Crime in the Creek

  • Saturday, August 30, 2014

Man takes pizza, goes to jail

A Goose Creek man went to jail instead of paying for a pizza, according to a Goose Creek police report.

A pizza delivery driver contacted officers just after 9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, in reference to a man taking a pizza at his residence without paying. The driver said the man took the pizza, said he would return with money, but never did.

Police went to the home in question and found the man in a shed in the backyard eating the pizza. The man was taken into custody and arrested on a charge of defrauding a restaurant.

Hit-and-run sends man to jail

A hit-and-run accident Saturday, Aug. 23, resulted in the arrest of a Moncks Corner man.

A Goose Creek police report stated that officers responded to the intersection of Goose Creek Boulevard and Thomason Boulevard at about 10 p.m. after a traffic accident involving injuries.

A witness provided officers with a description of the suspected hit-and-run driver and the direction he’d taken when leaving the scene on foot. He was located after a brief search in a wooded area behind a nearby shopping center.

A search of the suspect’s vehicle revealed approximately 1˝ grams of marijuana, according to the report. The man was arrested and charged with hit-and-run resulting in minor injuries and possession of marijuana.

Man arrested following hit-and-run

A hit-and-run accident on St. James Boulevard led to the arrest of a Goose Creek man a day later.

Goose Creek police responded to the scene of accident just before 6 p.m. Aug. 17 at St. James Boulevard and Marilyn Street. Victims told police a man hit the rear of one of the vehicles coming to a stop at a traffic light, causing that vehicle to hit the rear of the vehicle in front of it.

A witness described the vehicle and driver that left the scene, and an officer was able to identify the suspect and his home address. Officers went to the man’s home the next day, where he was taken into custody and charged with hit-and-run involving minor injuries.

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