Crime in the Creek

  • Friday, May 2, 2014

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

On April 25 a deputy met with a victim at Cane Gully Road near Moncks Corner to make a report of a burglary. The victim said someone used a pair of garden sheers to force open the rear door of their residence. The damage to the door is estimated at $100. The perpetrators also stole a 50-inch flat-screen TV and a Nintendo Wii game. Several gun cases were pulled out from under the bed containing about $6,000 in rifles. The guns were not stolen. The stolen property has an estimated value of $1,800.

Shortly after 1 a.m. on April 26 a deputy responded to Cirrus Lane near Bonneau and attempted to speak with a subject about an assault and battery incident. The subject became enraged and kept striking a vehicle with his fist. The subject was handcuffed and placed in the back of the patrol car. The subject calmed down. The deputy also noticed a black Chevy Caprice with severe front end damage and a red Chevy Suburban with what appeared to be a bullet hole. The victim said he was in the club when he saw the subject cut two donuts in the club parking lot. The victim said the club owner came out to ask the subject why he did that. The victim said the subject chopped a table in half with a machete and threatened a family member. The subject then struck the victim’s vehicle twice with a machete. The subject then drove his vehicle into the victim’s vehicle. The victim said while he was trying to get out of his vehicle he shot at the subject’s car. He then shot three or four more times to keep the subject from attacking him with the machete. The subject was arrested and charged with assault second degree. He was taken to the detention center.

On April 26 a woman near Potter Road in St. Stephen reported that she went outside to get her boat ready that morning for a fishing trip when she noticed her fuel tank and can was missing. she said the times were there at 9 p.m. the night before. The missing items have an estimated value of $250.

A woman found wallet on top of a gas pump at a gas station of U.S.-52 near Moncks Corner. She attempted to mail the wallet back to the owner but it was returned. She then brought it to the sheriff’s office on April 27, where it was placed into evidence for safekeeping.

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