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Easter bunnies, surfboards and a few missing things

  • Thursday, May 1, 2014

‘Some things missing’

Upon arriving home, after a month away, a Deer Springs Loop, Georgetown resident, discovered “several things missing” from his home. Among the things missing werea John Deere Riding Lawnmower, an aluminum ladder, stainless steel table, backpack sprayers, a Hoelite chainsaw and a four-foot by eight-foot trailer.

The man’s son told Georgetown Sheriff’s deputies that he had noticed the missing items but had not said anything to his father as he didn’t want to upset him.

The son told police that another man had stopped by the residence about five times while his father was away.

Nothing was missing from inside the house.

Duo steals bunny

A Jackson Village Rd., Georgetown resident told sheriff’s deputies that she went outside April 14, and witnessed a white male and female take an inflatable lawn decoration – an Easter bunny on a motorcycle. She told police she yelled at them and they fled in a silver four-door pickup after throwing the lawn ornament in the bed of the truck. Deputies patrolled the area but were unable to locate the truck or the Easter bunny.

Stolen surfboards

A Pawleys Island resident told Georgetown Sheriff’s deputies that two surfboards were stolen from the front lawn of the Westfield Dr. residence.

One board was yellow, fading into light green and the other yellow with a sunrise circle and lighthouse inside the circle. The boards were valued at $700 and $900 respectively.

Costly repose

A man told Georgetown Police that while he was sleeping at the Quality Inn on Church Street, someone entered his room and stole his clothes. Inside his pants was his wallet.

He found his clothing in an exterior trash can but was unable to locate his pants and wallet. The wallet contained his drivers license and credit/debit cards. He contacted his bank and was told there were fraudulent charges against his account.

Not that funny

Georgetown Police responded to Broad and Front Streets upon seeing one of two women walking on the sidewalk, fall to the ground. The woman lay on the ground laughing. Both women were intoxicated, according tot he incident report.

After inquiring if the women were alright and suggesting that they call for a ride since they were both intoxicated, one of the women called the officer a name. Advising them not to use profanity, the woman responded using more profanity at which point the officer attempted to place her in handcuffs but she resisted arrest. The woman then stumbled to the ground because of the level of intoxication, police say. The officer called for assistance as the woman rolled on her back and attempted to kick the officer. She was charged with disorderly conduct.

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