North Charleston Police Arrest Man with Stolen Firearm

November 13, 2017, 4:58 pm EST | Share:

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WTAT-TV) — While responding to a call for service on Grimke Street, officers with the North Charleston Police Department say they observed a subject sitting in a car in the parking lot.

When officers approached the vehicle, the subject fled and attempted to hide behind a trailer.

Officers say they could see a pistol’s extended magazine hanging out from under the suspect’s shirt.

Further investigation revealed the suspect possessed the firearm which had been reported stolen. An SKS style rifle, not associated with the subject, was also recovered from the trailer.

All parties on scene denied any knowledge and wanted the firearm removed.

Robert T. Green of Barnwell Ave. was charged with unlawful carry of a pistol, possession of a stolen firearm and possession of cocaine base.