Fifth District Solicitor’s Office

5th Circuit Solicitors Office releases statement on the charges filed against Jonathan Pentland

On Thursday, 5th Circuit Solicitor Bryon E. Gipson released a statement regarding the charges brought against Jonathan Pentland and the response his office received. Solicitor Gipson responded to those calling for additional charges against Pentland, saying many have called for Pentland to be charged with “unlawful restraint,” a charge the solicitor says does not exist.

Samantha Josephson murder suspect does not show up in court

Nathaniel Rowland was scheduled to make his first appearance Monday

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — The suspect in the murder of USC student Samantha Josephson did not appear at the Richland County Judicial Center for his first court appearance. Nathaniel Rowland, 24, was scheduled to make his first court appearance on Monday. In a statement, the Fifth District Solicitor’s Office said since Rowland has not posted bond, he did not have…