Update: Crimestoppers: Suspects Arrested, Others Wanted for Alleged Crimes during Hostile Protests

By June 12, 2020June 16th, 2020Press Releases

Columbia Police Chief W.H. “Skip” Holbrook and Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announced that additional arrests are pending for several suspects wanted in connection with committing crimes during hostile protests on May 30 and 31 2020.  Included in the suspect picture gallery are updates on arrested and charged individuals.

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

The photographs from multiple, hours-long body-worn camera video and open source media were captured from incidents on May 30, 2020.

CPD and RCSD investigators are working with law enforcement partners to identify and locate the male and female suspects. The accusations range from burglary and looting to vandalism and assault on police officers.

Additional suspect photographs and information will be provided as the investigation continues.

Chief Holbrook and Sheriff Lott appreciate the community’s assistance thus far.

Chief Holbrook and Sheriff Lott encourage citizens with information about the incident to contact CRIMESTOPPERS in any of the following ways:

CALL toll-free, 888-CRIME-SC.

LOG onto: www.midlandscrimestoppers.com, and click on the red “Submit a tip” tab.

DOWNLOAD the new P3 Tips App for Apple or Android devices.

Note: When providing valuable and anonymous information, reference the “Suspect Number” as shown in the  picture gallery below