Police Blotter: 12-year-old pulls knife

  • Friday, April 18, 2014

A woman from Exodus Drive said her 13-year-old son was playing basketball at Plantersville Park April 11 when a 12-year-old pulled a knife on him. The two students attend school together at Carvers Bay Middle.

The victim said he and the 12-year-old got into an argument and the teen pulled out the knife and stuck it in his face.

The woman said she did not want to press charges but wanted the incident documented.

Accidental shooting

A deputy met with a 33-year-old Georgetown man at the hospital emergency room Monday because he had accidentally shot himself.

The man said he was cleaning his 9mm handgun and it discharged as he was trying disassemble it.

He shot himself in the left hand.

Smasher cuts himself

A woman from Oatland Lake Road in Pawleys Island said she and her boyfriend got into an argument April 13 and he started to smash things and ended up cutting himself with broken glass creating a pool of blood.

The woman said he pushed her against the wall and left before deputies arrived.

The woman was very uncooperative, the report states. She declined to prosecute for the broken items.

Daughter bites mother

A 69-year-old Murrells Inlet woman said her 46-year-old daughter cooked dinner April 12 and then accused her mother of not caring about her.

“Her daughter then approached her and started slapping, biting and pulling (her) hair,” the report states.

A neighbor heard the older woman screaming for help and called 911.

The deputy noted a bite mark on the victim’s arm and other minor injuries.

Her daughter admitted to the violence and was arrested for simple assault.

DeBordieu burglary

A burglary was reported at a home on DeBordieu Blvd. April 12.

A pair of earrings, reportedly valued at $7,000, were reported stolen. Nothing else was reported missing.

There was no sign of forced entry into the home so the owner believes someone used a key they keep hidden to get inside.

Bouncer attacked

A man who works security at the Riverview Club in the northern section of the county called 911 at about 3 a.m. Sunday because of a fight in progress.

He said he walked in the restroom and saw several men using marijuana. He told them to stop using the drug on the property. A 30-year-old Georgetown man told the guard he ran the place and the guard could not tell him what to do.

Later, the suspect began to “tussle” with the guard which escalated into him hitting the guard on the head twice before running from the scene.

The suspect reportedly said he was going to get a gun and others at the club stopped him from taking the gun inside.

Information was expected to be presented to a magistrate for possible prosecution.

Woman grabbed

A 42-year-old Georgetown woman said she was walking alongside North Fraser Street at about 4 p.m. Monday when an unknown man grabbed her buttocks and would not let go.

The woman said she pushed the man twice in the chest in order to get free.

When she said she was calling police, the man ran down Prince Street.

The area was searched but the man was not located.

Towed cars angers man

Deputies were sent to the Island Bar in Pawleys Island April 7 because of a fight in progress.

A man said he walked upstairs to play pool when he was confronted by a 30-year-old man who was mad because the victim had towed the man’s vehicle several times.

The man grabbed the victim by the shirt and struck him in the face with a closed fist. Someone separated the two and the victim walked downstairs. The suspect followed and hit the victim again.

The victim said he left the bar to avoid further conflict.

The suspect, according to a bartender, fled out the back door and was not located.

Grease and feces vandalism

A manager at Phoenix Services in the 8700 block of Highmarket Street met with a deputy April 7 because of a messy vandalism.

Someone came on the property and spread grease all over the rungs of a ladder. The person also placed grease on an I-beam. The grease was shaped in the form of the letters J and M,

The suspect – who has not been identified – also defecated into the grate where the gravel is conveyed.

It appears, based on footprints, there is only one suspect.

Information is subject to change as the investigation proceeds. Individuals arrested and/or charged have not been convicted.

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