Richland County Sheriff’s Department


RCSD Arrests Solomon Yemame for Sexual Assault 

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announced the arrest of Solomon Yemame (DOB: 06/24/1988) charged with criminal sexual conduct 3rd. Richland County Sheriff’s Department investigators arrested Yemame on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at RCSD Headquarters.

Investigators were notified on Saturday, May 27, 2017 about a sexual assault that occurred at an apartment at 1050 Southern Drive. Investigators discovered that the victim, who was mentally incapacitated, was sexually assaulted by Yemame. Acquaintances of the victim found the victim with her undergarments off and immediately took the victim to a local hospital. Investigators discovered that Yemame took advantage of the victim and sexually assaulted her during a social gathering at the apartment.     

Sheriff Leon Lott stated that DNA assisted investigators in the case. Investigators are currently looking into other sexual assault cases involving Yemame and additional charges may be forthcoming.

Yemame has been transported to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

June 08, 2017

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