Highlights from City of Charleston police reports

Reaction O' the Week:

A woman bit her husband after he told her that he wanted a divorce, because, you know, some people eat when they're stressed.

A woman sought to file assault charges against her husband when, during an argument over the telephone, he suddenly began yelling, startling her so much she fell.

Weapon O' the Week:


A man ran into a panhandler downtown. The man told the beggar that he shouldn't harass people. "You need to respect your elders," the panhandler responded. "I'm older than you and I will kill you!"

A man walked into a downtown pawn shop, picked up a stereo off a shelf, removed all the tags, and approached the front counter and told the cashier he wanted to pawn it. The employee knew the stereo already belonged to the shop and, after a brief argument, the man left the stereo on the counter and walked out.

A woman called the police to report threats from her ex-boyfriend. Some of the messages ranged from, "You fucking slut, I'm going to kill you" to "I want to get married." And you thought you'd never find that special someone ready for a committed relationship.

Threat O' the Week:

"I'll have Pacino Dino handle this!"

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.


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