Richland County Sheriff’s Deparment

Police presence at Richland County Detention Center

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COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Law enforcement and EMS are on the scene in Richland County at the Detention Center. There is little information as to why there is a heavy Police presence. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott is set to speak to the media at 10:30 a.m. ABC Columbia News has a crew on scene and will bring you information as…

Guardians of the Night K9 5k for Richland County Sheriff’s Department

Guardians of the Night 5KSource: Richland County Sheriff’s Department COLUMBIA, SC ( WOLO)– The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is hosting the annual Guardians of the Night K9 5K race this Saturday. You can run alongside deputies and their K9 partners at the State Fairgrounds. Gates open at 7 p.m. The annual event raises funds for the department’s K9 team, and…

RCSD announces the arrest of man in connection with several robberies

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The Richland County Sheriff’s Department says they arrested a man Friday night who is suspected of robbing three Circle-K stores and one Spinx store in late August and early September. Officials say several cartons of cigarettes were taken during each incident. Authorities say 26-year-old Deaundrey McDonald is charged with three counts of armed robbery, two counts of…

‘Guardians of the Night K9 5K’ benefits K9 Officers in Richland County

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WOLO)– K9 officers with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department are getting a little help from those who laced up their tennis shoes Saturday. The departments four legged Deputies were ready for action during the “Guardian’s of the Night” K9 5k. The annual event raises money for the K9 members of the Sheriff’s Department. The K9 5K got…

Richland County Deputies Make Arrest in Attempted Murder Investigation

COLUMBIA,  SC  (WOLO) — Richland County Deputies say they have made an arrest in connection with an attempted murder case. Deputies say Tony Tyrese Williams is facing multiple charges. The charges include two counts of attempted murder, unlawful possession of a firearm (person under 18), and possession of a stolen vehicle. The Sheriff says on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at…

Suspect Accused of Using Stolen Credit Card to Purchase Electronics, Gift Cards

RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – A man is wanted for fraud after allegedly using a stolen credit card to purchase electronics and gift cards. Authorities say the suspect stole the victim’s wallet from her purse and went to the Walmart located at 10060 Two Notch Road and purchased two flat screen televisions and other electronics totaling at least $2,000. The suspect…