Crime Beat

  • Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Construction sites targets
Construction sites seem to be targets of nefarious individuals. Sometime over Labor Day weekend Anson Construction had a trailer, valued at $2,000, stolen from a construction site on Orangeburg Road by Tupperway Dr., according to a Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office report.
The 1990 Wells Cargo white enclosed utility trailer with Anson decals on both sides had miscellaneous tools inside.
At another construction site on Club House Rd., -- near Pine Cone Hunting Club – in Ridgeville, a track hoe, with an attachment called a thumb excavator, had the thumb excavator stolen.  The excavator was valued at $2,800.
Backyards not secure
A dirt bike, was stolen from a backyard on Greyback Road in Summerville September 3. The bike was described to Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office deputies as being red with black flames on the front. The owner still has the key. The bike was valued at $1,000.
Pick friends more carefully
Summerville Police took a report of a two laptops and prescription medication being stolen from a home in Brandymill on New Spring Court in Summerville. The victim told police that while she and her husband were away her son had friends over and although he did not see anyone take anything, it is likely that is when the articles were stolen.
Stolen were two silver Dell laptops valued at $2,000, one bottle of hydrocodone, one bottle of metformin and two bottles of tramadol. Total value of stolen items is $2,100.

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