Police Blotter – Two beers

Friday, May 29, 2015 6:36 a.m.

Police arrived on an accident scene in which a driver struck a tree. According to the report, the driver said he noticed a car on the boulevard when he was turning and swerved to try and avoid it, but hit a tree. However there were no road markings to indicate such.

Police Blotter – Drunk workout

Thursday, May 28, 2015 5:31 a.m.

According to a police report, a man was stopped in a local store for stealing some workout gloves. The loss prevention officer told police he witnessed the man open the package and put the gloves on. Then the suspect allegedly walked past the point of sale where he was apprehended.

Police Blotter – Woman punches woman for rushing her out of bathroom

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:17 p.m.

A woman was at her neighborhood pool when Mother Nature called. She walked to the restroom to find the door shut. She waited patiently, but after 20 minutes she decided to knock on the door. She knocked several times with no answer and on the final knock a skinny female, covered in tattoos and piercings allegedly got within inches of her face and …

Police Blotter – Need more beer money

Monday, May 25, 2015 6:46 a.m.

A woman was placed on trespass notice from a local grocery store for scaring off customers, according to one report. The manager told police that for several weeks she had been sitting out in front of the store asking other customers for money. She was usually drunk, the manager said.

Police Blotter – Car party not suggested

Sunday, May 24, 2015 5:31 a.m.

A driver along Coleman Boulevard crossed over into the bike lane, catching the attention of an officer and was pulled recently, according to a report.

Police Blotter – Smelling good

Saturday, May 23, 2015 6:13 a.m.

A shoplifter was in custody at a local store because a loss prevention officer allegedly witnessed him conceal eight bottles of cologne in his pants and exit the store without paying.

Police Blotter – Whoops

Saturday, May 23, 2015 6:47 a.m.

Police were called to a man’s house in reference to vandalism. But it appears it was just a mix-up. According to the man, a construction crew working on property next door backed into his mailbox and dug holes in his yard.

Police Blotter – But I made it home, officer

Thursday, May 21, 2015 6:31 a.m.

Police were called to a local bar because a man left there and other patrons knew he should not be driving, according to a report. Police caught up with the car speeding down a nearby road and swerving in and out of his lane, the report said. The officer called in the tag to confirm this was the car in question and continued to follow it into a …

Police Blotter – You’re barred

Thursday, May 21, 2015 5:43 a.m.

It’s one thing to bar someone from your establishment, but it is another thing to do it legally through a no trespass order. And it’s even another thing when it’s your own stepson. A manager at the establishment said complaints were coming in from customers that this person was taking things from customers as well as …

Police Blotter – Must have been the food

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 7:39 a.m.

Police received reports of a possible drunk driver. The car was seen turning into a parking lot, and sure enough, police found the suspected driver there. According to the report, he was heavily throwing up all over the place. The officer asked if he was alright and why he was throwing up and he said he ate bad food, the report said.

Police Blotter – Good fences don’t always make good neighbors

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 11:45 a.m.

A man in a local neighborhood was supervising contractors who were installing a court-ordered privacy fence between a resident’s property and a piece of property owned by the neighborhood association. About that time, the resident came out of his home with a “young man” who was carrying a camera.

Police Blotter – Wrong hotel, man

Thursday, May 14, 2015 7:49 a.m.

A hotel clerk had to call police because a man allegedly came into the lobby yelling and swearing at her about wanting to get in his room. All dressed up in his tux, he must have had a great night out, because according to the clerk, the man was at the wrong hotel, the report said.

Police Blotter – You do have a warrant

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 6:41 a.m.

An officer noticed a man on a moped going 36 mph, which is faster than the allowed 25 mph speed to be classified as a moped, according to a report. The driver pulled off into a parking lot and the officer followed.

Police Blotter – ‘Are you a cheerleader?’

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 3:33 p.m.

Police were called to a local apartment complex because a woman became scared after allegedly being confronted by a stranger in the parking lot late one night. According to a police report, the 20-year-old female stated a man in a sedan asked her to get in his car. He also allegedly asked her if she was a cheerleader.

Police Blotter – Full-on party behind the wheel

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 6:36 a.m.

An officer came upon a car with a busted tail light and pulled the driver over. The driver turned into a gas station and stopped. According to the report, the officer also noticed that the car’s 45-day tag had expired in January of 2014. Looking in the rear windows, the officer saw all sorts of empty beer bottles and had the driver step out …

Police Blotter – Road Rage

Monday, May 11, 2015 5:23 p.m.

A driver called 911 after getting into a road rage incident in which a man allegedly cut him off while on I-526 and then threw a rock at him and hit him in the head.

Police Blotter – Made a mistake

Friday, May 8, 2015 6:13 a.m.

A police report revealed that a woman went into a local store and decided to help herself to some items she didn’t intend to pay for. A loss prevention officer detained her and found the items in her purse, the report said. When police arrived, she was visibly upset and said she made a mistake and was sorry.

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.

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