Officers attempting to serve a warrant Tuesday morning in the Blacksgate neighborhood in the Prosperity area were forced into a confrontation with a suspect when he pulled a gun and shot a K-9 officer. The suspect was hiding in the home of a family member when officers tried to serveContinue Reading

Lexington – An 18-year-old from Lexington, Logan Nathanial Cason, faces serious charges after allegedly shooting at a vehicle while driving his SUV on Highway 378 near Lake Murray on Tuesday night. Cason has been charged with three counts of first-degree assault and battery and one count of pointing a firearmContinue Reading

LEXINGTON, S.C. – Lexington County deputies arrested a Leesville man, Daniel Gene Crapps, 28, on Friday morning, charging him with domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants. “This situation started Thursday evening at a home onContinue Reading

Lexington County deputies have arrested Johnnie Quawnetel Mack, a 34-year-old Columbia resident, in connection with the shooting death of John Darrick Rumph, 53. The incident occurred Tuesday night in Gaston. Mack faces charges of murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, and possession of a firearm by aContinue Reading

The Irmo Police Department regrets to inform the public of an incident involving one of its officers. Officer Brandon McLaurin was arrested earlier today on charges of domestic violence following an altercation at his residence. The incident occurred in the New Friarsgate subdivision. The Irmo Police Department takes allegations ofContinue Reading

By Al Dozier Did Lexington County turn down a brand new ambulance funded by the state? That’s what some residents are saying about the county’s response to Sen. Ronnie Cromer’s offer of $365,000 in state funds for the purchase of a fully-equipped ambulance to serve the Chapin area. Cromer’s actionContinue Reading