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|Categories: Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Troublesome club closed down

Thee Whiskey Tavern has closed its doors for the final time. Richland County Sheriff Lott  said the club at 200 Zimalcrest Drive was a hotbed for illegal activity. “Over the course of three years our [...]

By |November 9th, 2017|Categories: 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|Categories: 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|Categories: 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|Categories: 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|Categories: Government, Public Safety|0 Comments

Richland County Sheriff offers Halloween safety tips

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott would like to remind all adults and children of some very basic but necessary precautions that need to be taken during this upcoming Halloween. Parents and Children: Children should always [...]

By |October 26th, 2017|Categories: Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Free Shred Event today in Chapin

The Chapin Police Department and Shred360 are providing an opportunity for Chapin area residents to properly destroy personal documents with another free Shred Event October 26 from 10 am to noon in the Chapin Town [...]

By |October 26th, 2017|Categories: Events, Police Reports|0 Comments

Meth Trafficker pleads quilty in Federal Court

United States Attorney Beth Drake has stated Clinton Kent French, age 32, of Lexington, South Carolina, entered a guilty plea in federal court in Columbia, to Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of Drug Trafficking, [...]

By |October 26th, 2017|Categories: Crime|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|Categories: Public Safety|0 Comments