Police Blotter: Robbed while in the hospital

  • Tuesday, March 25, 2014

A Georgetown man told deputies while he was in Atlanta having surgery, the 31-year-old Goose Creek woman who was house-sitting for he and his wife stole more than $400 worth of items.

The man said when he returned to his North Fraser Street home March 19, he started to notice things were missing from his house. He tried to contact the house-sitter but she did not answer the calls.

He said his wife’s passport and his credit card were gone. Also taken was a revolver and some blank checks. The man received a call from Walgreens in Conway about a woman using one of the checks. The suspect’s mother lives in Conway.

Guard attacked at GMH

A security guard was attacked at Georgetown Memorial Hospital March 16.

According to the report, a 55-year-old male psychiatric patient knocked the female guard unconscious. The guard said the man struck her with his first causing her to fall and hit her head on the floor.

The guard said she did not want to press charges.

Baby’s daddy accused of kidnapping

A Georgetown woman said her baby’s father - a 36-year-old Andrews man - got mad and started fighting with her March 17.

She said they were in a bedroom when the fight started and he held her against her will in the bedroom for about 30 minutes. She said he was threatening her with a baseball bat.

She said when she was able to escape the bedroom, he hit her in the face with a closed fist.

Deputies found the baseball bat at a house on Jackson Village Road but the suspect was not located.

A warrant was expected to be signed for his arrest.

Boiled eggs and feces

A man from the 1300 block of Brick Chimney Road reported someone placed boiled eggs and burnt feces on his front porch March 18.

The man said he moved to the area two years ago and has not had any problems with anyone so he has no clue who may be responsible.

Photos were taken by deputies for evidence.

Suspicious shed fire

County firefighters responded to a shed fire in the 14900 block of Pleasant Hill Drive March 17. The fire is suspicious because the shed is at an abandoned residence. No electricity had been going to the shed for several years. The cause and origin of the fire is under investigation.

Burned chair, sign and profanity

Vandals struck the pool house at Wachesaw East in Murrells Inlet on March 10. A worker said someone used a cigarette lighter to damage a patio chair, burned a paper sign, wrote profanity on notices that were on the bulletin board in the gym and threw the books from the gym bookshelf on the floor.

Video from security cameras show three young females leaving a bathroom and walking into the gym. One of the females is seen setting fire to the sign. She then put the fire out with her hand.

The same female is the one who burned the chair.

The complainant said no one on the board of directors recognized the females.

Obamacare discussion interrupted

Georgetown police were sent to the 1000 block of Palmetto Street March 5 where they met with a woman who said she and her husband were sitting on their back deck having an adult beverage, discussing the Obama healthcare plan when all of a sudden a man wearing dark clothing kicked two planks out of their privacy fence. The man then ran towards Church Street.

The woman said she chased the man but lost sight of him.

The couple said this is not the first problem they have had and they are getting tired of it.

Damage to the fence is estimated at $50.

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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