Media Releases


RCSD arrests Moore for unlawful use of telephone and breach of peace  (03/15/2018)

Student Charged after Hoax  (03/15/2018)

RCSD arrests Evans for larceny   (03/15/2018)

RCSD arrests a 15 yr old student for assault  (03/14/2018)

RCSD arrests Roof on multiple charges  (03/14/2018)

Two Students Arrested for Weapons on School Grounds  (03/14/2018)  update 03/15/2018: Third Student Arrested

RCSD Arrests father for homicide by child abuse  (03/05/2018)

Prior Months' Releases


February 2018

RCSD seeks suspect(s) for larceny - victim puts up reward  (02/09/2018)
RCSD Seeks Suspect for Burglary  (02/08/2018)
RCSD Seeks Suspect for Grand Larceny   (02/06/2018)
RCSD Seeks Suspect for Armed Robbery   (02/05/2018)
Sheriff Unveils Richland County Sheriff’s Department’s Newest D.A.R.E. Vehicle  (02/02/2018)


January 2018

Sheriff Adds the Words “PEACE OFFICER” to RCSD Patrol Vehicles   (01/31/2018)

RCSD Searching for Murder Suspect  (01/27/2018)  update 01/30/2018: Suspect Captured in Florida

Midlands Gang Task Force Seizes Drugs, Cash, Guns, and Bullet Proof Vests   (01/16/2018)

RCSD releases additional details on Black Pearl Nightclub shooting  (01/11/2018)

RCSD Arrests Elmer Howe for CSC with a Minor  (01/11/2018)

RCSD Arrests Mouad Bendahmane for CSC and Kidnapping  (01/08/2018)

RCSD seeks James Precia for burglary  (01/05/2018)


December 2017

RCSD arrests two for homicide by child abuse  (12/06/2017)

RCSD Seeks Suspect for Burglary  (12/06/2017)

RCSD Seeks Suspect(s) Involved in Shooting Incident  (12/06/2017)

RCSD Seeks Suspects for Armed Robbery (7351 Two Notch Rd)  (12/05/2017)

RCSD Arrests Detention Officer for Assault  (12/04/2017)

RCSD Arrests Jason Gleaton for Armed Robbery, Kidnapping, and Firearms Violation  (12/04/2017)

RCSD Seeks Suspects for Armed Robbery  (12/01/2017)

October 2017

RCSD seeks Gleaton for Murder  (10/10/2017)  update: ARRESTED 10/10/2017

16 Year Old Student Arrested for Threatening Principal and Attacking School Resource Officer  (10/10/2017)

RCSD Seeks Suspect for Armed Robbery  (10/10/2017)

RCSD invites the community to Rock the Lott - Trunk or Treat!!!  (10/09/2017)

September 2017

RCSD gears up for DAREScream  (09/14/2017)

Sheriff Lott, Deputy Lawrence, Deputy Mastrianni Grand Marshals for the 44th Annual Irmo Okra Strut Festival  (09/14/2017)

RCSD arrests Norton for reckless homicide  (09/13/2017)

August 2017

RCSD Arrests Niat Gebrekristos for CSC, Kidnapping, and Burglary  (08/23/2017)

RCSD Seeks Suspects for Larceny  (08/22/2017)

RCSD Seeks Montez Vaughn for Defrauding SC Lottery  (08/22/2017)

RCSD Seeks Suspects for Burglary  (08/10/2017)

RCSD Seeks Suspect Wanted for Theft From a Motor Vehicle  (08/08/2017)

RCSD Seeks Suspects for Armed Robbery and Assault  (08/08/2017)

RCSD seeks suspects for attempted murder and animal cruelty  (08/07/2017)

Sheriff Announces the Untimely Death of K-9 Deputy  (08/05/2017)

Sheriff Confirms Arrest of Suspect in Parklane Murders  (08/02/2017)

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