US Marshals in SC looking for fugitive ‘known to carry an AK-47

State - Regional
Rodriguez Priester

COLUMBIA, SC (WCBD) – The US Marshals Service is seeking the public’s help to locate and apprehend a man wanted on two attempted murder warrants in Bamberg County.

Officials say 30-year-old Rodriguez Priester committed the crimes during a shooting incident back in August of 2018.

Priester is described as a black male, weighing 192 lbs and 5’09” in height.

They say he is known to carry an AK-47 and could possibly be wearing body armor.

Priester has known ties to the Columbia and Orangeburg area. They believe he may have fled the area knowing US Marshals are looking for him.

If you have seen Priester or knows where he may be, you are asked to call 1-888-CRIME-SC, where you can submit an anonymous tip.

You could earn up to $1,000 for Information that leads to an arrest.

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