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 …


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.


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.


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. …

Crime beat

Friday, May 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

• A Summerville man reported his work van was stolen from his Planters Retreat apartment complex parking lot sometime between Friday morning and Monday evening. He said the doors were locked, and the van contained tools and equipment valued at approximately $2,800.

Crime beat

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Deputies said they responded to a home on Pleasant Ridge Drive in North Charleston on May 20 in reference to a medical call. The mother of a juvenile at the home told deputies she called because her son had been smoking marijuana and had a .38-special handgun, which an officer at Fort Dorchester High School had seized from him a day earlier. The …

Crime beat

Friday, May 22, 2015 10:01 a.m.

On North Main Street near Hardee’s on May 12, a man and woman were holding up a handmade sign, panhandling, according to an incident report. A police officer told them of the town ordinance on panhandling, then did a records check on the two subjects. The male was wanted by Charleston Police for a bench warrant for trespassing. He was …


Friday, May 22, 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

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Deputies said they seized 3 grams of marijuana from a black Honda during a traffic stop on I-95 in St. George on May 14, according to a report. Deputies smelled an odor of the drug upon approaching the driver. They said they found the drugs along with a drug apparatus during a search of the vehicle. The man was arrested and the drugs, valued at …

Man charged in July burglaries

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:01 p.m.

A North Charleston man was charged this month with first-degree and second-degree burglary in connection to two burglaries that occurred last July. …

NJ police arrest local teen for sex trafficking

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 2:35 p.m.

New Jersey police arrested a Summerville teen this month in connection with a sex trafficking ring involving a 14-year-old.

Woman charged with filing false police report

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 12:22 p.m.

A Summerville woman was charged with felony filing a false police report after accusing her estranged husband of threatening her life.

Three arrested on child porn charges

Monday, May 18, 2015 3:36 p.m.

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of three Dorchester County men on separate child pornography charges.

Crime beat

Friday, May 15, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A Summerville man reported that seven to eight white and black males jumped out of a vehicle on North Main Street near the Visitors Center, demanded his cellphone, and then began hitting him when he said he didn’t have a cellphone. A juvenile witness verified the story. The tag number the witness gave didn’t come back as a match to …


Friday, May 15, 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. …

Teen arrested on armed robbery charge

Thursday, May 14, 2015 2:57 p.m.

A 17-year-old Reevesville man was charged with armed robbery, attempted murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and possession of a …

Two from Summerville indicted UPDATED

Thursday, May 14, 2015 12:37 p.m.

U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles announced Thursday that two people from Summerville had been indicted by a grand jury in Charleston.

Crime beat

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A man in St. George accidentally discharged his gun while cleaning it on May 2 and shot his right foot, he told deputies in a report. He was unsure why the gun fired. He was taken to Colleton Medical Center for treatment.

Crime beat

Friday, May 8, 2015 12:01 a.m.

• Two workers at a restaurant at 717 Old Trolley Road reported that when they finished their shift about 11:30 p.m. May 1, they discovered the passenger rear windows on their cars shattered. One woman reported her purse was taken from the back seat, and when she checked her bank account she discovered a $353 charge had been made in Ladson. …

Crime beat

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The rental representative for Blanchard Machinery Company told deputies he had gone to pick up a Caterpillar 259B track from Waverly Place in North Charleston on April 30 and discovered it was missing, a report said. He told deputies the renter had canceled the order a week earlier but couldn’t yet return the machinery to the company. The …

Crime beat

Friday, May 1, 2015 10:01 a.m.

An employee at a grocery store on Bacons Bridge Road discovered his bicycle was stolen during his shift. It had not been chained.

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