Category Archives: News Releases

West Columbia homicide suspect arrested in Arizona

[caption id="attachment_5308" align="alignnone" width="150"] Courtesy of the Maricopa County Detention Center[/caption] The man investigators said is responsible for a West Columbia homicide has been arrested in Arizona by a U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force. Jamal Devontae Coburn, 26, was taken into custody Wednesday on a murder charge stemming from the Aug. 24 fatal shooting of…
Read more

Documented gang member arrested on drug charges

A West Columbia man is facing drug charges after members of the gang unit initiated a traffic stop in the 2800 block of Emanuel Church Rd. Sept. 18. Robert Glenn Hardee, 38, has been charged with trafficking cocaine, according to arrest warrants. “According to our gang unit, Hardee is a validated gang member with the…
Read more

Columbia man charged in shooting that left two injured

A Columbia man accused of shooting into a crowd and injuring two people last month has been arrested. Isaiah Deshaun Butler, 20, is charged with two counts of attempted murder for shooting several times at Riverbend Apartments in West Columbia, according to arrest warrants. “Based on information detectives gathered at the scene that night, they…
Read more

Lexington County couple charged in death of baby

A Lexington County man and woman have been charged with homicide by child abuse in connection with the death of the woman’s infant son, according to arrest warrants. Karla Emilady Alvarado, 33, and Noe Enrique Cabrera-Rivera, 38, were arrested Thursday after deputies responded to their home in the 3900 block of Charleston Highway in response…
Read more