Sherwood Forest Neighborhood Association
January 14, 2011


City Of Columbia Police Department - Wednesday January 12, 2011 5:01 PM EST

BOLO - Burglary Suspect Vehicle Alert

An Older Model 4-Door, Chevy Caprice, Red in Color was used in a burglary in the Shandon Neighborhood this past week. The suspect’s were described as three black males wearing red hats. The suspect’s were approximately 14-19 years of age. Chief Scott of the Columbia Police Department would like for all citizens to be on the look out for this vehicle. Anyone with information concerning this vehicle or suspect's please call Crime Stoppers1-888-CRIME-SC.

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City Of Columbia Police Department - Friday January 14, 2011 12:49 PM EST

Two Burglary Suspects Apprehended Yesterday by Columbia Police Officers.

Interim Columbia Police Chief Randy Scott announced today the arrest of Sheldon Jerome Turner(DOB: 7/20/93), a juvenile and an unknown juvenile still wanted for a residential burglary that occurred on the 1500 block of Devonshire Drive afternoon.

Chief Scott stated that the third suspect is described a dark complexion juvenile male last seen wearing camouflage jacket with a white t-shirt underneath and jeans. He was last seen on foot traveling east on Forest Drive. Chief Scott asks the community to contact Crimestoppers at 888- CRIME-SC for any information about this crime.

Columbia Police responded to a burglary call after a homeowner surprised the three suspects inside his home. All three suspects fled on foot on Forest Drive. Columbia Police Department’s K-9 Unit tracked two of the suspects to the vicinity of the 1800 block of St Julian Place where they were taken into custody by Metro and South Region Officers. Turner, who is being held at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center and a 16 year old juvenile who is being held at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center juvenile section have been charged with burglary.

Chief Scott encourages homeowners to contact the Columbia Police Department to schedule a residential burglary assessment by contacting the Crime Prevention Unit at 803-545-3553. Chief Scott recommends good locks, simple precautions, and neighborhood alertness to help prevent your home from being burglarized.

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