Wednesday, August 21, 2013
A 28-year-old man who is in the Georgetown County Detention Center on burglary charges says his “man boobs” are causing him problems.
The man met with a deputy Aug. 12 and said he has a medical condition that causes him to have male breasts. As a result, two male inmates have been making sexual comments towards him.
The man said the harassment has been going on for a couple of months but this is the first time he has filed a report.
He said the lewd remarks are made all day every day.
The deputy says he spoke with a judge and was told three reports need to be filed in a 90-day period in order for it to be considered harassment.
The victim was moved to a different area of the jail in order to separate him from the suspects.
Lewd act on the beach
A 24-year-old woman from Statesville, N.C. saw more than she was expecting when she was visiting Pawleys Island earlier this month.
A deputy was sent to Norris Drive where he saw the woman in an argument with a 48-year-old Georgetown man.
The woman said she was on the beach when the man she does not know started waving at her.
He then “gave her a thumbs up with both hands,” the report states.
The man then lifted his left and exposed himself through the bottom of his shorts, the woman said.
He then began to make sexual gestures towards the victim.
The woman said she got up and walked away but the man made the gesture a second time. When the woman returned to her beach chair the man continued the lewd act.
The man was taken to jail for indecent exposure.
Car stolen from dealership
The manager of Coastal Nissan in Pawleys Island reported a 2012 Murano was stolen from the car lot.
He filed the report Aug. 16 and said the last time the vehicle was seen was when it was being shown to a woman Aug. 7.
Video from surveillance cameras was reviewed but the car is not seen leaving the lot.
A woman reported her son’s saxophone was missing from Waccamaw Middle School. She said the last time the instrument was seen was when school was letting out for the summer in early June. It was in the band room at that time.
It’s unknown if the sax was stolen or misplaced.
accused of theft
A man who sells walking canes in the 12100 block of Ocean Highway says he was swindled out of four of his canes.
The man says on Aug. 1 a man stopped by his stand asking about the canes. The two began to talk and the suspect said he was a bounty hunter and has connections with the Charleston Sheriff’s Office.
The man selected four canes and the victim helped him load them in his truck.
About that time another customer walked up so the suspect said he would wait to pay when he finished with that customer. He did not wait. He jumped in his truck and drove away.
The victim said a very similar incident happened about two years ago and the suspect looked like he may be the same man.
Woman claims ID theft
A 39-year-old Myrtle Beach woman says she is the victim of identity theft.
The woman said she received a bill from Waccamaw Hospital’s radiology department concerning a June 22 trip to the emergency room. The woman said she had not been to the ER that day.
A hospital worker said the complainant’s old cell phone number had been used on the account.
A representative of Dunes Realty met with a deputy and reported someone stole a television from the residence at 1705 South Waccamaw Drive.
The theft occurred last month but was not noticed until earlier this month.
Stopped car leads
to drug arrests
While on patrol at about 10:50 p.m. August 1, a deputy saw a stopped vehicle in the middle of Wagon Wheel Loop in Murrells Inlet.
There were three people — a male and two females — in the vehicle.
The deputy asked why they were parked in the road and was told they were waiting on a friend.
One of the females in the car was asleep and was awakened by the deputy.
The driver — a 45-year-old Myrtle Beach man — said there was a firearm under the seat.
He and the two women were told to get out of the car.
When asked about drugs, one of the woman said there was some crack in a cigarette pack.
The other woman admitted to having drug paraphernalia in her purse.
Two pipes and two syringes were retrieved.
All three were taken to jail.
Information is subject to change as the investigation proceeds. Individuals arrested and/or charged have not been convicted.
—Compiled by Scott Harper
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