Man Charged in Store Burglary Investigations

By April 28, 2020 News

Columbia Police Department (CPD) Property Crimes Investigators have arrested a man in connection with multiple burglary investigations at a local store.

41-year-old Nechaun West is housed at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center (ASGDC) charged with Burglary, Larceny, Grand Larceny, Possession of a Firearm By Person Convicted of a Violent Felony, Unlawful Acts during the State of Emergency and a Curfew Violation.

West is accused of breaking into several Walmart stores this month on Garners Ferry Road, Bush River Road, and Forest Drive, and stealing a variety of merchandise to include tools, lawn care equipment, TVs and firearms.

All persons arrested/charged are presumed innocent until or unless proven guilty in a court of law.