West Columbia Police Department

1 person dies after crash in West Columbia, Wednesday evening

Units from the West Columbia Police Department responded to the intersection of Platt Springs Road and Dreher Road in West Columbia, Wednesday, at 8:31 p.m. Officers responded after a report of a two car collision. The driver of one of the vehicles was transported to an area hospital where that person later died. Officers are […]

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West Columbia 14-year-old has been safely located. Thank you for all of the shares!

Update 10/25/2023 Alexander has been safely located. Thank you for all of the shares!

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Lexington County Coroner releases the identity of the Brookland-Cayce student who lost his life in I-26 crash

Lexington County Coroner, Margaret Fisher, has identified the person who died in a single vehicle collision near the 110-mile marker of Interstate 26 westbound in the West Columbia area of Lexington County at approximately 12:10 A.M. Sunday.  According to Coroner Fisher, Mr. Rysaun D’Marian Foster, 17, of West Columbia was traveling westbound when the vehicle […]

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West Columbia Police find deceased person in a vehicle in Augusta Road parking lot

West Columbia Police officers responded to a parking lot (Danwood shopping center) located at 2410 Augusta Road at approximately 6:40 pm, Thursday evening. An unresponsive individual was in a vehicle. The responding officers and EMS units established that the individual was deceased. WCPD detectives were on the scene investigating along with the Lexington County Coroner’s […]

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15 vehicle crashes occurred at 4 separate West Columbia intersections in May according to West Columbia Police Department data

The West Columbia Police Department published data for the month of May. It showed that 15 vehicle accidents occurred at four separate West Columbia intersections in the month. There were three intersections where four accidents occurred and one intersection where three accidents occurred. Four accidents happened at: Augusta Rd. (US 1) and Dreher Rd. Four accidents occurred […]

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Lanes closed, power lines down on Augusta Road near Lowe’s in West Columbia, fire and police units on the scene

Units from the West Columbia Fire Department and the West Columbia Police Department reported, around 3:45 p.m. Sunday, that emergency response teams were on the scene of an incident in 2900 Block of August Road near the Lowes. Power lines were down in the road. All lanes are shut down and traffic is being diverted. […]

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West Columbia Police seek public’s help to identify 2 related to stolen credit card investigation

West Columbia Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the two individuals pictured below regarding an investigation into a stolen credit card case at the Lowes on Augusta Road, on April 26. If you have information, contact the West Columbia Police Department at 803-794-0721 or submit an anonymous tip to Midlands Crimestoppers at crimesc.com […]

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West Columbia Police respond to 2 vehicle crashes

Units from the West Columbia Police Department responded to to vehicle crashes. One was in the 500 block of Meeting Street late Thursday afternoon, in from of The Shoppes of Meeting Place. The other collision took place in the 2100 block of Sunset Boulevard on Friday morning, in front of Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union […]

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