CHARLESTON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) — According to Charleston Police, five burglaries occurred within the past 24 hours in the city of Charleston.
The burglaries occurred at:
Downtown: 411 Meeting Street – According to police, a homeless woman broke out a window to an apartment and entered the residence. She was arrested on scene and charged with burglary 1st degree.
James Island: 998 Nabors Drive – According to police, someone kicked in the back door of the residence and stole several firearms, jewelry and electronic equipment.
James Island: 9 Bass Lane – According to police, someone kicked in the back door of the residence and stole a TV and a wedding dress.
West Ashley: 1603 Balsam Street – According to police, someone kicked in a door of the residence and stole unknown items.
West Ashley: 2245 Savannah Highway – According to police, someone broke out a window of the Speedway and stole cigarettes.
Investigators are trying to uncover more details for these burglaries and determine if they are related.
These five reported events over the past 24 hours are under investigation and the exact relationship to storm activities is unknown at this time. Investigators are working to establish any connection between these incidents.
The department is conducting proactive patrols to protect the property and the citizens of the city of Charleston during this unusual event.
Officers are being assigned to specific areas for added security.
Citizens are encouraged to dial 911 to report any suspicious activity.