Chief Terrence Green would like to notify the Town of Lexington community about a shooting death that Lexington Police Department, the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department and the Lexington County Coroner’s Office are investigating. At approximately 5:40 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 700 block of West Main Street to a locationContinue Reading

Lexington County deputies have arrested and charged a Cayce man who was shot in self-defense after investigators said he fired first in a Saturday night shooting. Christopher James Costello, 22, is charged with two counts of attempted murder and one count of possession of a weapon during a violent crime,Continue Reading

Koon’s Watch I have to say: this year never played out how I imagined. 2020 has been one for the books, not really in the best way. But, we’ve come together as a community to support one another during a very difficult time — and that’s what really matters. FromContinue Reading

The Irmo Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Pitt Stop convenience store located in the 7400 Block of Broad River Road in Irmo. Around 8 pm the suspect entered the store wearing a torn white t-shirt or rag as a mask/face covering. The suspect presentedContinue Reading

Two Lexington County residents wanted in connection to multiple property and weapons crimes have been arrested in middle Tennessee. Wilson County, Tennessee, deputies captured Joshua Nathaniel Nelson, 28, and Kayla Denelle Humphrey, 36, Thursday morning after an extensive search that started November 11. “Deputies with the Wilson County Sheriff’s OfficeContinue Reading

Koon’s Watch Firearm sales spiked this year. With more guns on the streets and in our homes, it’s important to remind residents and visitors about safe firearm practices. • Treat all guns as if they’re loaded, even if you think it is unloaded.• Keep your finger off the trigger andContinue Reading

The Seventh District Coast Guard Auxiliary honored a Lake Murray Coast Guard Auxiliary member for outstanding volunteer service in a ceremony on October 16, at Southshore Marina. Barbara Burchfield, Lake Murray Flotilla 12-3 member, was selected as the Seventh District Coast Guard Auxiliarist of the Year for 2019. She wasContinue Reading

Irmo Police Chief Courtney Dennis announced that Quavian Bing, 31, of Irmo has been arrested on Burglary charges. Investigators were able determine through evidence collected Bing broke into the Silver Fox Grill in the 7400 Block of Broad River Road on October 25. On October 29th, Bing broke into theContinue Reading

Monica Pamella Swain, 28, was seen by deputies removing mail from mailboxes in a Columbia neighborhood. “During a routine patrol, deputies were flagged down by workers who witnessed a woman taking mail out of area mailboxes and putting it in her vehicle. When the vehicle was located, deputies saw SwainContinue Reading

The Irmo Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at the Burger King & 7-11 convenience store located in the 7700 Block of Broad River Road in Irmo. Around 3:30 am, the suspect in the picture below broke out a window and entered the restaurant. During the burglary atContinue Reading

By W. Thomas Smith, Jr. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott took to the air Tues. afternoon, Oct. 27, as pilots with the Richland County Sheriff’s Dept. (RCSD) Aviation Unit tested and demonstrated helicopter performance capabilities all the while conducting a routine patrol operation over Richland County. Sheriff Lott (pictured here)Continue Reading