• Friday, August 8, 2014



Editor’s note: According to information provided Wednesday by the Summerville Police Department, the following suspects were still at large. All photos provided by reporting agency.

Name: David Sweat

Age: 25

Description: white male, 150 pounds, 5’6”

Last known address: 235 Forest Circle Lot 51

Wanted for: driving under suspension, third offense

Wanted by: Summerville Police Department

Wanted since: Aug. 1

Investigators allege: That on July 30 an officer was running radar on traffic and observed a car traveling 50 mph in a 30 mph zone on East Richardson Ave. The officer stopped the car and the driver got out, according to investigators. The officer ordered the driver back into the car, but he fled on foot. The officer reported he interviewed the vehicle passengers, who were related to David Sweat and provided his name. The officer then discovered a previous traffic citation for Sweat inside the vehicle, he said. The officer said he identified Sweat through photos from previous arrests.

Name: Alexander Washington, Jr.

Age: 34

Description: black male, 273 pounds, 6’3”

Last known address: 5464 Dutton Ave. Lot C.

Wanted for: shoplifting, valued between $2,000 and $10,000

Wanted by: Summerville Police Department

Wanted since: July 23

Investigators allege: That on July 14 Alexander Washington, Jr., took eight laptop computers from Walmart, valued at $3,249, without paying for them. Investigators say Washington was identified through surveillance images and booking photos, and that Washington has multiple property-related convictions on his record.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of these suspects may call the Summerville Police Department at (843) 851-4100. Crime tips can also be sent to Crime Stoppers by phone at 554-1111, by text message at CRIMES or 274637 (start the message with “TIPCSL”) or on the web at www.5541111.com.

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