Richland County Sheriff’s Department

Police: Woman Wanted for Pawning Stolen Musical Instrument

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WOLO) – Deputies with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department are requesting the community’s assistance in locating a suspect wanted for pawning a stolen musical instrument. Authorities say 37-year-old Latasha Wicker went to the Best Deal Pawn Shop located at 6207 Two Notch Road on Saturday, December 12 to pawn a stolen baritone horn. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said Wicker’s…

RCSD Investigating Suspicious Death in Eastover

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) – Deputies with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department say they are investigating a suspicious death in Eastover. Authorities say that when deputies arrived at the boat launch at McCords Ferry Road and Two Rivers Road just before 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, they found the victim inside a vehicle. Details are limited at this time. Stay with ABC Columbia…

Citizens Invited to ‘Coffee with a Deputy’

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC ( WOLO) – Building relationships. One ‘Cup of Joe’ at a time. Deputies with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department are looking for you. Not for a speeding ticket or a noise complaint, but for a friendly cup of coffee and conversation. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott says he wants to hear from the community. No agenda or…

Program Will Give Fugitives Chance to Surrender

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WOLO) – Fugitives who turn themselves in at a Columbia church in May can see a judge and possibly pan fines without having to spend time behind bars. The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is offering a safe surrender program at Greater St. Luke Baptist Church M.L. Smith Child Development Center 5213 Farrow Road on Saturday, May 7,  from 8 a.m….

Man, 37, Arrested in Drug-Related Shooting, Police Say

Willie Wright (ASGDC) RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WOLO) – A suspect wanted in the non-fatal shooting of a victim in the 4800 block of Linden Street on April 11 has been arrested. Deputies with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department say Willie Wright, 37, was taken into custody at the Glass Manor Motel on Friday, April 15 and has been charged with attempted murder,…

Police: Missing Teen Possibly in Two Notch Road Area

RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) — Deputies with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department say they are looking for a teen who was last seen on Monday. 13 year-old Deanna Johnson walked away from her home on Brittany Park Road on April 11, according to family members. Johnson was last seen wearing a brown jacket, green pants, and carrying a black book…

Juvenille Girl Stabs 16-Year-Old Boy

RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C (WOLO) – Deputies with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department were called to the 700 block of Ross Road on Thursday after a verbal altercation between two teenagers lead to one being stabbed. Officials say that around 8:30 p.m. on April 11, a 12-year-old female stabbed a 15-year-old boy in the upper body. According to authorities, the boy…