Brandan Lamont Richardson, a 35-year-old validated gang member, faced the verdict of a Lexington County jury on Thursday, January 11, 2024. The jury convicted Richardson on charges of Trafficking Methamphetamine over 100 grams, Possession with Intent to Distribute Fentanyl, and Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine. Presiding over theContinue Reading

Lavon Bernard Julius, age 43, originally from Columbia, was convicted Wednesday afternoon by a Lexington County jury, after approximately thirty minutes of deliberations, for the Murder of Zeloni Ellison, age 15. The trial began on Monday, December 11, 2023, with jury selection. The Honorable Walton J. McLeod, IV, presided overContinue Reading

Lexington County, the Solicitor’s Office ran two criminal courts with two visiting Circuit Court Judges. While one courtroom handled nearly 100 matters, the other courtroom conducted two separate, unrelated trials. Please find below details regarding both of these trials. Victoria Ann Gregorio, age 59, was convicted on Tuesday, October 24,Continue Reading