Friday, March 21, 2014
Georgetown County investigators executed a search warrant at a home on Clancurry Place in Pawleys Island March 12 and found more than they were expecting.
As a result of the search, deputies arrested an 18-year-old man on drug charges. As part of the search, investigators went through the man’s phone where they found a photo of a female’s genitalia, the report states.
The photo is believed to be the man’s 15-year-old girlfriend.
When the officers started looking through the phone, the suspect reportedly said “well, I guess you guys are going to see my girlfriend.” When he was told by a deputy it’s normal to have a picture of a girlfriend, the man reported responded “not like these.”
Also in the phone, the investigators found two videos. One was of the teen topless on a bed. The other is of the teen naked on her stomach.
Charges were pending at the time the report was written.
Truck fire was arson
A 35-year-old Andrews man is accused of arson after he allegedly set a pickup truck on fire March 13.
A man from the 400 block of Columbus Road said he was going to the store at about 10:20 p.m. and saw the suspect in front of his house. He said the suspect yelled at him to give him a ride, but he refused. He said he drove to the store and when he returned he saw the inside of his GMC pickup on fire.
He said he extinguished the fire and then called 911.
The man said the suspect is a known drug addict which is why he would not give him a ride.
The area was searched but the suspect was not located.
Man stabbed twice
A 28-year-old Hemingway man was met by a deputy at the Georgetown Memorial Hospital emergency room March 15 after he was reportedly stabbed while at Weaver’s Club near the Georgetown/Williamsburg County line.
The victim said an unknown man stabbed him in the middle of his back twice as he was walking out of the club.
He said he turned around and punched the attacker in the face and then went home. The next morning his mother called EMS.
The victim said he does not know the suspect and would not be able to pick him out of a lineup because it was dark in the club.
A woman from Carraway Drive in the Hemingway portion of Georgetown County said she saw a man near her window who ran away when he realized he had been spotted.
The woman said she was cleaning her home when she saw the man and she shouted “who is that?” She said he then ran into the woods. He was not found.
Destruction by chickens
A man from Brick Chimney Road met with a deputy Sunday afternoon because his property was being damaged by his neighbor’s chickens.
He said the chickens came in his yard and damaged his landscaping. He said this has been an ongoing issue with his neighbor.
Animal Control was advised of the situation and was asked to investigate.
Beach cover theft
The owner of Inlet Queens in Murrells Inlet said a female was looking around the store when she picked up a beach cover and acted like she was going to make a purchase.
She said she did not see the woman place the $32 cover in her bag but when she left the cover was gone.
A worker from a neighboring store said she saw the suspect and a man getting into a Mercedes with a Florida license tag.
The couple was not found but if they are, the owner said she would like to press charges.
Is that meat in your pants?
Georgetown police were sent to the North Fraser Street Food Lion March 13 where store employees had a 54-year-old Georgetown man detained.
Police were told a worker saw the man pick up three packs of meat. They said he then placed the packages in the front of his pants and tried to walk out without paying.
Recovered from the man’s pants was a New York strip, a pack of center chuck steak and a pack of country ribs.
The man, who has four previous shoplifting convictions, was 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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