February 1, 2016


SUBJECT: Cleveland Darquan Santez Wiggins, age 19, of 3022 Alison Street, Florence, SC 29506 was arrested by Investigators with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office on January 30, 2016 and charged with one count of Murder (
S.C. Code Ann. 16-03-010, 020) and one count of Unlawful Carrying of a Pistol (
S.C. Code Ann. 16-23-020). See FCSO Booking Website for additional details.

NARRATIVE: On January 30, 2016 Investigators with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office arrested Cleveland Darquan Santez Wiggins with the murder of Deangelo Damone Reid. According to Investigators, Wiggins is alleged to have shot Reid several times resulting in his death on or about January 22, 2016. Reid’s body was discovered on January 26, 2016 at 153 Starlight Lane, Effingham, SC.

At the time of his arrest, Investigators allege that Wiggins was in possession of a handgun and he has also been charged with Unlawful Carrying of a Pistol. Wiggins is being held at the Florence County Detention Center and will appear before a Circuit Court Judge at a later date for consideration of a bond.

The Investigation into this homicide is ongoing and additional charges are possible. State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) is assisting in the investigation.


Major Michael M. Nunn
General Counsel/P.I.O.