Richland County Sheriffís Department


RCSD Arrests Sweat and Wiley for Burglary and Grand Larceny

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announced the arrests of Charleston Sweat (DOB: 01/07/1998) and Mitchell Wiley (DOB: 10/28/1992) both charged with burglary 1st degree and grand larceny. Sweat and Wiley turned themselves into RCSD investigators on Thursday, June 8, 2017.   

On Saturday, June 3, 2017 between 1:30 PM and 5:00 PM, Sweat and Wiley broke into the victimís residence located on the 1300 block of Dover Street. The victim was not home at the time, and the suspects gained entry through the backdoor. The suspects stole $6,000 from the victimís safe, two handguns, jewelry, and a gaming system. Sweat was an acquaintance of the victim and had been inside the home on prior incidents.

Investigators are currently looking into additional burglaries that have occurred in the Olympia area near the victimís residence. Additional charges may be forthcoming. Sweat and Wiley have been transported to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

June 09, 2017

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