Update: Arrests Made in Search for Suspects after Hostile Protests

By June 18, 2020July 2nd, 2020Press Releases

Columbia Police Chief W.H. “Skip” Holbrook and Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announce that additional arrests have been made in connection with hostile protests that occurred in May in downtown Columbia.

Team of investigators collected and reviewed multiple hours worth of body-camera videos and surveillance videos as part of the overall investigation.

The male and female suspects included below were either identified with the help of Crimestoppers tips or through investigative teams from CPD, RCSD, and the SC Law Enforcement Division (SLED).  The United States Marshals Service has assisted CPD and RCSD in locating and arresting suspects.

The alleged crimes were committed on May 30 -31, 2020 at either Columbia Police Headquarters – #1 Justice Square, 400 Assembly Street (Green’s Beverage Outlet), 920 Lady Street (Carolina Western Pub), and the 800 block Hampton Street.

*Please note, arrest information will be updated as suspects are identified, located and charged*

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