A Gilbert man is accused of sexually assaulting a female child at a family gathering last weekend. Jose Perez, 24, is charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor and kidnapping, according to arrest warrants. “Detectives responded to the 300 block of Redhaven Road Sunday and interviewed people who wereContinue Reading

The Lexington Police Department, along with law enforcement agencies statewide, will be participating in the Sober or Slammer! Labor Day campaign which began August 21 and will continue until September 7. For the next several weeks, officers of the Traffic Safety Unit and Patrol Division will be focused on DUIContinue Reading

Lexington County deputies have arrested seven people in connection with an investigation into an alleged chop shop on Felix Drive in Leesville. “This investigation started Aug. 20 and our work on Felix Drive led us to a site on Singing Pines Drive in West Columbia,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay KoonContinue Reading

This week marks three years since Columbia-based non-profit Serve & Connect launched Greg’s Groceries, a program that provides police departments with boxes of non-perishable food to share with individuals and families in need. Greg’s Groceries is named in honor of Greg Alia, a Forest Acres Police Officer killed in theContinue Reading

Things look a little different this time around. Later start dates; some children staying at home, some attending half-weeks. One thing is for certain: more traffic. Many families have already or will begin to start new routines. They’ll be on the roads at different times and will be congregating aroundContinue Reading

A former correctional officer at the Lexington County Detention Center has been charged with malicious injury to property for her alleged role in damaging a woman’s car and home in June. Dominique Simone Morton, 28, is charged with two counts of malicious injury to personal property, according to arrest warrants.Continue Reading

One suspect is in custody and another is being sought in connection to a drive-by shooting in a Lexington subdivision earlier this month. Colen Deanthony Simms, 19, is charged with two counts of attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants. Investigators haveContinue Reading

Chief Dennis appointed Billie Bright as Chaplain of the Irmo Police Department. Dennis says, “The pressures facing law enforcement personnel are more complex now than at any other time in the history of policing. The need for personnel to have a qualified and understanding person to discuss problems and concernsContinue Reading

Lexington County deputies man arrested a man accused of shooting someone outside a Swansea grocery store Tuesday. Akeem Kantrell Mack, 34, is charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants. “Mack got into an argument with another man in the store’sContinue Reading

South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) agents today arrested a Richland County businessman and charged him with four counts of failing to collect, account for, or pay Withholding Taxes. Tyron J. Frazier, 50, of Lexington, was responsible for making state Withholding Tax payments for his business. For tax years 2015Continue Reading