Irmo Police Chief Courtney Dennis promoted two officers within the Patrol Division September 18. Senior Patrolman De’Andre Hugue was promoted to the rank of sergeant. Hugue performed very well during the promotional assessments and has been with IPD since June of 2014. Hugue will supervise Patrol Squad 3. Patrolman KenContinue Reading

Irmo Police Chief Courtney Dennis on Wednesday announced that a subject whowas on home detention for trafficking methamphetamine from Spartanburg County wasarrested by the Irmo Police Department. Joseph Sinclair Cromer, 29, of Irmo, was arrested at his home in Friarsgate forTrafficking Cocaine, Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, Possession ofContinue Reading

Lexington County deputies have arrested a Pelion man accused of murder in connection to a shooting death last month. William David House, 33, is charged with murder, according to an arrest warrant. The victim has not been positively identified, according to Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher. “Detectives have determined HouseContinue Reading

You’re running errands, bringing in groceries, heading back in the house to grab something—whatever the reason, you’ve left your car unlocked. Maybe you left a set of spare keys in the glove compartment as a backup. I get it, you’re busy and you shouldn’t have to lock your vehicle becauseContinue Reading

Chief Terrence Green would like to let the Town of Lexington community know that an arrest was made minutes after an armed robbery that happened overnight at the 7 Eleven located at 4301 Sunset Boulevard.     At approximately 4:00 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 7 Eleven for an armedContinue Reading

Agents of the S.C. Law Enforcement Division are investigating an incident from September 5 in which shots were fired during a confrontation between a man and deputy from Lexington County Sheriff’s Department who was responding to a domestic violence call. The deputy was injured and taken to the hospital withContinue Reading

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