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PRESS RELEASES

PRESS RELEASES – 2017

SCDPP WANTED PERSON OCTOBER 18, 2017  An arrest warrant has been issued by the South Carolina Department of Probation & Parole against Stephen Alford Griner Jr. after he disabled a tracking device assigned to him following his August 25th supervised release from the Kirkland Correctional Institution in Columbia SC after serving a nearly 20 year sentence […]

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PRESS RELEASES – 2016

ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECT CAPTURED SEPTEMBER 7, 2016 A string of armed robberies covering multiple jurisdictions on April 19th of this year came to a close on September 1st when FBI Task Force Agents arrested James Lamonte Anderson, 23, at his job at the Dollar Tree Store in Ft. Lauderdale FL after a warrant was issued […]

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PRESS RELEASES – 2015

ONE PERSON IN CUSTODY AFTER FATAL VEHICLE COLLISION OCTOBER 23, 2015               An off duty Ridgeland Officer traveling West on Old House Road behind a black Honda Civic near the Summer Hill Road intersection just before 2:30 p.m. witnessed the driver swerving into the oncoming lane of travel several times, one […]

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PRESS RELEASES – 2014

BLUFFTON CARJACKING SUSPECT APPREHENDED FOLLOWING PURSUIT OCTOBER 11, 2014 MICHAEL EUGENE WHITE JR.      A Ridgeland man was arrested after Police observed a vehicle with an improper tag matching the description of a carjacking from Beaufort County. The carjacking advisory was published Thursday evening in reference to a black Honda Accord that was carjacked from […]

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PRESS RELEASES – 2013

FORMER SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYEE CHARGED WITH EMBEZZLEMENT OF PUBLIC FUNDS NOVEMBER 21, 2013 GWENETTA A. HARRIS      The Ridgeland Police Department has obtained an arrest warrant for a Rincon, GA woman suspected of embezzling more than ten thousand dollars from the Jasper County School District.  Gwenetta A. Harris, 40, of 399 Goshen Rd Rincon, GA, […]

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PRESS RELEASES – 2012

HIGH SPEED PURSUIT OF STOLEN VEHICLE ENDS IN CRASH DECEMBER 17, 2012 DAVID DELGADO      The driver of a stolen vehicle is in custody after crashing during a high speed Police chase Sunday afternoon.  Ridgeland Police working traffic on I-95 near the 24 mile marker South attempted to pull over a green 2000 Acura for […]

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PRESS RELEASES – 2011

TWO PEOPLE FOUND MURDERED DECEMBER 18, 2011      The Ridgeland Police Department is investigating a double homicide at 163 Heron Crossing Road Apartment 102.  Officers responded to a welfare check at 9:20 Saturday night where they found a partially open back door.  After gaining entry to the residence officers discovered two victims, both with multiple gunshot wounds.  […]

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PRESS RELEASES – 2010

NEW K-9 OFFICERS DECEMBER 29, 2010 Officer C. Malphrus & Scout Officer R. Long & Dorian (Jasper County Sun) There are two new police officers on paw-trol in Ridgeland ready to take a bite out of crime. Lance Cpl. Chris Malphrus and Patrolman Richard Long recently returned from Virginia with two new K-9s, trained to […]

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