger was on a CARTA bus and allegedly refused to get off.

Berkeley County Sheriff Office sweep nets 82 arrests

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 12:06 p.m.

Coordinated effort of multiple agencies carried out over two days

Police Blotter – Drunk driver calls herself stupid

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 2:02 p.m.

Police were called to an auto store parking lot in reference to a collision that had happened on the highway. The officer spoke to the first driver who had an odor of alcohol about her, according to the report.

Police Blotter – License please

Saturday, August 1, 2015 1:38 p.m.

A car rolled through a red light right in front of a police officer and the driver was pulled over.

Police Blotter – We’re closed

Friday, July 31, 2015 9:54 a.m.

About 2 a.m. one morning, a police officer watched a vehicle make a wide right turn out of a shopping center. The officer pulled in behind it and witnessed the driver swerve within the lane of travel, according to the report. At the next traffic light, the car made a U-turn and headed back to where the wide right-hand turn had been made.

Police Blotter – The couple that passes gas together, argues together UPDATED

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 12:39 p.m.

A couple was at home one night when the boyfriend’s brother allegedly came over unannounced and tried to get into the apartment.

Police Blotter – Clothing thief arrested and charged with ruining clothes

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 2:07 p.m.

A man went into a local gas station to buy a scratch-off ticket.

Police Blotter – Man threatens to take care of fellow veteran ‘Marine style’

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 3:00 p.m.

A man watching the fireworks over the holiday weekend had to flag down a police officer after alleging he had been assaulted. He said he was sitting in a chair under a tent with several other disabled veterans.

Police Blotter - Two glasses

Monday, July 13, 2015 3:09 p.m.

Police were called about a suspicious person, and after responding, made contact with a woman who was having a hard time focusing and talking to the officers, according to a police report. She was asked about drinking and said she only had two glasses of wine. She said she had started drinking at 2 p.m. and the report noted it was now 6:30 p.m.

Police Blotter – Property line dispute leads to anger

Police Blotter – Property line dispute leads to anger
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 1:14 p.m.

A bar manager was cleaning up the establishment after they had closed the doors for the night.

10 Felony Berkeley County fugitives arrested in two-week task force effort

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 9:24 a.m.

Sheriff Duane Lewis announced the arrest of 10 felony Berkeley County fugitives from the time period of June 9th through June 26th. All of the arrest warrants originated with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office and were made by the local U.S. Marshals Service’s Fugitive Task Force consisting of law enforcement officers from the …

Police Blotter - Five heads

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 2:48 p.m.

A girl called police to report that she was being harassed by two different people and she thinks it is coming from a third party she had a disagreement with last month. The text messages talk about messing her up and getting slaughtered. One said “have fu sleeping tonight. Cute mug shot it really brings our your five heads haha.”

Police Blotter – Man brings his beer along for a ride

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 9:01 a.m.

An officer patrolling a local neighborhood noticed a car speeding by him and taking various streets in a reckless manner. To top it all off, the driver’s license tag was expired.

Berkeley County Sheriff Office sweep nets 23 arrests

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 9:45 a.m.

Coordinated efforts of multiple agencies also lead to 109 citations

Police Blotter – Buyer loses out on car sale

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 9:09 a.m.

A man had a car listed for sale on the Internet. Two different men were interested in buying it. The seller ended up making a deal with the first man who showed up. The second interested buyer sent the dealer a text message asking if it had been sold yet and the seller confirmed it had. Well this did not go over too well with the second interested …

Police Blotter – Man kicks in door to wrong apartment

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 3:28 p.m.

A man left his residence to stay at his mother’s for the weekend so his soon-to-be ex-wife could finish retrieving her belongings from the residence and officially move out. But when the man got back, he found a 39-foot-long tire mark across his front yard, according to a police report. He told police, who matched the marks left in his yard …

Police Blotter – Needs a new boyfriend

Monday, June 15, 2015 12:12 p.m.

By the time a woman got to work one morning she had decided to call police on her boyfriend who had allegedly gotten rough with her the night before. She must have told her manager about the incident, and she was eventually convinced to at least put her boyfriend on trespass notice from her place of employment, according to the report.

Police Blotter – Couple intervenes only to be attacked

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 7:42 a.m.

So what happens when a concerned couple intervenes in an argument between another couple – apparently violence.

Police Blotter – Watch your foot

Monday, June 8, 2015 10:11 a.m.

An argument ensued along a residential road because a homeowner was allegedly fussing at a driver for speeding through the neighborhood. He waved the driver down. The driver stopped and they proceeded to argue, the report said. But the driver was done sitting around listening to all that and he drove off. But when he did, he ran over the …

Police Blotter – You got to go

Friday, June 5, 2015 7:46 a.m.

Two men were booked on charges of disorderly conduct after being kicked out of a bar, several times in one evening.

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