Lexington County deputies have charged a man they said recruited and enticed a woman to perform sexual acts with other men for money. Gino Smith, 43, is charged with trafficking in persons, according to an arrest warrant. “Based on interviews detectives conducted during this case, Smith used force and fraudContinue Reading

Captain Jenn Burns, commander of the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department’s west patrol region, has been graduated from the FBI’s National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. “Jenn’s completion of this prestigious national program will benefit both her professional development and the Sheriff’s Department,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “The training andContinue Reading

Lexington County deputies apprehended six teens Sunday morning after responding to a reported armed robbery near Rocky Point Recreation Area in Chapin. “The victims were waiting at the dock to load a boat when six teens approached them from the woods and attempted to hijack their vehicle,” Lexington County SheriffContinue Reading

It’s not just uncomfortable outside – it’s dangerous. We haven’t reached the hottest days of the season, and there is already a very real threat of serious illness and/or death related to the heat and humidity. There are several factors that can make an individual more susceptible to heat-related issues.Continue Reading

Lexington County narcotics agents seized a large quantity of meth, marijuana from a married couple after executing a search warrant at a Leesville home last week. Nicholas Rattray, 34, and Kaitlin Rattray, 25, were arrested on multiple charges at the house November 28, according to warrants. Nicholas Rattray is charged withContinue Reading

Town of Lexington Chief Terrence Green has announced the arrest of David Dale Becker, age 39 of West Columbia. He who was charged with Indecent Exposure for an incident that occurred in the Lexington Pavilion parking lot which is located at the 5100 block of Sunset Boulevard. On November 24Continue Reading

Town of Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green has announced the arrest of Jesse Wayne Richards, Age 31 of Lexington, who fled the state after his involvement in an attempted armed robbery that took place on July 10 in Lexington. On the afternoon of the incident, Jesse Richards drove a co-defendant,Continue Reading