A Little River woman, 40, was arrested and a warrant for possession with intent to distribute heroin was going to be requested, a Sept. 13 report said.
An officer woke the suspect who was asleep in the driver’s seat of a gray Ford sedan at a Carolina Forest area gas station.
The suspect said in the report that she was tired because she just got off work, and said she’d also taken a pill that made her sleepy.
According to the report, the suspect had a cylinder in her pocket with what she said were multiple prescription medications, and also had a package that she said contained someone else’s ‘heroin folds.’
The suspect also had narcotic paraphernalia in the vehicle, and a blue bag with a zipper that the report said was secured by a three-digit combination lock.
Multiple prescription bottles that belonged to the suspect and a variety of prescription bottles she did not have a prescription for were in the bag, the report said.
Witness stopped to help
Close to midnight, a witness saw a victim being strangled on the side of the road in the West Perry Road area, and when the witness stopped her vehicle, the victim, a 38-year-old Conway woman, got into the vehicle, a report said.
According to the report, the witness locked the doors, but when the suspect knocked on the window, the witness told him she had a firearm, and he left on a motorcycle.
The victim, who the report said was hysterical and had a language barrier, said the suspect was her ex-boyfriend.
The victim, who did want to pursue charges, but was unable to provide detailed ID about the suspect, was taken to the hospital for treatment.
The report said the suspect left his cell phone behind.
A BelleGrove resident reported that overnight between Sept. 6 and Sept. 7, her unlocked vehicle was broken into and prescription medicine was taken.
On Sept. 7, a Carolina Plantation Waterway resident reported that his wife’s unlocked vehicle had been broken into.
Security video was unclear, but a male was seen going in and out of the neighborhood several times, eventually leaving with a female, the report said.
The report said the officer sent out a department-wide email asking for help identifying the suspect.
On Sept. 8, a Conway woman told an officer that when she finished her shift at Buffalo Wild Wings in Carolina Forest, she realized her backpack was stolen from her unlocked 2008 tan Mazda.
On Sept. 13, police were called to The Bluffs on the Waterway because of a suspicious vehicle.
The report said there was a large amount of cash under the passenger’s seat where a 19-year-old Clay Pond area man was sitting.
There were also several ID and credit cards, wallets and cash in the vehicle, including an Arkansas driver’s license that didn’t match either the passenger or the 15-year-old driver, the report said.
The 19-year-old admitted that he and the other suspect had broken into several vehicles in the area, and property was returned to two victims, the report said.
The juvenile was given a juvenile summons and released to his mother, and the other suspect was arrested, the report said.
On Sept. 11, a Forestbrook area resident reported that her 2018 black Jeep latitude was broken into, and her ID, including SS card and driver’s license, were taken.
On the same date and on the same street, an unlocked 2015 white Chevrolet Spark was broken into and two computers and a case were stolen, a report said.
The property that was reported stolen had been found earlier near another vehicle that was broken into, and the property was returned to its owner, the report said.
On Sept. 9, a Carolina Forest resident, 69, reported that her 2018 tan Nissan Rogue was broken into while it was parked outside Publix at about 11:30 a.m.
An envelope containing personal information including her marriage license, passport and financial documents was taken, the report said.
Overnight between Sept. 16 and Sept. 17, a purse, a wallet and an iPad were stolen from a vehicle in Berkshire Forest.
According to a Sept. 17 report, while it was parked in the Carolina Forest High School lot, and its owner was watching the football game, a white Nissan Altima was broken into and the victim’s purse was stolen.
The passenger window had been smashed.
Molotov cocktails and a gun
A 55-year-old man who told police he sleeps in a tent in the Fantasy Harbour area said a group of kids pulled a gun on him.
The Sept. 7 report said he was woken up by kids throwing “Molotov cocktails” at him, and one of them pointed a black snub-nose revolver at him.
The victim said he thought the suspects went to the Freestyle Music Park area in a white pick-up truck.
Burglary at The Legends
According to a Sept. 14 report, among the items stolen from a home in The Legends were rifles, pistols, golf clubs, coins and jewelry.
The victim was out of town since Aug. 24, but a neighbor checked the home Sept. 7 and everything appeared in order, the report said.
There was no sign of forced entry, but the back door was unlocked, the report said.
A Loris man was arrested after climbing up the rain gutter, kicking in a balcony door to get into a Sea Grove Apartment, and dragging a victim by her hair down the stairs and into a vehicle. A traffic stop was made on the vehicle and the suspect was arrested the report said.