A 52-year-old Midway Street man was arrested on multiple charges on April 7 after he called 911 from a Black Street residence. He was charged with harassment, trespass after notice, disorderly conduct A, breach of peace, resisting arrest and misuse of 911.
The man alleged that the residents of the Black Street home were dealing crack and had stolen some of his property. He became belligerent, combative and refused to leave the scene, according to the incident report.
The Black Street residents said the complainant had been harassing them and that there was a trespass notice on him.
Officers noted that the Midway Street, who finally left the scene, appeared impaired due to substance abuse, the report states. Officers were later dispatched to his residence after he called 911 complaining and tied up the line for 15 minutes.
The man resisted arrest and then said he need medical attention. While being seen at the Regional Medical Center, the staff told him he needed to "lay off the and all the cocaine and then released him to police, the report states. He was transported to the Bamberg County Detention Center.
In other reports:
- A 57-year-old Bamberg Street man was arrested on April 5 and charged with disorderly conduct A and failure to comply.
The arrest occurred after officers were dispatched to the O’Reilly Auto Parts store on Main Highway in reference to a man smelling strongly of alcohol and having a hard time standing.
- A 19-year-old Columbia man was arrested on April 8 after police responded to a call from the Bamberg Job Corps Center regarding an assault.
The victim, a 23-year-old Ladson man, had an apparent minor injury to his face. The Columbia man had allegedly struck him during an argument in the courtyard.
- A 19-year-old Mullins man was arrested on April 5 and charged with simple assault after police responded to a call from the Bamberg Job Corps Center regarding an assault.
The victim, a juvenile student at the center, was allegedly beaten by the Mullins man in a dorm room.