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Crime beat

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A Ridgeville woman reported that she arrived at her workplace and noticed that a vehicle, a red Chevrolet Avalanche, was missing from the property. She said she knew the vehicle was having mechanical problems and allowed the owner to leave it there. As they had made arrangements to have it towed to a mechanic, she at first believed someone picked …

Crime beat

Friday, December 26, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Summerville Police responded to North Main Market in response to a man who said a car had driven past him and someone in the car pointed a red laser resembling a firearm at him. The man told police that when he confronted the driver, the driver said it wasnít a gun and it was his cousin who likes to play pranks on people.

Wanted

Friday, December 26, 2014 10:01 a.m.

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

Charges dropped in Doty Park case

Thursday, December 25, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Charges have been dropped against three men accused in a robbery and kidnapping in Doty Park in October.

Crime beat

Wednesday, December 24, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A Summerville man reported that someone pried open the back door of his residence and stole a number of items, including electronics, clothing, and other items. In addition, the subject(s) stole a utility trailer from his backyard which contained tools, ladders, and other such items. The trailer belonged to a friend of the complainant.

Arrest made in church burglary

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 1:03 p.m.

A North Charleston man was arrested Thursday in connection with the burglary of his own church.

Crime beat

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A Summerville woman told police she had been corresponding online with a stranger through a nanny website about providing nanny service. She was told she would receive a check for $2,700 and should send a payment of $1,000 to a person in Rhode Island and a payment of $1,450 to a person in Texas, leaving $250 for herself. She did as instructed, …

Wanted

Friday, December 19, 2014 11:01 a.m.

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

Crime beat

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 10:32 a.m.

A North Charleston man reported that someone fired a gun at him while he was walking along Pepper Ridge Drive after visiting his girlfriend in the townhome area of the neighborhood. He said he does not know who fired the shots at him, only that they did, and he ran to a nearby home to seek help.

Wanted

Friday, December 12, 2014 11:01 a.m.

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

Crime beat

Friday, December 12, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A woman reported her 24-year-old son and her juvenile son were assaulted by people from a nearby neighborhood. The juvenile said he was using his pocket knife while at the Sawbranch Apartments when three juveniles jumped the fence separating the apartments from Evergreen and demanded his pocket knife. He said two of the juveniles began hitting him …

Summerville woman accused of embezzling over $100K UPDATED

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 6:53 p.m.

According to a Live 5 news report, a 51-year-old Summerville woman accused of embezzling more than $100,000 from a North Charleston company has turned herself in.

Crime beat

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Someone was busy breaking windows on Tannenbaum Road in Hollywood the morning of Nov. 30.

Crime beat

Friday, December 5, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Police were called to a childcare center on Old Trolley Road near Midland Parkway in response to a reported assault. An employee of the center told police that she and another employee donít get along; she said that as she was taking out the trash the other woman approached her, saying, ďWe off the clock now!Ē and punched her in the face. Officers …

Wanted

Friday, December 5, 2014 10:01 a.m.

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

Crime Beat

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A Charleston man reported that someone broke into his camper, which is located in the Ashley Recreational Area on U.S. 17-A, and stole several items worth around $550. Items stolen included electronics and fishing equipment.

Crime beat

Friday, November 28, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A woman told police that her 2000 Honda Civic was stolen from where it was parked near her home in Planters Retreat Apartments. Later that day the Sumter County Sheriffís Office reported it found the vehicle being driven by a Sumter man. The vehicle was towed.

Wanted

Friday, November 28, 2014 10:01 a.m.

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

Crime beat

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Another reminder regarding any phone calls from the IRS: Itís a scam.

Crime Beat

Friday, November 21, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A woman called police to report a burglary in progress at her home on Hydrangea Street. She said she heard a loud bang at her front door but didnít answer it because she was home alone; then she heard glass breaking downstairs and someone moving around. Police arrived and reported it didnít appear anyone had gotten inside as the screen was still …

Wanted

Friday, November 21, 2014 11:01 a.m.

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

Crime Beat

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A Harleyville man reported he was cutting a firebreak around property he and his father own on Main Street in Harleyville. The man said an adjacent neighbor came out of his house, approached the complainant, accused him of trespassing, and threatened to beat him up.

DCSO investigating shooting

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 12:10 p.m.

Dorchester County Sheriffís Investigators are looking into a shooting that occurred near an Ashley Phosphate Road pizza restaurant Monday night.

Crime Beat

Friday, November 14, 2014 12:01 p.m.

A 37-year-old Ridgeville man told police he was walking through a parking lot on North Main Street when a silver SUV backed out of a parking space and hit him, running over his foot.

Three charged with kidnapping, armed robbery

Friday, November 14, 2014 10:01 a.m.

Three men have been charged with armed robbery and kidnapping after an incident in Doty Park that left a woman beaten and stashed in the trunk of her …

Wanted

Friday, November 14, 2014 12:01 a.m.

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

Crime beat

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A Ladson man reported he returned to his home after a couple of days away to find that unknown subjects had broken in and stolen a number of items, including home electronics, DVDs, computers, and a tattoo gun worth a total of $12,350. In addition, the complainant discovered the subjects had backed up to his fence, removed a wire gate, and pried …

Crime Beat

Friday, November 7, 2014 12:01 p.m.

A Summerville woman told police that a car driving recklessly almost collided with her as she was attempting to park. She said the passenger got out and approached her and began shouting obscenities and tried to push the complainantís door shut as the complainant was attempting to get out of her car, causing her leg to get stuck. The complainant …

Wanted

Friday, November 7, 2014 12:01 a.m.

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

Man charged with rape, accused of lying in wait

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 10:01 a.m.

A Summerville man has been arrested and charged with kidnapping, burglary and first-degree criminal sexual conduct in connection with an incident …

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