A wanted man was taken into custody Sunday on weapons charges after wrecking his vehicle in Mount Pleasant, police said.
Herman Lamar Richardson, 24, of Latroy Avenue in Mount Pleasant, remained at the Charleston County jail Monday charged with pointing and presenting a firearm and carrying a concealed weapon, jail records show.
Richardson's arrest was made in connection with an incident that occurred around 10 p.m. April 11 at a McDonald's restaurant on U.S. Highway 17, according to an incident report.
Mount Pleasant police responded to the restaurant following a report of a man firing a revolver in the air, the report said.
Investigators did not find any shell casings at the scene, police said, but witnesses were able to provide a description of the alleged gunman. A warrant was later issued for Richardson's arrest.
According to police, Richardson was arrested Sunday after he got into a wreck on U.S. 17.
An officer found a pair of gold-color knuckles in his pocket and a shotgun in his trunk, the report said. Richardson reported that he had a permit for the weapon, but the paperwork was not in the vehicle, according to police.
Richardson was held at the Charleston County jail pending a bond hearing.
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