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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

Lexington sheriff completes FBI training

Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon graduated from the 40th session of the FBI’s National Executive Institute last week. More than 40 senior law enforcement leaders from across the United States and around the world attended [...]

By |October 9th, 2017|Sheriff's News|0 Comments

11th circuit deputy solicitor named top prosecutor in the state

Eleventh Circuit Deputy Solicitor Shawn Graham received the 2017 Ernest F. Hollings Award for Excellence in State Prosecution this week at the South Carolina Solicitors’ Association Annual Conference. This award is given to the top [...]

By |October 8th, 2017|Government, Public Safety|0 Comments

Lexington deputies training with new life-saving tools

Lexington County deputies are practicing their version of the two-minute drill with new life-saving equipment they can use to treat themselves and others in the event of a serious injury. “Essentially, you have at times [...]

By |October 8th, 2017|Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

State ranks #5 in rate of women murdered by men

  South Carolina ranked fifth in the nation in the rate of women murdered by men, with a rate of 1.83 per 100,000, according to the new Violence Policy Center (VPC) study When Men Murder Women: [...]

By |October 8th, 2017|Crime|0 Comments

Irmo Police seek identity of attempted kidnapping subject

The Irmo Police Department is seeking the assistance of the community in identifying and locating a person of interest in the recent attempted child kidnappings mentioned yesterday. Recapping what we have so far, investigators are [...]

By |October 6th, 2017|Crime|0 Comments

Lexington sheriff announces promotions and transfers

Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon recently promoted 10 deputies, one civilian and transferred three deputies. Chris Burnett, 31, has been transferred to K-9 deputy. Burnett, a resident of Leesville, previously served as a field training [...]

By |October 5th, 2017|Sheriff's Report|0 Comments