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.
Officers were on foot patrol downtown on Jan. 9 when they noticed a man sitting in the doorway of a Line Street home, rolling a joint. When he noticed the cops, he excitedly said, “You got to take me to jail!” So they did.
On Jan. 9, two young people noticed a man inside the Gaillard Auditorium that matched a wanted criminal’s description. The white man was heavyset, wearing a red sweater and Crocs with no holes. He approached the kids and said, “Let me show you a trick with my teeth.” We’re pretty sure that trick didn’t include taking a bite out of crime.
Blotter Threat O’ The Week: “I’ll be waiting outside your front door with boiling water for your face.”
On Jan. 8, a man walked by a woman’s West Ashley home and asked to use the phone. She agreed, and willingly let him inside her home. He began to make lewd comments and sexual advances. The woman called her boyfriend, and Mr. Nasty got scared and dove through a glass window.