Police Blotter - December 6, 2018
The following cases were taken from City of Charleston Police reports filed with Team 5 on Daniel Island between Nov, 21 and Nov. 30, 2018.
On November 21, a victim was found in the Cainhoy area deceased from a suspected drug overdose.
THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLE
On the morning of November 24 at a residence in the Peninsula subdivision, an unknown party entered an unlocked vehicle in a driveway.
Sometime between November 3 and November 24, a victim reported that they received a bill from a cell phone company that was not their own. The bill said that service had been opened on a new cell phone. A cost of approximately $1,400 was on the bill.
LARCENY BY FALSE PRETENSES
A complainant, who works for a landscaping company, stated that on November 19, a party came to a worksite and claimed that he was from a government agency. He provided false paperwork that convinced the company to give him landscaping equipment. The complainant later contacted the government agency to find that they had not ordered the exchange. On November 26, the same thing was attempted, but no equipment was delivered.
Between October 23 and November 27, an officer responded to a fraud complaint in the Beresford Creek Landing subdivision. The complainant advised that he paid a contractor to do concrete work for him. He gave the contractor half of the money, but no work was done. The offender claimed that he needed the payment to do the work.
On November 30, at 2:30 in the morning, officers responded to a report of a single vehicle collision at the crossroads of Seven Farms Drive and I-526. Officers were unable to locate the collision, but found that the driver involved had abandoned his vehicle and was walking in the area. The driver claimed that he swerved to avoid an animal, his car flipped over and landed on its tires. He was evaluated by EMS, and was arrested for driving under suspension, which was his third offense.
On November 30, an officer responded to a residence in downtown Daniel Island, where a victim had discovered that his window was destroyed. There are no suspects at this time.