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1:05 am on Thursday August 30, 2012

Help police in search for doorbell burglars around Mossy Oaks

Flickr user alexa fades away The Beaufort Police Department is warning of a string of daytime robberies centered on the Mossy Oaks neighborhood and are asking for the public's help. Specifically the tactic employed appears to be that, "daytime...
11:19 am on Wednesday June 15, 2011

Beaufort Little Ceasar's Pizza robbed at gunpoint

Flickr user Craig A Rodway Rear-alley doors like these are a favorite of robbers — easy getaway routes and during the summer they're often left open. On Friday, June 10, two suspects with a handgun entered the Little Ceasar’s Pizza near Wal-Mart and...
10:45 am on Wednesday June 1, 2011

Hold up at Kangaroo Express extends three-week string of robberies

Image by Flickr user skippytpeA Kangaroo Express on Ashley River Road is the latest store hit in a string of recent armed robberies. Over the past three weeks, there have been more than a dozen robberies in the Charleston area. Banks, restaurants,...
2:00 pm on Saturday April 2, 2011

Citadel QB, two others plead guilty to home invasions, robberies (updated: attorney seeks reconsideration of sentence)

Image by The Citadel Starks back in his Citadel daysUpdate April 2: The attorney representing Stephen Francois, Peter Brown, filed a motion Friday morning for a reconsideration of sentence. ABC News 4 has more info about the request; read it here....
5:40 am on Wednesday September 15, 2010

Six home burglaries in three weeks shock James Islanders

Image by Flickr user thelousheJames Island residents are on high alert as a rash of robberies has shaken the normally quiet community. Police have recorded six robberies in the past three weeks. In most cases, the robbers have gotten into houses by...
11:00 am on Friday July 16, 2010

Businesses, shoppers concerned about East Bay crime spree

Two businesses just one block apart on East Bay Street have been knocked over within the first two months of July. The ever popular East Bay Deli was broken into on July 4th and 5th, and early Thursday morning East Bay Liquors was robbed. The crook...
2:40 pm on Thursday October 23, 2008

Brazen robberies strike downtown

Eight downtown homes peppered throughout the Peninsula have been robbed in the early morning hours, with robbers entering the homes and taking items before the residents had a chance to respond. And in similar, but likely unconnected news, the...
6:36 am on Wednesday July 9, 2008

Couple arrested in Isle of Palms beach thefts

Image by flickr user mikebairdImage by 20080708beach.jpg Authorities are urging you to use a little bit of caution when you go to the beach this summer after several robberies have ruined people's visits. Misty Jackson of Cross and her boyfriend,...
2:24 pm on Friday June 27, 2008

Police discuss recent rapes, break-ins

A new sketch of the suspect was released Wednesday. He is described as a tall, heavy-set black man, with puffy cheeks and short hair or a shaved head.Charleston Police Chief Greg Mullen spoke to The Post and Courier this week about the recent break-...
6:26 pm on Sunday May 18, 2008

Attacks against Hispanics a growing issue

In a news feature on the issue of crime against Hispanics, The Post and Courier shares the story of Marcelino Eugenio Garcia, who was shot multiple times and left for dead in a May 2006 robbery near his home in North Charleston. But that was just...
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