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RCSD arrests Richardson for MVT

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announced the arrest of Tavain Raynord Richardson (DOB: 01/10/1999) charged with grand larceny.

Sheriff Leon Lott stated that Richardson was arrested on Monday, December 5, 2016 at 106 Percival Road, (Panera Bread) 29203. The Sheriff stated that Richardson stole the victim’s 2008 Land Rover from the parking lot of the business.   

The Sheriff stated that the victim was having lunch at the restaurant and left his keys on the counter; he walks out of the business without them. The victim misses his keys but is able to get a ride home to retrieve another set. The Sheriff stated that when the victim returned, his Range Rover was gone. Richland County Sheriff’s deputies reviewed surveillance video which showed an employee (Richardson) stealing the keys from the table. It was further discovered that Richardson stole the vehicle and hid it behind the Wal-Mart across the street in order to come back and get it at a later time. 

The Sheriff stated that Richland has been transported to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.


December 06, 2016

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Columbia, South Carolina 29223 
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