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Town of Ridgeland, SC
Police Department

11323 N. Jacob Smart Boulevard
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.

 

FEBRUARY 9, 2016

 

  • 3:16 a.m. - A moped was reportedly being operated on I-95 South around the 30 mile marker.

 

  • 11:10 a.m. - A male subject was reportedly lying beside the roadway on South Jacob Smart Boulevard at the Smith's Crossing intersection.

 

  • 11:26 a.m. - A financial transaction card fraud report was filed at the Ridgeland Police Department after the complainant discovered two unauthorized transactions on their South State Bank debit card that occurred on Sunday February 7th at the Dollar General Store at 8123 East Main Street and a third at the Harvey's Grocery Store at 8205 East Main Street.  Surveillance video is being reviewed for suspect identification and pending charges.

 

  • 11:34 a.m. - A reckless driver was reported on I-95 North around the 16 mile marker in reference to a blue Hyundai Elantra.

 

  • 11:54 a.m. - A welfare check was conducted on a black male crawling by the roadway on East Main Street at the I-95 interchange.  The subject was voluntarily transported to Coastal Carolina Medical Center in Hardeeville for evaluation.

 

  • 9:02 p.m. - Two suspicious males were reported behind the Golden Triangle Repair Office at 106 West Langford Street.

 

  • 10:22 p.m. - A noise complaint was filed at The Siesta Motel at 10530 South Jacob Smart Boulevard in reference to a black female tenant shouting and playing loud music in the parking lot area.

 

 

FEBRUARY 8, 2016

 

  • 2:12 a.m. - A suspicious vehicle was reported at Little T's Towing at 11577 North Jacob Smart Boulevard in reference to a silver passenger car.

 

  • 9:39 a.m. - A welfare check was conducted at a residence at Baytree Apartments at 107 First Avenue in reference to alleged child neglect.

 

  • 10:50 a.m. - A Chevy Caprice and a white pickup were involved in a collision at the South State Bank at 10671 South Jacob Smart Boulevard.  No injuries were reported.

 

  • 11:00 a.m. - Brandon O'Neal Mulligan was placed under arrest at the Ridgeland Municipal Courtroom at 1 Town Square and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center in reference to an outstanding warrant issued by the Ridgeland Police Department.  Mulligan's charges stemmed from a February 3rd 2016 domestic dispute at Baytree Apartments at 107 First Avenue where he assaulted a female victim by striking her in the face and tearing her clothing before fleeing the area prior to Law Enforcement arrival.  His appearance in court on today's date was in reference to charges made against him during a January 28th incident at the same location involving the same victim where he was arrested after throwing bricks through several windows of the apartment.

 

  • 11:18 a.m. - Officers responded to an activated alarm at a residence on Benson Lane.

 

  • 1:37 p.m. - A black Acura TSX was stopped for speeding on I-95 South around the 18 mile marker where driver Robert Maurice Godwin was found to be operating under a suspended Florida 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.

 

  • 2:04 p.m. - A reckless driver was reported on I-95 North around the 13 mile marker in reference to a blue and white tractor trailer.

 

  • 4:31 p.m. - A domestic dispute between a Father and his 19 year old son was reported at a residence on Hagin Drive resulting in the older male being struck in the face before leaving the area on foot. The victim declined pursuing charges in the matter.

 

  • 5:51 p.m. - Officers responded to an activated alarm at the Jasper County Courthouse at 265 Russell Street.

 

  • 6:09 p.m. - Officers responded to an activated alarm at the Ridgeland Baptist Church at 1448 Grays Highway.

 

  • 6:45 p.m. - A suspicious person was reported at the Travelodge Motel at 8216 East Main Street in reference to a black male sitting on a bucket in a breezeway. Responding Officers made contact with John Wesley Brown Jr., 21 of Tillman SC, who was observed smoking marijuana as the Officer approached. He was ultimately found to be in possession of additional quantities of marijuana as well as an open container of alcohol resulting in him being cited and assigned a court date for the offenses before being ordered to leave the business property.

 

  • 9:11 p.m. - Two suspicious Hispanic males, one allegedly armed with a rifle, were reported at Turpin Park at 901 North Logan Street.

 

  • 9:16 p.m. - A white passenger car operating with no taillights was reported on I-95 South around the 33 mile marker.

 

  • 9:28 p.m. - A welfare check was conducted at the Boat & RV Megastore at 401 Sycamore Drive after an open bay door was discovered.

 

 

FEBRUARY 7, 2016

 

  • 5:00 a.m. - A black Ford Escape and a white Volvo tractor trailer were involved in a collision on Grahamville Road when the driver of the Escape struck the trailer of the semi and then continued traveling East ultimately coming to a stop after striking a SCE&G utility pole at the Henry Lawton Road intersection. Driver Teofilo Morales Perez was ultimately determined to be operating under the influence of alcohol as well as having no driver's license or proof of valid insurance coverage.  He was placed under arrest and transported to Coastal Carolina Medical Center in Hardeeville for treatment and evaluation as Elite Towing took possession of the vehicle.  Perez was later transported to the Jasper County Detention Center after being released from the hospital.  The intersection of Grahamville and Henry Lawton Road remained closed due to the utility pole damage until approximately 7:30 a.m. when reopened by responding SCE&G repair crews.

 

  • 9:21 a.m. - Officers responded to an activated alarm at a residence on Shadetree Street in the Carters Mill Estates Community.

 

  • 11:37 a.m. - A theft was reported at the Short Stop BP Station at 10728 South Jacob Smart Boulevard after a customer entered the store leaving his red Chevy Trailblazer unlocked with the engine running in the parking lot.  After returning to the vehicle the victim discovered that the keys had been removed from the ignition and stolen by an unknown person.

 

  • 3:12 p.m. - A suspicious vehicle was reported on I-95 South around the 22 mile marker in reference to a burgundy SUV continuously stopping on the right shoulder of the roadway at various locations.

 

  • 8:05 p.m. - A reckless driver was reported on I-95 South around the 24 mile marker in reference to a possibly intoxicated driver operating a red passenger car.

 

 

FEBRUARY 6, 2016

 

  • 12:20 a.m. - A loitering complaint was filed at Ridgeland Weekly Rentals at 67 West Woodlawn Street in reference to a group of black males standing around in the parking lot area.

 

  • 2:01 a.m. - A red Mazda 2 was tracked traveling East on Old House Road at over 100 mph while swerving into the oncoming lane of travel before the driver ultimately lost control of the vehicle and collided with the Honey Hill Community entrance sign.  Driver Matthew Gene Hatchell was placed under arrest after being determined to be operating under the influence of alcohol and taken to Coastal Carolina Medical Center in Hardeeville for evaluation as A-1 Towing took possession of the vehicle.  After being found to have no injuries he was transported to the Jasper County Detention Center.

 

 

  • 3:36 a.m. - A suspicious person was reported at the Econo Lodge Motel at 511 James Taylor Drive in reference to a subject sleeping in a blue Chevy Impala.

 

  • 5:23 a.m. - A 46 year old male was reportedly robbed at gunpoint by 3 black males wearing hoodies as he walked on East Wilson Street.  The incident is said to have occurred 3 hours before being reported.

 

  • 10:13 a.m. - Officers responded to an activated alarm at a residence on Shadetree Street in the Carters Mill Estates Community.

 

  • 3:10 p.m. - Officers responded to an activated alarm at the Exit Realty Office at 10616 South Jacob Smart Boulevard.

 

  • 5:23 p.m. - A reckless driver was reported on I-95 South around the 24 mile marker in reference to a white pickup towing a trailer.

 

  • 7:35 p.m. - A bag containing drug paraphernalia was discovered in the Ridgeland Cemetery.

 

 

FEBRUARY 5, 2016

 

  • 1:06 a.m. - A Toyota Tacoma pickup was found unoccupied and stuck in a roadside drainage ditch on Old House Road at the Honey Hill Plantation intersection.

 

  • 1:25 a.m. - A suspicious vehicle was reported at the New Hong Kong Restaurant at 8176 East Main Street in reference to a red Toyota passenger car.

 

  • 1:30 a.m. - Ridgeland Officers traveled to the Jasper County Detention Center at 12008 North Jacob Smart Boulevard in service of two outstanding warrants against inmate Edward Kernard Frazier who was listed as a wanted person by the Ridgeland Police Department.  Frazier's charges stemmed from an October 24th 2015 traffic stop on I-95 North around the 24 mile marker where he fled the area after providing the Officer with his identification resulting in warrants being issued for his arrest.  Frazier then fled from SC Highway Patrol Officers during a January 13th 2016 traffic stop after leaving the scene of a collision he was involved in on I-95 around the 29 mile marker resulting in additional warrants being issued by that Agency.  On January 29th he assaulted an 18 year old male during an altercation on Mackay Point Road by striking and kicking him in the face several times resulting in an assault & battery 1st warrant being issued by the Jasper County Sheriff's Office.  He was ultimately arrested by SLED Agents during a February 4th traffic stop on Cress Road in Yemassee where he was also found to be in possession of a quantity of marijuana, crack cocaine and schedule II narcotics resulting in additional felony charges.

 

  • 7:44 a.m. - A welfare check was conducted at Heron Crossing Apartments at 163 Heron Crossing Drive after several open 911 line calls were received by Jasper County Emergency Services.

 

  • 9:37 a.m. - Officers responded to an activated alarm at the Ridgeland Boys & Girls Club at 913 Grays Highway.

 

  • 11:11 a.m. - A complaint was filed in reference to a black Ford Crown Victoria being left parked in front of a West Main Street business in excess of the 2 hour time limit posted on the citywide parking signs.

 

  • 11:47 a.m. - Officers responded to an activated alarm at the Ridgeland Boys & Girls Club at 913 Grays Highway.

 

  • 3:18 p.m. - A black Ford Mustang and a black Volkswagen Passat were involved in a collision at the Ridgeland High School at 250 Jaguar Trail.  No injuries were reported.

 

  • 7:31 p.m. - A burglary was reported at a residence on Oakridge North in the Oakridge Trailer Park Community on North Green Street after the homeowner returned from work to find that someone had entered the home as well as a locked enclosed box trailer and stolen several items.

 

  • 9:43 p.m. - A suspicious vehicle was reported at the Regions Bank at 11004 North Jacob Smart Boulevard in reference to a white Hyundai Elantra.

 

  • 10:01 p.m. - A white Buick passenger car was stopped for a defective headlight violation at the Gulf Station at 8250 East Main Street where driver Steven Paul Bancroft, 18 of Ridgeland SC, was found to be in possession of a quantity of marijuana.  He was cited for the offenses and assigned a court date prior to leaving the area.

 

  • 10:56 p.m. - A reckless driver was reported on I-95 South around the 30 mile marker in reference to a silver tractor trailer.

 

 

FEBRUARY 4, 2016

 

  • 9:04 a.m. - Officers responded to an activated alarm at a residence on McTeer Street.

 

  • 1:12 p.m. - A reckless driver was reported on I-95 North around the 12 mile marker in reference to a gray Toyota Tundra pickup.

 

  • 2:10 p.m. - A trespassing complaint was filed at the Quality Inn Motel at 221 James Taylor Drive after a white male continued walking on the business property despite being told not to by Management.

 

  • 2:45 p.m. - Officers responded to an activated alarm at the Jasper County Sheriff's Office Detective Annex at 1460 Carters Mill Road.

 

  • 3:36 p.m. - A property damage report was filed on I-95 North around the 23 mile marker after the driver of a Volvo tractor trailer was allegedly forced onto the shoulder by a Budget Rentals box truck changing lanes.  The complainant's truck reportedly struck a low hanging tree branch causing slight damage to the roof.  No injuries were reported.

 

  • 4:29 p.m. - A black Toyota Camry and a blue Chevy Trailblazer were involved in a collision on North Green Street at the Highway 278 intersection.  Both drivers were transported by EMS to Coastal Carolina Medical Center in Hardeeville.

 

  • 4:49 p.m. - A trespassing complaint was filed at a residence on Bailey Lane in reference to 3 persons being on the property without the owner's permission.

 

  • 6:18 p.m. - A vehicle was reportedly traveling with no headlights in operation on  I-95 South around the 25 mile marker.

 

  • 6:22 p.m. - A silver Chevy Suburban and a red Ford Ranger pickup were involved in a collision in front of the Gulf Station at 8250 East Main Street.  No injuries were reported.

 

  • 7:14 p.m. - Several subjects were reportedly arguing in the parking lot of the Ridgeland Coin Laundry at 10246 South Jacob Smart Boulevard.

 

  • 7:27 p.m. - A white Honda Accord was stopped for a defective headlight violation on Wilson Street at the North Jacob Smart Boulevard intersection where driver Karen Denise James, 39 of Ridgeland SC, was found to be operating under a suspended South Carolina driver's license as well as having no valid insurance coverage on the vehicle.  She was cited for driving under suspension and operating uninsured and assigned a court date prior to leaving the area as Webster's Towing took possession of the vehicle.

 

  • 10:00 p.m. - A downed power line resulted in Smith's Crossing Road being shut down for a short period of time between the Sisters Ferry Road and North Jacob Smart Boulevard intersections.

 

 

FEBRUARY 3, 2016

 

  • 12:08 a.m. - A silver Saturn Vue was stopped for speeding on I-95 North around the 20 mile marker where driver Keith Brian Low was found to be listed as a wanted person by the Beaufort City Police Department.  He was placed under arrest and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center pending extradition as J&M Towing took possession of the vehicle.

 

  • 12:12 a.m. - A domestic dispute between a male and a female occurred at Baytree Apartments at 107 First Avenue after the male party assaulted the female victim striking her in the face and tearing her clothing.  He then took her cell phone from her to prevent her from calling for help before he ultimately fled from the back side of the home running towards Great Swamp Road.  A warrant affidavit has been filed against Brandon O'Neal Mulligan, 23 of Ridgeland, charging him with domestic violence 3rd.  He was recently arrested and charged on January 28th after breaking several windows at the same residence during a domestic dispute with the same victim.

 

  • 5:21 a.m. - A welfare check was conducted on an 85 year old black female wearing a nightgown after being spotted in front of the Ridgeland Police Department at 11323 North Jacob Smart Boulevard.  Officers determined the subject to be a resident of Devonwood Apartments at 137 Captain Bill Road where she was shortly after returned to the care of a family member.

 

  • 7:13 a.m. - A white Ford Ranger pickup and a white Dodge Caravan were involved in a collision in the parking lot of the Piggly Wiggly Grocery Store at 10847 North Jacob Smart Boulevard.  No injuries were reported.

 

  • 8:38 a.m. - Officers responded to an activated alarm at the Jasper County Courthouse at 265 Russell Street.

 

  • 11:34 a.m. - An abandoned bicycle was reported on Wise Street near the East Woodlawn intersection.

 

  • 3:42 p.m. - A 40 year old male was transported by EMS to Coastal Carolina Medical Center in Hardeeville for treatment and evaluation from The Palms Motel at 10735 South Jacob Smart Boulevard after making statements that he may wish to do harm to himself.

 

  • 6:09 p.m. - Officers responded to an activated alarm at the Jasper County Sheriff's Office Detective Annex at 1460 Carters Mill Road.

 

  • 6:54 p.m. - A dark colored van was reportedly operating with no taillights while traveling North on I-95 around the 17 mile marker.

 

  • 7:03 p.m. - An incorrigible juvenile was reported at a residence on Shadetree Street in the Carters Mill Estates Community in reference to a 16 year old male currently on probation with DJJ arguing with his parents.

 

  • 9:13 p.m. - A black Dodge Avenger and a black Saturn Ion were involved in a collision in front of the Short Stop BP Station at 10728 South Jacob Smart Boulevard.  No injuries were reported.

 

 

FEBRUARY 2, 2016

 

  • 2:30 a.m. - A suspicious vehicle was reported on I-95 North around the 22 mile marker in reference to a silver Hyundai.

 

  • 8:19 a.m. - A welfare check was conducted at Baytree Apartments at 107 First Avenue in reference to a family residing inside of a unit with several broken windows.

 

  • 10:44 a.m. - A green Dodge Neon was stopped for displaying a suspended and expired tag registered to a 2004 Lincoln on the I-95 Southbound entrance ramp at the exit 21 interchange.  Driver Alea Christine Abel was found to be operating with no valid insurance coverage on the vehicle and no vehicle registration as well as being in possession of an open container of alcohol.  She was placed under arrest and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center as Blatchley's Towing took possession of the vehicle.

 

  • 11:44 a.m. - A reckless driver was reported on I-95 North around the 18 mile marker in reference to a black and gray tractor trailer.

 

  • 2:07 p.m. - Catina Latrelle Aiken, 43 of Ridgeland SC, was placed on trespass notice for the business property of the Ridgeland Coin Laundry at 10246 South Jacob Smart Boulevard at Management's request following a verbal dispute.

 

  • 2:26 p.m. - A reckless driver was reported on I-95 North around the 13 mile marker in reference to a USPS tractor trailer.

 

  • 5:17 p.m. - A civil dispute between a property owner and tenants was reported at a residence on Bailey Lane.

 

  • 7:37 p.m. - A report of illegal drug activity was reported on Brandon Cove in the North Ridge Community.

 

  • 7:43 p.m. - A harassment complaint was filed at Heron Crossing Apartments at 267 Heron Crossing Drive in reference to a female in Hardeeville causing problems with the complainant.

 

  • 11:06 p.m. - A loitering complaint was filed at Baytree Apartments at 107 First Avenue in reference to several subjects standing around in the parking lot area playing loud music on car stereos.

 

  • 11:14 p.m. - A Nissan Sentra was struck by an unknown vehicle which then left the scene without reporting the collision at the intersection of Grahamville Road and Sycamore Drive.  The female driver of the Nissan was transported by EMS to Coastal Carolina Medical Center in Hardeeville for treatment.  Surveillance video is being reviewed for suspect identification and pending charges.

 

  • 11:26 p.m. - Officers responded to an activated alarm at the Jasper County Sheriff's Office Detective Annex at 1460 Carters Mill Road.

 

 

FEBRUARY 1, 2016

 

  • 7:49 a.m. - Several personal items and a Lenovo laptop were stolen from the trunk of a tenant's vehicle at the Quality Inn Motel at 221 James Taylor Drive.  Surveillance video revealed a black male on a bicycle committing the theft at approximately 1:00 a.m.  Charges are pending suspect identification.

 

  • 8:51 a.m. - Officers traveled to the Jasper County Detention Center at 12008 North Jacob Smart Boulevard where inmate Juan Manuel Garcia-Carmona was served 4 outstanding warrants issued by the Ridgeland Police Department.  Garcia-Carmona's charges stemmed from a September 13th 2015 traffic stop on a gray Chevy Tahoe at the intersection of Bees Creek and Sweet William Road where he was cited for several violations before leaving the area.  He then failed to appear in Ridgeland Municipal Court on October 26th to answer to the charges at which time he was found guilty during a trial in his absence and warrants were issued for his arrest.

 

  • 9:17 a.m. - A burgundy Pontiac G6 was stopped for speeding on I-95 South around the 19 mile marker where driver Brittany Latrice Patterson, 23 of Pineland SC, was found to be in possession of a quantity of marijuana.  She was cited for the offense and assigned a court date prior to leaving the area.

 

  • 11:01 a.m. - A suspicious black male was reported in the parking lot of Baytree Apartments at 107 First Avenue.

 

  • 11:25 a.m. - Officers responded to an activated alarm at the Kingdom Touch Ministries Church at 6714 Tillman Road.

 

  • 12:27 p.m. - A suspicious black male was reported at the Ridgeland Baptist Church at 1448 Grays Highway.

 

  • 12:44 p.m. - A complaint was filed in reference to a black Ford Crown Victoria being left parked in front of a West Main Street business in excess of the 2 hour time limit posted on the citywide parking signs.

 

  • 1:38 p.m. - A possible telephone scam was reported at a residence on West Adams Street in reference to a telephone call from a person alleging to work for the IRS.

 

  • 3:35 p.m. - A complaint was filed at a residence on Live Oak Farm Road in reference to a previously unreported assault involving a 20 year old female and the complainant's 16 year old daughter on January 29th.

 

  • 5:25 p.m. - Officers responded to a call of a gasoline covered white male falling off of a blue moped he was operating on Grays Highway at the Russell Street intersection where driver Keith Michael Ensrud was found to be intoxicated.  He was placed under arrest and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center as Webster's Towing took possession of the vehicle.

 

  • 5:30 p.m. - A suspicious gold Toyota Camry was reported in the Wellington Community.

 

  • 7:08 p.m. - A citizen discovered a discarded black Clasben purse at the intersection of Bees Creek and Grahamville Road.  The item was turned over to Ridgeland Officers for return to the rightful owner.

 

  • 7:44 p.m. - A domestic dispute between a Father and his 17 year old son occurred at a residence on Shadetree Street in the Carters Mill Estates Community.  The alleged victim declined pursuing charges.

 

  • 10:32 p.m. - A silver Mitsubishi Eclipse was stopped for a turn signal violation as well as displaying a South Carolina tag registered to a Chevrolet in the parking lot of the Piggly Wiggly Grocery Store at 10847 North Jacob Smart Boulevard.  Driver Deidre Ellen Roberts was found to be operating under a suspended South Carolina driver's license at which time she was placed under arrest and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center as A-1 Towing took possession of the vehicle.

 

  • 10:59 p.m. - A white Lexus ES330 was stopped for a lighting violation as well as displaying a South Carolina tag registered to a Honda at the intersection of Captain Bill and Fordville Road.  Driver Rodrick Anton Boles was found to be operating under a suspended South Carolina driver's license with one prior conviction for driving under suspension appearing on his record.  A further check of the vehicle information revealed it to have no valid insurance coverage at which time Boles was placed under arrest and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center as Elite Towing took possession of the vehicle.

 

 

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