Richland County Sheriff’s Department


RCSD Seeks Lamar Kelly for Purse Snatching

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott is requesting the community’s assistance in locating Lamar Kelly (DOB: 06/12/1984) wanted for purse snatching.

Sheriff Leon Lott stated that on Thursday, August 25, 2016 in the parking lot of 7345 Parklane Road, 29223, Kelly reached in to the victim’s vehicle and stole her iPhone which was sitting on her lap. The Sheriff stated that the two arranged to meet through Craigslist in order for Kelly to purchase the phone. The Sheriff added that Kelly stole the phone and fled the area.

Sheriff Leon Lott stated that Kelly was identified after investigators followed up on significant leads.

The Sheriff stated that Kelly is described as a black male, 5’ 6, 150 lbs, bald head, with numerous tattoos (images below).

Sheriff Leon Lott is asking for assistance in locating Kelly; to receive up to $1000 for information leading to his arrest, please call, email or text your anonymous tip to: Crimestoppers at 1-888-crimesc, or text “TIPSC plus your message” to CRIMES (274637).

September 13, 2016

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Columbia, South Carolina 29223 
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