BLOTTER O’ THE WEEK: A South Carolina fan, noticing that a fellow bar patron was wearing a Clemson shirt, repeatedly said, “That is one cute shirt,” until the Clemson fan punched him in the neck.
After trying to spend a counterfeit Benjamin on a $12 bar tab, a man tried the buddy-buddy approach with a cop who arrived to question him, saying he wanted to speak “man to man” and then confessing, “Honestly, I pop pills.” When the officer arrested him for the counterfeit, he took a more aggressive approach, charging at the officer and telling him, “You don’t know who you’re messing with.”
Tempting Offer O’ The Week: “Are you a college student? I can make you more money than you can make coming out of college.”
Stupid Place To Keep Your Bike: On your porch without a lock.
A man tried to make a purchase with a fake $10 bill. When the cashier pointed out that it was a counterfeit, the customer said, “Oh, really? Well, can I have it back then?”
The Things They Shoplifted: Nasal spray, three boomboxes, a $125 necktie, and a half-gallon jug of weed killer.
A high school student stole a cell phone from her classmate and hid it inside her bra.
Hometown Dis O’ The Week: “I don’t steal things. I’m not from Sumter.”
A mailman knocked over a fire hydrant with his truck and drove off. Two men then stopped, picked up the hydrant, and hid it behind a dumpster.
A woman returned home to find her exotic fish belly-up in their tank. She thinks an ex-roommate poisoned them with bleach.
What’s That You Just Tossed Off Your Moped?
“It’s just a little weed.”
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.