As the leftovers are put away and the shopping lists come into focus, criminals spring into action to steal your would-be gifts and money. “This time of year always brings concerns for safety and security,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “Distractions a part of the holiday season and theyContinue Reading

Two men are accused of stealing a trailer from a neighbor’s home in Lexington County. Jason Wilson, a 41-year-old Lexington resident, was charged with grand larceny and Maynard Bartlett, a 37-year-old Columbia resident, was charged with grand larceny and receiving stolen goods, according to arrest warrants. “After receiving a callContinue Reading

Irmo Police Department will pay cash for guns on Saturday, December 10, 2022, during a Gun Buyback event. This event is intended to keep weapons off the streets of Irmo and out of the hands of criminals. IPD will pay $125 per gun with a limit of 5 per car.Continue Reading

A Columbia man faces multiple charges after deputies said he failed to stop for blue lights while driving a stolen car in Lexington Tuesday night. Charles Kenneth Meador, 38, is charged with failure to stop for blue lights, possession of a stolen vehicle, receiving stolen goods, reckless driving, and drivingContinue Reading

Four South Carolina men have been charged in a shooting on a Lexington County road last month that left a person dead. Thirty-three-year-old Shane Andrzejewski of Lexington, 28-year-old Joshua Allen Dutton of Columbia, 38-year-old Casey Thomas Goodson of Chapin and 34-year-old William Douglas McGathen Simpson of Edgefield are each chargedContinue Reading

The Irmo Police Department has made an arrest in connection with the ATM Robbery that occurred at the First Citizens Bank on Lake Murray Boulevard. Officials in Harris County, Texas took 28-year-old Deveon Gibbs into custody yesterday afternoon. Gibbs was identified and tied to the robbery with the assistance ofContinue Reading