Teen charged after purse snatching at Publix

Cooper Joseph Cole, 17, forcefully snatched then carried away a woman’s purse in the Publix parking lot on Highway 378 July 10, according to arrest warrants. Cole, a Gilbert resident, is charged with purse snatching, assault and battery, and criminal conspiracy. Detectives said Cole made the woman fall to the ground during the incident but […]

Kids and hot cars turn into tragedy

Losing a child is one of life’s greatest tragedies. For the parents, family, friends, and loved ones…for everyone involved. It’s especially hard when the death was preventable. For 2018, South Carolina tops the national list in the number of kids who have died after being left in a hot car. These tragedies could have been […]

Stay alert while filling up

With about a month left in the summer travel season, I want to remind you to be cautious during your travels. You’re likely driving to your destination and that means filling up your car’s tank at gas stations you might not be familiar with on roads you’ve never traveled. The unique setting can allow thieves […]

Robbers are equal opportunity criminals

It isn’t that robbers are around every corner. But they do take us by surprise and they can target anyone. The FBI defines robbery as “the taking or attempting to take anything of value under confrontational circumstances from the control, custody, or care of another person by force or threat of force or violence and/or […]