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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.

DCSO probing possible kidnapping

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office investigators are trying to get to the bottom of a possible kidnapping incident that occurred earlier this month.

Crime beat

Friday, January 16, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A employee at the North Main Street Walmart reported that a 28-year-old man had stolen several items of clothing. According to the Summerville Police Department report, the suspected shoplifter told the officer he stole the clothes for a job interview. He was arrested.

Wanted

Friday, January 16, 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

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A Ravenel woman reported that someone stole several of her guns from a camper trailer located on her property. The trailer belongs to her son. The missing guns included a 9 mm automatic pistol, a snub nose pistol, a shotgun, and a set of brass knuckles worth altogether around $1,500.

Crime beat

Friday, January 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Police responded to a call that a white male had attempted to shoplift a BB gun and coffeemaker from the North Main Street Walmart. At one point in the report the coffeemaker is valued at $337 and the BB gun at $148, and at another point both items together appear to be valued at $337. Officers located the suspect at a nearby motel, where he was …

Crime beat

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A deputy responded to a call about a possible strong arm robbery at a fireworks stand on Ladson Road near Midlands Parkway. The deputy spoke to the individual working the stand, who stated that four black males wearing red bandanas and different masks – including a “Scream” ghost mask – approached him and demanded that he give them fireworks. He …

Wanted

Friday, January 2, 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 photos …

Crime beat

Friday, January 2, 2015 11:01 a.m.

A Summerville police officer responded to Summerville Medical Center for a report of a man with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the leg. The patient told the officer he had been driving from Walterboro to Summerville and needed to urinate, so he pulled over to the side of the road and, as he was getting out of his vehicle, grabbed his .32- …

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 wasn’t a gun and it was his cousin who likes to play pranks on people.

Wanted

Friday, December 26, 2014 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 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.

Editor’s 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.

Editor’s 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 don’t get along; she said that as she was taking out the trash the other woman approached her, saying, “We off the clock now!” and punched her in the face. Officers …

Wanted

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

Editor’s 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.

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