Coastal tax evasion arrests continue UPDATED

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 9:27 a.m.

UPDATED - Two more individuals have been arrested in relation to the South Carolina Department of Revenue’s (SCDOR) ongoing investigation into income tax evasion in the coastal area. These individuals submitted fraudulent W-4 forms to their employer claiming to be exempt from South Carolina income taxes and failed to file state income tax …

Police Blotter - Why isn’t your cat on a leash?

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 11:01 a.m.

A golf club manager confronted a man on the course who was allegedly interrupting golf games, trying to sell golf balls to players, riding bikes along the course and generally disturbing people.

Police Blotter - Man thought he slept it off but blew .23%

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 11:11 a.m.

A man waiting on a coffee shop to open sat down in front of the business and started swigging on some booze.

Police Blotter - Former employee returns to restaurant to harass staff

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 11:59 a.m.

A restaurant manager called police after asking a customer - who was also a former employee - numerous times to leave. The customer was sitting with a friend, and they had finished their meal and paid the tab.

Police seek public’s help in identification

Staff Report

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 7:13 p.m.

The Mount Pleasant Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the man pictured above. According to a blog post by MPPD, the …

Police Blotter - The tuck and roll takes practice

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 12:22 p.m.

A couple was driving along in the car one evening when a verbal argument broke out. The man decided he was getting out of the vehicle because he no longer wanted to take part in this little spat. The woman, who was driving, pulled over to the side of the road so he could get out, but before the man was all the way out of the car, she pulled off …

Mount Pleasant woman indicted for wire fraud and filing false tax returns

Monday, March 14, 2016 3:34 p.m.

United States Attorney Bill Nettles announced an indictment charging Cynthia Cave, age 45, of Mount Pleasant, with Wire Fraud, a violation of Title 18, U. S. C. § 1343, and Filing a False Tax Return, a violation of Title 26, U. S. C. §7206(1).

Random search at Wando turns up drug paraphernalia and hunting knives

Saturday, March 12, 2016 11:30 a.m.

Everything from a skinning knife, box cutter and drug paraphernalia were found and confiscated during a recent search of vehicles in the Wando High …

Police Blotter - Late night drive-thru not place for a nap

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 7:41 a.m.

Police were called because a woman was outside a house where she did not live.

Police Blotter - Woman thinks it’s funny to ask cop to commit a crime

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 12:47 p.m.

An officer running radar at the foot of the bridge clocked a driver speeding and pulled him over in a nearby hotel parking lot.

Police ask for help identifying larceny suspects

Staff Reports

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 1:09 p.m.

The Mount Pleasant Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the two individuals pictured above.

Police Blotter - ’Please don’t take me to North Charleston’

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 11:07 a.m.

Police were called to a fast food drive-thru about 2 a.m. one morning because a man was in his car with no shirt honking the horn.

Suspects of fraud identified

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 1:18 p.m.

Staff Report

Police warn public of IRS phone scam

Staff Reports

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 1:05 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Police Department has received reports of seniors in the East Cooper area receiving telephone calls from someone claiming to be from …

Four arrested in connection with burglary

Thursday, February 18, 2016 9:27 a.m.

The Mount Pleasant Police Department arrested four individuals in connection with a burglary call from Snee Farm. Officers responded to Loyalist …

Police Blotter - A hug and ‘I’m sorry’ can fix anything

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 9:25 a.m.

A suspect was recently apprehended for shoplifting. She was taken to the loss prevention office and police were called.

Vehicle Break In Suspect Arrested UPDATED

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 9:42 a.m.

On Feb. 16 at approximately 3:46 a.m. officers were dispatched to the area of North Smokerise Way in Planter’s Pointe in reference to a …

Police Blotter - Pot smokers get creative with smoking devices UPDATED

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 12:54 p.m.

Police made a traffic stop on a car for not having any license tag lights.

Mount Pleasant Police seeking help from public to locate suspect UPDATED

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 6:33 p.m.

The Mount Pleasant Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating Dayvon Brandon Simmons. 

Mount Pleasant Police seeking public's help to locate wanted man UPDATED

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 6:40 p.m.

The Mount Pleasant Police Department is seeking the public's help to find Dequan Johnson of 1485 McAdams Court. Johnson is wanted for Simple …

Police Blotter - Man steals charger, drops cash as he runs away

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 12:20 p.m.

An officer running radar on the bridge pulled a young woman over for speeding. He retrieved her information, and as he did so, he smelled pot coming from her car.

Police Blotter - Sobriety tests not designed for those not ‘body aware’

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 12:12 p.m.

There are drivers who religiously use their blinkers, and then there are those who don’t.

Opening of new jail floor set for Monday

Friday, January 22, 2016 1:53 p.m.

Berkeley County Sheriff Duane Lewis announced that the opening of the third floor of the Hill-Finklea Detention Center to inmate housing is set for Monday, January 25, 2016. This announcement follows last year’s work by Supervisor Bill Peagler and County Council to include funding the necessary personnel to open the third floor.

Help identify woman suspected of using stolen credit card UPDATED

Thursday, January 21, 2016 4:44 p.m.

The Mount Pleasant Police Department is seeking the public's help to identify a woman who is suspected of using a stolen credit card at several …

Help identify credit card fraud suspects

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 11:34 a.m.

The Mount Pleasant Police Department is seeking the public’s help to identify two men who are suspected of using a cloned credit card …

Police Blotter - Son can’t believe father won’t allow underage drinking

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 5:03 a.m.

A little after midnight one evening, an officer noticed electrical sparks from a transformer blowing up. At that time, he also observed a smashed up car on the wrong side of the road that had struck a utility pole.

Police Blotter - Man charged with DUI after playing bumper cars

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 7:06 a.m.

An officer conducting traffic enforcement witnessed a driver run a red light. The officer pulled the driver over and explained the reason for the stop. However, the driver disputed the fact that he ran the light.

Man arrested for hit and run that occurred New Year’s Eve

Friday, January 8, 2016 1:36 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Police arrest suspect involved in New Year’s hit and run on Ben Sawyer Blvd.

Police Blotter

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 6:51 a.m.

Police were called in reference to a woman refusing to get out of a car that was being repossessed. Sure enough, when police arrived they found the woman sitting in the car as it hung at a 45 degree angle, suspended by a tow truck. The tow truck driver was in a clearly marked company vehicle, and he told the officers that he was given instructions …

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