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7:58 am on Wednesday January 30, 2013

I-526 accident kills newlywed, driver charged with reckless homicide

Image by Flickr user mitchgroff A six-vehicle wreck on an I-526 overpass caused injuries to three and the death of MUSC student Lauren Elyse Baccari, and now the driver of the tractor-trailer involved, Arnold Bradford Williams, has been charged...
9:53 am on Friday June 1, 2012

Community Event: $3,500+ Awarded to North Charleston Police Department

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation is donating a stealth stat system, worth more than $3,500 to the North Charleston Police Department during a ceremony at 10:30 a.m., on Tuesday, June 4 at the Firehouse Subs on 7250 Rivers Avenue in North...
1:13 am on Tuesday December 6, 2011

Alleged drug dealer tased multiple times

North Charleston police say Anthony Ricardo, 28, kicked them and threatened to kill them — it wasn't long after that the alleged drug dealer was tased multiple times. Many reports abound but the better I've seen is at Live 5 News.
11:35 am on Tuesday April 12, 2011

Fraternal Order of Police honors members

Image by Flickr user conner395During an awards dinner Monday night, the Tri-County Lodge #3 of the Fraternal Order of Police honored some of its most cherished members. Among the honorees were Sgt. Malanie Darby of the Goose Creek Police Department...
8:33 pm on Thursday March 31, 2011

North Charleston police officer fired after positive drug test results

Image by TheDigitelSgt. Raymond L. Garrison was fired on March 14th after testing positive for cocaine during a random drug test. Garrison, who had been with the North Charleston Police Department for 22 years, was fired on the grounds that he had...
1:38 pm on Saturday March 12, 2011

After recent incidents, a look at North Charleston Police, stress, and coping

Image by North Charleston The North Charleston chief talks at a past press conference.Update March 12: A report over at The Post and Courier shows some support for the North Charleston police chief's efforts. A police critic seems to generally...
4:42 am on Tuesday March 1, 2011

After tossing chair through window, police officer fired (update: North Charleston promises follow up)

Image by Flickr user massdistraction Not the phone in question, but you get the idea.Update March 1: In the wake of the recent string of incidents, North Charleston Police Chief Jon Zumalt is promising an investigation. The Post and Courier has a...
3:22 am on Friday February 4, 2011

North Charleston police officer charged with DUI while driving cruiser (update: more details)

Image by Flickr user Steve Lokomotiv Update February 4, radio and wait: Another update from The Post and Courier. This one reveals the radio transmission between Lomma and dispatch and Lomma's frustration at having to wait four hours for a city...
11:23 am on Thursday July 16, 2009

North Charleston crime rates declining across the board

Image by Flickr user Eleven EightImage by 20090716-crime.jpg According to the North Charleston Police Department, crime rates in the area have fallen in the first half of 2009. There are some statistics and a full story over at
3:47 pm on Wednesday October 8, 2008

Suspect struck by car while fleeing rape scene

A suspect was clipped by a car while fleeing the scene of a sexual assault against a woman at Ward Avenue near the Charleston Airport. North Charleston Police reported in an e-mail: The suspect was struck by a vehicle as he was fleeing the...