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.
On Jan. 6, police pulled over a 50-year-old man for reckless driving on Meeting Street. The officer noticed an opened liter of brandy that was three-fourths empty and half of a Viagra pill in the vehicle. Citizens should be on the lookout for a drunk driver attempting to pitch a tent.
On Jan. 5, cops found a substance believed to be marijuana in a local middle schooler's backpack. The 13-year-old claimed the pot had been placed in his bag by another student. You know what we here at the City Paper call someone who puts bags of drugs in our backpacks? Our best friend in the whole world.
Blotter 'Weapon Type' O'The Week:
"Foot." Damn you to hell, Chuck Norris!
A man called 911 three times on Jan. 8. After repeatedly being warned by police to not misuse the emergency line, the man called the police department administrative line, using threats and profanity. When officers arrived at his Meeting Street apartment, the man was sitting with a near-empty half-gallon, or 'handle,' of liquor. You don't say...