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Man charged in sex assault of child

Friday, March 6, 2015 9:01 a.m.

A Summerville man has been charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor under the age of 11.

Crime beat

Friday, March 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Deputies said someone broke into the 0’Reilly Auto Parts on Bacons Bridge Road in Summerville on Saturday. The incident occurred just before 2 a.m. and resulted in damage to the facility after the culprit pried open one of the store’s metal walls to get to a safe, a report stated. An employee told deputies the business maintains no …

Wanted

Friday, March 6, 2015 12:01 p.m.

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

100 grams of marijuana seized in St. George

Thursday, March 5, 2015 3:43 p.m.

Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office investigators seized more than a pound of marijuana and arrested an Ohio man Saturday during an I-95 …

Crime beat

Friday, February 27, 2015 12:01 p.m.

• A Summerville woman reported she had received a check in someone else’s name from a bank with a letter referencing her 2014 tax return. Since she had not yet filed her return, she went to her credit union, which informed her the check was real but advised her to file a police report. Police found that someone else had filed a tax …

Wanted

Friday, February 27, 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, February 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A Summerville resident told deputies that someone broke into his shed at his home on U.S. 17A South near Central Avenue and took an old .22 rifle, a deep freezer, a deep cooker/fryer combo and a knife grinder. The thieves left a crowbar behind.

Crime beat

Friday, February 20, 2015 10:01 a.m.

A woman reported she had parked her car in the YMCA parking lot on West Doty Avenue and went inside to work out. When she returned an hour later she discovered the front passenger window busted in and her purse stolen from the front seat.

Cry for help leads to unusual discovery

Friday, February 20, 2015 12:01 p.m.

A Ridgeville man presumably under the influence caused a ruckus at the North Main Market shopping center Feb. 12 when he insisted he’d been shot, despite evidence to the contrary.

Wanted

Friday, February 20, 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, February 18, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A Summerville man told deputies that someone stole his convertible Ford Mustang from his Tandil Court driveway. He said the keys had been left in the car by accident and the doors were unlocked.

Wanted

Friday, February 13, 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, February 13, 2015 10:01 a.m.

An employee of the Somerset Apartments on Boone Hill Road reported to police that four first-floor units had their doors kicked in. One resident reported her flat-screen TV, Xbox, video games and shoes were stolen. The other residents weren’t at home at the time to report whether items had been stolen.

Summerville man sentenced to 10 years for CDV

Thursday, February 12, 2015 3:54 p.m.

Ralph Wayne Martin, 63, of Summerville was found guilty this week of criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature.

Crime beat

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A 78-year-old man living on Givhans Road complained about his neighbor’s actions, but a sheriff’s deputy attempted to explain that the neighbor was within his rights. According to an incident report, the 78-year-old has been upset ever since his daughter sold some land to someone outside the family and has been unwilling to allow the …

Shop closure leaves consigners in the lurch

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 12:01 p.m.

At least three women have filed police reports against a local consignment shop, alleging it closed and the owner took their items with her.

Harleyville man arrested for attempted murder

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 10:01 a.m.

A 22-year-old Harleyville man is charged with attempted murder after a shooting at a “club” housed in a garage on Shady Grove Road …

Wanted

Friday, February 6, 2015 10:01 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, February 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

• A Summerville woman told police her car was stolen after she left it running while she checked the mail. She said she’d driven to her apartment complex’s mailboxes on Bear Island Road about 6:50 p.m. Jan 28. She didn’t get a look at the driver, she said, but noted there was a bag of miscellaneous shoes in the back …

DUI charge brought after crash

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 12:01 p.m.

A 22-year-old Ridgeville woman was charged with felony DUI resulting in great bodily injury after a crash Jan. 19

Crime beat

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A garden center in Summerville reported that someone stole two thunderhead pine trees, valued at $150 each. The business owner said that two white males, one with a beard shaped like a square, had come to the business two days prior and asked for jobs. She said they became “overly excited” about the trees when they learned how much …

Wanted

Friday, January 30, 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, January 30, 2015 10:01 a.m.

Officers arrested two men after a report of a fight in progress at an East Doty Avenue bar led to two traffic stops. In the first traffic stop, two men in the car were apparently unconnected to the fight, though they had just left the bar in question. However, the driver was cited for drug paraphernalia and transportation of liquor with a broken …

Daytime burglaries investigated; police offer tips for protection

Thursday, January 29, 2015 1:46 p.m.

Summerville Police continue to investigate all leads as the town has been suffering a rash of daytime burglaries, spokesman Capt. Jon Rogers said.

Crime beat

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A Reevesville man reported that someone stole three handguns from his pickup truck. The complainant said he parked and locked the vehicle on a property located on Nursery Road and left the area in another vehicle. When he returned several hours later, he said, he noticed three handguns missing from the vehicle.

Woman chases postal worker

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 1:12 p.m.

A North Charleston woman who said she was frustrated because of problems receiving her mail allegedly took matters into her own hands.

Wanted

Friday, January 23, 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, January 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Officers responded to a bar on East Doty Avenue about 1:30 a.m. Jan. 16 for a 911 call about a fight.

Man found wounded in Sangaree UPDATED

Thursday, January 22, 2015 1:13 p.m.

A man found unconscious and bleeding early Monday, Jan. 19, in the Sangaree area has been identified as 25-year-old Daniel Cristino Montalvo.

Crime beat

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 10:01 a.m.

Once again, it appears boiler room phone scammers are busy in Dorchester County.

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