Crime

Chapin Police seek hit-and-run suspect

Police in Chapin need your help identifying a hit-and-run suspect.

  Burned dog Tommie dies a day after taking steps

Irmo PD: Man involved in pursuit arrested for stabbing in New Friarsgate subdivision

LCSD: South Lake Drive larceny suspect identified

Prison nurse accused of killing husband to marry convicted murderer

Man accused of locking family inside house, setting it on fire after Cheez-It argument

CPD makes arrest after stolen truck goes through apartment

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Autopsy: Hania Aguilar died of ‘homicidal violence of undetermined means’

SC woman pleads guilty for attempting to entice a minor for sex in online ad

Fugitive wanted for Orangeburg Co. home invasion returned to SC

Fleeing bank robber trips in front of police officer; money blows away

Lexington deputies seek duo wanted for stealing car from truck stop

CPD investigates armed robbery at pizza restaurant

  Ex-boyfriend arrested in connection to death of woman found in suitcase

The 24-year-old suspect is being held without bail on a kidnapping charge. He will be prosecuted by federal authorities because the alleged crime crossed state lines.

Homeless 18-year-old woman sought after ‘violent, brutal, and senseless’ fatal attack of 68-year-old SC man

Orangeburg Department of Public Safety is investigating an incident in which a man was attacked with a hammer by an unknown female and shot by an unknown male.

  ‘Cleanup Monticello Road in a new way’: CIU buys Richland Co. properties to stop crime, grow business

Buildings along Monticello road in Richland county are being knocked down, in an effort to reduce crime and grow the economy.

RCSD: Man snatches phone, hits clerk with food crate after trying to rob store

Authorities with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department need your help finding a man wanted for an attempted robbery which took place on February 1.

Ft. Jackson staff sergeant sentenced to 18 months in military prison

RCSD seeks to identify man wanted for Dollar General robbery

22-year-old man wanted after police chase in Irmo turns himself in, released on bond

Hours-old baby girl with umbilical cord still attached found in freezing weather on CA road

OSCO arrest North teen for sexual exploitation of toddler

Fort Jackson staff sergeant pleads guilty during court-martial hearings for collision that killed 2

  SCHP search for driver wanted in Calhoun Co. hit-and-run with pedestrian

SCHP says the vehicle is a 2000 to 2006 white GMC Yukon or Chevrolet Tahoe and may have minor damage to the passenger front side.

1 injured in Hopkins during shooting overnight Monday

The investigation is ongoing at this time.

RCSD arrests woman for leaving 3-year-old in vehicle while she received manicure

A woman has been arrested in Richland County for Unlawful Conduct Towards a Child after leaving her 3-year-old in a vehicle while she got a manicure, RCSD deputies said.

Utah boy, 5, forced to call 911 after mother fatally stabbed

A suspect who lived in the same trailer home as the mother and her son was arrested on multiple charges, including aggravated murder, domestic violence and child abuse.

Richland County has 2nd highest number of murders for SC in 2017, report says

While the Palmetto State has seen a decrease in violent crime overall, Richland County has the second highest number of murders in the state.

Mom charged in disappearance of 3-year-old son more than 30 years ago

Detectives say they found enough evidence to arrest the mother in her 3-year-old’s presumed death after working on the cold case for the last 12 to 18 months.

  Minnesota man calls 911 to report killing wife, police say

The suspect was taken into custody without incident, where he is being held on informal second-degree murder charges.

22-year-old man arrested after invading Lugoff apartment for cash, drugs

Deputies in Kershaw County have arrested D’errel Miller in connection with a home invasion armed robbery.

Richland Co. deputies search for suspect who robbed Columbia pizzeria

Deputies are looking to identify a suspect who robbed a Little Caesars pizza restaurant located on Clemson Road.

Sumter Police make additional arrest in connection with fatal November shooting

An additional arrest was made Friday evening related to the killing of a man in November.

Friends, law enforcement continue to search 2 years later for missing Sumter woman

It’s been two years since Barbara Nave was seen by friends and family and what happened to her is still a mystery.

Sumter man arrested for assaulting woman and 4-month-old baby

On February 7th officers with the Sumter Police Department responded to an assault complaint around 10:30 a.m. on the 600 block of W. Liberty St.

OCSO searching for suspect who broke into Plaza Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealership

Orangeburg County Sheriff's officers are searching for a suspect who caused damage to a local car dealership when they broke in last month.

Suspect connected to 8 Richland County convenience store robberies arrested in New Jersey

A suspect believed to be responsible for eight Richland County convenience store robberies has been arrested according to Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott.

CPD investigating robbery at Tokyo Grill on Paterson Road

Columbia Police are investigating robbery at a local eatery on Patterson Road near Garners Ferry Road.

Coroner releases identities of Alcott Drive shooting victims

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has released the names of the two individuals who died the morning if February 7th after being involved in a shooting incident shortly before 9:00 a.m. on the 500 block Alcott Drive.

Man identified as Charlotte police search for duo accused of kidnapping 2-year-old in car

Police are searching for two men they say kidnapped a 2 year old from a running car, while her mom was inside a gas station late Monday.

RCSD searching Lizard Thicket armed robbery suspect

Richland County Sheriff’s Department needs help from the community to identify a suspect wanted for armed robbery.

UPDATE: CPD arrests man after shooting roommate, acquaintance in apartment

The Columbia Police Department is investigating a double homicide after a fatal shooting in Columbia.

Deputies arrest man after pursuit leads to crash, gas line break

An Orangeburg man has been taken into custody after crashing a vehicle into a home causing a gas line break.

U.S. Marshals searching for disbarred attorney wanted for mother’s murder

The Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force led by the U.S. Marshals are searching for a man wanted for murdering his mother in Georgia.

Third suspect arrested by Orangeburg deputies after credit cards stolen from vehicle

The Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office has now arrested a third suspect after a man reported his credit cards were stolen from his vehicle.

  Female suspect in credit union robbery denies bond appearance

The female suspect in the robbery at South Carolina Federal Credit Union in Forest Acres waived her right to appear in bond court Thursday.

Sumter Police arrests 2 men in connection with November shooting

Two men have been arrested and charged with murder in connection with a shooting that happened in November 2018.

Female suspect involved in SC credit union bank robbery ID’d, in jail

A woman involved in robbing a credit union in Forest Acres has now been imprisoned.

2 men arrested on multiple charges after identity theft reports surface

A pair of men have been arrested on drug and weapon charges after one was initially being sought for identity theft.

Richland County man arrested on child pornography charges

A Richland County man has been arrested on child pornography charges.

Shooting death of 19-year-old under investigation in Aiken

The shooting death of a 19-year-old in Aiken is under investigation.

RCSD arrests teens for burglaries, motor vehicle thefts resulting in thousands of dollars in damage

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department has arrested multiple teen aged suspects involved in business burglaries, which totaled over $50,000 worth of property damage and over $70,000 worth of stolen property.

UPDATE: SLED believes SC credit union armed robbery suspect could be in Charleston

The forest acres police department has identified a 29-year-old Florida man as the suspect wanted in a bank robbery Tuesday morning.

Man trespassing at Blythewood High arrested after drugs, weapon found in vehicle

A 29-year-old man who once sought admittance into at least one Richland Two school has now been arrested after being caught on a high school campus with a weapon and drugs in his vehicle.

Suspect in Wisconsin teen’s abduction ordered to stand trial

A man accused of kidnapping a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl and killing her parents waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday, telling his family, “I love you,” moments after he was ordered to stand trial.

SC credit union armed robbery suspect has prior deadly weapon conviction in Florida

The man wanted in the armed robbery of a credit union that led to an officer-involved shooting and currently, a manhunt, has a prior conviction for armed robbery in Florida.

SC man high on meth squeezed 7-month-old child to death, police say

Rogers is currently being held at the Oconee County Oconee County Detention Center.

Armed robbery, stabbing in Forest Acres not related to credit union armed suspect, manhunt

Deputies did mention that this is not related to the ongoing search of Samuel Neathery, 29, who is wanted for the robbery of the South Carolina Federal Credit Union on Forest Drive on Tuesday morning.

Cayce deputies searching for vehicle used in auto dealership burglary

Cayce Department of Public Safety investigators is searching for a vehicle used in a burglary at a local automotive dealership.

UPDATE: Residents urged to ‘be vigilant’ as authorities continue search for credit union robbery suspect

There is a heavy law enforcement presence in response to a robbery on Forest Drive in Forest Acres.

Former Sumter Police officer arrested for having sex while on duty

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division has announced the arrest of 43-year-old Travis Haynes.

  ‘You could never tell that she was going through anything’ family of victim speaks after murder-suicide in Irmo

We now know the names of the couple who died in what investigators are calling a murder-suicide in Irmo.

Fourth Orangeburg home invasion suspect arrested in Tennessee

The fourth suspect wanted in connection to a home invasion that took place on January 29th has been arrested in Tennessee.

Coroner ID’s pair found in Irmo home, rules deaths a murder-suicide

The names of the two people found dead in an Irmo home late Monday night where a baby was also found unharmed have been released.

Fmr. USC basketball coach pleads guilty to taking bribes

While with the Gamecocks from 2012 - 2016, Evans was a driving force in recruiting P.J. Dozier and Sindarius Thornwell. After four seasons in Columbia, he left USC to become an assistant at Oklahoma State following the 2015-16 season.

Mother accused of burning 1-year-old daughter with hot bathtub water, biting her

Police began investigating after a nurse reported suspected physical abuse when the mother took the 1-year-old to the hospital for treatment of second-degree burns.

College student terrified after finding strange man wearing her clothes in apartment closet

Property managers at the apartment complex say they are still investigating how the suspect and two other intruders in December got inside.

Little Caesars armed robbery suspect wanted by RCSD

An armed robbery suspect is being sought by Richland County Sheriff's Department.

Lexington Co. man sentenced to 28 years on ‘no parole’ offense in 2018 shooting death

During the sentencing hearing, family members of Malcolm Cruz Jones, including his mother, expressed the impact of his death on their family and his three young children.

Fugitive wanted for attempted murder in Bamberg County

Priester, 30, is wanted for two attempted murder warrants in Bamberg County in connection to his involvement in an alleged shooting incident in August 2018.

RCSD searching for Express Exxon armed robbery suspect

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department needs help from the community to identify a suspect wanted for armed robbery.

Report: 10-year-old girl consumed drugs, alcohol at home; man accused of sexually assaulting her

A Delaware man who has an address in Surfside Beach was arrested over the weekend for allegedly sexually assaulting a girl when she was 10 years old.

Marshals: Woman wanted in ‘brutal’ murder of boyfriend in Michigan could be anywhere

She is known to be a world traveler and has ties throughout the U.S.

Authorities ID deputy killed in Clermont County, OH standoff; shooter in custody

Authorities have identified the officer who was killed and the officer injured after a 12-hour standoff in Pierce Township.

‘She was loved and she will not be forgotten:’ Family, friends seek justice, peace in SC girl’s 1964 murder

It's the oldest cold case at the Richland County Sheriff's Department and a Midlands family is still hoping for answers more than 50 years later.

Businessman disappears after allegedly scamming mom, friends out of $750K for Super Bowl tickets

About a dozen people say they paid the suspect at least $20,000 for Super Bowl tickets, but the man went missing before delivering.

2 Orangeburg women charged for using stolen credit card, spent $2K on shopping spree, sheriff’s office says

Orangeburg County Sheriff’s investigators were notified on Jan. 19 of stolen credit cards.

Nurse arrested after attacking patient at psychiatric hospital

A 55-year-old nurse has been charged with abuse of a vulnerable adult after hitting a Columbia woman in the face.

‘It was a hoax:’ Authorities say there never was a missing infant or mother; Woman arrested on numerous felony charges

After a multi-agency search for a missing infant child and her mother, Scotland County Sheriff’s Office said it was all a hoax and that one person has been arrested.

Three men charged in home invasion; OCSO searching for fourth suspect

Three men in Orangeburg County have been charged in connection to a home invasion that sent one person to the hospital with a gunshot wound.

Saluda County man sentenced to 18 years for 2016 homicide

Lamar Maurice Shannon, 34 has been sentenced to 18 years without parole in connection to the homicide of Schanen T. Samuels on Labor Day in 2016.