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Home  |  News  |  Traffic violation stop leads to carjacking and armed robbery arrest

Traffic violation stop leads to carjacking and armed robbery arrest
Thursday, September 8, 2011

 
RICHLAND COUNTY, SC - Deputies arrested a man they say carjacked and a robbed a man at gunpoint on Sunday.

According to an incident report from the Richland County Sheriff’s Department, on Saturday, August 27 around 11:55 p.m. deputies responded to an armed robbery call.

When deputies arrived, the victim told them that that he was approached by a man who pulled out a pistol and demanded his wallet and keys to his vehicle. The victim said after the robbery, the suspect fled the scene in the stolen vehicle.

According to officials, 19-year-old Paris Quinterris Golston was pulled over by the Lee County Sheriff’s Department for a traffic violation at I-20 and exit 117 on Sunday, August 28 at 2:40 a.m.

Once deputies ran the vehicles information, they discovered that the vehicle Golston was driving was stolen and connected to the armed robbery in Richland County.

Golston was arrested and transported to the Lee County Detention Center.

Source: http://leecounty.wistv.com/news/crime/49599-traffic-violation-stop-leads-carjacking-and-armed-robbery-arrest

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