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Local Updates from ABC News Radio for Charleston.

Thursday
Dec182014

Three Arrested as Cops Seize Drugs, Gun Downtown

(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- Three people were arrested last Friday on gun and drug charges after police conducted a search at an apartment in downtown Charleston.

In a statement released Wednesday, Charleston Police said officers executed a search warrant at an apartment on Alexander Street, and seized 14 grams of cocaine base and a handgun.

Joshua Kinloch, 20, Chanel Middleton, 58, and Keith Milton, 56, were all arrested and charged with trafficking cocaine base, possession of cocaine base with the intent to distribute, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.


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Thursday
Dec182014

Charleston Police Charge Bluffton Man in August Bank Robbery

(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- Police have charged a Bluffton man in a Charleston bank robbery that happened over the summer.

Police announced Wednesday that James Gable has been charged with armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.

The charges stem from a robbery on Aug. 1 at a National Bank of South Carolina branch, located at 1870 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard. The bank was robbed of an undisclosed amount of money by a man armed with a handgun.

Investigators said Gable, 41, is facing similar charges for bank robberies in Bluffton and Beaufort County in South Carolina, as well as Glynn County in Georgia.


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Wednesday
Dec172014

Car Crashes into SCEG Pole

(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- A car crashed into an SCEG pole in Charleston County on Wednesday.

The Charleston County Sheriff's office reported the accident just before noon on Folly Road near Camp Road.

SCEG responded to the scene.

After both lanes were shut down, authorities said the accident will take about four hours to clear.


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Wednesday
Dec172014

Cops Release Sketch of Suspect in Downtown Attempted Robbery

Charleston Police Department(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- Charleston Police are searching for a man in an attempted robbery in downtown Charleston last weekend.

A woman told police that a man with a bandana over his face approached her on the 200 block of Coming Street on Saturday, and demanded that she hand over her property. A brief struggle broke out, and police said as several witnesses arrived. The man then fled, firing several shots as he ran away.

Police have released a sketch of the man being sought. Anyone with information on the man or the case is asked to contact police at 843-720-2487 or 843-743-7200, or Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.


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Wednesday
Dec172014

Teen Accused of Murder Surrenders to Authorities

Charleston County Sheriff's Office(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- A 17-year-old boy suspected in a murder on James Island last weekend, has surrendered to authorities.

According to the Charleston County Sheriff's Office, Clifford Whaley, Jr. turned himself in Tuesday afternoon after authorities announced that he was wanted for the murder of Irvin Alvin Green.

Investigators said Green was shot multiple times in the front yard of a residence on Honeyhill Road last Saturday, and was taken to a local hospital, where he died.


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