MT. PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) – A man and a teenager were arrested in Mt. Pleasant early Tuesday morning in connection with several vehicle break-ins.
According to Mt. Pleasant police, officers responded to the Hobcaw subdivision just before 2 a.m. in reference to vehicle break-ins. Several officers were patrolling the area and noticed two abandoned bicycles leaning on an electrical box. According to a police report, officers believed the bicycles belonged to potential suspects.
Another officer later observed that the dome light of a car on East Hobcaw Street was turned on and then it went out. The officer then began patrolling toward the Hobcaw Yacht Club and saw two suspects wearing all dark clothing run away from a silver pick-up truck, a report stated.
The officer then initiated a foot pursuit, identified himself as a police officer and ordered the suspect to stop, but the suspects failed to comply.
The suspects headed to the backyard of a home on East Hobcaw when the officer was able to locate one of the suspects. The first suspect, 31-year-old Nathaniel Isacc Green of Mt. Pleasant, was placed under arrest.
The second suspect, 17-year-old Joshua Allen McFall of Mt. Pleasant, was later located near the bicycles and was also placed under arrest. According to police, McFall told police that "his cousin was looking into cars and he was the lookout."
After making the arrests, officers canvassed the neighborhood and discovered several cars including a 2003 Mercedes, a red 2006 Ford F150 and a blue Honda Pilot which all appeared to have been rummaged through.