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Published: July 10, 2019


THE FLORENCE POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS MADE AN ARREST FROM THE ROBBERY AT THE PACKAGE STORE ON SUNDAY NIGHT.  ACCORDING TO A PRESS RELEASE, OFFICERS RESPONDED TO A REPORTED ARMED ROBBERY AROUND 9:20 PM AT THE HUNTSVILLE ROAD BUSINESS AND FOUND THE CLERK HAD BEEN ASSAULTED.  THE VICTIM WAS TREATED FOR INJURIES SUSTAINED DURING THE INCIDENT AND SURVEILLANCE FOOTAGE WAS OBTAINED OF THE ROBBERY.  USING THIS INFORMATION AND TIPS FROM THE PUBLIC, TAYLOR SHANE RYAN, 21, OF FLORENCE, WAS IDENTIFIED AS A SUSPECT.  ON TUESDAY, THE FLORENCE/LAUDERDALE SWAT TEAM, ALONG WITH DETECTIVES FROM THE FLORENCE POLICE DEPARTMENT SERVED SEARCH AND ARREST WARRANTS AT THE HOME OF RYAN.  RYAN WAS LOCATED AT A RESIDENCE ON HIGH STREET AND TAKEN INTO CUSTODY.  IT IS BELIEVED RYAN ACTED ALONE HOWEVER THE CASE REMAINS ACTIVE.