Police Department

Daily Crime Reports - April 2019

April 17

8:53 a.m. Officers responded to the Plantation Inn, 11433 North Jacob Smart Boulevard, for a report of a male subject trespassing.

10:53 a.m. Officers responded to the 24 mile marker south bound on I-95 for a vehicle collision involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported.

11:32 a.m. Officers responded to the 20 mil marker south bound for a motorist assist.

1:01 p.m. Officers responded to the 22 mile marker south bound on I-95 for a motorist assist.

5:09 p.m. Officers responded to Turpin Park, 901 North Logan Street, to assist EMS with a patient transport.

5:10 p.m. A silver Acura sedan was reported as driving recklessly on South Jacob Smart Boulevard.

5:34 p.m. Officers observed a red Jaguar traveling above the posted speed limit on Tillman Road. Officers conducted a traffic stop and discovered that the driver, Brian Christopher Mervin, was driving with a suspended driver's license. Mervin was arrested for speeding, defective equipment and driving under suspension. Mervin was transported to the Jasper County Detention Center. Mervin's vehicle was released to a licensed driver at the scene.

9:11 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on South Logan Street for a domestic dispute.

9:42 p.m. Officers responded to Family Dollar, 73 South Green Street, for a report of vandalism to a vehicle in the parking lot. The incident remains under further investigation.

10:19 p.m. Officers assisted the South Carolina Highway Patrol with a traffic stop on East Langford Street.

11:01 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on South Logan Street for a 911 hang up call.

April 16

Special Announcement The Ridgeland Police Department will be closed on April 19, 2019, in observance of Good Friday. If assistance is needed, call 911.

April 16

2:54 a.m. Officers met with a complainant at the BP Station, 80 Blue Heron Drive, in reference to a breach of trust vehicle.

8:29 a.m. Officers responded to the Marathon Gas Station, 8548 Grahamville Road, for a damage to property. The incident remains under further investigation.

9:03 a.m. Officers responded to a residence on Oak Ridge North for a report of stray cats.

10:45 a.m. Officers responded to the Plantation Inn, 11433 North Jacob Smart Boulevard, for a report of a breach of trust involving a cell phone.

1:33 p.m. Officers responded to Family Dollar, 73 South Green Street, to assist EMS with a patient transport.

2:27 p.m. Officers responded to the 22 mile marker north bound on I-95 for tire debris in the roadway.

April 15

6:22 a.m. A white Chevrolet truck was reported as driving recklessly at the 18 mile marker south bound on I-95.

6:32 a.m. Officers responded to Old House Road for a vehicle collision involving two vehicles. Two people were transported by EMS and one of the transported was pronounced deceased before arrival.

9:21 a.m. Officers responded to the parking lot of Ridgeland Correctional Institute, 5 Correctional Road, for a vehicle collision involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported.

11:53 a.m. Officers responded to Main Street Centre, 8084 East Main Street, for a report of damage to a vehicle.

3:36 p.m. Officers responded to Heron Crossing Apartments, 209 Heron Crossing Road, for a suspicious person.

6:30 p.m. Officers observed a Chevrolet Tahoe traveling above the posted speed limit on Smith's Crossing Road. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver of the vehicle, Luis Torres-Organis, did not have a valid driver's license. Torres-Organis was also wanted by Riverside County, California. Torres-Organis was arrested for no driver's license, speeding and fugitive from justice. He was transported to the Jasper County Detention Center.

6:39 p.m. Officers assisted the Ridgeland Fire Department with a vehicle fire at the 21 mile marker south bound on I-95.

8:54 p.m. Officers responded to the Carolina Lodge, 8260 East Main Street, for a report of a suspicious person.

11:08 p.m. While on patrol officers discovered an open door on a vehicle in Bees Creek Plantation. Officers were unable to locate the homeowner and secured the vehicle.

11:33 p.m. A green Chevrolet S-10 was reported as driving recklessly on Low Country Drive.

April 14

12:46 a.m. Officers responded to East Main Street for a report of a large flower pot in the roadway.

4:47 a.m. Officers responded to Wise Street for a report of a suspicious male. The elderly male was located and he stated that he was out walking as he could not sleep.

8:43 a.m. Officers responded to the 24 mile marker north bound for a motorist assist.

11:37 a.m. Officers responded to the 17 mile marker south bound on I-95 for a vehicle collision involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported.

12:21 p.m. Officers responded to East Frontage Road for a vehicle collision involving one vehicle. No injuries were reported.

1:47 p.m. A black Range Rover Discovery was reported as driving recklessly at the 28 mile marker south bound on I-95.

2:45 p.m. Officers responded to Star Point BP, 11122 North Jacob Smart Boulevard, for a report of a larceny of a cell phone. The incident remains under further investigation.

6:36 p.m. Officers responded to Bees Creek Road for a motorist assist.

6:50 p.m. Officers responded to Piggly Wiggly, 10847 North Jacob Smart Boulevard, for a report of a male subject trespassing on the property. The male subject was located and placed on trespass notice for the business.

April 14

6:51 a.m. Officers responded to Star Point BP, 11122 North Jacob Smart Boulevard, for an activated alarm.

9:34 p.m. A burgundy Jaguar was reported as driving recklessly on East Main Street.

1:30 p.m. A silver Lexus sedan was reported as driving recklessly at the 21 mile marker north bound on I-95.

5:58 p.m. Officers responded to the 19 mile marker north bound on I-95 for a motorist assist.

8:35 p.m. Officers responded to Oak Plantation Drive for a report of loud noises.

April 12

2:10 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on Wiley Street for an activated alarm.

2:40 p.m. Officers responded to West Main Street for a report of a female subject receiving threatening phone calls from a male subject.

6:29 p.m. Officers responded to North Green Street where a pedestrian found a debit card in the roadway. The property was turned over to the possession of the police department.

8:05 p.m. Officers responded to the Waffle House, 8185 East Main Street, for a report of a female subject trying to get into several vehicles.

8:11 p.m. Officers responded to Tillman Road for a report of a vehicle collision involving one vehicle and a pedestrian. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene.

April 11

5:24 a.m. Officers responded to the 21 mile marker south bound on I-95 for a vehicle collision involving one vehicle. One person was transported by EMS to a local hospital.

7:09 a.m. Officers responded to the 21 mile marker north bound on I-95 for a vehicle collision involving one vehicle. One person was transported by EMS to a local hospital.

10:33 a.m. Officers responded to the parking lot of the Citgo Station, 107 Sycamore Drive, for a vehicle collision involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported.

2:17 p.m. Officers responded to Jasper Animal Rescue Mission, 1352 Carter's Mill Road, for a civil matter involving payment to get an animal returned to them.

4:24 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on McCormack Avenue for a report of stray cats causing damage to property.

5:25 p.m. Officers responded to the parking lot of Harvey's, 8205 East Main Street, for a vehicle collision involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported.

7:39 p.m. Officers responded to the Family Dollar, 73 South Green Street, for a report of a shoplifting. Leonard Randall Jones was arrested for shoplifting as a result of the incident. Jones was transported to the Jasper County Detention Center.

7:48 p.m. Officers make contact with a complainant via telephone in reference to an item that was stolen form their vehicle while they were shopping at Piggly Wiggly, 10847 North Jacob Smart Boulevard.

9:21 p.m. Officers responded to the parking lot of South State Bank, 10671 South State Bank, for a suspicious vehicle.

11:08 p.m. A black Jeep was reported as driving recklessly at the 26 mile marker south bound on I-95.

April 10

7:12 a.m. Officers responded to North Jacob Smart Boulevard for a vehicle collision involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported.

7:28 a.m. Officers responded to the intersection of West Main Street and South Jasper Street to assist EMS with a patient transport.

10:03 a.m. A white Dodge truck was reported as driving recklessly at the 26 mile marker south bound on I-95.

11:38 a.m. Officers responded to Bay Tree Apartments, 107 1st Avenue, for a civil matter involving rent.

4:09 p.m. Officers responded to West Adams Street for a report of an injured raccoon.

4:27 p.m. Officers responded to the Commercial Motor Vehicle parking area on the north bound side of I-95 for a vehicle collision involving two semi trucks. No injuries were reported.

5:21 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on Brandon Cove for a 911 hang up call.

6:24 p.m. A yellow semi truck was reported as driving recklessly at the 20 mile marker south bound on I-95.

10:50 p.m. A silver semi truck was reported as driving recklessly at the 34 mile marker south bound on I-95.

April 9

8:45 a.m. Officers responded to 11332 North Jacob Smart Boulevard for an activated alarm.

11:21 a.m. Officers responded to Tuten Park on East Main Street for a report of damage to property. The incident remains under further investigation.

11:59 a.m. A yellow semi pulling a silver trailer was reported as driving recklessly at the 21 mile marker south bound on I-95.

12:40 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on Brabham Street for a report of an open door.

3:04 p.m. Officers responded to the 19 mile marker north bound on I-95 for a report of a dog running at large.

4:02 p.m. Officers responded to the intersection of Green Street and 3rd Avenue for a vehicle collision involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported.

5:08 p.m. Officers responded to the 21 mile marker north bound on I-95 where a complainant stated that an unknown object struck their vehicle causing damage.

5:44 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on Wiley Street for an activated alarm.

6:49 p.m. Officers responded to Dollar General, 8123 East Main Street, for a civil matter.

8:08 p.m. A red semi truck was reported as driving recklessly at the 33 mile marker south bound on I-95.

April 8

9:24 a.m. Officers responded to the Board of Disabilities and Special Needs, 1512 Grays Highway, for a report of a male subject wanting to harm himself. The subject was transported by EMS to a local hospital for further evaluation.

2:14 p.m. Officers responded to the 23 mile marker south bound on I-95 for a vehicle collision involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported.

5:29 p.m. Officers met with a complainant at the Ridgeland Police Department in reference to a stolen cell phone. The incident remains under further investigation. incident

5:43 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on Jaudon Street in reference to a breach of trust vehicle. The vehicle was returned before officers cleared the scene.

8:10 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on Oak Ridge North in reference to a counterfeit $100 bill. The incident remains under further investigation.

8:39 p.m. Officers responded to Bees Creek Road for a motorist assist.

April 7

12:58 a.m. Officers responded to the Travel Lodge, 8216 East Main Street, for a report of people making noise in the parking lot.

1:23 a.m. Officers responded to the 22 mile marker north bound on I-95 for a vehicle collision involving one vehicle. No injuries were reported.

10:46 a.m. A white Kia SUV was reported as driving recklessly at the 26 mile marker south bound on I-95.

3:36 p.m. Officers responded to the Palms, 10735 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, to assist EMS with a patient transport.

3:58 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on Shade Tree Street for a 911 hang up call.

5:20 p.m. Officers responded to the 20 mile marker south bound on I-95 for a vehicle collision involving two vehicles. One person was transported by EMS.

5:21 p.m. Officers responded to Wood Duck Street for a report of stray cats.

5:34 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on 3rd Avenue for a report of a vehicle break-in. The incident remains under further investigation.

9:18 p.m. A black BMW was reported as driving recklessly at the 25 mile marker south bound on I-95.

10:19 p.m. A grey mini van was reported as driving recklessly at the 19 mile marker south bound on I-95.

10:32 p.m. Officers observed a black Ford Escape traveling above the posted speed limit at the 21 mile marker north bound on I-95. A traffic stop was conducted and officers learned that the driver of the vehicle, Anastasia Williams, had a suspended driver's license. Williams was arrested for speeding and no driver's license. Williams was transported to the Jasper County Detention Center. The vehicle was turned over to a licensed passenger.

April 6

6:12 a.m. Officers responded to Pizza Bella, 8196 East Main Street, for an activated alarm.

3:19 p.m. Officers responded to J&M Auto, 159 South Green Street, for a civil matter.

6:56 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on Grays Highway for an activated alarm.

9:25 p.m. Officers responded to Short Stop BP, 10728 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, to assist EMS with a patient transport.

9:42 p.m. Officers responded to Shade Tree Street for a report of two dogs running at large.

11:28 p.m. A white truck was reported as driving recklessly at the 25 mile marker south bound on I-95.

April 5

7:43 a.m. Officers responded to Coosaw Scenic Drive for a vehicle collision involving one vehicle. No injuries were reported.

8:51 a.m. Officers responded to the Jasper County Court House, 265 Russell Street, for an activated alarm.

8:55 a.m. Officers responded to McCormack Avenue for a report of stray cats.

10:58 a.m. Officers responded to Turtle Park, 7675 West Main Street, for a report of a male subject throwing thrash on the ground.

2:20 p.m. Officers spoke with an inmate at the Ridgeland Correctional Institute in reference to harassing phone calls. The inmate was referred to investigators at the prison.

2:26 p.m. Officers responded to the 20 mile marker north bound on I-95 for a motorist assist.

4:41 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on Benson Lane for an activated alarm.

6:27 p.m. A white SUV was reported as driving recklessly on Oak Ridge North.

9:45 p.m. Officers responded to the parking lot of the Citgo Station, 107 Sycamore Drive, for a vehicle collision involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported.

April 4

1:21 a.m. Officers responded to the Commercial Motor Vehicle parking area on the north bound side of I-95 for a report of a suspicious person.

7:08 a.m. Officers responded to a residence on Shade Tree Street for a report of a stolen vehicle license.

8:24 a.m. A black Chevrolet Equinox was reported as driving recklessly on Old House Road.

9:03 a.m. Officers responded to a residence on East Wilson Street for an activated alarm.

12:46 p.m. A blue Toyota Camry was reported as driving recklessly at the 18 mile marker north bound on I-95.

2:48 p.m. Officers responded to the area of West Main Street and Railroad Avenue for a report of an intoxicated male subject. When officers arrived, Clinton Green was located and he was found to be intoxicated while in public. Green was arrested for disorderly conduct and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center.

3:09 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on North Green Street for a report of an incorrigible juvenile.

4:25 p.m. Officers responded to Plantation Inn, 11433 North Jacob Smart Boulevard, for a civil matter.

6:48 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on Shade Tree Street for a 911 hang up call.

6:54 p.m. Officers responded to Heron Crossing Apartments, 209 Heron Crossing Road, for a report of children knocking on apartment doors.

7:35 p.m. Officers responded to Carter' Mill Road for a report of a suspicious person.

10:37 p.m. Officers responded to Waffle House, 8185 East Main Street, for a domestic dispute between a male and female subject.

April 3

2:39 a.m. A grey Hyundai Sonata was reported as driving recklessly at the 15 mile marker north bound on I-95.

11:22 a.m. Officers responded to the Travel Lodge, 8216 East Main Street, for a report of a vehicle break-in. Warrants are being obtained on Aubrey Washington.

12:18 p.m. A silver Toyota sedan was reported as driving recklessly at the 28 mile marker south bound on I-95.

5:42 p.m. Officers responded to the 18 mile marker south bound on I-95 for a vehicle fire. No injuries were reported.

8:25 p.m. Officers responded to the Quality Inn, 221 James L. Taylor Drive, for a report of a suspicious person.

11:38 p.m. Officers observed a grey VW Tiguan traveling above the posted speed limit at the 23 mile marker north bound on I-95. A traffic stop was conducted and officers learned that the driver of the vehicle, Ronald Simmons, Jr., was driving with a suspended driver's license. Simmons was arrested for speeding and driving under suspension and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center. Simmons' vehicle was released to a licensed passenger.

April 2

4:16 a.m. Officers responded to Eric's Automotive, 11115 North Jacob Smart Boulevard, for an activated alarm.

7:24 a.m. Officers responded to a residence on Hagin Drive for an activated alarm.

7:56 a.m. Officers responded to a residence on Wood Duck Street for a domestic dispute.

9:26 a.m. A burgundy semi was reported as driving recklessly at the 26 mile marker south bound on I-95.

2:32 p.m. Officers responded to Sheffield's Oil, 11033 North Jacob Smart Boulevard, for a report of a customer leaving before paying for services. The customer later returned and paid for the services that he was provided.

5:03 p.m. Officers responded to South Jacob Smart Boulevard near the exit 18 interchange for a domestic dispute.

5:06 p.m. Officers responded to the parking lot of Rite-Aid, 8225 East Main Street, for a vehicle collision involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported.

5:43 p.m. Officers responded to Piggly Wiggly, 10847 North Jacob Smart Boulevard, for an activated alarm.

6:24 p.m. Officers responded to Star Point BP, 11122 North Jacob Smart Boulevard, for a report of two people fighting. Both parties were gone when officers arrived.

8:54 p.m. Officers observed a silver Toyota Corolla at the 23 mile marker north bound on I-95 traveling above the posted speed limit. A traffic stop was conducted and officers learned that the driver, Jessica Anne Jennings, was wanted out of North Carolina on an active arrest warrant. Jennings was arrested for a fugitive from justice and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center. Jennings' vehicle was towed by a wrecker service from rotation to their facility.

11:35 p.m. Officers responded to the Quality Inn, 221 James L. Taylor Drive, for a report of a civil matter.

April 1

3:38 a.m. A white Toyota Tundra was reported as driving recklessly on East Main Street.

7:49 a.m. Officers responded to Main Street Centre, 8084 East Main Street, for an activated alarm.

3:55 p.m. Officers responded to Sunoco, 11965 North Jacob Smart Boulevard, for a report of a civil dispute.

8:53 p.m. Officers responded to Bay Tree Apartments, 107 1st Avenue, for a report of a loud music coming from an apartment.

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