Police Blotter – Man goes to great lengths for burrito

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 10:14 a.m.

An intoxicated man was trying to whip himself up a burrito while in a local gas station one day and an officer observed the man wandering around the store, the report said. The officer is familiar with this man from a prior encounter and made contact with him. According to the report, the officer asked the man if he was driving or walking that …

Police Blotter – Dancing with an old man UPDATED

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 7:28 a.m.

Police were called to an apartment complex because a concerned citizen allegedly heard crying and arguing. According to the report, when the officers arrived, they heard the arguing as well and could clearly hear a woman screaming that the world would be better off if she were dead.

Police Blotter – Honest people still exist

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 7:53 a.m.

A man had his trailer full of tools, and cooking and catering equipment, parked in a local restaurant parking lot. That trailer was stolen one evening and no suspects came to mind. The police were called so that a report could be filed, but with little evidence to go on, not much could be done.

Police Blotter – Tis the season for thievin’

Monday, December 8, 2014 7:48 a.m.

Apparently the holiday season has not touched everyone because police had to respond to yet another call at a local discount chain because a woman was suspected of shoplifting.

Police Blotter – Theft problems

Sunday, December 7, 2014 7:31 a.m.

Police arrived at a discount store to meet with a loss prevention officer who had detained a suspect who might have stolen from the store. According to the report, the suspect was sitting in the loss prevention office crying and carrying on, trying to tell police about her theft problems. The suspect said she was a habitual shoplifter and has …

Police Blotter – Setting a great example

Saturday, December 6, 2014 7:17 a.m.

Police were dispatched to a local department store because a woman was suspected of stealing. Loss prevention officers observed the suspect place costume jewelry into her children’s stroller while shopping, a police report said. She allegedly continued to put other items in the stroller while shopping, as well.

Police Blotter – No desire to speak to police

Friday, December 5, 2014 7:09 a.m.

A construction crew watched a theft in progress and did not report it to police because they had no desire to speak to authorities, according to a contractor who filed a police report. The contractor did not learn of the theft from his jobsite until the next day. According to the report, he learned that a dark blue truck pulled up to the site and …

Police Blotter – High-definition theft

Thursday, December 4, 2014 7:04 a.m.

A man must have needed a $21 HDMI cable real bad because he took a pocket knife into a store recently, cut open the box and tried to walk out without paying for it, according to a report. However, loss prevention officers suspected something was up and followed him. The loss prevention officer told police he believed the suspect had a knife …

Police Blotter – Early morning stroll leads to public intoxication arrest

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 9:25 a.m.

Police were called to a home because of loud noise and when they arrived they saw a man standing by his mailbox. According to the report, the officer called to the man, but he turned around and went inside his home. The officer then approached the door, and according to the report, the same man came back outside and said, “I know what this is …

Police Blotter – Turn down for what?

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 7:30 a.m.

Police stopped by a house to tell a man to turn down his music, that’s what for.

Police Blotter – Blow in the bathroom

Saturday, November 22, 2014 7:40 a.m.

Police at a town park were tipped off to possible drug use in the bathroom. Officers went into one entrance that is cordoned off from the other and overheard people talking. According to the report, one person was chastising the other for talking so loudly about the “blow” – also known as cocaine.

Police Blotter – Turn down for what?

Friday, November 21, 2014 6:35 a.m.

Police stopped by a house to tell a man to turn down his music, that’s what for. Apparently the neighbors thought it was too loud and called police. The suspect answered his door when police arrived and he appeared extremely intoxicated, according to police statements.

Police Blotter – She just wants to talk about it

Thursday, November 20, 2014 6:32 a.m.

According to a police report, a young girl thought it was okay to steal her boyfriend’s phone. She explained that she suspected he cheated on her, so she stole his phone because she “just wanted to talk about it,” the report said.

Police Blotter - Speeders beware

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 7:28 a.m.

Neighbors in a local subdivision are fed up with speeders and have taken to snapping photos of offenders and calling police. One such incident involved a resident who was allegedly speeding and who actually lived in the neighborhood. A resident witnessed what she thought was speeding and took pictures. Police arrived, heard her side of the story …

Police Blotter – Harassing phone calls

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10:14 a.m.

A local man had to call police to report harassing phone calls – from his own brother. According to a police report, the victim said his brother was threatening to harm his family. And this was not the first time an incident like this has happened, the report said.

Police Blotter – Security guard no deterrent for scrappers

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 5:23 a.m.

Police responded to a one-car collision involving a minor driving his mother’s car. The small compact car was wedged between multiple trees in the median and the air bags were deployed, the report said.

Police Blotter - Say my name

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 8:49 a.m.

POlice were called to a home due to an alarm. When they arrived they were invited in by a man who said he had been drinking with his wife and they got into an argument. According to the police report, he explained that he called his wife by his ex-wife’s name and she got mad. She threw his keys and business paperwork out the back door because he …

Police Blotter - Sovereign citizen

Monday, November 17, 2014 7:35 a.m.

While on routine patrol, checking on local businesses one evening, an officer came in contact with an individual who identified himself as a sovereign citizen. He asked such questions as “Are you familiar with sovereign citizens and what police policy and procedures were regarding encounters with sovereign citizens.” He made other comments …

Police Blotter – Wine and meds

Sunday, November 16, 2014 7:33 a.m.

An officer on patrol pulled into a local gas station to check on the business and noticed a man sitting inside a car.

Police Blotter – ‘I will kill you’

Saturday, November 15, 2014 7:26 a.m.

A boy called police because his girlfriend’s mother allegedly threatened him.

Police Blotter – High-dollar taste

Friday, November 14, 2014 5:22 a.m.

A loss prevention officer witnessed two women go into a store dressing room with armfuls of clothes and walk out carrying none of the clothing, a report said. He then watched them walk past all points of possible sale and try to exit the store with the merchandise, according to the police report.

Police Blotter – Signal your intent

Thursday, November 13, 2014 1:27 p.m.

A male driver was pulled over because an officer noticed he didn’t use his turn signal when changing lanes which caused the officer to also notice the driver was speeding, according to a police report.

Police Blotter – Fighting like cats and dogs

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 10:33 a.m.

An estranged couple met back up recently here in the Lowcountry. They went out for a night on the town and returned to their hotel intoxicated, according to a police report.

Police Blotter – Man takes midnight stroll across Ravenel Bridge

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 10:09 a.m.

Police were dispatched to the Ravenel Bridge because a man was walking up the bridge towards Mount Pleasant around midnight. That is all fine and dandy, except for the fact that he was not using the pedestrian lane. He was on the southbound side, according to the police report.

Police Blotter – Catfight

Thursday, October 30, 2014 7:46 a.m.

According to a police report, a girl was slapped and punched by another female late at night in the parking lot of a local bar. The victim told police she had been harassed for the last three weeks by the suspect over – wait for it – a man.

Police Blotter – Next stop, nursing home

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 8:32 a.m.

Employees at a local nursing home called police because a woman had allegedly entered the home intoxicated and lit up a cigarette in the hallway just past the receptionist desk. According to the report, employees there tried to “work with her,” but she began cussing and causing a disturbance, so they had to call police to remove her from the …

Police Blotter – Good fences make good neighbors

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 9:57 a.m.

A woman and her daughter were driving through their neighborhood when a car allegedly came speeding up behind them one day. Because the car was tailgating her, the female driver pulled off the road and onto the grass so the car could go around her, the report said. The driver did proceed ahead, but stopped a short distance ahead and blocked the …

Police Blotter – Old smoky gets away

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 7:03 a.m.

Police were called to a retail store because a man allegedly attempted to steal a smoker. A loss prevention officer said a man allegedly entered the store, went to the smokers and placed one valued at $999 in his cart. According to the report, he then walked around the store and attempted to leave through the grocery section. He passed the point …

Police Blotter – ‘I’m going to walk’ - to North Charleston

Monday, October 27, 2014 11:26 a.m.

Hospital officials were forced to call police one day because a woman was allegedly out front of the building disturbing staff and other patrons. Witnesses said she was acting bizarre, according to a police report.

Police Blotter – Up to no good

Monday, October 27, 2014 7:14 a.m.

The owner of a local park called police because a group of adolescents allegedly entered the property in the middle of the night and slashed holes in the jump castle. It was ruined beyond repairable measure, so the manager of the park filed a police report to have the suspects apprehended and the jump castle replaced. Fortunately, there is video …

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