Richland County Deputies

Lexington Co. Deputies: 3 arrested in connection with death of missing teen

Image: RCSD Lexington County,  SC (WOLO)– Lexington County Deputies say they have arrested three people in connection with the shooting death of a 15 year old missing teen. According to officials, 18 year old Treveon Nelson and two minors are charged with murder, kidnapping, criminal conspiracy and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, say arrest warrants. Deputies say…

Man caught on camera punching adult store worker arrested

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department arrested a man wanted for punching a store employee in the face outside an adult video store. Lorenzo Patterson, 31, has been charged with 3rd-degree assault and battery. On September 26, Authorities say the an This Is It Video employee was outside the store, smoking a cigarette, when Patterson, seen in the video above, approached…

Deputies looking for two teens accused of shooting at a car

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Richland County Deputies are looking for two teens who are suspected of shooting at a car in traffic near a bowling alley. Officials say the incident occurred near the Royal Z bowling alley on Two Notch Road after midnight on Saturday. Investigators say the teens were arguing with the victims inside the bowling alley before going outside…

Richland Co. Deputies Investigating Deadly Shooting

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Richland County Deputies are investigating a shooting that left one person dead. Saturday night deputes say they responded to a shots fired call in the two thousand block of Smith Street. Deputies say they found one person dead. The Richland County Coroner has identified the victim as 44 year old Joseph James. An investigation into the shooting is…

Richland Co. Deputies Arrest 16 Year old Accused of Threatening to Blow Up School

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Richland County Deputies say they’ve arrested a Columbia High Student accused of threatening to blow up the school. Deputies say the 16 year old threatened to blow up the school via facebook. Investigators say they were able to quickly identify the student and take the student into custody. Categories: Local News, News Tags: Richland County Deputies

RCSD: Body of 13 year old Recovered from Lake Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — According to the Richland County Sheriff’s Department, just after 4pm Sunday the RCSD Dive Team recovered the body of 13-year old boy from Lake Carolina. Deputies say it appears to be an accidental drowning. Investigators are on scene, along with the coroner. Categories: Local News, News Tags: Richland County Deputies

Richland County Deputies Serve Up Food in Drive-Through

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– From Live PD to the drive-through. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott and Deputies Chris Mastrianni and Kevin Lawrence hit the drive through. They have become household names on A&E’s hit series Live PD and here in the community. Friday afternoon they were working the drive through at Bojangles on Broad River Road, much to the surprise of customers….

Deputy Featured on Live PD Throws out First Pitch

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–The Richland County deputy who received national recognition for his appearance on A&E’S Live PD and the televised arrest, throws out the first pitch at the Columbia Fireflies game. And there’s the pitch. Deputy Chris Mastrianni was welcomed Wednesday night at Spirit Communications Park by fans as he threw out the first pitch on First Responders night. Mastrianni…

Mother, Son Found Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide

RICHLAND, SC (WOLO)– The Richland County Coroner has released the identity of the two people who died in an apparent murder-suicide Friday afternoon in on May Oak Circle. Coroner Gary Watts identified the woman as Sim Sok, 67, of May Oak Circle. Watts said Sim died at the scene as the result of a single gunshot wound to the head….

Richland County Deputies Investigating Stabbing Death

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) _ Richland County deputies say a man with a history of violence against his wife stabbed her to death before killing himself. Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Sgt. Brittany Scott told media outlets that the woman’s brother called 911 on Sunday morning after going to check on his sister at her Columbia home and finding their bodies. Scott says…