Crime in the County

  • Wednesday, May 21, 2014

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

A deputy responded to a residence off Ranger Drive in Cross on April 29 in regard to a burglary that occurred sometime between then and March 15. The owner discovered the door to the residence was open, the windows were broken in his single-wide mobile home and pry marks were on the front door. The shed door was also open. A deputy photographed the scene and a forensics technician arrived to process the scene. Nearly $3,500 of items were missing. The missing items include a stove, an antique iron bed, a TV stand, a shelf, a water pump, a mobile home underpinning, a natural light bar, a brass cannon, a steel cannon and a partial .22 rifle. The victim also has a large safe in his house that was destroyed. The victim gave investigators the name of a possible suspect who has been arrested for burglary in the past.

Several items were stolen from a man’s garage off Longridge Road in Moncks Corner the night of May 1. The victim said he recently hired someone to help him do yard work. That someone knows the victim did not close his garage door that night. The next morning at 7 a.m. several items were missing, including two chainsaws, a weed eater and miscellaneous hand tools.

A deputy was called to a grocery store off Highway 402 near Moncks Corner in order to issue a trespass notice to a man in the store who was being rude and disrespectful. The victim said the suspect was causing a disturbance. The suspect was on scene and said he was trying to apologize, but it was too late. The report does not go into detail about the content of the rude actions. Both parties signed the trespass notice.

On May 3 at about 11:20 p.m. a deputy responded to a Timber Way address near Moncks Corner after hearing approximately five gunshots coming from the roadway. The complainant saw a small sedan speeding off from the area. A deputy searched extensively but was unable to find any buildings, persons or vehicles struck. Two 9mm casings were found in the driveway and taken into evidence.

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