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.

Police Blotter – Too much Mardi Gras

Sunday, March 1, 2015 7:35 a.m.

A car was seen leaving a local parking lot after some Mardi Gras fun and turned left onto the road, totally disregarding the red light, according to a police report.

Police Blotter – That’s not your truck

Saturday, February 28, 2015 7:16 a.m.

After a night on the town, a man stopped at an all-night diner and then walked home to his apartment. He saw his truck in the parking lot and decided to climb in, although that was not his truck, the report said.

Police Blotter – Stumbalina

Friday, February 27, 2015 5:59 a.m.

A gas station attendant called policed because it was 4:30 a.m. and a drunk man was stumbling around outside the business, according to a police report.

Police Blotter – What is a few?

Thursday, February 26, 2015 6:40 a.m.

An officer traveling along the Ravenel Bridge into Mount Pleasant noticed a car driving at a high rate of speed and weaving in and out of traffic. The officer began following the vehicle and the driver took notice. The driver changed lanes several times trying to avoid the officer, the report said. They reached Mount Pleasant and the driver …

Police Blotter – Kicked in

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 7:19 a.m.

Police were called to an apartment complex because a person living in one of the units had allegedly kicked in the door. According to the report, this particular person was not actually on the lease but had moved into the apartment because his girlfriend, who was on the lease, was arrested and sitting in jail.

Police Blotter – Slow driver has good reason to be paranoid

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 2:33 p.m.

Maybe weed does make you paranoid because according to a report a man was pulled over for going too slow one evening.

Police Blotter – Late snack run leads to a night in jail

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 10:19 a.m.

If your tags are expired and you’re carrying illegal drugs, you might want to avoid bringing attention to yourself. But according to a police …

Police Blotter – Motel 7

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 7:08 a.m.

A man taking a nap behind the wheel of his car, parked in two spaces at a Holiday Inn, came up with a new branding for the hotel.

Police Blotter – You’re fired

Monday, February 16, 2015 7:04 a.m.

A girl working at a local store was fired – over the phone – by the district manager. According to the report, the manager in the store was asked to escort this now former employee out of the store. As they were walking out, the former employee allegedly looked at her former manager and said, “You might want to step off, …

Police Blotter – Uncooperative shoplifter steals male enhancement product

Sunday, February 15, 2015 6:58 a.m.

I kid you not; a recent police report said that an officer was dispatched to a local retail/discount store “in reference to an uncooperative shoplifter on the premises.”

Police Blotter – ‘I don’t do police’

Sunday, February 15, 2015 6:48 a.m.

An officer traveling behind a car allegedly watched the driver suddenly turn off the street and then 10 minutes later pull back on heading in the same direction. The road he initially turned onto is a high-traffic narcotics area.

Police Blotter – Officer, what do you think?

Saturday, February 14, 2015 7:35 a.m.

A woman called police to ask them their opinion on her position in an argument she was having with her boyfriend. According to the report, she got herself prepared for their arrival by pouring herself a tall glass of wine. She then explained that she had been arguing with her boyfriend and he in turn took some things that he had given her and …

Police Blotter – Dad?

Friday, February 13, 2015 7:25 a.m.

A couple who is no longer together allegedly got into an argument because when the kids were at Dad’s house, one slipped up and called Mommy’s boyfriend his dad. This didn’t go over too well with the real dad, so he called their mom and threatened to fight the boyfriend who is not his kid’s dad, according to a report. …

Police Blotter – Just two glasses of wine

Thursday, February 12, 2015 6:06 a.m.

A woman was pulled over for suspected DUI recently, even though she said she only had two glasses of wine and one Sudafed, according to a report.

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