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Beaufort County Sheriff's Office
Thursday November 7th, 2019 :: 08:13 p.m. EST


Threat of shooting at the Heritage Days Celebration Not Substantiated. Saturday's parade road closures. Please read.

Threat of Shooting Not Substantiated

Tuesday night, the Sheriff's Office received a report from a complainant that he/she was concerned there may be a shooting at the Heritage Days Celebration, St. Helena Island, on Saturday, November 9, 2019. Investigators interviewed concerned parties and were unable to substantiate any threat to public safety.
Increased Sheriff's Office Presence Throughout Event

Regardless, and for the safety and piece of mind of those attending the Heritage Days Celebration, the Sheriff's Office will have an increased presence throughout the event. Please remember, "If You See Something, Say Something" and immediately report suspicious activity to Sheriff's Office Dispatch 9-1-1.

Saturday's Heritage Days Parade Route/Road Closures
During the Penn Center's Heritage Days Parade, roads will be closed to vehicular traffic on Saturday, November 9, 2019, at Sea Island Parkway and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive between 9:00 and 1030 am. In addition, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive from Sea Island Parkway to Club Bridge Road will be closed to vehicular traffic between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm. 

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office appreciates your partnership and continued commitment to the safety of our community. 

Beaufort County Sheriff's Office
2001 Duke St
Beaufort, SC 29902

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 843-255-3200

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