Columbia Police Department (CPD) investigators have arrested a 26-year-old man in connection with two recent armed robberies.
Iric Terione Bolden (DOB: 6-1-1993) is housed at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center (ASGDC) charged with Two Counts of Armed Robbery, Three Counts of Kidnapping, Possession of a Weapon during the Commission of a Violent Crime, Unlawful Carrying of a Pistol, and Possession of a Stolen Pistol.
Bolden was arrested on October 8, 2019 by the Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD)and the United States Marshals Service (USMS) Task Force.
CPD’s charges stem from the following incidents beginning with the most recent:
October 3, 2019 | Mini Mart | 900 South Kilbourne Road: Bolden is accused of forcing a male clerk at gunpoint into a back room and holding him against his will. The suspect allegedly stole money and cigarettes from the store.
September 29, 2019| 76 Gas Station | 2538 Two Notch Road: Bolden is accused of robbing a male clerk at gunpoint and restricting his movements. Bolden also allegedly pointed a gun at another male who was inside the store before stealing money and cigarettes.
No one was injured during either crime. Bolden has been charged by RCSD in similar cases. CPD continues to determine if Bolden is linked to additional armed robbery cases in the City of Columbia.