Under age, under arrest
An 18-year-old was charged with Liquor Law violation Nov. 18 for having open bottles of gin and vodka in his backpack. Summerville police were called to an address on Skelton Dr. for a report of a possible breaking and entering. Dispatch advised them that a possible former tenant was trying to enter the residence. When they arrived the complainant said she heard a moped drive into the driveway but did not see anyone.
She said the subject that lives in the residence drives a moped but she was not sure if it was him. Officer found the subject lying under a bush, using his backpack as a pillow.
He told police he was locked out. When he picked up his backpack police could hear bottles and asked to look in the pack, He gave them permission and they found the alcohol and charged the subject who was under age.
Lock the car!
Summerville Police were called to Mr. K’s Piggly Wiggly on North Cedar St., Nov. 15, for the theft of items from a car. The victim told police she had gone into the store for about 15 – 20 minutes and when she came out she realized her cell phone, valued at $650, Nintendo’s DS case and game cards were missing. She told police she had left the car unlocked.
Father has son charged
A father called Summerville Police, to the Lakes of Summerville, Nov. 11, to report his son had taken his gun. The 15-year-old son admitted he had taken the gun out to his “fort” in the woods and buried it but that when he went to retrieve the gun, it was gone. The father told police he wanted to press charges against his son.
The teen was charged as a juvenile with petit larceny and released into his father’s custodial care.