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Berkeley County Sheriff

Wanted suspects

Police in Goose Creek responded to Woodland lakes on June 11, regarding a wanted person. Police said when they arrived at the residence they could hear several people moving around. Police said they then learned a bondsman wanted a suspect inside the home. Police said there was also second suspect wanted by Berkeley County. One subject was found in the attic; police said he was also hiding a pill in his mouth. The incident report said the suspect told the officer that it was for his anxiety but he did not have a current prescription for the medication.

Swindling

Police in Goose Creek were contacted about a swindling incident on June 11. The complainant said he was working with a company as secret shopper and received a check for $2,518 that he deposited. After depositing, police said he took money out to pay his rent. Police said the complainant was then instructed by the subject to buy gift cards at different Wal-Mart stores and send the company the information on the back of the cards as well as photos. Police said the complainant was then contacted by his bank that the check he had previously deposited bounced for insufficient funds. Police said receipts were found that indicated the gift cards were cashed at a Sam’s Club in Florida.

Stolen Vehicle

Goose Creek Officers were contacted about a stolen vehicle on June 10. The complainant told police he met the suspect on a dating site called Grinder. Police said the complainant traveled to Cross to pick the person up and returned to Goose Creek. The complainant said when they arrived at the residence in Goose Creek he went to the restroom when he came out his keys were missing and his car was gone. Police said the vehicle has a tracker on it and it was pinged in Cottageville, SC. At the time of the report the vehicle was not found and no arrests were made.

Fraud

Police in Goose Creek responded to Foxborough on June 11 regarding an incident of fraud. The complainant told police he plays the game IMVU on his cell phone. Police said in the game, the player can make purchases. The complainant told police he made a purchase and was contacted via text message by, who he thought, was the company’s billing department. The incident report states the text said the recent purchase was marked as fraudulent and the complainant would have to give his personal and card information to verify. A short time later the police said the complainant found that a total of $1,520 had been taken from his cash account. Police advised the complainant to change all of his passwords and contact his back and the game app regarding the fraudulent activities