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U.S. Attorney to Join Federal, State, and Local Law Enforcement Officers for a Press Conference Tomorrow, December 10, in Columbia at 2:00 p.m.

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina --- United States Attorney Peter M. McCoy, Jr. announced today that a press conference will be held tomorrow, December 10, 2020, at 2:00 p.m., at the South Carolina Department of Corrections Headquarters, located at 4444 Broad River Road, Columbia, SC 29210.

Represented at the press conference will be the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of South Carolina; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF); Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC); South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED); Anderson County Sheriff’s Office; Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office; Greenville County Sheriff’s Office; Laurens County Sheriff’s Office; Lexington County Sheriff’s Department; and Richland County Sheriff’s Department.

WHEN:      Tomorrow, Thursday, December 10, 2020, 2:00 p.m.

WHERE:    South Carolina Department of Corrections Headquarters

                       4444 Broad River Road

                       Columbia, SC 29210

NOTES:       Press inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to Derek A. Shoemake, 843-813-0982. 

Members of the media wishing to attend the remarks should gather in the SCDC Recruiting Office parking lot (also located at 4444 Broad River Road) at 1:30 p.m., 30 minutes in advance of the press conference. 

Additionally, due to security protocols at the location, while not required to attend, it is asked that each outlet provide name(s) of the journalists coming to the press conference by 11:00 a.m. EST tomorrow, Thursday, December 10, by email to


Derek A. Shoemake (843) 813-0982

Updated December 9, 2020

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