Crime & Courts

Woman sought in Richland County burglaries

Richland County authorities are looking for a woman in connection to 3 recent burglaries and one attempted burglary in the Lake Murray area.

The suspect is wanted in the Nov. 30 burglary of two garden centers on Dutch Fork Road, the Dec.3 attempted burglary of the Get and Go minimarket on Wessinger Road and a break-in at the Lake Murray Presbyterian Church on Dutch Fork Road.

Authorities say she did the same thing at each location to gain entry - she removed or pried open a window

Surveillance cameras photographed a white woman with brownish blond hair, about 5 feet 5 inches tall and of slender build. According to Sheriff Leon Lott the suspect appears to be around 35 years old.

She was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

Surveillance video at the Lake Murray Presbyterian Church