Chief Terrence Green is announcing the arrests of two men who were caught by officers as they fled from a business where they had just stolen a catalytic converter from a vehicle. On Sunday morning, February 28, 2021, officers were dispatched to a business at the 200 block of SwartzContinue Reading

A Columbia man and woman were arrested last week on multiple charges after detectives said the pair conspired to steal guns while employed by a shipping company. Keith Alexander Anderson-Salters, 20, and Alyssa Iyana Ray, 20, are both charged with five counts of sale or delivery of a stolen pistol,Continue Reading

Lexington County deputies arrested a St. Matthews man Saturday on a felony charge of possession of stolen non-ferrous metals, and possession of a stolen vehicle. Joseph Michael Lyons, 41, was arrested after a traffic stop in the 4300 block of Augusta Highway, according to an incident report. “We received aContinue Reading

A Lexington man was arrested last week after investigators said he used his smartphone to record a video of a nude female without her knowledge. Harley Keith Wiles, 31, is charged with aggravated voyeurism, according to an arrest warrant. “This case started with a tip from the community,” Lexington CountyContinue Reading

Lexington County deputies arrested two men accused of trying to steal a catalytic converter from a car left on the side of Interstate Highway 26. Joshua Keith Shanklin, 25, and Timothy Eugene Watford, 42, are charged with possession of stolen nonferrous metals, injury to real property to obtain nonferrous metals,Continue Reading

Lexington County arrested a man Thursday after finding more than 90 pounds of marijuana in his home. Javier Ayala, 26, is charged with trafficking marijuana and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants. “We received a community tip drug activity was taking place at Ayala’sContinue Reading

Lexington County deputies have arrested a Lexington man accused of fatally shooting a man at a business early Sunday morning. Regin Nicreis Oakman, 26, is charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest reports. The victim has been identified as 39-year-old Michael LewisContinue Reading

Lexington County deputies arrested a Leesville man Tuesday after they found him hiding in a stolen camper. Rex Jason Corder, 53, is charged with operating a chop shop and receiving stolen goods, according to arrest warrants. “Detectives received a community tip about a stolen trailer on some property in theContinue Reading

A Swansea man accused of stabbing a man Saturday was arrested Monday at his home.   Marshal Adam Hogston, 25, is charged with attempted murder, carjacking and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants.   “Witnesses have told detectives a man with multiple stab woundsContinue Reading

Lexington County deputies arrested three Columbia residents Wednesday after finding catalytic converters and tools commonly used to remove the car parts during a traffic stop near Lake Murray.   Joshua Devon Gantt, 27, is charged with transporting nonferrous metals, criminal conspiracy, unlawful neglect of a child, simple possession of marijuana,Continue Reading