Tuesday, April 15, 2014
A woman from the Graves Station community reported receiving disturbing text messages April 4.
She said the messages were apparently from an unknown man who stated he was in love with her and wanted to have sex. The woman said she thought it was one of her friends playing a joke so she sent a return text asking who it was who sent the message.
She received a return text which included an address. Every time she sent a message asking who it was, she received the same reply with the address.
The woman later received a voice mail from the same number and a male was asking her to come over and perform sex acts.
The man called again and when the woman answered he made the same request. She told him to have no further communication with her or she would call deputies. As of the time the report was taken, he had not contacted her again.
The woman said she did not want to press charges.
Man robbed in Sampit
A man from Bertie Ave. in Sampit called 911 April 5 to report a robbery he said took place at about 1 a.m. that morning.
He said he was walking home on Columbus Road when a burgundy S-10 pickup with two men inside pulled next to him. The passenger pointed a handgun at him and demanded he empty his pockets.
The driver also pointed a gun in his direction.
The victim said he only had $11 and some prescription drugs which he gave the men. The type of drug was redacted from the report.
The men threatened to kill the victim if he called police. They then drove away. The man waited about 22 hours before he reported the incident because he feared for his safety.
Gun pointed in Historic District
A man from the 800 block of Highmarket Street called police April 7 and reported someone pointed a gun at him.
The man said the male suspect was yelling at his dog, so he asked the suspect if he could help him.
The suspect then “got agitated” and pointed a gun at the victim and told him to place his pocket knife on the ground, which he did.
The suspect then got in his truck and drove away.
The license tag number on the truck was registered to an Orange Street man. Police were unsuccessful in finding the suspect.
Overdose at AutoZone
A deputy was called to AutoZone in Murrells Inlet April 6 because a 29-year-old Myrtle Beach man had overdosed in the bathroom.
The suspect went in the bathroom and used heroin, the report states. He was transported to Waccamaw Community Hospital.
Multiple syringes, a spoon, a black case used to hold the items and a shirt belonging to the suspect were collected from the bathroom by the deputy.
The man was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
Woman charged with ‘bopping’ and spitting
A 51-year-old woman from Sunnyside Ave. in Murrells Inlet is accused of attacking two people who were at her home April 5.
The woman allegedly hit a 54-year-old man in the head and spit on a 43-year-old woman.
The suspect was intoxicated when deputies arrived, according to the report. At first she said she was mad at the man - her roommate - because she did not want his girlfriend at her home.
She then stated she was mad because the victims made inappropriate comments about her friend who had died that same day. However, when asked, the woman could not tell the officer what comments were made.
After further questioning, the woman admitted spitting on the female victim and “bopping” the man on the head.
She was arrested for simple assault.
Dead cat leads to assault, DUI
A man from the 700 block of Old Plantation Road said he was on his couch watching TV April 5 when he heard his four greyhounds outside causing a commotion.
He said he saw his dogs attacking a cat in his backyard. He was able to get the cat away from the dogs but it was already dead. He called his neighbor, the owner of the cat, to tell him what happened.
The cat owner walked over to the man’s house and told him to leave the neighborhood and then asked “you want some of this?” The neighbor then punched the owner of the dogs twice in the face.
The victim called 911 and the suspect left in a truck.
A traffic stop was made on the truck and he admitted hitting the victim, saying his temper “had gotten the best” of him.
He was charged with simple assault.
The man’s wife told deputies she does not believe her cat could have climbed the neighbors fence.
“She expressed suspicion the victim had taken the cat and had killed it himself,” the report states.
The deputy noted seeing blood on the faces of two of the dogs.
A manager at the Lazy Gator in Murrells Inlet reported a shoplifting April 4.
He said there was a 38-year-old man from Georgetown in the store that he recognized from previous shoplifting incidents.
The man was able to walk out of the store with two shirts while the manager was preoccupied.
A warrant was expected to be signed against the man.
Information is subject to change as the investigation proceeds. Individuals arrested and/or charged have not been convicted.