Police Department

Daily Crime Reports - August 2019

Special Announcement

Divondre Kevon Booker Polite turned himself in to officers at the Ridgeland Police Department at 8:30 a.m. this morning. Polite had an outstanding warrant for assault with intent to commit criminal sexual conduct, second degree. This charge stemmed from an incident on August 8, 2019, in the parking lot of Harvey's, 8205 East Main Street. An additional charge of indecent exposure has been submitted for Polite from an incident on July 29, 2019, where Polite allegedly exposed himself to a female subject. Polite was transported to the Jasper County Detention Center where he awaits a bond hearing.

August 15

12:25 a.m. Officers assisted the Jasper County Sheriff's Office with a shooting incident on Grahamville Road.

7:03 a.m. Officers responded to Pizza Bella, 8196 East Main Street, for an activated alarm.

8:12 a.m. Officers responded to East Main Street for a tree in the roadway.

10:49 a.m. Officers responded to McCormack Avenue for a report of two dogs running at large. A black dog and a brown dog were located and transported to JARM after the owner could not be located.

11:16 a.m. A red semi was reported as driving recklessly at the 18 mile marker north bound on I-95.

11:53 a.m. Officers responded to Cute Stuff, 7772 West Main Street, for an activated alarm.

12:46 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on East Main Street for an activated alarm.

3:03 p.m. Officers responded to Sisters Ferry Road for a report of two dogs running at large.

6:41 p.m. A burgundy Hyundai was reported as driving recklessly at the 18 mile marker south bound on I-95.

6:46 p.m. Officers responded to Kingdom Touch Ministries, 6714 Tillman Road, to assist EMS.

6:54 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on Brandon Cove for an activated alarm.

7:10 p.m. Officers met the Hardeeville Police Department at the Jasper County Detention Center where they had custody of Joseph Dandre Cooper. Cooper had two outstanding warrants with the Ridgeland Police Department for breaking into motor vehicles. The warrants stemmed from an incident that occurred August 13, 2019, on Captain Bill Road.

8:17 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on North Green Street for an activated alarm.

August 14

9:28 a.m. Officers responded to the 19 mile marker north bound on I-95 for a report of tire debris in the roadway.

11:02 a.m. A burgundy Dodge minivan was reported as driving recklessly at the 27 mile marker south bound on I-95.

12:16 p.m. Officers responded to the BP Station, 80 Blue Heron Drive, for a report of a suspicious male and female taking photographs.

1:27 p.m. A grey Ram truck was reported as driving recklessly at the 26 mile marker south bound on I-95.

3:59 p.m. Officers responded to the 21 mile marker south bound on I-95 for a motorist assist.

4:45 p.m. Officers responded to the 23 mile marker south bound on I-95 for a motorist assist.

7:49 p.m. Officers responded to Logan Lane Apartments, 544 South Logan Street, for a report of a domestic dispute.

8:41 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on Newlin Drive for a 911 hang up call.

8:47 p.m. Officers responded to North Jacob Smart Boulevard for a report of three suspicious males.

August 13

9:00 a.m. Officers responded to a residence on McTeer Avenue for an activated alarm.

10:31 a.m. Officers responded to the BP Station, 11090 North Jacob Smart Boulevard, for a report of an unconscious male in the parking lot. The male subject was transported by EMS to a local hospital.

12:02 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on Captain Bill Road for a motor vehicle break-in. Warrants have been obtained against Joseph Dandre Cooper for the incident.

1:36 p.m. Officers responded to the Boy's and Girl's Club, 456 Grays Highway, for an activated alarm.

2:33 p.m. Officers responded to the Family Dollar, 73 South Green Street, for a report of a small child unattended in a vehicle in the parking lot. The vehicle was gone when officers arrived.

3:32 p.m. A beige Lexus was reported as driving recklessly at the 14 mile marker north bound on I-95.

4:09 p.m. Officers spoke with a complainant by telephone in reference to a vehicle break-in that occurred on West Main Street.

6:53 p.m. Officers responded to Heron Crossing Apartments, 313 Heron Crossing Road, for a report of two people arguing.

11:51 p.m. Officers responded to the Siesta, 10530 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, for a report of a subject trespassing on the property. Tywann Terry was located on the property and a trespass notice was confirmed. Terry was arrested for trespassing after notice and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center.

August 12

1:12 a.m. A white Chevrolet car was reported as driving recklessly on Bees Creek Road.

9:25 a.m. Officers responded to a residence on North Green Street for an incorrigible juvenile.

9:27 a.m. Officers responded to the intersection of 3rd Avenue and Floyd Street for a vehicle collision involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported.

12:20 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on Oak Ridge South for a welfare check on two dogs.

1:32 p.m. A white semi truck was reported as driving recklessly at the 17 mile marker north bound on I-95.

3:30 p.m. Officers obtained a warrant on Divondre Kevon Booker Polite for assault with intent to commit criminal sexual conduct, second degree. Polite is alleged to have assaulted a female subject in the parking lot of Harvey's on August 8, 2019.

6:49 p.m. Officers responded to Ken's Tires, 10464 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, for an activated alarm.

7:37 p.m. Officers responded to Family Dollar, 73 South Green Street, for a report of a male subject harassing customers in the parking lot. Anthony Gibson was placed on trespass notice at request of the business.

August 11

1:49 a.m. Officers responded to Trout Street for a report of loud music.

3:32 a.m. A black Chevrolet Tahoe was reported as driving recklessly at the 6 mile marker north bound on I-95.

8:09 a.m. Officers responded to the 22 mile marker south bound on I-95 for a motorist assist.

9:35 a.m. A black Cadillac SUV was reported as driving recklessly at the 28 mile marker south bound on I-95.

5:03 p.m. Officers responded to the Sunoco Station, 119654 North Jacob Smart Boulevard, for a report of a cat running at large.

8:00 p.m. Officers responded to the Piggly Wiggly, 10847 North Jacob Smart Boulevard, for a report of a male subject shoplifting. Officers located the suspect, Edward Garvin, and he was positively identified as the subject who shoplifted from the business. Garvin was arrested for shoplifting and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center.

August 10

4:41 a.m. Two horses were reported on I-95 around the 20 mile marker north bound. A collision occurred with the horses and three vehicles. Two people were transported to local hospitals.

9:50 a.m. Officers responded to Bay Tree Apartments, 107 1st Avenue, for a vehicle collision involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported.

10:08 a.m. Officers responded to South Jacob Smart Boulevard for a report of a dog running at large.

10:27 a.m. Officers responded to the parking lot of McDonald's, 8548 Grahamville Road, for a report of a male and female subject fighting. The subjects were gone when officers arrived.

10:37 a.m. Officers responded to a residence on Eleanor Avenue for an activated alarm.

10:50 a.m. Officers responded to East Main Street for a motorist assist.

12:55 p.m. Officers responded to the Siesta, 10530 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, for a suspicious vehicle.

1:11 p.m. Officers responded to the 24 mile marker north bound on I-95 for a vehicle collision involving one vehicle. No injuries were reported.

5:13 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on Honey Comb Lane for a welfare check on a resident.

6:06 p.m. Officers responded to Shade Tree Street for a report of a dog running at large. Officers had been called numerous times in reference to this dog. The owner of the dog was located and cited for dog running at large.

11:16 p.m. Officers responded to Fordville Road for a vehicle collision involving one vehicle and a deer. No injuries were reported.

August 9

5:42 a.m. A red Hyundai was reported as driving recklessly at the 21 mile marker south bound on I-95.

8:40 a.m. Officers responded to the intersection of Bees Creek Road and Sweet William Road for a suspicious female in the roadway.

8:41 a.m. Officers responded to Smith's Crossing for a suspicious vehicle.

10:47 a.m. Officers responded to the 22 mile marker south bound on I-95 for a motorist assist.

12:17 p.m. Officers responded to the parking lot of KFC, 8146 East Main Street, for a report of a male subject panhandling.

7:45 p.m. A brown Ford F-150 was reported as driving recklessly at the 28 mile marker south bound on I-95.

August 8

8:32 a.m. Officers responded to Wiley Street in reference to an abandoned bicycle in a ditch.

10:10 a.m. A tan Ford Explorer was reported as driving recklessly at the 9 mile marker north bound on I-95.

12:05 p.m. Officers responded to Harvey's, 8205 East Main Street, for a report of a female subject being assaulted in the parking lot by an unknown male subject. The incident remains under further investigation.

August 7

8:03 a.m. Officers responded to a residence on Dolphin Drive for a report of two juvenile children fighting.

2:18 p.m. Officers responded to DSS, 10908 North Jacob Smart Boulevard, for a suspicious phone call.

7:11 p.m. Officers responded to Ole Bakery, 7785 West Main Street, for a suspicious phone call.

August 6

4:51 a.m. Officers responded to the 21 mile marker north bound on I-95 for a report of a vehicle driving the wrong way.

11:35 a.m. A black semi truck was reported as driving recklessly at the 16 mile marker north bound on I-95.

12:10 p.m. Officers responded to South Green Street for a report of feral cats running at large.

12:54 p.m. Officers responded to Family Dollar, 73 South Green Street, for a report of a white van parked in a handicapped parking spot improperly.

2:02 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on North Green Street for a civil dispute between neighbors.

2:43 p.m. Officers responded to JARM, 1352 Sisters Ferry Road, for a report of two individuals harassing employees of the business. Darrell and Amanda Grayson were placed on trespass notice at the request of the business.

4:28 p.m. A red and white semi truck was reported as driving recklessly at the 18 mile marker north bound on I-95.

5:19 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on Bailey Lane for an activated alarm.

6:40 p.m. Officers responded to Piggly Wiggly, 10583 North Jacob Smart Boulevard, for a report of three individuals trespassing on the property. Dawn Asher, Henry Burrison and Walter Able were placed on trespass notice for the property at the request of the business.

9:37 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on Honey Comb Lane in reference to a homeowner observing an unknown male subject attempting to gain entry into a vehicle. The incident remains under further investigation.

August 5

12:05 a.m. Officers responded to the BP Station, 80 Blue Heron Drive, for a vehicle collision involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported.

3:33 a.m. Officers responded to the 18 mile marker south bound on I-95 for a motorist assist.

5:01 a.m. Officers responded to Regions Bank, 11004 North Jacob Smart Boulevard, for a welfare check on the property.

7:47 a.m. A black motorcycle was reported as driving recklessly at the 33 mile marker south bound on I-95.

8:05 a.m. Officers responded to a residence on Honey Comb Lane for a report of a homeowner seeing an unidentified male attempting to enter vehicles in their driveway. The incident remains under further investigation.

8:40 a.m. A grey van was reported as driving recklessly on North Jacob Smart Boulevard.

9:58 a.m. Officers met with a complainant at the Ridgeland Police Department in reference to a lost wallet.

10:06 a.m. Officers responded to Palms Motel, 10735 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, for a cat running at large.

11:39 a.m. Officers responded to the 18 mile marker north bound on I-95 for a motorist assist.

1:00 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on West Smith Street for a welfare check on a resident.

2:46 p.m. Officers responded to the 18 mile marker south bound on I-95 for a vehicle collision involving one vehicle. No injuries were reported.

6:48 p.m. Officers responded to Carolina Collision, 11365 North Jacob Smart Boulevard, for an activated alarm.

August 4

2:05 p.m. Officers responded to North Green Street for a report of a suspicious vehicle.

3:21 p.m. Officers responded to Coosaw Scenic Drive for a report of a tree in the roadway.

3:30 p.m. Officers responded to Old House Road for a report of a tree in the roadway.

4:42 p.m. Officers responded to the 22 mile marker north bound on I-95 for a report of a juvenile child arguing with their mother.

4:45 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on North Green for a welfare check.

5:56 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on Colony Drive for damage to a mailbox.

7:23 p.m. A white GMC Sierra was reported as driving recklessly at the 22 mile marker south bound on I-95.

August 3

4:28 a.m. A red car was reported as driving recklessly at the 33 mile marker south bound on I-95.

9:42 a.m. Officers responded to the 17 mile marker south bound on I-95 for a motorist assist.

10:48 a.m. Officers responded to East Main Street for a report of an injured bird in the roadway.

12:29 p.m. A blue Chevrolet Silverado was reported as driving recklessly at the 27 mile marker south bound on I-95.

2:07 p.m. Officers responded to O'Reilly's Auto Parts, 11058 North Jacob Smart Boulevard, for a report of a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot.

3:17 p.m. Officers responded to West Smith Street for a report of a suspicious male subject.

8:15 p.m. A white semi truck was reported as driving recklessly at the 17 mile marker north bound on I-95.

10:11 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on North Green Street for a report of missing puppies. The incident remains under further investigation.

11:33 p.m. Officers assisted the South Carolina Highway Patrol with a traffic stop at the 22 mile marker north bound on I-95.

August 2

12:11 a.m. Officers responded to Travel Lodge, 8216 East Main Street, for a report of two people arguing in a room.

5:51 a.m. Officers responded to Tarboro Road for a vehicle collision involving one vehicle. No injuries were reported.

9:25 a.m. Officers responded to the south bound rest area on I-95 for a 911 hang up call.

1:21 p.m. Officers responded to the north bound rest area on I-95 for a motorist assist.

4:53 p.m. Officers responded to the 22 mile marker north bound on I-95 for a report of two dogs running at large.

7:58 p.m. Officers responded to Piggly Wiggly, 10847 North Jacob Smart Boulevard, for a report of a male subject on the property who had been previously placed on trespass notice. Clinton Green was found to be on the property and he was arrested for trespass after notice. Green was transported to the Jasper County Detention Center.

9:07 p.m. Officers responded to Bay Tree Apartments, 107 1st Avenue, for a report of a group of male subjects loitering in the parking lot.

August 1

12:48 a.m. Officers responded to the 22 mile marker south bound on I-95 for a motorist assist.

3:37 a.m. A black semi puller silver trailer was reported as driving recklessly at the 18 mile marker north bound on I-95.

7:11 a.m. Officers responded to the Ridgeland Baptist Church, 1448 Grays Highway, for an activated alarm.

12:42 p.m. Officers responded to a residence on Shade Tree Street for a welfare check on a resident.

2:59 p.m. Officers responded to Devon Wood Apartments, 137 Captain Bill Road, for a report of a resident wanting to do harm to themselves. The subject was transported to a local hospital for an evaluation.

5:32 p.m. Officers responded to the Jasper County Court House, 265 Russell Street, for an activated alarm.

7:00 p.m. Officers responded to Family Dollar, 73 South Green Street, for a report of a male subject panhandling in the parking lot.

9:42 p.m. Officers responded to North Jacob Smart Boulevard for an activated alarm.

11:06 p.m. Officers responded to Heron Crossing Apartments, 72 Heron Crossing Road, for a welfare check on a resident.

11:43 p.m. Officers responded to the Ridgeland Baptist Church, 1448 Grays Highway, for an activated alarm.

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