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Lexington Sheriff announces promotions

  Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon recently promoted seven deputies, one civilian employee and transferred one deputy. Jay Bonnette, 40, has been promoted to criminal investigator. Bonnette, a resident of Orangeburg, previously served as a [...]

By |June 25th, 2017|Categories: Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Richland Sheriff offers tips to prevent motorcycle theft

  As the weather heats up, motorcycle enthusiasts will emerge. Every year there is an increase in motorcycle thefts during this time. The majority of motorcycle thefts occur at apartment complexes where bikes are left [...]

By |June 25th, 2017|Categories: Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Ryan Rawl Memorial Event July 4

The 5th Annual Ryan Rawl Memorial Event will be held July 4. Sign in will begin at 7am on the Sumter Street side of the Statehouse at 1100 Gervais Street in Columbia. The workout will [...]

By |June 25th, 2017|Categories: Events, Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Richland investigator receives award

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott congratulates Richland County Sheriff’s Department Investigator Holly Wagner for receiving The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) Humane Law Enforcement Award. On June 7 The HSUS presented Holly with [...]

By |June 25th, 2017|Categories: Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Richland County Sheriff’s Department pancake fundraiser Saturday

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department - Citizens Academy Alumni Association Pancake Breakfast will be held this Saturday, June 24 from 8 - 10 am. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Richland County Sheriff’s Foundation [...]

By |June 20th, 2017|Categories: Events, Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Lexington County deputies recover stolen equipment

Lexington County deputies recovered nearly $600,000 worth of stolen equipment from the 5000 block of Platt Springs Road Monday afternoon. With the help of one of the victims, deputies traced a stolen front-end loader to [...]

By |June 20th, 2017|Categories: Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Youth and Hoops event June 3

  The Richland County Sheriff’s Department and the Richland County Recreation Commission will host the second Youth and Hoops community event June 3 at 920 Beatty Road (St. Andrews Park) from 11 am to 3 [...]

By |May 31st, 2017|Categories: Events, Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Jailbreak 5K Run & Walk May 27

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department and the Lexington County Sheriff’s Foundation are co-hosting the 11th Jailbreak 5K Run & Walk May 27. “Over the past 10 years, more than 5,000 participants of all ages and [...]

By |May 18th, 2017|Categories: Events, Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Richland sheriff kicks off ‘High Five Fridays’

Who doesn’t want to start their day off on a positive note or with an encouraging high five? Well, beginning April 28 area students will get a boost as Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott kicked [...]

By |May 9th, 2017|Categories: Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Lexington sheriff accepting reserve deputy applications

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department will begin its next reserve deputy training cycle October 18. “Reserve deputies are a major component of our commitment to serve the people of Lexington County,” Sheriff Jay Koon said. [...]

By |May 4th, 2017|Categories: Sheriff's Report|0 Comments