False ID leads to meth lab
Summerville Police officers responded to Walgreens on North Main Street in reference to subjects attempting to make a purchase with fake identification. Officers arriving on the scene detained the two and searched them, finding several fake documents on one of the subjects. Officers also found a key card from the Holiday Inn.
Officers then went to the hotel and after a search found several chemicals used to manufacture methamphetamine.
The investigation is ongoing.
Armed robbery I
Officers responded to the E-Z Shop on U.S. 15 near St. George in reference to an armed robbery. When they arrived, they spoke to several people, including employees and bystanders.
According to a Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office incident report, two black males wearing all black clothes, including hoodies and masks, entered the store brandishing pistols. Two of the clerks ran into a back room and locked the door, where they said they heard a gunshot. Another employee, who was working in the in-store Subway restaurant, reported that the subjects approached him and demanded he open the safe. He told them he could not so they grabbed the cash from the register and fired a shot into the door.
When they ran outside, they apparently ran into several people who were coming into the store. They ordered one man out of his car and shot the vehicle several times before fleeing the scene in a gold colored SUV.
No one was injured in the incident. The subjects got away with about $250.
Armed robbery II
A Summerville man reported that he was delivering Chinese Food to an apartment at Sawbranch Apartments on Bacons Bridge Road when two black males wearing black clothes and masks approached him, brandished a handgun, and demanded his money.
The victim gave the subjects about $200 and offered them his cellphone, which they declined. They ordered him to lie face down on the ground and fled the scene on foot.
The victim also noted that a similar incident also occurred several weeks prior at Somerset Apartments.