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Police Blotter: Inmate attacked at GCDC

  • Thursday, June 13, 2013

  • Updated Monday, September 23, 2013 11:13 am

A 20-year-old man at the Georgetown County Detention Center says he was attacked by a 21-year-old fellow inmate May 3.
The man says he was inside the cell of the suspect and was using Vaseline when the suspect walked in and asked “where are you from?”
When the victim said he was from Kingstree, the older inmate punched him in the face with a closed fist then threw him on a bench causing swelling.
A corrections officer had to separate the two.
A warrant was expected to be signed charging the man with assault and battery, third degree.

Park, knock and leave

Deputies were asked to respond to the 400 block of White Hall Ave. Sunday morning because of a suspicious person.
A woman says for three days a man driving a dark colored Accura with a sunroof vehicle would pull in her driveway, knock on her door and leave before she could answer the door.
The woman told deputies she “finds it odd the subject does not wait for her to answer the door before leaving.”

Passed out at Pawleys Supplies


Deputies were sent to Pawleys Island Supplies at about 3 p.m. May 28 because of a man asleep inside a running car in the parking lot.
The deputy noted he saw the sleeping man holding a bottle of beer wrapped in a green cloth.
When the deputy knocked on the car window, the man was startled and threw a phone he was holding up in the air.
The 23-year-old Orangeburg man said he was sleeping because he had stayed up late the previous night and had been involved in a traffic accident.
The deputy confiscated the beer. The man said it was the only drink he had consumed.
He gave the officer permission to search the vehicle but then changed his mind saying the vehicle belongs to his mother.
His mother was contacted and she responded to the scene.
She gave permission for the car to be searched. Nothing illegal was found.
The man was issued a citation for disorderly conduct.

Shattered windows
and theft


A Pawleys Island woman said she left her car at Club House Pub and Grill at about 8 p.m. May 29.
When she returned at about 8:30 a.m. she saw both front windows had been shattered and items had been stolen.
About $260 in cash, two cell phones, two paycheck stubs, her ID and keys to her workplace were taken.
A brick believed to have been used was found near the vehicle.

Woman assaulted

A woman from Wesley Road in Murrells Inlet met with a deputy at the end of her driveway May 28.
She said she left the house because she had been assaulted by her 26-year-old boyfriend.
The woman  said she and her boyfriend got into an argument that turned physical.
She said he hit her on the forehead then tackled her to the ground.
After a struggle the woman was able to get away and she ran to her vehicle.
The man denied the claims.
He said the woman’s medication made her fall.
He was arrested for domestic violence.

Recovered stolen vehicle

A 57-year-old man from the Maryville community was arrested after being caught with a stolen truck in Pawleys Island May 28.
The F-150 had been reported stolen earlier in the day by a man from Heather Drive in Pawleys Island.
A friend of the victim reported seeing the truck on Grate Ave.
Deputies responded to the location and saw the truck in a driveway.
Contact was made with the man who admitted he had been in the truck but denied taking it.
The man’s mother said no one else was in the truck with her son when he drove up.

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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