Summerville Has Again Enacted a Curfew

Summerville Town Council has enacted a curfew from 6 pm on Tuesday, June 2nd until 6 am on Wednesday, June 3rd. It does not apply to those who are traveling for work or medical reasons.

The vote also gives Mayor Ricky Waring authority to adjust the curfew based on events through June 11.

The town posted the following on their website:

"The Town fully respects the rights of individuals to peacefully protest. The Police Department will be assisted by surrounding local, state, and federal agencies to work to ensure the safety of peaceful protesters.

All businesses in the area of Main St. to close or completely secure their properties and parking lots by removing any furniture or debris.

Criminal activity and destruction of property will not be tolerated.

Police are asking anyone to report suspicious activity to 9-1-1 and to stay safe."

Dorchester County will also be under a curfew, while the City of Charleston and Charleston County are not expected to implement one.

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