West Columbia Police search for armed robbery suspect

The West Columbia Police Department needs your help locating a man that robbed the Circle K located at 2308 Augusta Road. The Armed Robbery occurred September 12 around 11 pm. The suspect entered the business [...]

By |September 20th, 2017|Crime|0 Comments

Lexington man charged with attempted murder

A Lexington man is charged with two counts of attempted murder for shooting at two men who visited his home early Sunday morning. Kyle Obara, 35, fired a handgun at the men as they fled [...]

By |September 20th, 2017|Crime|0 Comments

K-9 unit dealing with death, disability

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department K-9 unit is a close-knit group. With seven handlers, they consider each other family – four-legged members included. That family lost one of its own Tuesday when Forrest, the unit’s [...]

By |September 20th, 2017|Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Okra Strut names Grand Marshals

The 44th Annual Okra Strut Festival will take place September 29 and 30 at Irmo Community Park. The parade will begin at 9 am September 30 down Lake Murray Boulevard, led by the Grand Marshals, [...]

By |September 20th, 2017|Events, Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Deputies arrest suspect in fatal shooting

A teen has been arrested and charged with murder in connection to a fatal shooting September 17 in a Columbia subdivision. Isaac Burton Hidalgo, 19, of Columbia is also charged with possessing a weapon during [...]

By |September 20th, 2017|Crime|0 Comments

Man arrested for threats against students

Christopher Glen Raines (AKA “AJ Blues”), age 42, of Lexington has been arrested by the Lexington Police Department and charged with Unlawful Communication. The warrant for Unlawful Communication comes from a series of threatening posts [...]

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

Woman wanted on assault, robbery charges

Lexington County deputies are seeking information on the whereabouts of a Gaston woman charged with assaulting a woman and then driving away in the victim’s car. Lasepia Monique Lapier, 37, is charged with common law [...]

By |September 7th, 2017|Crime|0 Comments

Man convicted of cocaine distribution

Marcus Antonio Mack, age 31, has been convicted by a Lexington County jury following a trial this week. Mack was sentenced to 15 years in the South Carolina Department of Corrections for Distribution of Cocaine [...]

By |September 1st, 2017|Crime|0 Comments

Man sentenced to 8 years for assault on trooper

Chance Noah Etheredge, age 38, has pled guilty to Assaulting a Law Enforcement Officer while Resisting Arrest in Lexington County. He was sentenced to eight (8) years incarceration to be followed by five years probation. [...]

By |August 28th, 2017|Crime|0 Comments

Man dies in motorcycle accident

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the identity of the motorcyclist who has died as a result of an accident that occurred around 10 pm August 15 on West Dunbar Road near Cedar Lane [...]

By |August 23rd, 2017|Coroner's Report|0 Comments