Agents of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division Wednesday charged a Florence County man in connection to the incident resulting in the death of Lake City Police Officer Lt. John Stewart on Sept. 17.
Jermaine Ryan Roberson, 29, was charged with reckless homicide, involuntary manslaughter, hit and run resulting in death, along with failure to stop for blue light resulting in death.
The SLED investigation was requested by the Lake City Police Department.
Roberson was booked at the Florence County Detention Center Sept. 17 on other charges by the Florence County Sheriff’s Office related to this incident.
The case will be prosecuted by the 12th Circuit Solicitor’s Office.