Horry County Police Department

About $450 in cash, a debit card and a credit card were stolen from a white Chevrolet Silverado in the River Oaks area on March 10, a report from that date said.

As seen on surveillance video at about 2:24 a.m. a male entered the vehicle from the passenger’s side, and then walked south on Shipmaster Avenue, the report said.

Charges totally several hundred dollars were made at the Carolina Forest Wal-Mart, the report said.

Also on March 10, a Walkers Woods resident said a Garmin GPS, $120 worth of Girl Scout cookies and a backpack were stolen from her vehicle overnight between March 9 and the date of the report.

On March 13, a resident of The Farm filed a report saying her green 1996 Chevy Tahoe was broken into through its back window. Debit cards, gift cards and $260 in cash were taken, the report said.


A repossessed vehicle was stolen from Southern Auto Mart in the Carolina Forest area overnight on March 6, and returned on March 7, a report from that date said.

The suspect, from whom the car had been repossessed, said he had no knowledge of the theft, but had a friend who had a key and “might do something stupid like that,” the report said.

On March 7, someone returned the car to the lot and said, “I don’t have anything to do with this,” and left in another vehicle that arrived with him, the report said.

Mad dad arrested

A resident of The Farm, 48, was arrested and charged with assault and battery, second degree and unlawful conduct towards a child, a March 7 report said.

According to the report, the 9-year-old child, who was at Grand Strand Medical Center, had a contusion and a concussion that were consistent with what the child’s mother, the complainant, said happened.

The report said the child called the mother at work and said her father, who had hung up on the mother and did not answer the phone when she called back, “was mad.”

The report said the complainant left work and went home where the child was “inconsolable,” and said she thought the suspect “had been using some kind of substance.”

The officer said in the report that the suspect seemed to be drunk, and he was arrested.

Not minding his Ps and Qs

A 25-year-old Nichols man who was urinating in a parking lot in the Fantasy Harbour area was arrested, a March 8 report said.

The suspect, who was sitting on the ground when the officer got there, refused to answer questions such as what his name is, the report said.

The suspect, who was drunk, was arrested, the report said.

She was going crazy

A River Landing woman, 25, was arrested because she hit and choked her live-in boyfriend, a March 8 report said.

The victim, 24, said the couple was drinking and the suspect got mad at him and started to physically assault him, the report said.

The suspect said the victim did not hit or touch her, but did try to restrain her because she “was going crazy,” the report said.

He made threats

A Myrtle Beach man, 48, who went to see his son in the Claypond Road area, threatened to shoot the child, the child’s mother and police, a March 8 report said.

The report said the case will be presented for a warrant.

Fake money in school

A 16-year-old Palmetto Academy for Learning Motor Sports student tried to buy candy in the school store using a counterfeit $20 bill, a March 8 report said.

When asked where the child got the money, he said, “Just take the candy back and keep it,” the report said.

When asked by the officer, the student said he got the bill from a neighbor to whom the student sold a video game, the report said,

Other students said the suspect had been asking about a printer to print money, the report said.

The report further said the officer spoke with the suspect’s grandfather who said he’d call the officer back with information about the neighbor who bought the game.

Looked fake, was real

A Myrtle Beach man, 55, was suspected of trying to get change for counterfeit $100 bills in the Carolina Forest area, a recent report said.

The suspect, who had the money crumpled up in his socks, told the officer he was trying to get change to pay his hotel bill, the report said. Several officers determined the bills were not counterfeit, but were in extremely poor condition.

Mom needs help

A BelleGrove woman, 35, was told by an officer to go to the S.C. Department of Juvenile Justice office in Conway about her 15-year-old daughter, a March 8 report said.

The child’s mother said in the report that the child was “drinking, smoking weed and missing school.”

The officer said if there were more problems, the mother should call the police again.

Windows shattered

The back windshield and side window of a Waterford Plantation woman’s blue Audi TT were shattered, a March 10 report said.

The victim said the windows weren’t broken on the car the previous evening. She said she wasn’t having any problems with anyone and did not know who’s responsible, the report said.

Part of a yellow car jack that doesn’t belong to the victim was in the car, and the report said that’s probably what was used to cause the damage.

Road rage

A Carolina Forest area man said a suspect recklessly driving a black pickup truck approached the victim and said, “I’ll knock you out and I don’t care if I go to jail,” a March 10 report said.

The suspect is described as a black male standing about 5-9 and weighing about 140 pounds, the report said.

More road rage

A moped driver spit on a Carolina Forest area man’s car, kicked his fender and yelled obscenities at him during an altercation near the Exxon station on Seaborn Drive, a March 13 report said.

The report further said the moped driver then pulled out a hunting knife with a six- to eight-inch blade, held it to the driver’s side window, and told the victim to get out of the car.

The victim called police and the moped driver left the area, the report said.

The suspect is described as a white male, in his mid-20s, about 5-10 and skinny.

According to the report, the victim said the moped driver was furious because he thought the victim cut him off.

Daddy hit Mommy

A Burcale Road area man, 38, told an officer he hit his wife in her face, causing her nose to bleed, a March 11 report said.

However, he also said he never touched his wife and nothing happened. The report said the suspect, who was arrested, was “highly intoxicated.”

The report further said that the victim’s daughter said, “Daddy hit Mommy.”

Units burglarized

Fourteen units at Extra Space Storage were burglarized during the night between March 10 and March 11, a report from March 11 said.

All the locks on the units had been cut, and the suspect got onto the property through a fence that does not have video surveillance, the report said.

Did Nina do it?

A River Oaks man who was away from home for four days said his apartment was burglarized while he was gone.

According to the March 13 report, jewelry including a Movado watch worth about $2,000, a Rolex watch worth about $3,500, a Michael Kohr watch worth about $1,000 and a gold chain with a charm worth about $1,500 were taken.

The victim said the door was locked when he left and when he came back.

The victim also said a girl he only knows as “Nina” was at the home Thursday and she may have taken the jewelry, the report said.


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