Crime in the County

  • Tuesday, July 17, 2012

The following incidents were obtained from Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office reports:
• A deputy arrived at the Tail Race bridge on Highway 52 after subjects were reported jumping off the bridge into the canal. The responding deputy saw a man jumping from the bridge supports and had the boat patrol transport the subject to the Dennis Boat Landing off Carswell Lane.
The subject, 20, appeared intoxicated due to slurred speech. The subject said he had a few tall beers. He was arrested for disorderly conduct and transported to the detention center.
• A Summerville man parked his car at the Dennis Boat Landing from 1 to 5 p.m. on a recent Sunday. Upon his return he found the rear passenger window of his 1999 Acura smashed. The victim said his gray iPod Classic, his cell phone, a radar detector and his brown leather wallet were stolen from the vehicle.
• A Bonneau woman reported that someone stole copper wiring from a vacant St. Stephen residence she is renovating. The subject also removed a 3-ton outside heating and air unit. Further investigation revealed that the subject entered the residence to remove the copper wire from the inside electric box. A pair of bolt cutters with green handles that does not belong to the victim was found inside the home. The bolt cutters were placed into evidence.
• A Cordesville man reported a burglary after several firearms, jewelry and other items were missing from his residence, where the front door had been kicked in. The following items were missing: a 12-gauge camouflage Remington shotgun, a 30-06 Browning automatic rifle, a .22 caliber Ruger handgun, two gold chains, one silver diamond wedding band and ring, one gold wedding band, a Berkeley High School class ring, six Playstation 3 games and two Nintendo Wii games.
The victim was unable to provide the serial numbers for the firearms.

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