abduction topic page

5:27 am on Tuesday April 9, 2013

CofC issues safety warning after attempted abduction, assault reports

Seemingly unrelated attempted sexual assaults or abductions near the College of Charleston has resulted in a reminder from the college to be alert and practice basic safety precautions. 
2:33 am on Thursday January 5, 2012

Four charged in connection with abduction, fatal shooting (Update: More charges, background)

Image by Flickr user skippytpeUpdate January 5: Travis Walker has received murder and weapons charges in the death of Richardson, and the three others have received charges on accessory to murder before and after the fact, in addition to the...
6:15 am on Thursday November 25, 2010

Three alleged to have trafficked, held young Mexican woman for sex work

Image by Flickr user freefotoukUnpleasant attention has fallen on the Pepperhill subdivision of North Charleston off Ashley Phosphate Road after a young Mexican woman was found wandering the streets. She says she was brought into the country under...
9:19 am on Wednesday September 10, 2008

Abduction leads to arrests and police alarm

On Sunday night, two men wearing U.S. Marshals-style clothing stormed into Ignacio Gamez's home and abducted him. Hours later his family would receive a ransom notice. The Post and Courier has the story of this highly unusual case, saying part:...
7:52 pm on Monday September 8, 2008

West Ashley hairdresser abducted

A young West Ashley hairdresser was abducted Thursday night, September 4, by three young men who brought her to an abandoned home on James Island and threatened to kill her. The young woman was called Thursday night at roughly 5:30 by a “church...
4:18 pm on Monday June 16, 2008

Boy found; father arrested

Update: Sources report that the boy has been found and his father arrested. The Amber Alert has been canceled. Original post: Colin Nathaniel Custer (view photos of the van and father)Authorities have issued an Amber Alert for Colin Custer, 4, who...