Thief steals cop’s weapon

  • Tuesday, September 17, 2013

 
Officer Tiffany N. Britton, of the Folly Beach Police Department, telephoned the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office September 8, to report that her duty belt, including her department-issued weapon, had been stolen from her bedroom.
Britton lives on Judith Drive in Greenhurst, Summerville. She told the deputy that she allowed a homeless man – who was a long-time friend from childhood – to stay at her residence and that he had stolen the belt and weapon.
She said she noticed it was missing when she went to clean her weapon.
On the duty belt were handcuffs, pepper spray, an asp, a box of ammunition and a black Glock 40 caliber gun.
The mother of the homeless man, found the duty belt, minus the weapon and ammunition, on a pile of his clothes at an address on Frankie Lane in Ladson. She reported this to the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office.
According to the incident report there is no further investigation.

Comments

Notice about comments:

Summerville Journal Scene is pleased to offer readers the enhanced ability to comment on stories. We expect our readers to engage in lively, yet civil discourse. We do not edit user submitted statements and we cannot promise that readers will not occasionally find offensive or inaccurate comments posted in the comments area. Responsibility for the statements posted lies with the person submitting the comment, not Summerville Journal Scene.

If you find a comment that is objectionable, please click "report abuse" and we will review it for possible removal. Please be reminded, however, that in accordance with our Terms of Use and federal law, we are under no obligation to remove any third party comments posted on our website. Read our full terms and conditions.

Upcoming Events
Poll
Print Ads
Latest Videos


Summerville Journal Scene

© 2014 Summerville Journal Scene an Evening Post Industries company. All Rights Reserved.

Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Parental Consent Form.