Police Blotter – Phone hacking

Sunday, August 17, 2014 9:41 a.m.

A woman stopped by the police sub-station the other day to report that someone used her phone number to try and scam another person.

Police Blotter – Obvious avoidance

Saturday, August 16, 2014 9:41 a.m.

An officer traveling along Highway 17 noticed a white van traveling just behind him. According to the police report, when the driver noticed the patrol car, he slowed down from 50 mph to 40 mph so drastically that the driver was not catching back up with the flow of traffic.

Police Blotter – Hot Plate

Friday, August 15, 2014 2:38 p.m.

A woman and her nephew called police to report a burglary. They said that her ex-boyfriend broke into the house and stole $2,000 in cash and a hot plate. The officer asked how they knew it was the ex-boyfriend and the nephew replied that the ex-boyfriend had called him to say he was coming over to get his hot plate back, the report said.

Police Blotter - Hit and run

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 7:23 a.m.

Police were called to the scene of a hit and run. The victim said a truck driver put his truck in reverse at an intersection and backed into him. He said the driver then took off, driving very erratically. He said he called the cops, and followed the suspect but eventually lost him.

Police Blotter – Man makes a mess of himself and calls it ‘just chilling’

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 11:32 a.m.

A concerned citizen called police to report that a man was allegedly urinating in a parking lot. According to a police report, when police arrived, the suspect was passed out in his car. In addition, there was vomit beside his car and a strong odor of alcohol coming from his person, the report said.

Police Blotter - Stolen underoos

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 10:23 a.m.

A man who resides in the area part-time, ordered $65 worth of underwear and had it delivered to his apartment here. He went out of town and when he returned checked online to see the status of the shipment. It said they had been delivered to his doorstep, but the package was nowhere to be found.

Police Blotter - There’s always one in the family

Monday, August 11, 2014 1:22 p.m.

Police were called to a home in reference to a burglary. The complainant told police that the house belongs to his sister who had a stroke and is being cared for in another state. The complainant said his brother also lives in the residence but lives in the upstairs portion of the home. The two portions of the house are divided by a secure door.

Police Blotter – Wear your seat belt

Sunday, August 10, 2014 8:00 a.m.

It may seem like a small infraction, but a police officer can and will pull you over if you are not wearing your seat belt.

Saturday, August 9, 2014 10:22 a.m.

Police Blotter – Leave me alone

Friday, August 8, 2014 1:56 p.m.

A woman called police to report that she had been receiving threatening text messages and wanted it to stop. The victim told police the incidents started in July when she received a threatening text from her former assistant who was to be terminated from her job the next day. Then the victim allegedly started getting text messages from the …

Police Blotter – Fresh weed UPDATED

Thursday, August 7, 2014 1:56 p.m.

Police rode by an empty parking lot, right near the police station, and noticed a man sitting in his car alone in a darkened area of the lot. According to the report, he appeared to be fiddling with something in his lap and continuously looking around. The officer stopped and approached the driver and detected a strong odor of fresh marijuana, …

Police Blotter – You shouldn’t steal from your own family

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 11:15 p.m.

There might be some issues if you think it is okay to steal from your own family, but it allegedly happened according to a family who reported a burglary to the police.

Police Blotter - Attempted abduction

Monday, August 4, 2014 5:00 a.m.

A distraught woman called police after someone attempted to abduct her, according to a Mount Pleasant police report. She told the officer she went to …

Police Blotter – Open container

Sunday, August 3, 2014 7:08 a.m.

Police were patrolling an area in search of an armed robbery suspect when a rental van passed by, swerving in and out of the lane. The officer pulled the driver over and as they were talking the officer noticed the driver fingering a beer bottle cap in his hand, the report said. He asked the driver if there were any open containers in the car, and …

Police Blotter – Acting psychotic

Saturday, August 2, 2014 6:00 a.m.

A mother had to call police because her son had allegedly been smoking pot and acting psychotic. She said he had just returned from a trip to Florida and could not explain his behavior. According to the report, she told the officer, “You’ll have to see for yourself.”

Police Blotter – Animal cruelty

Friday, August 1, 2014 7:07 a.m.

According to police, a man was charged with animal mistreatment after a witness reported him for leaving his dog in a hot car.

Police Blotter – You’re both going in

Thursday, July 31, 2014 10:21 a.m.

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 Blotter – I want her out

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 6:46 a.m.

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 Blotter – ATM card not get-out-of-jail-free card

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:53 p.m.

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.

Police Blotter - House party

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 6:46 a.m.

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.

Police Blotter – Stalker

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 11:06 a.m.

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 …

Police Blotter – Phone scam

Monday, July 28, 2014 9:42 a.m.

Urgent – beware.

Police Blotter – Rub a dub dub

Friday, July 25, 2014 6:45 a.m.

According to a police report, someone had their bathtub stolen the other day and called police to report it.

Police Blotter – You owe, you owe

Thursday, July 24, 2014 6:45 a.m.

A woman called police after getting a fraudulent phone call from someone saying she owed almost $4,000 to the government.

Police Blotter – Road rage

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 11:10 a.m.

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.

Cab driver gets the ride of his life

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:18 a.m.

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.

Police Blotter – Go away

Sunday, July 20, 2014 8:37 a.m.

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 Blotter – Then why did you call us?

Saturday, July 19, 2014 3:37 a.m.

Police responded to a complaint of theft at a local home. The call came in from Dunes West Security.

Police Blotter – Lottery scam

Friday, July 18, 2014 8:58 a.m.

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.

Police Blotter – Phone scam

Thursday, July 17, 2014 10:00 a.m.

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.

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