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North Charleston man arrested for stolen moped, drug possession in Ladson

They also reported finding a digital scale, about 25 grams of a crystal substance that tested positive for methamphetamine, about one gram of plant substance that tested positive for marijuana, and three white tablets of what they determined to be the controlled substance Alprazolam.

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2018-07-16 15:55:53

Two homicides, one night: West Ashley community grapples with anxiety after shootings

After the double homicide that shook the community, the Charleston Police Department increased patrols around Ashley Oaks, agency spokesman Charles Francis said.

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-07-16 20:49:00

Police increase patrols around West Ashley apartment complex after double homicide

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) —Charleston police have increased patrols in and around a West Ashley apartment complex after a double homicide Sunday night.Two male victims were found with apparent gunshot wounds at Ashley Oaks Apartments, police said early Monday morning.An initial call was made regarding

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2018-07-16 06:15:25

Charleston Police Respond to Double Homicide

WEST ASHLEY, SC (BRODIE HART, WTAT-TV) — Charleston Police are currently investigating a shooting which happened Sunday evening at an apartment complex in West Ashley.

FOXCHARLESTON.COM - 2018-07-16 14:01:00

Report: Suspect surrendered to N. Charleston police following standoff

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) - North Charleston police officers swarmed a neighborhood on Read Street early Monday in response to a barricaded subject.Shortly before 3 a.m. officers were dispatched to the 5600 block of Read Street in reference to a male on scene making threats to family members and

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-07-16 13:08:31

Police, SWAT on-scene of barricaded suspect in North Charleston

NORTH CHARLESTON (WCSC) -Police are responding to a house on Read Street in North Charleston where at least one person has barricaded themselves.One person came out of the house with their hands up around 5 a.m. just before SWAT entered the house, but it's unclear whether it's the suspect. Police ha

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-07-16 00:00:00

SWAT Responds to Standoff in North Charleston

“If you’re in the house, come to the front door with your hands up – you will not be harmed – do it now, we are not leaving,” you could hear an official say.

FOXCHARLESTON.COM - 2018-07-16 13:05:00

Man charged with reckless homicide following auto-pedestrian accident that occurred in June

Damian Brown, 55, of North Charleston, died at Trident Hospital on June 23, as a result of injuries he sustained in the accident, according to Deputy Coroner Anita Hasert. Brown was the pedestrian.

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-07-16 15:34:39

2 men shot to death at South Carolina apartment complex

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CCENTERDISPATCH.COM - 2018-07-16 11:50:45

North Charleston police involved in standoff

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) - North Charleston police officers swarmed a neighborhood on Read Street early Monday in response to a barricaded subject.Officers were sent to the area after someone called 911 around 2:30 a.m. and hung up. Police were at the scene for about two hours before the situati

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-07-16 09:15:11

24-year-old man shot in the head in Colleton County

COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD)-- Colleton County officials say a 24-year-old man was shot in the head Sunday afternoon near the 100 block of Francis Street.Firefighters and paramedics arrived a short time later and rapidly treated and stabilized the man.No medical helicopters were immediately availabl

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-07-16 01:55:50

Person killed in Saturday boating crash identified as Mount Pleasant woman, 37

The individual killed in a boating crash on Saturday was identified as a 37-year-old Mount Pleasant woman, the Charleston County Coroner's Office said.Stephanie Rechtin was thrown from a boat she was riding near Dewees Island with her family when authorities said the watercraft struck what appears t

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-07-15 21:29:00

Man gets 30 years in prison for sex-trafficking scheme based in North Charleston

A Summerville man who trafficked a pregnant teenage girl and a young woman by using violence and withholding food to coerce them to perform sex acts has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison.During a sentencing hearing Friday, U.S. District Judge David Norton listed the details of 28-year-old


Deputies arrest woman for cocaine and gun possession, man escapes scene

JAMES ISLAND, S.C. (WCIV) —The Charleston County Sheriff's Office says a woman was arrested and a man escaped after a traffic stop in the area of Highway 30 and Harborview Road on James Island Friday night.The woman has been charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, and unlawful


Police, SWAT on-scene of barricaded subject in North Charleston

NORTH CHARLESTON (WCSC) -Police are responding to a house on Reid Street in North Charleston where a person has barricaded themselves.It's happening on Read Street where police are using a loud speaker to communicate with the person inside.HAPPENING NOW: A standoff between police and a suspect insid

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-07-16 00:00:00

Whole Foods an omen of Charleston's worsening housing crisis

A shopper leaves the Doschers on Savannah Highway Wednesday, June 6, 2018, as construction continues on the new Whole Foods Market next door. Residents of the surrounding neighborhoods say they will continue to shop at the independent grocer. Brad Nettles/StaffBrad Nettles bnettles@postandcourier.co


S.C. nightclub tried it; social media fights back against alleged ‘whites only’ policy - theGrio

A new nightclub in downtown Charleston, S.C., is getting the viral social media treatment after allegedly trying to take its patrons back to the Jim Crow era.Deco Nightclub has received hundreds of one-star reviews after social media users accused it earlier this month of employing special membershi

THEGRIO - 2018-07-15 23:57:38

Police: Charleston driver admits he "got high" before wreck that killed Danish girl

Jeffrey Wakefield, 30, of Charleston, is charged with reckless homicide and felony DUI resulting in death following his arrest July 9.


Officers focused on two areas after reported shooting in North Charleston

The second site, near the corner of Otranto Road and Madelyn Street, is roughly half a mile from the reported shooting location.


Charleston nightclub accused of racism by hundreds of online commenters

A new downtown Charleston nightclub came under fire this week for allegedly deploying methods that resemble the historic practices of white-only social clubs across the South that sought to exclude patrons of color.Deco Nightclub, which has received more than 200 one-star online ratings, most of whi