According to a police report, a couple got into an argument at a local campground, and concerned citizens called police after hearing a car horn continuously being honked and a woman screaming for help.
Police were dispatched to a home where someone called 911 and then hung up. Per policy, police have to respond, so they traced the address. When they arrived at the residence, according to the report, they were met by a man in the yard who said, “Thank you for showing up. I want her out.” His daughter then came out of the house crying, the report …
Police were called to investigate a possible drunk driver one evening. When an officer arrived in the area, he noticed the vehicle in question drifting in and out of the lane.
A woman had to call police because someone decided to have a party in her home without permission. She told officers, it appeared they entered through the dog door. She said she had been away and had someone watching the house and her dogs.
A woman came to police headquarters to ask police to serve a no trespass notice on a man who used to be her roommate. She explained that they worked together and they lived together. But when he wanted to take the friendship to a different level, she said no and asked him to move out, the report said. He moved out and took a leave of absence from …
According to a police report, someone had their bathtub stolen the other day and called police to report it.
A woman called police after getting a fraudulent phone call from someone saying she owed almost $4,000 to the government.
A couple called police after a black, “jacked up” truck pulled out in front of them on Highway 41. The female driver told the officer she tried to go around the truck, but the truck’s driver tried to run her off the road and would not allow her to get back into the right lane.
Police were dispatched to Highway 17 in reference to a man asking for help. When an officer arrived, he heard someone yelling and finally saw a man standing on the exit ramp.
When police are called to your home, they are most likely not going to “go away” because you tell them to. Once they start an “investigation,” they have to finish it.
Police responded to a complaint of theft at a local home. The call came in from Dunes West Security.
If you get a check in the mail as prize winnings for a lottery that you did not enter to play, it is a scam.
The elderly are often victims of scams. A more common one is when a scammer calls the home of an elderly person and tells them their loved one has been arrested and needs to be bailed out, requiring money for an attorney.
Police are often called to mediate between individuals who can work things out on their own but don’t realize it at the time.
An officer conducted a traffic stop on a woman for having a cracked windshield. According to the report, when the officer approached and introduced himself, the woman said “I need to get a new windshield.”
A loss prevention officer watched a customer enter the store to return a shirt, and while waiting, the suspect spied a bottle of perfurme that she liked. According to a police report, she liked it so much she stuffed it in her purse along with a cute pair of earrings.
An employer called police to report harassment from an employee he recently had to fire. According to a police report, the employer explained to the officer that his employee walked off the job earlier in the day and he determined that he would just have to fire him.
A woman was at a local bar a struck up a conversation with a woman, who over the course of the evening became overly friendly. According to the report, the woman told the new friend where she lived, which would come in handy when she realized her purse was missing.
A man had to call police because his neighbor was having a party and some of his guests were blocking his driveway with their cars. He asked several of the guests to move their cars and when he did, they called him derogatory religious names, the report said. According to the report, they also mentioned for good measure that they did not have to …
A family called police after realizing several items had been allegedly stolen from their home, but other valuables had not been touched. According to the report, one man said he left to run errands while another resident took a nap for several hours.
Police were called to a roundabout where a man was yelling at motorists and acting as if he was going to jump out in front of their cars, a report said.
Police were called to a local schoolyard for a noise complaint, and when they arrived, they found a large group gathered in a circle appearing to be getting ready for a fight. According to the report, as soon as the subjects saw authorities, they jumped in their cars in an attempt to take off.
Imagine the shock of a couple who heard a commotion at their front door only to find an intoxicated teenager demanding to be let inside.
A citizen called police because he said a pit bull had attacked him after breaking off of its leash. He told the officer he did not know the dog’s name but knew the owner and gave police the owner’s name and description. According to the report, it turns out the dog’s owner is homeless and does not have a telephone.
Officers were called to a residence in reference to a burglary in progress. The witness saw a white male cut a screen and enter the residence through a window. As they were setting up the perimeter, officers heard a disturbance in an adjoining residence. They made contact with the two subjects involved in the disturbance and found that the male …
A woman reported to police that she answered a secret shopper classified ad and applied for the job. She was hired and explained how the process worked.
An officer patrolling the Mount Pleasant side of I-526 saw a man strolling down the side of the interstate and stopped to see what he was up to.
An officer witnessed a driver following cars in front of him too closely. When the officer turned on his blue lights, the driver sped up in an effort to distance himself from the officer, the report said.