News Flash

Posted on: October 23, 2020

Town of Bluffton holiday toy drive kicks off

The Town of Bluffton is collecting toys again to give to Bluffton children who otherwise may not have gifts this holiday season.

Items can be dropped off at the Bluffton Police Department, 101 Progressive Street, Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. unti...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Investigators seek information in vehicle break-ins/thefts

Investigators are looking for the several people who stole two vehicles and various items from other vehicles in the Alston Park neighborhood over the weekend.

Look at the video on the Bluffton Police Department YouTube page that shows the suspects walking...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Search on-going for assault suspect

Police are searching for the man who attacked and assaulted a jogger last night in the Cypress Ridge subdivision.

At approximately 8:10 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area of Blakers Boulevard and Oak Barrell Boulevard for a reported assault that ha...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Information sought in vehicle break-ins/stolen vehicles case

Police are looking for information related to vehicle break-ins, as well as stolen vehicles. Sometime before 4 a.m. this morning (October 19), two or more suspects broke into vehicles in the Auston Park and Midpoint subdivisions. They also stole two vehic...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Town Manager selects next Chief of Police

Bluffton Town Manager Marc Orlando has announced Stephenie Price, who currently serves as the assistant chief of police for Savannah, Georgia, will become the Town of Bluffton chief of police when she is sworn in October 12. 

Orlando said he selec...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Police Provide Public Information Log Online

The Public Information log is available on the Bluffton Police Department website at https://www.townofbluffton.sc.gov/691/Public-Information-Log.

Hard copies of these incident report summaries are located in the lobby of the police department, but having ...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

SCAM: New attack uses a CAPTCHA as camouflage

Have you ever found yourself staring at a wobbly letter trying to decide if it is an X or a Y, just to prove to a website that you’re not a robot? This funny little test is called a CAPTCHA and it is used to help prevent automated malicious soft...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Police: Information sought on stolen vehicle

The Bluffton Police Department needs your help locating a stolen vehicle. The vehicle (pictured) is a 1996 BMW Z3 Convertible with a black soft top that is slightly faded in color. The license plate is: SC LNZ424.The vehicle was stolen from Easy-to-Own Fu...
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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: August 11, 2020

Bluffton Lutzie 43 Virtual 5K raises more than $4,700 for scholarship fund

Mayor Lisa Sulka accepted checks from the Kiwanis Club of Bluffton and CrossFit843 for donations collected in conjunction with the Lutzie 43 Virtual 5K held on August 1.  

“The generosity of Bluffton never ceases to amaze me. We had a go...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: August 6, 2020

SCDCA: Tips to navigate tax-free weekend August 7-9,2020

Whether you are buying back-to-school items for virtual or in-person school attendance, take advantage of tax-free weekend this weekend, August 7-9, 2020. The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is encouraging consumers to navigate this ...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: August 4, 2020

SCAM ALERT: Be in the know about the latest phone scam

The Bluffton Police Department has received several calls from residents reporting an unknown person calling, claiming to be an officer with the Bluffton Police Department. Once on the phone, the unknown caller says the victim missed Grand Jury and now ha...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: August 2, 2020

NWS National Hurricane Center: Tropical Storm Warning issued for our area

The National Weather Service has issued a TROPICAL STORM WARNING for our area. This means tropical-storm force winds are expected sometime within the next 36 hours, as well as significant amounts of rain. 

In preparation, please see the following:...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: August 1, 2020

NWS National Hurricane Center: Tropical Storm Watch issued for our area

According to the U.S. National Weather Service (NWS), Isaias has weakened to a tropical storm; however, it is expected to re-strengthen to a hurricane overnight as it approaches the southeast coast of Florida.A TROPICAL STORM WATCH is in effect for our ar...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: July 30, 2020

Emergency Management Division creates videos on hurricane preparedness

Hurricane Season is upon us. In order for the community to be prepared, the Town of Bluffton’s Emergency Management Division is providing videos on what families can do now, before a storm strikes. 

In previous years, the Town’...

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