The West Columbia Police Department announced Monday that a suspect has been arrested in connection with an assault at a local restaurant. According to the WCPD, the suspect assaulted an individual through the use of pepper spray and left the restaurant without paying for his food. After a thorough investigation […]
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A teen who was reported missing since Aug. 24 in West Columbia has been found. The West Columbia Police Department reported that the teen has been returned to his mother.
William “Will” Whitaker was last seen on Aug. 24 in West Columbia.He is age 16, and 6 feet-three-inches tall and weighs 250 pounds.If you have any information contact the West Columbia Police Department at 803-794-0721.
September is National Emergency Preparedness Month. With the possibility of a natural or manmade disaster, the West Columbia Police and Fire departments are always ready to respond. All city personnel are prepared. “The City of West Columbia staff works throughout the year to plan and train in order to address […]
At 12:26 pm, the West Columbia Police Department responded to 901 Mohawk Drive in West Columbia in reference to an alleged altercation. Upon an investigation of the incident, it was determined that thirty-five-year-old James Austin Parks shot Brandon Reese Baker. Mr. Baker was transported to Prisma Health Richland for his […]
The 2021 Tax Free Weekend, presented by the S.C. Department of Revenue, begins Friday (Aug. 6) and ends Sunday (Aug. 8.) During the tax-free weekend, many items that are traditionally associated with back-to-school are exempted from South Carolina’s 6% sales tax. Any applicable local taxes are exempted, too. School supply […]
Crews from the West Columbia Police Department, West Columbia Fire and Lexington County EMS were on the scene of an accident between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m., Wednesday. It occurred on Sunset Boulevard, at Hook Avenue, in West Columbia in front of the former Fred Anderson – now Pete Boulware […]
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the identity of the teen killed in the 800 block of Osage Ave in West Columbia at approximately 1 p.m., Saturday. Fisher stated that Mr. Daeun Mercelis Odom, 14, of Gaston was found dead on scene with an apparent gunshot wound to the […]