Crime in the County

  • Wednesday, March 20, 2013

 The following incidents were obtained from Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office reports:
A deputy responded to the site of a suspicious car fire in Pineville on a recent afternoon. When the deputy arrived nobody was around and the vehicle was cold to the touch. The deputy was unable to identify the make or model. The license plate and VIN could not be located and neither could the driver or owner of the vehicle. The vehicle was towed to an impound lot.
• Three baseball bats, a portable DVD player, an iPod and about 10 compact discs were reported as recently stolen from a Moncks Corner woman’s 2007 Nissan Versa. The victim noted someone had also rummaged through the glove box. The victim reported that the vehicle was unlocked at the time.
The total value of the stolen items is valued at $1,000.
• A Bonneau man reported a $750 Beretta 92F and more than $1,000 in jewelry were stolen from a Betsy Hole Road residence recently. The gun’s holster and magazine were also stolen.
The victim reported that a gold bracelet, a Macedonia High class ring, two gold necklaces, two pairs of earrings and a silver wedding set were missing. A suspect’s name is listed on the report.
• Six boxes of shotgun ammunition, a gas edger, a skill saw, a drill, a game camera and approximately 20 open-ended wrenches were reported stolen by a St. Stephen resident recently. The total value of the stolen items is estimated at $575.
• More than $1,000 in items were reported stolen from a Moncks Corner resident. The victim left her Elizabeth Lane residence on a recent morning and returned home that afternoon to find the back door partially open. The deputy noticed pry marks on the door near the lock.
The victim reported as missing a 36-inch TV, a video game console, two handheld video game devices and a clear jewelry box containing costume jewelry. The victim was later able to obtain the serial number of the TV, which was entered into NCIC.

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