The Blotter is taken from City of Charleston police department reports. We’ve added a cartoon and a little commentary. We’ve added a little humor, too. No one has been found guilty. This is not a court of law.

Blotter quote O’ the Week: “I don’t want him to go to jail. I just want him to leave and never come back.”

On Oct. 29, a woman working at the customer service desk of a West Ashley mall was approached by a man in his fifties who gave her a small bag of pot. He’d found the bud outside of the mall’s jewelry store. Fiftieth anniversary’s gold, 51st must be green.

A James Island woman called the cops on Oct. 26 after being harassed and stalked by her ex-husband. He’d called her cellphone 30 times in one day and constantly bothered her and her coworkers. One of his more memorable voicemails said, “You better not go home tonight, and yes, that’s a threat.” At least he knows it’s always important to leave detailed messages.

Blotter Misspelling O’ the Week: “South Caroline”

Suspect Nickname O’ the week: “Blow”

On Oct. 30, a man approached an older woman sitting on her porch downtown and asked if he could use her telephone. She gave him permission to go enter her bedroom and make a call. An hour after he left she went into her room to find her closet door open and items thrown all around her room and her purse missing. Didn’t you learn anything from the X-Files? Trust no one.

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