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Blotter: The week in crime

Highlights from the City of Charleston police reports



Drunk Math O' The Week: Asked how much she had to drink, a DUI suspect told officers, "Four drinks plus one drink."

Items Stolen This Week: Nine bikes, six iPods, two GPS units, two golf bags, and a $1,200 electric guitar.

A man accused of hitting his neighbor's car in an apartment complex parking lot initially claimed they were both victims of a hit and run. "Gosh, how do two cars get hit in one night in the same parking lot?" Officers were able to match the damage and issued a ticket. Joking, the suspect said it wasn't a hit and run but a "hit and stay."

Odd Theft O' the Week: The A/C and fan knobs on a 2003 Ford Taurus. Just because you can take something off of a car doesn't mean it's worth taking.

A gas station attendant was able to identify a suspect for police because they went to high school together. That's going to be an awkward exchange at the reunion.

Suspect Description O' The Week: "Man in black jeans, gray tank top under Hawaiian shirt, carrying a black purse with a flower on it."

Asked what he'd had to drink, a DUI suspect told officers, "Bud Light and a trash can." He explained that a "trash can" was a mixed drink. We'll stick with sex on the beach and a buttery nipple.

The Blotter is taken from City of Charleston police department reports. We've added a cartoon and a little commentary. We've added a little humor, too. No one has been found guilty. This is not a court of law.

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