Summerville officer charged with breaking into home denied bond

Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office says an officer with Summerville Police Department has been denied bond by Dorchester County Magistrate Court on a 1st degree burglary charge.

Investigators say Nicholas Morella is accused of attempting to enter a Cassandra Avenue residence in the White Gables neighborhoodaround 3 a.m. on March 22. The female victim armed herself with a firearm and hid in a closet with her minor child, waiting for law enforcement to arrive, according to the department.

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