Crime in the Creek

  • Thursday, May 15, 2014

The following incidents were obtained from Goose Creek Police Department incident reports:

• On the morning of May 11 an employee with the Crowfield Golf & Country Club reported that a wooden pin marker was missing and a sign, grass and another wooden pin marker were damaged. As the employee was doing his morning check he observed the damage between holes five and eight. One marker was damaged and another was stolen. A sign was pulled from the ground and damaged and there were tire tracks on the grass. The total damage is estimated at about $260.

• An officer was conducting an extra patrol in a parking lot on Hallmark Drive on May 12 when he noticed a vehicle that was not normally parked there. The officer ran an NCIC check of the license plate and the silver 1999 Lexus GS300 was listed as stolen out of North Charleston. The owner of the vehicle could not be contacted so the vehicle was towed.

• On May 7 at about 3:35 p.m. an officer approached a vehicle illegally parked on the side of an auto parts store near North Goose Creek Boulevard. The officer ended up finding 1.5 grams of marijuana, 0.3 grams of a white crystal-like substance, syringes, a glass smoking pipe and a digital scale. The driver told the officer he parked there because the vehicle was overheating after being in a collision earlier. The driver appeared to be acting suspicious, so the officer inquired further. The officer asked if he had anything illegal in the vehicle, which he said he did not. He consented to a search. the driver also said there were two other subjects that were in the car but they got out and he didn’t know where they were. The crystal material was believed to be methamphetamine. The driver was arrested and charged then taken to the detention center. The evidence was placed into a locker.

• On May 11 shortly after Noon an employee at Wal-Mart called police after they found a hand-rolled cigarette that appeared to contain marijuana that was located behind a register. The officer took possession of the joint and confirmed it did appear to smell like marijuana. Video surveillance was reviewed but it could not be determine who the marijuana cigarette belonged to. The contraband was seized and placed into an evidence locker.

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