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PRESS RELEASES

PRESS RELEASES – 2017

FLORIDA MAN SENTENCED FOR 2016 ARMED ROBBERY July 25, 2017 James Lamonte Anderson, 24 of Fort Lauderdale FL, pled guilty today to a charge of armed robbery stemming from an April 19th 2016 incident at the EZ Stop IV Station at 80 Blue Heron Drive.  Anderson was captured on surveillance video parking his vehicle beside […]

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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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