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1:07 am on Wednesday July 11, 2012

Two years after arrest, lawsuit filed against Beaufort police (Update: Settled)

Update July 11: The Island Packet writes that the City of Beaufort has settled for a relatively nominal $3,000 with Mark Altman Jr. First reporting: A man has filed a lawsuit against the Beaufort Police Department over an alleged use of excessive...
6:10 pm on Saturday August 21, 2010

Charleston police cuff tourist for beer in a bag (update: tourist has final word)

Image by Flickr user Thomas Hawk The type of beer in said bag. Updates at the bottom. The Post and Courier has an interesting story about an out-of-towner who got cuffed and taken to jail for drinking a beer in paper bag on Rutledge Avenue -- the...
12:00 pm on Sunday June 22, 2008

Police step up enforcement of public drinking law

Image by joguldi Charleston Police say: No drinking on public property, please. If you'd like to have a drink outside a bar with your cigarette, or during a walk between art galleries, or if you'd like to tailgate, Charleston Police will be looking...