Richland County Sheriff’s Department


RCSD arrests Roof on multiple charges

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announced the arrest of Morgan Roof (DOB: 01/10/2000) charged with simple possession of marijuana and two counts of carrying weapons on school grounds. 

On Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 1 Falcon Drive (A.C. Flora High School) Richland County Sheriff’s Department School Resource Officer was contacted by a school administrator, in reference to a Roof being in possession of marijuana, pepper spray, and a knife. Roof had also made a social media post on Snapchat which caused alarm to the student body. 

The school’s administrative staff acted appropriately by calling in the School Resource Officer arrest Roof for violating school policy. No students were harmed as a result of this incident. Roof has been transported to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.  

March 14, 2018

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Columbia, South Carolina 29223 
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