Crime

More Arrests from Riots In Columbia

News Advisory: Additional Riot Arrests

7/7/20

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announces the arrest of 3 more individuals in connection with riots in downtown Columbia the weekend of May 30. All three are facing charges of instigating a riot and aggravated breach of peace.

Javante Sterling Jackson (DOB: 2/19/1993) was arrested on July 2. He was captured on body camera throwing a water bottle at law enforcement at the steps of Columbia Police Department headquarters.

Magnificent Allah Rice (DOB: 3/18/1999) was arrested on Monday, July 6. He was captured on body camera hitting the shields of deputies who were standing at the base of the steps leading to CPD headquarters.

David Lovett (DOB: 5/23/1966) was arrested this morning, July 7. He was captured on video picking up a tear gas canister and hurling it back at law enforcement officers.

All three men were arrested by the Richland County Sheriff’s Fugitive Task Force and booked into Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

More than 80 people have been arrested by CPD and RCSD for taking part in riots on the weekend of May 30.

Javante Jackson
Magnificent Rice
David Lovett

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