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RCSD arrests suspects for armed robbery

Alert Deputies Nab Armed Robbery Suspects

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announced the arrests of Jeffery Briddell (DOB: 05/31/1985) charged with armed robbery; Dennis Bell (DOB: 11/09/1988) and Scottrell West (DOB: 02/02/1988) are both charged with kidnapping, armed robbery, and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.  

Sheriff Leon Lott stated that Briddell, West, and Bell were arrested by alert Richland County Sheriff’s Department deputies on patrol, Monday, December 27, 2016 without incident.  

The Sheriff stated that on Monday, December 26, 2016 Richland County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 216 Blythewood Road, (Waffle House) 29016 in reference to an armed robbery. The Sheriff stated that Bell and West entered the business wearing masks, presenting handguns and demanded cash for the victim (employee). Deputies were given descriptions of the suspects and alert deputies on patrol located the suspect’s vehicle on Farrow and Parklane Roads. The Sheriff added that Bell, West, and Briddell were arrested and have been transported to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.  

December 27, 2016

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