THEFT O’ THE WEEK: A 21-year-old man stuffed his socks with 15 packs of World of Warcraft cards.
A downtown resident found one of her car tires had been punctured. The car owner’s boyfriend’s baby-mama called the next day and ominously said, “I hope you didn’t have a flat tire last night.” Why don’t we believe her?
Items Stolen This Week: Four bikes, three iPods, a GPS unit, and a laptop.
Three unknown individuals poured laundry detergent into the Waterfront Park fountain (it was the second time in the past week). They would have made a “clean” getaway, had they not stopped to pose for photos by a bystander, who has agreed to pass on the pictures to investigators.
Staycation O’ The Week: “I have three days off, paid, and I will be following you. … I want to know where you’re at.”
An officer patrolling a city park in the middle of the night found a suspicious man talking on the pay phone. The man said he was using the pay phone because he didn’t have a cell phone — which is right about the time the cell phone in his pocket started to ring.
A prankster left a six-inch pink dildo on a West Ashley man’s doorstep and later texted the man, claiming he used to use it on the man’s grown daughter. “If she doesn’t want it anymore, then I’ll get it back. Some women just like the dildo.” The man says he believes it may be neighbors.
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.