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Richland County loses K-9 Deputy Tosca

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott has announced the untimely passing of one of his K-9 Deputies. K-9 Deputy Tosca was taken off of a ventilator at a local veterinarian hospital, following a yet to be determined [...]

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

Man charged with attempted murder after shooting

Lexington County deputies arrested a man August 7 after shots were fired outside a Batesburg-Leesville convenience store. Tony Robinson, 24, is charged with attempted murder, possessing a weapon during a violent crime and unlawfully carrying [...]

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

Lexington Sheriff’s Foundation Jailbreak Run August 19

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Foundation will hold the “Jailbreak Escape Urban Challenge Run – Fifth Time’s The Charm” August 19 at the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department, at 521 Gibson Road, Lexington. Packet pick-up and late [...]

By |August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Events, Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Lexington man charged with attempted murder

Lexington County deputies arrested a Swansea man July 30 after a man was stabbed at a Gator Road home. Jacob Earl Harley, 37, is charged with attempted murder and possessing a weapon during a violent [...]

By |August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Man arrested after leaving baby in car

A Lexington man is charged with unlawful conduct toward a child for leaving a baby inside a car he dropped off to be serviced. Ca Mvuh, 48, left his 8-month-old daughter strapped in her car [...]

By |August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Lexington County man charged with attempted murder

A Chapin man is charged with attempted murder for threatening a family member with a butcher knife and knocking the victim unconscious. Nicholas David Powlas, 42, also faces two counts of unlawful conduct toward a [...]

By |July 27th, 2017|Categories: Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Lexington Sheriff, church partner in peddling bikes to needy

The Lexington County Sheriff's Department evidence unit has to hold on to some things, but one type of item continuously piles up: bicycles. “A majority of them are found property,” said Sgt. Doug Novak, who [...]

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

New Lexington County K-9, handler on duty

A recent training session for the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department’s new K-9, Blesk, ended with another successful track. Training is where it all starts for Blesk and his handler, Deputy Matt Fields. To keep up [...]

By |July 23rd, 2017|Categories: Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Deputy becomes Lexington County’s first state-certified emergency manager

  A longtime member of the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department has become Lexington County’s first Certified Emergency Manager. Lt. Billy Aiken used his free time to pursue something he’s seriously considered since nine people died [...]

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

Two arrested in theft of handguns

Lexington County detectives arrested two men in Sumter July 6 in connection to a July 4 burglary during which nearly 40 handguns were stolen from a Gilbert sporting goods store. Tyrone Jerome Fleming [...]

By |July 11th, 2017|Categories: Sheriff's Report|0 Comments