One man attempted to repurpose his navel after being pulled over at a traffic safety checkpoint on New Year’s Eve. Berkeley County deputies say 33-year-old Kevin Lee Hensarling was arrested after a bag of heroin fell from his belly button.
The Charleston Animal Society was called to rural eastern Georgia to assist in a large scale cruelty operation on Saturday. CAS was contacted by the Humane Society of the United States to assist in an operation involving approximately 165 German Shepherds.
Joshua Simmons, 29, was charged with Trafficking Cocaine and unlawful carry of a firearm, court documents say. Simmons, who was out on $20,000 bond for trafficking cocaine at the time of arrest, was denied bond on all charges.
A woman appeared in bond court after she was arrested for calling 911 to report that she was being held at gunpoint. According to court documents, 46-year-old Laneda Williams called police and reported she was being held at gunpoint by her ex-boyfriend.
Charleston County deputies are searching for two suspects in an armed robbery incident that occurred on Sunday night. The incident happened at a mobile home park located at 2225 Dunlap St, North Charleston, according to CCSO spokesperson Roger Antonio.
Dorchester County officials are reminding residents of the fireworks ordinance ahead of New Year’s Eve. On New Year’s Eve, the discharge of fireworks shall be permitted in unincorporated Dorchester County from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 a.m., according to the ordinance.
Bond is set for a Charleston man who was arrested for sexually assaulting the mother of his child. Moore was arrested and charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct, Burglary in the 1st Degree, Criminal Domestic Violence and Criminal Domestic Violence.
Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery that took place in North Charleston Saturday night. Officers responded to Evanston Mobile Home Park where victims say a 4 door black vehicle approached them and demanded money, according to North Charleston Police spokesperson Spencer Pryor.
The Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who they say robbed an 83-year-old man on Saturday. The robbery occurred at 10 a.m. in the 500 block of Shadowlawn Drive, according to OCSO spokesperson Richard Walker.
Deputies logged into Hagan’s Facebook account and posted a simple message: “Hi Shawn, you lost your phone while running from the police. Contact the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office if you want it back.