Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announced the arrest of Meghan Russo (DOB: 07/14/1989) charged with burglary 2nd degree and grand larceny. Russo stole approximately $30,000 worth of prescription pills from a local pharmacy. Russo was taken into custody in Sumter, SC on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
On September 14, 2016, Richland County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to an alarm call at Long’s Drugs located at 8810 Farrow Road. Deputies observed the business broken into; the front glass door shattered. Numerous prescription pills valued at approximately $30,000 was stolen from the business.
The Richland County Sheriff’s Department’s Crime Lab aided in the identity of Russo by DNA left at the scene. Russo has been transported to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.
June 16, 2017
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