Cops: Man arrested for carrying handgun in Walterboro

WALTERBORO, SC (WCSC) - Walterboro Public Safety officers say they arrested a man for carrying a handgun in a Walterboro park early Wednesday morning.

Officers say they were patrolling the fence line of Dooley Hill Park around 4 a.m. when they saw 22-year-old Tyler Tremaine Mitchell begin to walk away from them, towards McDaniel Street. When they got closer to Mitchell, officers said he appeared to be holding a weapon in his right front jeans pocket.

Officers said they frisked the man and found a loaded .32 caliber handgun. He was charged with unlawful carrying of a pistol.

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