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Home  |  News  |  RCSD makes additional arrest in Robbery/ K9 Deputy Killed‏

RCSD makes additional arrest in Robbery/ K9 Deputy Killed‏
Thursday, December 22, 2011

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC - Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announces the arrest of Pierre Goodson (DOB: 01/17/88) of 4927 Rugby Road, Columbia, SC for armed robbery in connection with the killing of K-9 Fargo on Friday, December 16, 2011.

Sheriff Leon Lott states that Goodson was originally considered as one of the two victims of the armed robbery, but further investigation revealed that Goodson and Maurice Anton McCreary (arrested 12/16/11) conspired to commit the robbery. Sheriff Leon Lott stated that at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 Goodson turned himself in with his attorney at the Richland County Sheriff's Department Headquarters. The investigation into this case has revealed that Goodson and McCreary communicated and planned the robbery. Goodson is being held on a $200,000.00 cash bond at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

Sheriff Leon Lott states that Maurice Anton McCreary's (DOB: 12/25/89) charges have been amended as such; unlawful killing of a police dog, six counts of attempted murder, and armed robbery.

With sadness, Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announced the memorial service for K9 Deputy Fargo who was killed in the line of duty on Friday December 16, 2011.

The service was held on Thursday December 22, 2011 at 12:00 PM at the Richland County Sheriff’s Department Headquarters located at 5623 Two Notch Road, Columbia, SC 29223.

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