8/7/23 Richland County, SC – Stolen Richland County Marked Ford Expedition From RCSD Training Facility – This SUV Is Equipped With Lights/Sirens/Radio – Suspects Rammed The Facility Gate – Active Search To Locate The Suspects And Patrol Car
August 7, 2023
The Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) is asking the public’s help to identify a suspect or suspects accused of stealing a police vehicle.
On Saturday, August 5, unknown suspect(s) entered a secure RCSD training facility and stole a police SUV, according to officials.
The stolen vehicle is a 2015 Ford Expedition marked with law enforcement decals and has lights, sirens, and a police radio. The vehicle has a South Carolina license plate of CG82626.
To remove the vehicle, deputies say the suspect(s) rammed the facility gate with another vehicle before stealing the Expedition.
One suspect is a believed to be a 20-30 years old, approximately 5’5” tall with a slim build, long hair, a short beard beard and mustache. He also has a gap in his front teeth and small tattoos under each eye, deputies say.
If you see this suspect or vehicle, deputies ask you to call 911. If you have any other information on this incident, deputies ask you to contact Crimestoppersanonymously in any of the following ways:
Call 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372).
Use the P3 Tips mobile app.
LOG ON to www.midlandscrimestoppers.com, and click on the red “Submit a Tip” tab.
If you are concerned about the legitimacy of a law enforcement officer you encounter, deputies say you should call 911. An emergency dispatcher can confirm if the individual is an officer or deputy.