Many people have been concerned about break-ins during the evacuation. As it turns out, there have been a number of burglaries reported since the evacuation began on Oct. 5.
This is the break-down of burglary reports throughout the county between Oct. 5 and Wednesday. The data was published on Wednesday, so the information may not be complete, but gives a good estimate.
If you believe there was a burglary at your home while you were away, call 843-524-2777 to report it.
Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office
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▪ Hilton Head Island: 8
▪ Lady’s Island: 2
▪ St. Helena Island: 5
▪ Burton: 5
▪ Seabrook: 1
▪ Okatie: 1
▪ Shell Point: 1
▪ Plus nine burglaries reported throughout the county between Oct. 5 and Monday morning
Bluffton Police Department
▪ 6 burglaries reported
Beaufort Police Department
▪ 13 burglaries reported