Cops looking for Johns Island man accused of trailer thefts

Lauren Cook (Source: CPD)
Lauren Cook (Source: CPD)

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - Charleston police are looking for a 31-year-old Johns Island man accused of stealing two trailers from a construction site for a new apartment complex in West Ashley last month.

Lauren Bland Cook, of 4355 Chisolm Road, has been charged with two counts of property crime enhancement.

Charleston Police Department investigators said Cook stole a black, open-air trailer and a white utility trailer holding $5,000 in tools from 1749 Bees Ferry Road, the site of the new Bees Ferry Apartment Complex, during the early morning hours of Apr. 17.

The utility trailer was valued at $6,000 and the open-air trailer was valued at $2,000.

Investigators said they found both trailers at Cook's mother's house on Humbert Road. They also said they found some of the tools at Cook's home.

If you have any information regarding Cook's whereabouts, call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

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