Charleston police warned a 52-year-old man to stay away from a downtown home about an hour before he returned with a gun and broke in, according to an incident report.
Jimmie Alfred Glover of West Third North Street in Summerville now faces charges of first-degree burglary, pointing a firearm and possession of a firearm in a violent crime. He remained held without bail Monday at the Cannon Detention Center.
Officers from the Charleston Police Department first responded around 12:20 a.m. Saturday to a Harris Street home because of an argument between Glover and a 42-year-old woman who lived there.
The officer didn't find any evidence of a crime, though, and let Glover go with a trespassing warning. The victim didn't want to prosecute Glover for trespassing, the officer added.
About 1:20 a.m., the police were called again to 76 Harris St. This time, they encountered about 15 people standing outside.
"He's got a gun," one of them said, according to the report. "He's in the house. He ran out the back door."
The officers found shattered glass and broken window blinds inside and outside the home, along with broken framed pictures, lamps and figurines, the report stated.
The police later arrested Glover near Meeting and Johnson streets, according to the report. They came across a firearm nearby, the report stated.
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