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9:53 am on Friday June 1, 2012

Community Event: $3,500+ Awarded to North Charleston Police Department

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation is donating a stealth stat system, worth more than $3,500 to the North Charleston Police Department during a ceremony at 10:30 a.m., on Tuesday, June 4 at the Firehouse Subs on 7250 Rivers Avenue in North...
2:11 am on Tuesday May 1, 2012

Charleston Police cruiser crushed in Cooper River Bridge accident (Updated)

Image by SC DOTUpdate May 1: Although the scene was chaotic on the Cooper River Bridge on-ramp was closed for 5 hours, no one was seriously injured in yesterday's accident. The Post and Courier offers a detailed update in which they report that...
4:11 am on Saturday July 16, 2011

West Ashley neighborhood shook after bizarre robbery (update: arrest)

Image by Flickr user Jillian Anne Photography Update July 16: A week after the incident, 23-year-old Brian Thomas Rogers has been arrested and charged with second-degree burglary and petit larceny. Somehow I doubt they'll go easy on him. First...
11:00 am on Wednesday April 6, 2011

Police seek man who stole, wrecked city owned van

Image by Flickr user Charleston police are on the lookout for Jerome F. Monroe, the man who stole a City of Charleston Public Service vehicle and then wrecked it on Interstate 26. The van was stolen from 75 Calhoun Street and was wrecked shortly...
7:00 am on Tuesday January 25, 2011

Police cracking down on bike theft with incredibly effective sting operation

Image by Flickr user purplepickCharleston's finest have set up a sting operation on East Side streets to nab the ever-elusive bike thief. Their efforts have yielded some pretty amazing results - in the past two weeks, four perps have been arrested...
2:21 am on Thursday December 30, 2010

A year's worth of highlights from Charleston area police blotters (update: more fun)

Image by Flickr user minifig Updates at the bottom. Poor decisions, drunken quotations, strange stolen items and even weirder weapons. The gang's all there in the Charleston City Paper's 'Best of the Blotter 2010.' With reports so outrageous you...
3:57 am on Monday December 20, 2010

Charleston Police move ahead with citywide video surveillance

Image by Flickr user zigazou76Like it or not, the Charleston Police are watching us. According to an article in today's Post and Courier, the department installed ten cameras in some of the city's hottest spots last month, and plan to add an...
4:34 am on Wednesday August 18, 2010

A great bunch of highlights in this week's Charleston police blotter

Image by Flickr user DaveAustria.comThe Charleston police blotter can be very hit or miss, but this week's installment in the Charleston City Paper really made me laugh. From a grocery store employee caught guzzling boxed wine to hilarious quotes...
10:40 am on Friday April 30, 2010

Police nab four men and four guns in downtown incident

Charleston Police arrested four men and confiscated four guns yesterday on Nassau Street. Problems arose when six men were acting suspicious inside the In and Out Community Store at 759 Rutledge Avenue. The store clerk, as well as security camera,...
3:01 am on Thursday February 11, 2010

Overheard scanner conversation reveals Harbor Patrol problems

Image by Flickr user WhiskeygonebadOn Tuesday morning, watchdog reports at The Post and Courier taped a conversation via police scanner that sounded like two officers complaining about how the Charleston Police Department was fudging statistics for...

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