A Columbia man is accused of shooting and robbing a man while visiting him over the weekend. Tykiawah Latrell Rivers, 21, is charged with attempted murder, armed robbery and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants. “The victim, in this case, referred to Rivers asContinue Reading

Linda Monette, 25, in Lexington County was sentenced last week after a jury trial last week. Monette was convicted of Murder and sentenced to 40 years in prison for her role in the home invasion plot which killed Mason Hanahan, age 8. Mason Hanahan was an Oak Grove Elementary 2nd graderContinue Reading

The FBI and the State Law Enforcement Division have joined Lexington County deputies to assist in the ongoing search for a girl reported missing more than 35 years ago. Members of an FBI unit specializing in child abductions arrived in Lexington Monday to work alongside deputies and SLED agents inContinue Reading

A Gaston man accused of shooting into a minivan in May turned himself in Tuesday night. Kristofer Jaiwon Thomas, 19, is charged with two counts of attempted murder, discharging a firearm into a vehicle, and possessing a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants. A 17-year-old co-defendant wasContinue Reading

Lexington County deputies have arrested a man accused of stealing electronics and boating items from a boat on Lake Murray. Eric Nickels, 36, is charged with grand larceny and receiving stolen goods, according to arrest warrants. “Based on what detectives have pieced together during their review of the case, NickelsContinue Reading

Chief Courtney Dennis announces the arrest of MAURILIO AGUILERA-VALLECILLO, 37years old male of Irmo for Indecent Exposure. Investigators started working this case on May 10, 2021, after receiving a report from a femalethat a man exposed himself to her while at a gas station located at 7710 Broad River Road.DuringContinue Reading

Lexington County deputies have arrested a man accused of shooting his wife to death at their Gaston home Saturday. The victim has been identified as Kia Riley, according to Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher. Alonzo James Riley, 33, is charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violentContinue Reading

Chief Terrence Green would like to update the community that the investigation at a daycare facility within the Town of Lexington, where children were found to have been assaulted by a caregiver, has continued and additional charges have been made. On the morning of July 12, 2021, an investigation beganContinue Reading

A Columbia man is being held in the Lexington County Detention Center after his arrest Tuesday in connection to a gas station shooting last week. Ruben Christopher Garrick Jr., 28, is charged with two counts of attempted murder, pointing and presenting a firearm, and gun possession crimes, according to arrestContinue Reading