The Irmo Police Department Community Foundation (IPDCF) is excited to announce its preparations for “Shop with a Cop” scheduled for Thursday, December 9, 2021, and Thursday, December 16, 2021, from 2:00-5:00 PM. “Shop with a Cop” is a program to assist our friends and neighbors in our community by adoptingContinue Reading

SFC. John Hendricks was sworn in as the Assistant Chief of Police of the Irmo Police Department on Friday, Nov. 12.The ceremony was held in the Irmo Veterans Park and was directed by Chief Bobby Dale. Hendricks received the promotion of Major along with his new title. Hendrick’s family andContinue Reading

During the early hours of Friday, Nov. 5 an overturned 18 wheeler tanker truck carrying thousands of gallons of fuel blocked the roadway at the intersection of Nursery Road and Fork Avenue. Traffic had to be rerouted from the area and the clean-up took more than 15 hours to complete.Continue Reading

On October 26, four firefighters from the Columbia-Richland Fire Department received Stork Awards, presented to responders who participate in the pre-hospital delivery of a newborn. The firefighters helped deliver a baby girl earlier in October. Members of the baby’s family attended the ceremony and said they are happy to be considered partContinue Reading

Staff from Richland County’s EMS team recently were recognized for saving the life of a 17-year-old. EMS staff performed CPR when the teenager went into cardiac arrest.  Cpl. Theresa Douglass, EMT Nathan Miller, Lt. Andrew Fowler and two firefighters from the Columbia-Richland Fire Department were presented with the Phoenix AwardContinue Reading

Lexington County narcotics agents have arrested a woman and a man accused of trying to get drugs and contraband to the woman’s son and another inmate inside the Lexington County Detention Center. Cassandra Shanklin, 48, and Hunter James Warren, 23, are charged with the furnishing or possessing contraband in aContinue Reading

The Irmo Police Department is currently investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the BP gas station located at 7353 Nursery Road. On Saturday, October 23, 2021, at approximately 10:25 p.m. a man entered the gas station, presented a firearm and demanded cash from the register. After obtaining an undisclosedContinue Reading