Sullivan Island Police Asking For Help In Finding Dangerous Tree Cutting Suspect


Charleston area police are asking for the public’s help in finding a potentially armed and dangerous tree cutting suspect.

According to Sullivan’s Island Police Department, the incident occurred in the vicinity of the 1700 block of Atlantic Avenue on January 2, between 1:50 and 2:15 p.m.

Authorities have released photos of the suspect on their social media platforms and are seeking assistance from the community to identify the individual involved.

On Sullivan’s Island, the unauthorized cutting of trees carries a significant penalty, including a fine of $1,040 per tree and/or up to 30 days in jail.

The police department is urging anyone with information about this incident to reach out to Deputy Chief Glenn Meadows at 843-834-4298.