Columbia Police Chief W. H. “Skip” Holbrook announces the re-arrest of a 39-year-old man charged in connection with recent burglaries.
Christopher George Pascale (DOB: April 1979) is currently housed at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center (ASGDC) charged with Two Counts of Second Degree Burglary and Larceny. Additional CPD charges are pending.
He was arrested today by deputies with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD).
The recent charges stem from the following two incidents:
January 25, 2019 – 729 Saluda Avenue (Drip Coffee)
February 13, 2019 – 702 Cross Hill Road (Duck Donuts)
In both cases, Pascale is accused of breaking into the businesses and stealing money totaling more than $1,000.
Pascale was out of jail on similar charges stemming from crimes that occurred in 2017.
At that time, he was charged with Three Counts of Second Degree Burglary, Two Counts of Grand Larceny and Petit Larceny after being arrested in Florida and extradited to South Carolina.
Pascale and another suspect, Jason Paul Jackson who was arrested in May 2017 are accused of burglarizing the following locations:
The Local Buzz (141 S. Shandon Street) 5/13/17: Electronics and money stolen.
Ole Timey Meat Market (3718 Rosewood Drive) 5/14/17 : Money, meat and a lawn care tool stolen.
Roof Top Pizza (4427 Rosewood Drive) 5/15/17: Electronics and multiple bottles of liquor stolen.
All persons arrested/charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.