Blotter o’ the Week: A man asked to use the phone at a West Ashley gas station, but instead rushed to the back and stuffed six cartons — not packs — of cigarettes under his jacket. When the store clerk confronted him, the man told her, “Sorry Patty, I have to do it.”
A homeless man taking shelter in a downtown parking garage claimed that his religion prevented him from interacting with police.
A man walked into a West Ashley gas station, tore open several cases of water, and threw the bottles into the parking lot for no discernible reason.
An employee at a local gardening company has been harassing a property owner with multiple messages, including a voicemail that featured “music playing in the background and a male party moaning and repeating [the property owner’s] name.”
School employees found a jar with “trace amounts” of THC wax during a random car search of student vehicles at James Island Charter High. They’re lucky that’s all they found while looking into kids’ cars in the middle of the school day.