Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Identification Needed

Joel Gallant

3/24/2017 Update - Subject Identified and Arrested

The Mount Pleasant Police Department would like to thank the public for sending in tips relating to this crime. One of the tips led to the arrest of Joel Gallant who was charged with Assault and Battery of a High and Aggravated Nature along with Possession of a Weapon during a Violent Crime. 

The Mount Pleasant Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying the subject pictured above. On March 18, 2017, at approximately 2:40 a.m., the subject pictured was involved in a disturbance and pulled a handgun on the other party involved. The victim was then struck in the head with the handgun. During the altercation the suspect did discharge the firearm but no one was struck.
The subject is described as a black male in his mid-40s who is approximately 6' tall and weighs approximately 200lbs. He was last seen wearing black eyeglasses and was last seen driving a dark colored, box style sedan.
Anyone who may have any information about, or witnessed, this assault is asked to contact Detective Goode at 843-856-7843 or 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 Crime Stoppers offers rewards of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information which leads to an arrest.