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Crime beat

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

• A woman reported to deputies on July 21 that someone opened an account in her name back in May with a balance of more than $200. She said her mother had opened accounts in her name in the past but has since died, according to a report.

Wanted

Friday, July 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Editor’s note: According to information provided Wednesday by the Summerville Police Department, the following suspects were still at large. …

Crime beat

Friday, July 24, 2015 9:01 a.m.

An officer responded to a report of vandalism at the fountain behind Town Hall and discovered a “ten foot high mound of bubbles coming out of the fountain” on July 13. The officer turned the fountain off and observed several empty bottles of dish soap and a plastic bag from CVS. Upon further investigation, officers were able to track …

Man charged after woman reports assault in street

Thursday, July 23, 2015 1:10 p.m.

A Summerville man is charged with kidnapping and first-degree assault and battery after a woman said she was attacked as she walked home.

Crime beat

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A man reported on July 15 that his residence on Old Carriage Court in the Windsor Hill subdivision in North Charleston was broken into. He told deputies his home had been unlocked at the time and a black Sony PlayStation was stolen along with $150 in cash and coins from a money jar inside the residence, according to a report.

Crime beat

Friday, July 17, 2015 12:01 a.m.

• A Summerville man reported he received a message on his answering machine from someone claiming to be from the IRS. When he returned the call, the scam artist claimed the man had four violations and felony warrants would be served unless he sent money to a person in Florida. The Summerville man said he was fearful so he drove to three …

Wanted

Friday, July 17, 2015 10:01 a.m.

Editor’s note: According to information provided Monday by the Summerville Police Department, the following suspects were still at large. All …

Armed robbery reported on Sawmill Branch Trail

Thursday, July 16, 2015 12:06 p.m.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of an armed robbery on the Sawmill Branch Trail on July 3.

Crime beat

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:01 a.m.

• A Summerville man called police to report a group of juveniles continued to skateboard on his property on North Main Street despite his warnings to stay off the property. An officer located four juveniles and warned them to stay off the property, then called the juveniles’ parents and asked them to speak to their children.

Wanted

Friday, July 10, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Editor’s note: According to information provided Tuesday by the Summerville Police Department, the following suspects were still at large. All …

Crime beat

Friday, July 10, 2015 10:01 a.m.

A North Carolina woman reported she had parked her car on Willet Drive overnight and when she came out in the morning she discovered deep scratches along the driver’s side.

Crime beat

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Management at the Food Lion on Ashley Phosphate Road in North Charleston contacted deputies on June 24 regarding an individual trespassing on the property. Store officials told deputies the person frequently harasses customers and begs them for money, a report said. The man refused to sign a trespass notice deputies offered him, according to the …

Wanted

Friday, July 3, 2015 10:01 a.m.

Editor’s note: According to information provided Wednesday by the Summerville Police Department, the following suspects were still at large. …

Crime blotter

Friday, July 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

• A traffic stop along I-95 on June 26 resulted in a marijuana seizure. Deputies stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation just before midnight near mile marker 78, according to a report. Deputies said they observed the driver throw an object out of the window — later determined to be a tied plastic bag containing the illegal drug. …

Attempted murder charge follows family dispute

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A 58-year-old Summerville father was arrested June 22 on a charge of attempted murder after police said he fired shots at his adult son.

Crime beat

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 12:01 p.m.

A credit union employee reported that a man attempted to cash a check forged on his mother’s account. When the check was denied, he grabbed $500 in a cash dispenser intended for another customer and fled, the employee told police. An officer contacted the man and said the credit union wouldn’t press charges if he would return the …

Wanted

Friday, June 26, 2015 10:01 a.m.

Editor’s note: According to information provided Wednesday by the Summerville Police Department, the following suspects were still at large. …

Crime beat

Friday, June 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Officers were called to a restaurant on North Main Street because a man had dropped off a bag about 7 a.m. and still hadn’t returned by 1:15 p.m. An employee said the man promised to return and pick up the bag. Officers found clothing, nail polish, hair dryers, toothpaste and other toiletries, but no identification, in the bag. It was …

Attorney suspended

Thursday, June 25, 2015 12:09 p.m.

A Summerville attorney has been suspended from practicing law for the second time in three years.

Crime blotter

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 6:42 a.m.

A woman told deputies someone tried to make a $129 purchase on her Wells Fargo bank card June 14. A report said the purchase attempt occurred at the CVS Pharmacy on Dorchester Road after a prior attempt for the same amount at the CVS store on Trolley Road.

Crime blotter

Monday, June 22, 2015 10:49 a.m.

Police said they arrested a man after finding him intoxicated and wandering through various area hotels harassing customers, according to a report. While speaking to the suspect, officers said he used vulgar language, spit on them and tried to resist arrest. The incident took place on June 8 near the Comfort Inn & Suites on Jockey Court in …

Crime beat

Friday, June 12, 2015 10:01 a.m.

An officer responded to Flynn Street on May 29 for a complaint of loose aggressive dogs. The officer was looking for the dogs when she spotted two pit bulls charging her from across the street, according to an incident report. The dogs were growling and barking, and as one stood next to her and growled, the other began biting her right leg, the …

Wanted

Friday, June 12, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Editor’s note: According to information provided Wednesday by the Summerville Police Department, the following suspects were still at large. …

Man charged with sex assaults of girls

Thursday, June 11, 2015 12:11 p.m.

Summerville Police arrested a local man June 4 on sexual assault charges stemming from incidents they say occurred over the course of six months in …

Crime beat

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A Summerville juvenile reported to deputies on June 6 that he had seen several photos on a social media page of a person injuring animals. According to a report, the complainant told investigators that the unknown person photographed himself holding a gun to a cat’s head along with one of him setting a hamster on fire. The reporting person …

Crime beat

Friday, June 5, 2015 12:01 a.m.

• Ladson Road Kmart on May 30 reported that a white male was observed leaving the store with two TVs he had not paid for. He was charged with shoplifting.

Wanted

Friday, June 5, 2015 10:01 a.m.

Editor’s note: According to information provided Wednesday by the Summerville Police Department, the following suspects were still at large. …

Motorcyclist charged after crash

Thursday, June 4, 2015 3:55 p.m.

A motorcyclist was charged with driving under the influence after a crash last week in downtown Summerville.

Crime blotter

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A man told deputies he’s received 10 calls since January from a woman claiming to be from Legal One and stating he needs to call the company or be served papers, according to a report. He told deputies he called Dorchester County about the incidents and was told it was a scam, the report said.

Wanted

Friday, May 29, 2015 10:01 a.m.

Editor’s note: According to information provided Wednesday by the Summerville Police Department, the following suspects were still at large. …

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