A father and son from Columbia are accused of attempted murder, among other charges, after a Thursday morning shooting. Anthony Gail Davis, 54, and Antony Ryan Davis, 28, are charged with two counts each of attempted murder, four counts each of pointing and presenting a firearm at a person, andContinue Reading

The FBI Columbia field office has announced applications for the annual Teen Academy are now available online. This year’s course will be held July 20-21 from 9 am to 4 pm at the FBI Columbia headquarters, located at 151 Westpark Boulevard in Columbia. The Teen Academy program allows students agesContinue Reading

Senior Corporal Chris Kaderly recently completed the Hostage/Crisis Negotiations Training Program this past week at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. “It was a five-day 40-hour class,” said Kaderly. “In today’s environment, this training could prove invaluable.”The course deals with suicide, mental illness and situations that teach officers how toContinue Reading

Major John Hendricks recently completed the prestigious FBI Command College program. The course is a dynamic, intensive and challenging program designed to prepare law enforcement leaders for command-level positions. “Hands down this was the most fantastic training in my law enforcement career,” said Hendricks. “It was an incredible opportunity toContinue Reading

The Irmo Police Department recently was presented with a demonstration by Stephen Baxley, Owner of AirWorx Unmanned Solutions who outfits law enforcement with aerial drones throughout the state. Baxley demonstrated the capabilities of the drone which has a flight time of up to 35 minutes per charge and can reachContinue Reading

On Saturday, March 19th, 2022 around 9:30pm, officers were dispatched to a residence in the 300 Block of Wharfsdale Road in the New Friarsgate subdivision. A person at the residence called 9-1-1 stating there had been a stabbing. When officers arrived, they found the deceased victim near the front doorContinue Reading

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department has a new piece of equipment to help deputies and property owners alike. Investigators have acquired an engraving machine to stamp an identifying number onto trailers, which are among the most frequently stolen items across the county. “Property crimes detectives have devised a system toContinue Reading

Chief Terrence Green is announcing the arrest of William Luis Megal King, age 27, for the 2020 murder of an elderly woman in the Hickory Hill mobile home park on Industrial Boulevard in Lexington. William King was taken into custody on Monday, March 14, 2022, at his home in Gaston,Continue Reading

Chief Terrence Green is pleased to announce that Corporal Grady Johnson was chosen by his peers as the recipient of the 2021 Art Rish Employee of the Year Award. Corporal Grady Johnson has been with the Lexington Police Department since 2008 and has worked assignments within the Patrol Division, SpecialContinue Reading

Irmo Police Senior Patrol Officer Kenneth Neivel was promoted to Corporal/investigator recently by Irmo Police Chief Bobby Dale. Neivel has been with the Irmo Police Department since March of 2019 and will now be part of the Irmo Criminal Investigations Division.  Pictured left to right are: Irmo Mayor Pro TeamContinue Reading

Why the Richland County Sheriff’s Department is an ELITE law enforcement agency By W. Thomas Smith Jr. Countless law enforcement agencies have achieved fame and notoriety over the previous 100-plus years. High-profile criminal cases have led to the renown of many, as has the sheer number of police departments, sheriff’sContinue Reading