Monday, January 23, 2017

Stolen Credit Card





The Mount Pleasant Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying the two subjects shown above. The pair are suspected of using stolen credit cards at various locations around Mount Pleasant. They were last seen driving a gold or tan pickup truck.

Anyone who knows the identities of these two suspects is asked to contact Detective Jackson at 843-856-3031 or CJackson@tompsc.com. Callers who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111, submit a tip through our smartphone application, or submit a tip at http://mppdnews.blogspot.com/p/submit-tip.html. Crime Stoppers offers rewards of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information which leads to an arrest.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Social Media

 
 
 
 
Did you resolve to stay connected to your police department this year? You can keep that resolution by following us on:

Facebook - www.facebook.com/mountpleasantpd
Twitter - @mountpleasantpd 
Instagram - mountpleasantpolice 
Periscope - @MountPleasantPD
Blog - www.mppdnews.blogspot.com

 
We also have a free iOS/Android smartphone app that we use to send emergency notifications directly your phone. Just search "Mount Pleasant Police" in your app store.
We are also partnered with Nextdoor.com so that we can provide information through their neighborhood social media site. Over 14,000 households in Mount Pleasant have signed up. Have you?
We will be launching a new social media platform in the near future so stay tuned!


Monday, January 9, 2017

Felony DUI

 
 






Mount Pleasant, SC – On January 7, 2016, at approximately 8:04 p.m., officers from the Mount Pleasant Police Department responded to Highway 17 and Mathis Ferry Road in reference to a collision. The preliminary investigation reveals that a Jeep Sport Utility Vehicle, driven by Robert Leland, was heading south on Highway 17 when he disregarded a red light. Robert Leland struck a 4 door Mercedes who was turning left onto Highway 17 from Mathis Ferry Road. Robert Leland was found to be under the influence and arrested for 2 counts of Felony DUI. The driver and passenger of the Mercedes were transported to an area hospital with serious injuries. The investigation is ongoing.

Lane Closure





920 Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Frontage Road
Lane Closure

Starting on Wednesday, 1/11/17 through Friday, 1/13/17 SCE&G will be performing maintenance work on their service lines at 920 Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Frontage Road located slightly south of the Chick-fil-A restaurant.  This work will take place from 8:30 am until 3:00 pm and require a lane closure. 

The driving public should use extra caution while driving in this construction zone. 

“Let ‘em work, let ‘em live”.

Questions contact Ed Barbee at ebarbee@tompsc.com or call (843) 640-2422.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Attempted Armed Robbery





 
 
 
Mount Pleasant, SC – On December 31, 2016, at approximately 6:05 p.m., officers from the Mount Pleasant Police Department responded to 774 South Shelmore Blvd. (Pleasant Liquors) regarding an attempted armed robbery. The suspect came into the store and demanded money from the clerk. When the clerk advised that she did not have a key, the suspect fired his weapon but the clerk was not harmed. The suspect is described as a black male who is approximately 5’4” tall. He was wearing a baseball cap and a dark colored hoodie sweatshirt.
Anyone who may have any information on this attempted armed robbery is asked to contact Detective Stephenson at 843-856-3028 or vstephenson@tompsc.com. Callers who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111, submit a tip through our smartphone application, or submit a tip at http://mppdnews.blogspot.com/p/submit-tip.html. Crime Stoppers offers rewards of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information which leads to an arrest.