Reports: 5 law enforcement vehicles broken into in Summerville
SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCIV) -- Five vehicles assigned to law enforcement officials in Berkeley and Charleston counties were broken into in Summerville this week, according to police reports.
The first break in was reported on Wednesday at about 3:20 a.m. at an apartment complex on Bear Island Road.
According to the report, a police officer with the City of Charleston reported the driver's side window of his police car had been broken out. Nothing was stolen, the report states, but there was $200 worth of damage done to the car.
The second incident was reported on Wednesday at about 6:15 a.m. on Trolley Road.
According to the report, the vehicle belonged to a deputy with the Charleston County Sheriff's Office, who noticed the front passenger window on his patrol vehicle was shattered.
According to the report, about $480 worth of items were stolen from the vehicle including one fully-loaded, 10-round Glock magazine, two fully-loaded, 15-round Glock magazines, one 4'' knife, and one Manadock auto lock ASP. The deputy told the responding officer the three Glock magazines were loaded with Winchester .40, 180-grain, hollow-point bullets.
The third break in was reported on Thursday at about 2:45 a.m. on Dovetail Circle.
According to the report, the front, passenger's side window a vehicle belonging to a deputy with the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office was shattered.
More than $4,000 worth of items were stolen from the police cruiser, according to the report. The items include a Glock 22, three Glock .40-caliber magazines that were fully loaded with 15 rounds, one Motorola walkie-talkie, a vehicle-specific dog door popper, a Streamlight and a harness.
According to the report, the deputy heard about five strikes against the glass window before he heard it shatter. The deputy told the responding officer he walked out of his home and he heard a vehicle driving away.
The fourth incident was also reported on Dovetail Circle on Thursday at about 3:30 a.m.
A car belonging to an officer with the Mount Pleasant Police Department had a shattered rear passenger's window, the report states.
A military-issued camouflage bag worth $200 was stolen from the vehicle but was later found on the same street, the report states.
The fifth break in happened on Bear Island Road and was reported at about 3:50 a.m. on Thursday.
According to the police report, an officer was patrolling an apartment complex and noticed a window was shattered on a Berkeley County Sheriff's Office patrol vehicle.
The patrolling officer found a laptop bag on the ground next to the passenger side door, the report states. The deputy who the car belonged to did not know if anything had been stolen from the patrol vehicle, the report states.