Police Blotter: Man sent nude photo of fiancee

  • Thursday, July 24, 2014

A 28-year-old Murrells Inlet woman said her ex-boyfriend, also 28, called her July 8 and got angry with her.

He then sent a nude photo of the woman to her fiance.

The woman told deputies she had no idea her ex had the picture and is scared he will send it to other people.

She said her ex got mad when she informed him she is happy and is getting married. She asked the man to leave her alone.

Her fiance called her the next morning about the photo he received.

The deputy spoke with the woman’s fiance and asked to see the text conversation he had with the suspect without showing him the nude photo.

“The witness showed me the picture anyway,” the deputy noted.

The man said the picture was sent to him after he sent the ex a text demanding he cease communications with his wife-to-be.

The woman said she does want to prosecute. She said she is unsure where the suspect is living. She said at one point he was living in his dad’s garage in Myrtle Beach.

Woman harassed

Another Murrells Inlet woman, age 24, says her ex-boyfriend – a 36-year-old Myrtle Beach man – has been harassing her and her current boyfriend via email, text and phone.

“She showed me some of the emails he had sent which contained sexually explicit text and images,” the deputy wrote.

The officer made contact with the suspect and warned him if he made any further contact with the woman or her boyfriend he would be charged with illegal use of a telephone.

Tractor saves vehicles

First it was a golf cart that got stuck. Then, a tow truck that was trying to retrieve the golf cart got stuck.

It happened July 14 on the beach in the 1100 block of South Waccamaw Drive.

Someone called 911 and reported there was a golf cart on the beach near the water and the tide was coming in.

When the deputy arrived he saw the golf cart but an owner was no where to be found.

He called for help and a four-wheel drive tow truck was driven to the scene by Low Country Tops and Wrecker.

The tow truck got stuck in the sand so a tractor was brought to the beach to remove the truck and the golf cart.

There was apparently a good reason the person who drove the cart on the beach fled the scene. It was reported stolen out of Horry County.

Missing horse found

A carousel horse was reported stolen from behind Pinnacle Construction in the 4500 block of Highway 17 Business in Murrells Inlet July 10, but it may have been a misunderstanding.

The complainant gave deputies a description of the person she believed took the horse, valued at $800.

The officers were able to track down that man’s address and went to his home and found the merry-go-round horse in his garage.

The man admitted taking the horse but said he did so because he had a phone conversation with the owners about a month ago about buying it.

The owners said they would not press charges since the man agreed to return the horse.

Theft from vehicles

A Smith and Wesson .380 handgun was reported stolen from a vehicle.

The owner, from Monroe, N.C., was vacationing at a home in the 500 block of South Waccamaw Drive when he discovered the gun and holster were missing from his vehicle.

A woman from West Union, S.C. was vacationing in the 1400 block of South Waccamaw Drive when someone went into a Honda Civic and took an Ipod Touch and $245 in cash.

The victim said the vehicle had been left unlocked and that it was strange that an Iphone and another Ipod that were in the vehicle were not taken.

A man from Pittsburgh reported his checkbook, a bag of fishing lures and seven fishing rods were taken from his vehicle parked at a home in the 1000 block of South Waccamaw Drive.

A bank bag containing $2,500 was taken from an Acura parked in the 1300 block of South Waccamaw Drive. The victim who reported the theft is a woman from Mount Pleasant.

Tired of the poop

A man from the 1100 block of Burgess Road said the woman who lives in an adjacent apartment has been bringing her dog on his property to do its business.

The man says he has “no trespassing” signs posted and has filed several reports about the incidents taking place,

The deputy attempted to make contact with the woman with negative results.

Bike theft

A North Carolina man reported two Schwinn bicycles were stolen from underneath the beach house he was renting in the 1200 block of South Waccamaw Drive July 9.

He said the bikes are valued at $1,200.

Information is subject to change as investigations proceed. Individuals arrested and/or charged have not been convicted.

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