Colleton County Sheriff’s Office Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect

WALTERBORO, SC– The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest after both the Circle C Express and The Loop gas station were robbed.

Sheriff’s arrested Herbert Tyrone Benjamin for Strong Armed Robbery of Circle C Express and Armed Robbery of The Loop Gas Station.

Both incidents occurred within twenty four hours of each other.

On Wednesday, Benjamin was found at the Country Hearth Hotel in St. George, SC and was taken into custody by St. George Police Department.

Sheriff Strickl said ” I applaud the effort of everyone involved in apprehending this individual. Our persistence of following every lead and the assistance of St. George PD proved successful. The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office continues to work hard to protect and serve the citizens of Colleton County”.

Benjamin has outstanding warrants for Lee County and Sumter County. Additional charges are pending. Benjamin is being held at the Colleton County Detention Center.

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