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Police group honors Lexington County Sheriff’s Department

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers’ Association presented the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department with its Excellence in Law Enforcement award November 7 at the association’s annual training conference. “The SCLEOA Excellence in Law Enforcement award [...]

By |November 24th, 2017|Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Lexington Sheriff’s Department announces promotions and transfers

Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon recently promoted eight deputies, one civilian employee and transferred a correctional officer and a deputy. Ray Chandler, 49, has been promoted to registry compliance clerk. Chandler, a resident of Cayce, [...]

By |November 6th, 2017|Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Police seek information on suspect

The Irmo Police are seeking information on the whereabouts of Marquil Deshawn Ball, age 25. He is wanted by the Irmo Police on outstanding warrants for Failure to Stop for Blue Lights, Reckless Driving, Shoplifting, [...]

By |November 2nd, 2017|Crime|0 Comments

Heroin trafficker sentenced to 15 Years

Chancellor D. Montgomery, a 24 year old Lexington County man, has pled guilty to trafficking heroin. Montgomery was sentenced to 15 years without parole during his plea today in Lexington County General Sessions Court. Trafficking [...]

By |November 2nd, 2017|Crime|0 Comments

County team seeks public comment

A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will arrive November 6, to examine all aspects of the Lexington County Communications Center’s policies and procedures, management, operations and [...]

By |November 2nd, 2017|Government, Public Safety|0 Comments

Columbia Fire Department Hiring Firefighters

Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins has announced the Columbia Fire Department is accepting applications for Firefighter. The application process will close midnight October 31. The Department is the largest in the state and is [...]

By |October 23rd, 2017|Public Safety|0 Comments

Four more charged in connection to fatal Gaston shooting

Four more people have been arrested in connection to a fatal shooting in Gaston early October 11. Amaria Regina Hamm, 20, Ashley Danielle Riley, 29, Treshawn Alexander, 23, and Monyell Deshea Fulton, 22, are charged [...]

By |October 19th, 2017|Crime|0 Comments

Local officer receives inspiration award

The South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association (SCWCEA) is has announced Officer Peter Conklin of Irmo as the recipient of the 2017 Annual Inspiration Award during its 41st Annual Educational Conference on Workers’ Compensation. “This [...]

By |October 16th, 2017|Public Safety|0 Comments

Lexington man charged with arson

South Carolina Forestry Commission law enforcement officers arrested Richard Oliver Maner, 43, of Lexington October 2 on a charge of setting fire to forestland in Lexington County. Maner is accused of willfully setting fire to [...]

By |October 11th, 2017|Crime|0 Comments

Gilbert man dies in crash

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the identity of a man who died as a result of a single-vehicle accident in the 3300 block of Two Notch Road just before 7 pm on October [...]

By |October 11th, 2017|Coroner's Report|0 Comments