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Town of Ridgeland, SC
Police Department

One Town Square
P.O. Box 1719
Ridgeland, SC 29936
Emergency:
911

Office Phone:
(843) 726-7530

After Hours Phone:
(843) 726-7519


 

THE FOLLOWING INCIDENTS ARE AN ACCOUNT OF CALLS AND CASES RESPONDED TO BY OFFICERS OF THE RIDGELAND POLICE DEPARTMENT.  THESE CASES ARE CLOSED OR CURRENTLY UNDER INVESTIGATION.  IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION THAT MAY BE HELPFUL PLEASE CONTACT LIEUTENANT LITCHFIELD AT 843-726-7509 OR SERGEANT MCINTOSH AT 843-321-0780.

 

DECEMBER 19, 2014

 

Ridgeland Officers traveled to the MacDougall Correctional Institution in Ridgeville, SC where a hold had been placed on inmate Marvin Mitchell in reference to outstanding warrants issued against him by the Ridgeland Police Department.  He was turned over to their custody and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center.  Mitchell's charges stemmed from a March 22, 2013 traffic stop on East Main Street at the I-95 interchange where he was arrested and charged with driving the wrong way on a one way road, driving under suspension 3rd and simple possession of marijuana.  He was then found guilty of the charges in Ridgeland Municipal Court on April 8, 2013 and placed on a time payment plan which he failed to comply with resulting in warrants being issued for his arrest on May 6, 2013.  He was later involved in a February 23, 2014 domestic dispute at a residence at Baytree Apartments at 107 First Avenue resulting in a warrant being issued for his arrest under the charge of criminal domestic violence.

 

A property damage report was filed at the Ridgeland High School at 250 Jaguar Trail after a black Dodge Caliber was damaged with a key during a basketball game sometime between 5:45 and 9:30 pm.

 

A suspicious vehicle was reported in the parking lot of Baytree Apartments at 107 First Avenue.

 

A report was received from the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office in reference to a stolen check case in that jurisdiction.  The check was then deposited at the Regions Bank ATM at 11004 North Jacob Smart Boulevard on the evening of December 2nd with a forged signature.  Surveillance video of the incident has been obtained showing suspects Julie Hayward, 52 of Ridgeland, and Anastachia McBride, 31 of Ridgeland, as being the suspects involved and is being reviewed by Ridgeland Investigators and Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Detectives for pending charges.

     

                                                    Julie Hayward      Anastachia McBride

 

Officers responded to activated alarms at the Spay & Neuter Animal Clinic at 21 Getsinger Street and the Blue Heron Nature Center at 321 Bailey Lane.

 

A silver Mazda 3 was stopped for speeding on I-95 North around the 21 mile marker where driver Lizz Marie Torres-Sanchez was found to be operating under a suspended Florida driver's license as well as having no valid insurance coverage.  She was placed under arrest and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center as Eric's Towing took possession of the vehicle.

 

A green Kia Soul was stopped for a defective equipment violation at the intersection of North Jacob Smart Boulevard and Highway 278 where driver Bonnie Crouse, 19 of Early Branch SC, was found to be in possession of a quantity of marijuana.  She was issued citations and assigned a court date for the offenses before leaving the area.

 

 

DECEMBER 18, 2014

 

A black Chevy Trailblazer was stopped for speeding on Highway 462 at the Zion Oak Church where driver Bruce Fox Jr. was found to be operating under a suspended South Carolina driver's license for failure to pay traffic fines violations as well as a previous conviction for driving under suspension on his record.  He was placed under arrest and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center as the vehicle was released to a licensed passenger with Fox's permission.

 

A civil dispute was reported at the Econo Lodge Motel at 511 James Taylor Drive in reference to money owed to a former employee.

 

A juvenile petition was filed against a 11 year old male charging him with larceny in reference to the December 17th theft of an iPhone 4 from the Ridgeland High School at 250 Jaguar Trail.  The case was then forwarded to the Department of Juvenile Justice.

 

A noise complaint was filed in reference to a residence on First Avenue.

 

A civil dispute was reported at a residence on Timberland Road in reference to money owed on a vehicle.  The transaction had reportedly occurred at the Boat & RV Store at 401 Sycamore Drive.

 

A Ford pickup and a Mercury SUV were involved in a collision at the intersection of Highway 17 and Smiths Crossing.  No injuries were reported.

 

A blue Mazda 6 was stopped for speeding 80 mph on Bees Creek Road as well as an equipment violation where driver Alvian Alvira was placed under arrest and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center as Elite Towing took possession of the vehicle.

 

Officers responded to activated alarms at the Rite Aid Pharmacy at 8225 East Main Street and a residence on Brandon Cove in the North Ridge Community.

 

 

DECEMBER 17, 2014

 

Officers responded to a call in the parking lot of the Piggly Wiggly Grocery Store at 10847 North Jacob Smart Boulevard in reference to a male subject in a Dodge Ram pickup stating that he and his friend had been assaulted while smoking crack in a church parking lot.  Colin Russell was ultimately placed under arrest after Officers determined him to be under the influence of narcotics as the second subject, Edward Garvin, was placed under arrest in reference to an outstanding bench warrant issued by the Ridgeland Police Department.  Both men were transported to the Jasper County Detention Center as Webster's Towing took possession of the vehicle.  Edward Garvin's charges stemmed from a November 10, 2014 shoplifting incident at the Dollar General Store at 8123 East Main Street where he was placed under arrest and charged with felony property crime enhancement and public disorderly conduct after being captured on surveillance video stealing store items.  He then failed to appear in Ridgeland Municipal Court to answer for the disorderly conduct charge on December 8, 2014 where he was found guilty during a trial in absence and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

 

A trespassing complaint was filed by a resident on East Wilson Street after suspicious items were discovered on the complainant's vehicle.

 

Several juveniles were reportedly playing in the roadway on First Avenue.

 

A male subject possibly overdosing on prescription narcotics became uncooperative with EMS Personnel responding to the residence on Live Oak Farm Road.  He was ultimately detained after becoming combative with Ridgeland Police Officers and Jasper County Deputies and transported by EMS to Coastal Carolina Medical Center in Hardeeville for treatment.

 

A white iPhone 4 was reportedly stolen from a student during a band performance at the Ridgeland High School at 250 Jaguar Trail.

 

Jenna and Billy Beckett were placed under arrest at the Carolina Lodge Motel in Hampton after warrants were issued against them stemming from a December 14, 2014 theft of a television at the Carolina Lodge Motel at 8260 East Main Street in Ridgeland.  Both suspects were taken to the Hampton County Detention Center where they were turned over to the custody of Ridgeland Police Officers and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center for warrant service.

 

A report of possible illegal drug activity was reported at Turpin Park at 901 North Logan Street.

 

Officers responded to activated alarms at the Star Point BP Station at 11122 North Jacob Smart Boulevard and the Rite Aid Pharmacy at 8225 East Main Street.

 

 

DECEMBER 16, 2014

 

A report was filed in reference to a collision that occurred on yesterday's date at the Shell Station at 8309 East Main Street where a red Honda Accord reportedly backed into a black Hyundai Elantra. Neither party involved contacted Law Enforcement at the time of the collision.

 

Officers responded to an activated alarm at a residence on Eleanor Avenue.

 

A suspicious vehicle was reported parked outside of the main gate at the Ridgeland Correctional Institution at 5 Correctional Road.

 

A civil dispute was reported in reference to an ATV sold at the ATV Warehouse at 8167 East Main Street.

 

A domestic dispute between two males was reported at a residence on South Logan Street.

 

A complaint was filed by a resident at Baytree Apartments at 107 First Avenue in reference to a male subject being on the property who was previously placed on trespass notice.

 

 

DECEMBER 15, 2014

 

A green Buick was stopped for speeding on Tillman Road where the driver provided Officers with a fictitious name in an effort to conceal his identity.  He was placed under arrest and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center where he was ultimately positively identified as James Antoine Robinson who is listed as a wanted person by the Liberty County Sheriff's Office in Georgia for an outstanding larceny warrant. The vehicle was released to the registered owner Holyoka Williams, 32 of Claxton GA, after she was issued a citation and assigned a court date for allowing an unauthorized driver.

 

Officers responded to an activated alarm at the Jasper County Magistrates Office at 967 West Adams Street.

 

A black Jeep Cherokee was reported in the parking lot of the Ridgeland High School at 250 Jaguar Trail with an unrestrained child inside of the vehicle.

 

A suspicious vehicle was reported at the basketball court in the Carters Mill Estates Community.

 

Rodney Hugue was placed under arrest at the Short Stop BP Station at 10728 South Jacob Smart Bouelvard and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center after Patrol Officers spotted him entering the store.  Hugue's charges stemmed from a November 13, 2013 larceny at the Appliance Depot at 107 Brabham Street where he was captured on surveillance video stealing store items while employed there.  He was arrested for the offense on November 18, 2013 and found guilty of the charges in Ridgeland Municipal Court on December 9, 2013 at which time he was placed on a time payment plan to settle the Court ordered fines which he failed to comply with resulting in a warrant being issued for his arrest.

 

A welfare check was conducted at the Siesta Motel at 10530 South Jacob Smart Boulevard after suspicious noises were heard coming from a vacant room.

 

A domestic dispute was reported between a mother and her 15 year old son on Grays Highway following an argument that ensued when he refused to go to school.

 

 

DECEMBER 14, 2014

 

An assault was reported at the Carolina Lodge Motel at 8260 East Main Street after a black male knocked on a tenant's door and struck the female who answered.  The suspect then forced his way inside and began rummaging through the room before fleeing the area on foot after 911 was called.

 

A suspicious vehicle was reported parked in front of a residence on North Green Street.

 

A gold Dodge Caliber was stopped for speeding on South Jacob Smart Boulevard at the Mango Drive intersection where driver Alex Ponce was found to be in possession of a quantity of marijuana and a loaded 40 caliber handgun.  He was placed under arrest and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center as the vehicle was released to a licensed passenger with Ponce's permission.

 

Officer responded to activated alarms at the Sunoco Station at 11965 North Jacob Smart Boulevard and the Short Stop BP Station at 10728 South Jacob Smart Boulevard.

 

Two LG 32" LED televisions were stolen from two separate rooms at the Carolina Lodge Motel at 8260 East Main Street.  A warrant affidavit has been filed against Richard J. Bozard, 31 of Ridgeland, charging him with larceny and against Edward D. Garvin, 51 of Ridgeland, charging him with felony property crime enhancement.

 

                                                    Richard Bozard      Edward Garvin

 

A suspicious vehicle was reported at the Short Stop BP Station at 10728 South Jacob Smart Boulevard.

 

An undisclosed amount of currency was stolen from the center console of a black GMC Envoy left unlocked in front of the Taqueria Rocio store at 7715 West Main Street at approximately 8:30 pm.  Evidence collected from the vehicle has been submitted to the SLED Forensics Laboratory for suspect identification and pending charges.

 

 

DECEMBER 13, 2014

 

An assault was reported during a dispute between a male and a female at a residence at Woodridge Apartments at 414 South Logan Street where the male party fled the area when Law Enforcement was called.  After collecting evidence and statements a warrant affidavit was filed against Jonathan Stevenson, 29 of Ridgeland, charging him with assault & battery 3rd.

Jonathan Stevenson

 

An orange outdoor extension cord was stolen out of an open garage from a residence on Wise Street.

 

A hunting dog wearing a tracker was reported on Bees Creek Road at the Hummingbird Drive intersection just before noon.  It was last seen running East towards the exit 18 area.

 

Officers responded to activated alarms at the Badcock Furniture Store at 10213 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, the Main Street Pharmacy at 7752 West Main Street and the Sunoco Station at 11965 North Jacob Smart Boulevard.

 

A welfare check was conducted at a residence on South Green Street after an open line 911 call was received.

 

Two separate loud music complaints were received in reference to a residence on Shadetree Street in the Carters Mill Estates Community.

 

A suspicious vehicle was reported at a residence on North Green Street.

 

A domestic incident was reported at a residence at Logan Lane Apartments at 544 South Logan Street in reference to a female being locked out of the apartment.

 

A bicycle was reported missing from a residence on Wise Street and was later found discarded in the roadway on Augusta Avenue.  The victim did not wish to pursue charges.

 

 

DECEMBER 12, 2014

 

Officers responding to an activated alarm at a residence on South Logan Street discovered a broken pane of glass indicative of someone attempting to break in before being frightened away by the alarm.  No items were reported missing from the residence.

 

A theft report was filed in reference to a cell phone being stolen from the Dollar General Store at 8123 East Main Street at approximately 7:00 pm on Sunday December 7th.

 

Officers responded to activated alarms at the Kingdom Touch Ministries Church at 6714 Tillman Road and assisted Jasper County Deputies in responding to an activation at Blatchley Tire & Auto at 10015 South Jacob Smart Boulevard.

 

A Nissan and a Lincoln were involved in a collision in front of the Main Street Pharmacy at 7752 West Main Street.  No injuries were reported.

 

A report of gunshots being fired was filed by a resident on West Adams Street.

 

A heavyset black male was reportedly asking customers and passers by for money in front of the Ridgeland Post Office at 7554 West Main Street.

 

 

DECEMBER 11, 2014

 

A theft report was filed by a property owner at a residence on West Adams Street after a recently evicted tenant removed several of the home's appliances from the property when moving out.  A warrant has been issued against Sakina Johnson Ferguson, 37 of Ridgeland, charging her with larceny.

Sakina Ferguson

 

A noise complaint was filed in reference to music coming from the Farmers Market at 9935 South Jacob Smart Boulevard during a leased event.

 

A Husqvarna riding mower and a black 6x10' utility trailer were stolen from a residence on Pinckney Court sometime between 3:00 pm on December 10th and 6:00 pm on December 11th after being left unsecured in the front yard.

 

A welfare check was conducted at a residence on Captain Bill Road.

 

A harassment complaint was filed by a subject at the Star Point BP Station at 11122 North Jacob Smart Boulevard after a female subject allegedly threatened him violating a previously issued no contact order.

 

A complaint was filed by a resident on Ike Street in reference to several juveniles loitering in the roadway.

 

A Honda Accord was involved in a single vehicle collision on I-95 South when it struck a piece of debris in the roadway around the 18 mile marker.  No injuries were reported.

 

 

Two suspicious vehicles were reported at Turpin Park at 901 North Logan Street.

 

Officers responded to activated alarms at the Sunoco Station at 11965 North Jacob Smart Boulevard, the Family Dollar Store at 74 South Green Street, a residence on Honeycomb Court in the Bees Creek Plantation Community and assisted Jasper County Deputies in responding to an activation at the Great Swamp Baptist Church at 9009 Tarboro Road.

 

 

DECEMBER 10, 2014

 

A subject was captured on surveillance video stealing a Husqvarna 389 XPT chainsaw from the bed of a truck belonging to a tenant at the Quality Inn Motel at 221 James Taylor Drive around 2:00 am.

 

A civil dispute was filed by the Property Manager at Heron Crossing Apartments at 72 Heron Crossing Drive in reference to formerly evicted tenants returning to the property.

 

Two male subjects were reportedly skateboarding at the Piggly Wiggly Grocery Store at 10847 North Jacob Smart Boulevard despite being told not to by Store Management.  They were later spotted skating in the roadway in front of the Bank of Walterboro at 8058 East Main Street.

 

A domestic dispute was reported at a residence on Forrest Drive in reference to a 16 year old incorrigible juvenile refusing to go to school.

 

Julie Hayward turned herself in to Officers at the Ridgeland Police Department in reference to a warrant being issued against her stemming from a December 1, 2014 theft of a wallet at the Rite Aid Pharmacy at 8225 East Main Street.  She was transported to the Jasper County Detention Center.

 

A domestic dispute between a female complainant and her elderly mother was reported at a residence on North Green Street.

 

A report of gunshots being fired was filed by a residence in the Carters Mill Estates Community.

 

A welfare check was requested at a residence on Oak Plantation Drive after the homeowner heard noises outside of the home.

 

A suspicious person was reported at the EZ Stop II Store at 80 Blue Heron Drive.

 

A male subject was reportedly asking customers and passers by for money in the parking lot of the Dollar General Store at 8123 East Main Street.

 

Officers responded to an activated alarm at the Rite Aid Pharmacy at 8225 East Main Street and three separate activations at the Family Dollar Store at 74 South Green Street.

 

 

DECEMBER 9, 2014

 

A white Mercury Sable was stopped for driving without headlights as it turned into the parking lot of the McDonalds Restaurant at 8548 Grahamville Road. When the Officer began his approach towards the vehicle the driver sped forward in an aggressive manner initiating a pursuit.  The suspect vehicle then turned onto Kelmont Drive where the driver and front seat passenger exited and fled the area on foot after coming to a large gate blocking the roadway.  The owner of the suspect vehicle, Toire Hanley, was removed from the back seat where he was found to be in possession of a quantity of marijuana and crack cocaine.  He was placed under arrest and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center as Scott's Automotive took possession of the vehicle.

 

 

A red Toyota Corolla was stopped for speeding on Highway 462 where driver Alfredo Galindo-Rodriguez was found to be operating without a driver's license.  He was placed under arrest and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center as J&M Towing took possession of the vehicle.

 

A fraud report was filed by a Grays Highway resident after numerous unauthorized charges appeared on his South State Bank credit card statement.

 

Officers responded to the parking lot of Logan Lane Apartments at 544 South Logan Street after information was received identifying an armed subject sitting inside of a vehicle in the parking lot.  Temarcus Omari Fields was discovered behind the wheel of a blue Kia Soul in possession of a large quantity of marijuana, a loaded 9mm handgun and a quantity of crack cocaine.  Further investigation revealed him to be listed as a wanted person with the Lamar County GA Sheriff's Office stemming from an outstanding narcotics warrant.  He was placed under arrest and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center as Little T's Towing took possession of the vehicle.  Fields' criminal history revealed numerous felony convictions prohibiting him from possessing a firearm or ammunition.

 

James Pedrick was discovered intoxicated walking South on I-95 around the 18 mile marker where he was placed under arrest and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center.

 

A domestic dispute between a female and a reportedly intoxicated male occurred at a residence on Wiley Street.

 

Jasper County Deputies traveled to the Hampton County Detention Center where a hold had been placed on inmate Odis Rhoden in reference to outstanding armed robbery and kidnapping warrants.  He was turned over to their custody and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center where Ridgeland Officers served 2 outstanding forgery warrants issued against him by the Ridgeland Police Department on May 29, 2014 stemming from a stolen check cashed at the Regions Bank at 11004 North Jacob Smart Boulevard and another at the Check Into Cash Store at 8225-D East Main Street.

 

Gerald Wright was placed under arrest and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center from the Jaspers Porch Restaurant at 153 James Taylor Drive in reference to outstanding warrants issued against him by the Ridgeland Police Department.  Wright's charges stemmed from a December 4, 2012 traffic stop for an improper turn and defective equipment violation at the Regions Bank at 11004 North Jacob Smart Boulevard where he was arrested and charged after being found to be operating a gray Dodge Ram pickup under a suspended South Carolina driver's license.  He was then found guilty of the charges in Ridgeland Municipal Court on December 17, 2012 and placed on a time payment plan to settle the Court ordered fines which he failed to comply with resulting in warrants being issued for his arrest.

 

Offiers responded to activated alarms at the Rite Aid Pharmacy at 8225 East Main Street and the Southeast Pyrotechnics Warehouse at 11142 North Jacob Smart Boulevard.

 

Ellen Williford, Lanteena James and Stormie Williford turned themselves in to Officers at the Ridgeland Police Deparmtment in reference to outstanding warrants issued against them stemming from a December 8, 2014 assault at the Pratt Memorial Library at 451 East Wilson Street.  All suspects were transported to the Jasper County Detention Center.

 

 

DECEMBER 8, 2014

 

Nafeast Patrick was arrested and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center after being sentenced to a total of 70 days in jail at Ridgeland Municipal Court.  He was found guilty of charges stemming from an October 25, 2014 traffic stop at the Pizza Hut Restaurant at 10856 North Jacob Smart Boulevard where he was arrested under charges of improper passing, driving under suspension, operating uninsured & failure to register vehicle.

 

A cell phone was reported stolen from a residence on North Logan Street after a subject inquiring about items for sale was left alone with it.  A warrant affidavit has been filed against Henry Shawn Spann, 33 of Ridgeland, for the theft.

Henry Spann

 

A harassment complaint was filed by a female subject after 2 vehicles began following her from the Dollar General Store at 8123 East Main Street in reference to alleged shoplifting warrants against her. All subjects involved pulled into the Ridgeland Police Department parking lot where the accusers were advised that there are no outstanding warrants against the female and ordered to cease following her.

 

A welfare check was requested at a residence at Ridge Point Apartments at 669 North Green Street in reference to a male subject possibly attempting to damage the complainant's vehicle due to an ongoing dispute.

 

Officers responded to the Pratt Memorial Library at 451 East Wilson Street after a male and female were assaulted in the parking lot by 4 subjects who fled the area when 911 was called.  The assault reportedly stems from an earlier incident at the Ridgeland High School at 250 Jaguar Trail.  After collecting evidence and witness statements warrant affidavits were filed against Ellen Michelle Williford, 38 of Hardeeville, Ja'von Tyrique Young, 18 of Hardeeville, Stormie Michele Williford, 17 of Hardeeville and Lenteena Channel James, 17 of Hardeeville, charging each with assault & battery 2nd.

                 

                   Ellen Williford            Ja'von Young        Stormie Williford    Lenteena James

 

A white male was reportedly harassing customers and passers by at the Rite Aid Pharmacy at 8225 East Main Street asking them for money.  He was also reported at the Waffle House Restaurant at 8185 East Main Street.

 

 

DECEMBER 7, 2014

 

A white Ford Explorer was stopped for speeding on I-95 North where driver David Merida-Angeles was found to be operating without a driver's license.  He was placed under arrest and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center as Eric's Towing took possession of the vehicle.

 

A suspicious vehicle was reported in front of the Ridgeland High School at 250 Jaguar Trail.

 

A domestic dispute between a mother and son was reported at the Carolina Lodge Motel at 8260 East Main Street.

 

Officers responded to an activated alarm at the McDonalds Restaurant at 8548 Grahamville Road.

 

Two stray dogs were reported in the parking lot of the Short Stop BP Station at 10728 South Jacob Smart Boulevard.

 

A Volvo S70 being driven by Calletano Cordova Santibanez struck a Nissan Maxima parked outside of a residence on Shadetree Street in the Carters Mill Estates Community pushing it into the underpinning of the home.  Santibez then fled the scene parking the Volvo in the driveway of another residence and exiting.  After gathering physical evidence and witness statements Santibez was placed under arrest and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center.  He has previously been arrested and charged with no driver's license and driving under suspension offenses by Ridgeland Officers on February 11, 2014, September 27, 2014 & October 7, 2014.  In addition, he was arrested and charged with driving under the influence & no driver's license during a traffic stop with South Carolina Highway Patrol Officers on December 25, 2011.  No injuries were reported in today's collision.

 

 

Officers responded to a domestic dispute at a residence on Dolphin Drive in the Carters Mill Estates Community after one of the parties involved took several items from the residence before leaving including a checkbook that did not belong to him.

 

A suspicious vehicle was reported on Hagin Drive.

 

A domestic dispute was reported at a residence on Hagin Drive; however the complainant declined on filing a report to document the incident.

 

A welfare check was requested on a subject at the Pratt Memorial Library at 451 East Wilson Street.

 

A complaint was filed at the EZ Stop II at 80 Blue Heron Drive in reference to a subject in the parking lot asking customers and passers by for money.

 

 

DECEMBER 6, 2014

 

A report of possible criminal sexual conduct was filed at a residence at Baytree Apartments at 107 First Avenue after a 14 year old female was allegedly assaulted by her 36 year old cousin who is a registered sex offender.  This case is currently under investigation.

 

A white Chevy Tahoe was stopped for speeding on I-95 North where driver Taylor Bagwell was found to be operating under a suspended South Carolina driver's license.  She was placed under arrest and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center as Elite Towing took possession of the vehicle.

 

A white Ford F150 pickup was struck by a dark colored late model Toyota which immediately fled the area at the intersection of South Jacob Smart Boulevard and Woodlawn Street.  No injuries were reported.

 

A black male was reportedly causing a disturbance inside of the Burger King Restaurant at 8257 East Main Street after becoming irate and cursing at employees.  The subject left the area prior to Law Enforcement arrival.

 

A welfare check was requested at the Carolina Lodge Motel at 8260 East Main Street after shouting was heard coming from inside of one of the guest rooms.

 

A suspicious white male armed with a gun was reported at a residence on Gamecock Circle after knocking on the complainant's door stating that someone was trying to kill him. The subject left the area when the homeowner called 911.

 

A property damage report was filed by a resident on North Logan Street in reference to the complainant's white Honda Accord suffering a broken window and a damaged hood. This incident reportedly occurred on December 5, 2014 in the parking lot of Baytree Apartments at 107 First Aveneu following a dispute between 2 females at Club Oceans at 8812 South Jacob Smart Boulevard.  The complainant stated that a report was not filed when the incident actually occurred due to her being hospitalized.

 

A High Point 40 caliber handgun was turned over to Patrol Officers after a homeowner discovered it lying by the roadside on East Langford Street on Friday morning.

 

A suspicious vehicle was reported at the KFC Restaurant at 8146 East Main Street.

 

A black Chevy Suburban and a blue Hyundai  Azera were involved in a collision in the parking lot of the Dollar General Store at 8123 East Main Street.  No injuries were reported.

 

 

A green Ford Escort wagon was stopped after failing to yield the right of way as the driver exited the Econo Lodge Motel at 511 James Taylor Dr where driver James Mitchell Jr. was found to be operating under a suspended South Carolina driver's license stemming from a failure to pay violation.  He was placed under arrest and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center as the vehicle was released to a licensed acquaintance of the arrestee with his permission.

 

A report of fireworks being fired within the city limits was filed after 2 subjects were observed igniting them outside of Devonwood Apartments at 137 Captain Bill Road.

 

A civil dispute was reported by a tenant at the Siesta Motel  at 10530 South Jacob Smart Boulevard in reference to personal property dispursment between 2 former roommates.

 

 

DECEMBER 5, 2014

 

Officers responded to a disturbance at Baytree Apartments at 107 First Avenue after two vehicles carrying several males armed with handguns pulled into the parking lot in what was reportedly a response to a dispute that occurred earlier in the evening between 2 females at Club Pluto at 8812 South Jacob Smart Boulevard.  Both vehicles left the apartment complex after becoming aware that Law Enforcement was en route and a description was issued to surrounding agencies.  Later in the evening a Jasper County Deputy spotted one of the vehicles on Tillman Road at which time the driver stopped and all occupants immediately exited and fled from the area on foot.

 

A report of gunshots being fired was reported on Shadetree Street in the Carters Mill Estates Community.

 

A domestic dispute was reported at a residence at Heron Crossing Apartments at 313 Heron Crossing Road. One of the parties left the area and the other refused to file a report regarding the incident.

 

Jonathan Bragg was placed under arrest and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center after striking an employee at Ned's Pub & Grub at 11090 North Jacob Smart Boulevard during a dispute over the business not accepting debit cards as a method of payment.

 

A suspicious person was reported at a residence on Tillman Road.

 

Officers responded to a domestic dispute at a residence on Shadetree Street in the Carters Mill Estates Community where an argument over car keys reportedly turned physical before the suspect fled the area as 911 was called.  After gathering evidence from the scene a warrant affidavit was filed against Rafael Vila-Gomez, 26 of Ridgeland, charging him with criminal domestic violence.

 

 

DECEMBER 4, 2014

 

Officers responded to a residence on South Logan Street after the homeowner discovered a tear in one of the residence window screens indicative of someone attempting to remove it.

 

A disturbance was reported at the Ridgeland Weekly Rentals at 67 West Woodlawn Street in reference to a female on scene causing engaged in an argument with a relative.

 

A report was filed in reference to a residence in the Oakridge Trailer Park Community at 700 North Green Street after information was received from NC authorities concerning possible threats made towards children inside the residence.

 

Officers responded to an activated alarm at the Wright Directions Family Services Center at 60 South Railroad Avenue.

 

 

DECEMBER 3, 2014

 

A white Jaguar was stopped on North Logan Street after Patrol Officers spotted Grace Hudson inside of the vehicle who was known to be listed as a wanted person by the Ridgeland Police Department in reference to a November 16, 2014 assault at the Handy Dans Gulf Station at 8250 East Main Street.  She was placed under arrest and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center as Little T's Towing took possession of the vehicle.

 

Two subjects were reportedly involved in an argument in the parking lot of Logan Lane Apartments at 544 South Logan Street.

 

An armed male was reported behind the Carolina Lodge Motel at 8260 East Main Street.

 

Kayla Kilpatrick, 26 of Ridgeland, was placed on trespass notice at Heron Crossing Apartments at 72 Heron Crossing Drive at the Property Manager's request.

 

Officers responded to an activated alarm at a residence on Rosa Lee Wright Lane.

 

Miranda Major was placed under arrest at her residence at Logan Lane Apartments at 544 South Logan Street after warrants were issued against her as well as co-defendant Stormy McCroy in reference to an October 1, 2014 assault at the Star Point BP Station at 11122 North Jacob Smart Boulevard.  Stormy McCroy arrived at the Ridgeland Police Department a short time later to turn herself in without incident.  Both suspects were transported to the Jasper County Detention Center.

 

Four suspicious males were reported in the parking lot of the Siesta Motel at 10530 South Jacob Smart Boulevard.

 

A red Oldsmobile was involved in a single vehicle collision on I-95 North around the 22 mile marker when the driver lost control and struck the center median guard wires crossing underneath and coming to a rest on the Southbound side of the interstate.  No injuries were reported.

 

A domestic dispute between a mother and son was reported at the Carolina Lodge at 8260 East Main Street.

 

An open rear door was discovered at the Queen Nails Salon at 8120 East Main Street.

 

Two male subjects were reportedly arguing with another in the parking lot of the Burger King Restaurant at 8257 East Main Street over an illegal drug transaction.

 

 

DECEMBER 2, 2014

 

A civil dispute was reported by a former tenant at Heron Crossing Apartments at 72 Heron Crossing Road in reference to personal property being removed following an eviction process.

 

A theft was reported at a residence on Oakridge South in the Oakridge Trailer Park Community at 700 North Green Street in reference to an undisclosed amount of cash missing from a bedroom.

 

A Honda CR-V and a Mercedes sport utility were involved in a collision at the intersection of Main Street and North Jacob Smart Boulevard.  No injuries were reported.

 

 

Officers traveled to the Beaufort County Detention Center at 100 Ribaut Road in Beaufort where a hold had been placed on inmate Jeremiah Shaw in reference to outstanding warrants issued by the Ridgeland Police Department.  He was transferred to the custody of Ridgeland Officers and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center.  Shaw's charges stemmed from a February 20, 2014 incident at the Carolina Lodge Motel at 8260 East Main Street where he was arrested and charged with trespassing and malicious injury to property after breaking into a vacant room.  He was then found guilty of the charges in Ridgeland Municipal Court on March 31, 2014 and placed on a time payment plan to settle the Court ordered fines which he failed to comply with resulting in a warrant being issued for his arrest.

 

An open door was discovered at the DSS Office at 10908 North Jacob Smart Boulevard.  The building was found to be empty with no signs of any criminal activity.

 

A Kia mini van and a Chevy Tahoe were involved in a collision in the parking lot of the Star Point BP Station at 11122 North Jacob Smart Boulevard.  No injuries were reported.

 

Paris Taylor was placed under arrest at her residence on Shadetree Street in the Carters Mill Estates Community and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center in reference to an outstanding warrant issued against her following a December 1, 2014 shoplifting charge at the Family Dollar Store at 73 South Green Street.

 

A civil dispute was reported at the Heron Crossing Apartments leasing office at 72 Heron Crossing Road in reference to a former employee refusing to return business property.

 

 

DECEMBER 1, 2014

 

A green Volkswagen Passat was stopped for speeding on I-95 North where driver Salvatore Gagiulo was found to be in possession of a quantity of marijuana.  He was placed under arrest and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center as J&M Towing took possession of the vehicle.

 

A forgery report was filed by a resident on North Green Street after 2 checks belonging to the complainant were cashed by a relative for undisclosed amounts at locations in Hardeeville and Okatie.  The case was forwarded to the Hardeeville Police Department and the Bluffton Police Department.

 

A loitering complaint was filed at a residence at Logan Lane Apartments at 544 South Logan Street in reference to subjects hanging around in the parking lot.

 

A wallet was reported stolen from the front register area of the Rite Aid Pharmacy at 8225 East Main Street after the complainant accidentally left the store without it.  Another customer in line then fraudulently claimed ownership of the wallet and left the premises with it in hand.  After reporting the theft the wallet was shortly after returned to the rightful owner by an acquaintance of the suspect with an undisclosed amount of cash missing.

 

A 2 year old child was reportedly locked inside of a vehicle at a residence on Carriage Way. The child was shortly after removed from the vehicle unharmed.

 

A Chevy Silverado and a Chrysler PT Cruiser were involved in a collision on East Main Street at the I-95 interchange.  No injuries were reported.

 

Officers responded to an activated alarm at a residence on Azalea Avenue and two separate activations at the Ridgeland Coin Laundry at 10246 South Jacob Smart Boulevard.

 

A welfare check was conducted on a subject in the parking lot of the Shell Station at 8309 East Main Street.

 

A review of surveillance video at the Family Dollar Store at 73 South Green Street revealed a November 30, 2014 shoplifiting incident in which Paris Alexandria Taylor, 19 of Ridgeland, was captured on tape stealing numerous items from the store.  A warrant affidavit has been filed against Taylor for the offense.

 

 

 

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