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.

Police Blotter – I got over it

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 11:11 a.m.

Police are often called to mediate between individuals who can work things out on their own but don’t realize it at the time.

Mother and daughter duke it out over iPod

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 10:41 a.m.

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.”

Police Blotter – I wanted to smell good

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 6:02 a.m.

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.

Police Blotter – You better watch yourself

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 12:23 p.m.

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.

Police Blotter – Overly friendly

Monday, July 14, 2014 6:02 a.m.

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.

Police Blotter – Move your car

Sunday, July 13, 2014 6:02 a.m.

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 …

Police Blotter – Highfalutin burglar

Saturday, July 12, 2014 7:02 a.m.

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 Blotter - YIELD

Friday, July 11, 2014 6:01 a.m.

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 Blotter – Boys, boys, boys

Thursday, July 10, 2014 7:01 a.m.

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.

Police Blotter – Wrong house

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 8:10 a.m.

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.

‘He simply picked up his shoes and walked out of the house’

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 2:03 p.m.

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.

Police Blotter - Climbing the moral ladder

Monday, July 7, 2014 6:17 a.m.

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 …

Police Blotter - Secret Shopper scam

Sunday, July 6, 2014 7:17 a.m.

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.

Police Blotter - Take the long way home

Saturday, July 5, 2014 6:16 a.m.

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.

Police Blotter – Pot has an odor to it

Friday, July 4, 2014 7:16 a.m.

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.

Police Blotter – Cook my dinner

Thursday, July 3, 2014 6:00 a.m.

One too many drinks led to an argument between a mother and a son, according to a police report.

Police Blotter – Don’t mess with grandma

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 9:49 a.m.

A grandmother called police regarding her 30-year-old grandson because he allegedly took $15 from her.

Police Blotter – Entrepreneur

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 6:00 a.m.

You’ve got to hand it to a man who gets creative when trying to make money. But creativity can’t take the place of common sense.

Police Blotter – Burning down the house

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 12:28 p.m.

Police were called to a woman’s home because she believes she is being stalked by her neighbor and she wanted to file possible burglary charges.

Drunk man given ride home, decides to walk back to car

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 1:24 p.m.

According to a police report, a woman in a local grocery store was seen concealing items in her purse that eventually totaled $300. A manager confronted her outside of the store, and according to the report, she ran back into the store, dropped the purse and took off in her car.

Police Blotter – Coming out of the bush

Monday, June 30, 2014 8:00 a.m.

When a homeowner heard some rustling in the bushes in his backyard, he grabbed his double-barrel shotgun and went to confront whatever it was, a …

Police Blotter – Employee of the year... not

Sunday, June 29, 2014 7:00 a.m.

According to a police report, an employee of a local restaurant got a little drunk one day and decided to help himself to meat and shrimp from the restaurant. He might have gotten away with it had he not been intoxicated, but he didn’t make it too far. Other employees found him passed out outside of the restaurant, holding on to the bag of food, …

Police Blotter – Stop texting me UPDATED

Saturday, June 28, 2014 7:00 a.m.

A woman who has been separated from her husband for 10 months allegedly won’t stop harassing him and asking him for money, a police report said.

Police Blotter – Neighborhood Watch

Friday, June 27, 2014 7:54 a.m.

According to a police report, an argument broke out one afternoon when a couple approached the pool to find a dog inside the pool gate and a man drinking out of glass bottles.

Police Blotter – You can do whatever

Thursday, June 26, 2014 6:50 a.m.

A woman working in a sub shop had to call police because two women and a man entered the store and allegedly stole four cookies and a $5 bill from the tip jar.

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