Crime in the County

  • Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The following incidents were obtained from Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office reports:

• A deputy arrived at a mobile home in a trailer park shortly before 5 a.m. on April 5 after neighbors complained they were unable to sleep because of loud music. The deputy spoke with the subject and asked him to turn down his music. The subject allegedly told the deputy he would not turn down his music, told him to find something else to do and slammed the door.

Another deputy responded and they both knocked on the subject’s door. The man allegedly began yelling profanities through the window. According to deputies, he said he would not come out and was not turning down his music. He opened his door and allegedly shouted profanities at the deputies. Another deputy arrived and the subject began fighting with one of the deputies. He was handcuffed and placed under arrest. He was transported to the detention center and charged with disorderly conduct, evading arrest and for a noise ordinance violation.

• The morning of April 9, a woman reported that someone had cut the fence to a storage facility and broke into 23 different units the night before. The deputy noticed that the locks were damaged at numerous units, many of which were adjacent. The storage facility is located off U.S.-52 near Moncks Corner

• A Bonneau man living off Albacore Road reported on April 4 that someone stole his black 6-by-12-foot utility trailer sometime during the night. The trailer has a drive-on tailgate.

The victim gave the reporting deputy a VIN. The trailer also has a tailgate with a spare tire mounted on the back. The trailer was in the victim’s front yard and had a lock on it. The trailer has an estimated valued of $1,400. It was entered into NCIC.

• On April 4 at about 10:30 a.m., a deputy responded to the St. Stephen area of Berkeley County in reference to a purse and a handgun being stolen from a vehicle. The victim said she had all her doors locked while she was cleaning the inside of a church. When she returned to her vehicle she noticed her passenger side door was not locked and her purse and black Taurus PT111 9mm handgun were missing from the console.

The firearm was entered into NCIC. The firearm has an estimated value of $400 and the purse has an estimated value of $50.

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