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3:03 pm on Thursday June 12, 2014

Credit Card Breach at P.F. Chang's, unclear if SC locations affected

News has broken today that there has been a credit card breach at the P.F. Chang’s China Bistro.  via KrebsOnSecurity.com On June 9, thousands of newly-stolen credit and debit cards went up for sale on rescator[dot]so, an underground store best...
3:54 am on Saturday August 3, 2013

Man arrested in snatching Charleston library paintings

57-year-old Robert Wayne Russell has been arrested as police allege that he is the man that took several paintings by Alizey Khan from the gallery in the Charleston Public Library.
1:27 pm on Wednesday January 9, 2013

The Rarebit's copper mugs being pilfered

File it under "this is why we can't have nice things", but it turns out that new King Street '60s throwback spot The Rarebit has seen more than 20 of its Moscow Mule copper mugs disappear.
9:27 am on Wednesday January 9, 2013

The Rarebit's copper mugs being pilfered

Image by Flickr user Siggi Churchill Not the mugs in question, but you get the idea. File it under "this is why we can't have nice things", but it turns out that new King Street '60s throwback spot The Rarebit has seen more than 20 of its Moscow...
6:41 am on Tuesday November 13, 2012

Connection made at strip club leaves woman with dinner bill and no car

Stolen red 2001 Toyota Celica might not be in this good of condition...  According to a police report, this past Sunday morning a local woman met a man at The Penthouse Club, the woman claims the man was a mutual friend of her brother and saw that...
3:52 am on Monday September 24, 2012

Two wheeled economics: Profiling the motivation of a bike thief

Image by Flickr user _ambrown Two locks are, usually, sufficient.Discuss bike thefts around anyone who has owned a bike in Charleston, and you're likely to be discussing it with someone who has had a bike stollen. Yours truly fits into that category...
1:51 am on Thursday May 24, 2012

Time to give up the inquiry on the Bluffton High mascot caper?

WSAV 3 Remember the kidnapping of the 250-pound Bluffton High School statue of their mascot, a bobcat? And remember how concerns flared after a "hostage" video featured a masked gunman with captions that "if demands are not met, the kitten dies"?...
1:35 am on Friday May 18, 2012

Bluffton High mascot statue returned along with hostage video

WSAV 3 Earlier this week the search was on for the missing 250-pound Bluffton High School statue of their mascot, a bobcat.  But now the statue has been recovered (found at the Hilton Head High football field), however the conversation has shifted...
3:33 am on Tuesday May 15, 2012

Bluffton High mascot's statue goes missing

WSAV 3 Update: The statue has been recovered.  Through fences and locked gates, the bolted-down 250 pound Bluffton High School statue of their mascot, a bobcat, has disappeared.  I'll point you to WSAV 3's video report; watch it over here or up top.

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