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Leon Lott Golf Classic September 18

The Richland County Sheriff's Foundation (RCSF) will be holding the Annual Leon Lott Golf Classic September 18 at Columbia Country Club, 135 Columbia Club Drive, Blythewood. Registration begins at 8 am with a 10 am [...]

By |September 11th, 2017|Events, Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Sheriff looking for shooting suspects

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott is requesting community assistance in identifying and locating the suspects wanted for nine counts of attempted murder, and animal cruelty. On August 5 just after 6 am at 412 Miriam [...]

By |August 9th, 2017|Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Richland County loses K-9 Deputy Tosca

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott has announced the untimely passing of one of his K-9 Deputies. K-9 Deputy Tosca was taken off of a ventilator at a local veterinarian hospital, following a yet to be determined [...]

By |August 9th, 2017|Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Local business supports Special Olympics

  Local Cici’s Pizza locations recently presented a check to Special Olympics South Carolina. The annual fundraiser helps to support the 25,588 Special Olympics athletes in South Carolina. Cici’s Pizza locations in Irmo and Northeast [...]

By |August 3rd, 2017|Business, Police reports|0 Comments

Richland Two collecting school supplies

Richland School District Two will hold a Stuff-A-Truck school supply drive this Saturday, August 5 from 9 am – 5 pm and Sunday, August 6 from 1 - 5 pm at the Walmart Supercenter on [...]

By |August 3rd, 2017|Events, Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Woman convicted of multiple counts of animal cruelty

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott has announced Latisha Todd, 35, was charged with four counts of Ill treatment of animals.  On July 20 the Richland County Fifth Circuit Solicitors Office and Richland County Sheriff’s Department [...]

By |July 27th, 2017|Crime|0 Comments

Columbia man sentenced to life in prison

A Richland County Jury has found James Heyward a.k.a. Abdul Muslim guilty of Murder, Burglary in the First Degree, Armed Robbery, Kidnapping (2 counts), Assault and Battery First Degree, Pointing and Presenting a Firearm, and [...]

By |July 13th, 2017|Crime|0 Comments

Columbia man is charged with sexually assaulting a girl

Richland County Sheriff’s investigators say that 50 year old Charles A. Branham of Columbia is facing multiple criminal sexual conduct charges stemming from the sexual assault of an 11 year old girl. On June 1 [...]

By |July 13th, 2017|Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Bank robbery suspect arrested

Richland County Sheirff’s Department deputies have arrested a man accused of robbing two local banks. Kison Levar Walters (37) was arrested for bank robberies of South State Bank on Clemson Road July 3 and TD [...]

By |July 6th, 2017|Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Corrections officers fill important roles

When Shane Kitchen was named the interim director of Richland County’s jail, one of the first things he did was reach into his own pocket to purchase a barbecue grill for the facility. National Corrections [...]

By |June 28th, 2017|Public Safety|0 Comments