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

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

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

Woman wanted for robbing Kohls

The Lexington Police Department is searching for a subject wanted for a strong arm robbery incident at Kohls over the weekend. During the afternoon September 23, a loss prevention associate for Kohls observed Veronica Latrice [...]

By |September 26th, 2017|Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Man, teen charged with making bombs

A Lexington County man and teenager have been charged with making homemade bombs after explosive materials were found at the man’s Leesville home. Peter John Munson, 57, was charged with possessing or threatening to use [...]

By |September 26th, 2017|Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Drug dealers taken down by surprise

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott has announced the arrests of Dillon Parker-Patterson (DOB: 10/25/1992) for possession with the intent to distribute marijuana and Jeremy McLeod (12/10/1991) for loitering for narcotics. Parker-Patterson and McLeod were arrested [...]

By |September 23rd, 2017|Sheriff's Report|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

Couple charged in daughter’s death

Lexington County detectives have arrested a Lexington couple in connection with the death of her 4-year-old daughter last month. Cynthia Estrada-Lopez, 24, and David Lance Steadman, 24 charged with homicide by child abuse, according to warrants. “Based on [...]

By |August 21st, 2017|Sheriff's Report|0 Comments