Photo Gallery | ATV tracks lead deputies to over $100K worth of stolen goods
The Richland County Sheriff’s Department arrested a Columbia man and located over $100,000 worth of stolen goods after following ATV tracks from the rear of the victims’ residence.
Deputies arrested and charged 23-year-old Quendale Livingston with burglary, and larceny.
The report said on Tuesday, April 30, officers responded to a burglary call at 2001 Bookman Loop.
Sheriff Leon Lott stated that observant deputies followed ATV tracks from the rear of the victims’ home to 11100 Monticello Road.
The Sheriff added that deputies located the stolen ATV (that had been stolen from the residence on Bookman Loop) along with four additional ATV’s, a 2008 Chevrolet Avalanche (stolen out of Georgia), a dirt bike, approximately $25,000.00 in various shop tools, gas and electric yard blowers, mowers, rakes, chain saws, bicycles, a set of golf clubs, televisions, game console, hunting clothing, stainless steel catering equipment, and exercise equipment with an estimated total value of over $100,000.00.
The stolen items were recovered inside the home and in the backyard on Monticello Road which belonged to Livingston.
Investigators have determined that Livingston is responsible for the theft of the stolen items and additional crimes committed in the area, the report stated.
The Sheriff added that investigators do not believe that Livingston worked alone and are following up on additional charges and suspects.
Sheriff Leon Lott stated that if you feel you may have been victimized by Livingston to please contact Sergeant Don Robinson at (803) 576-3190.
Livingston was transported to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.