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Access a chronological record of all criminal incidents and residential fires reported to the USC Police Department within the past two months. Our Records Unit maintains updated current and past Crime/ Fire Logs. You can download one of these logs here or contact our Records Unit (803-777-5282) for the most updated copy or past copies. View Log [pdf]

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Crime Bulletins

If a situation or incident is not immediately life threatening or is contained, a crime bulletin may be posted to provide a warning to the university community. Crime bulletins are issued when pertinent information is available and may also include relevant safety tips. Unless an on-going threat is present, Crime Bulletins may be removed at the end of each semester.


Type of Bulletin: (Update to Previous Bulletin)

Assisting Other Agency: Richland County Sheriff’s Department

Crime Type: Murder and Possession of a Firearm During a Violent Crime

Incident Date: July 05, 2020 around 8:00 p.m.

Incident Location: Rowan Apartments – 1051 Southern Drive

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the individual below for a Murder that occurred at the Rowan student apartments on July 5, 2020 at 1051 Southern Drive. The individual is considered armed and dangerous. If seen, he should not be approached. Call 911 immediately.

WANTED FOR MURDER

Tony Marquell Trapp

5’7" / 150 lbs

DOB:  05/29/1997 - 23 y/o

 Murder Suspect RCSD Murder Suspect RCSDMurder suspect RCSD

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is investigating this case.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or report related crime tips to CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-888-CRIME-SC. To send anonymous tips via text or online, go to midlandscrimestoppers.com.

Safety Tips

  • Keep the doors of your apartment locked at all times. UofSC offers the free RAVE Guardian Safety App which turns any cell phone into a personalized protection network, connecting with University Police during an emergency and giving them important information they need instantly. 
  • Report suspicious activity or persons immediately by dialing 911 or by using the RAVE Guardian Safety App.

Type of Bulletin:

Community Awareness - Increase in Violent Crime at Off-Campus Student Housing Location

Incident Date and Time: Spring Semester

Location of Incident: 1051 Southern Drive – the Rowan

Alert Status: Crime Bulletin with social media notification and web page posting only.

Incident:

The Division of Law Enforcement and Safety has recently discovered a spike in property and violent crime at an off-campus housing location that markets to area college students. A review of incidents reported to police since January include crimes such as weapons offenses, burglaries, aggravated assaults, kidnapping, thefts from motor vehicles, and narcotics violations. In recent weeks there was a shooting incident where multiple firearms were discharged striking multiple apartments and vehicles.

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is actively investigating incidents at this location.

Anyone with information concerning crime at this location is asked to contact the Richland County Sheriff’s Department or report related crime tips to CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-888-CRIME-SC. To send anonymous tips via text or online, go to midlandscrimestoppers.com.

Safety Tips

  • Keep the doors of your apartment locked at all times. USC offers the free RAVE Guardian Safety App which turns any cell phone into a personalized protection network, connecting with University Police during an emergency and giving them important information they need instantly. Get more information here.
  • Report suspicious activity or persons immediately by dialing 911 or by using the RAVE Guardian Safety App.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 


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