Man wanted out of Beaufort County, SC arrested in Hephzibah


HEPHZIBAH, Ga. (WJBF) — A suspect wanted in Beaufort County, South Carolina is now in custody in Richmond County, Georgia.

On Saturday, November 9, the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home in the 2200 block of Chaps Lane, at the request of Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office, to execute a search warrant on 20-year-old Tyrek Grant.

Grant was wanted for pointing/presenting a firearm to law enforcement.

When Richmond County officials arrived, we’re told Grant was armed and he refused to exit the home.

SWAT negotiators were able to talk with Grant and he was taken into custody without incident.

A viewer sent pictures in NewsChannel 6 showing several officials at the scene.

Count on NewsChannel 6 to keep you updated on this developing story.

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