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

Lexington County officials recently conducted in-person court activity for guilty pleas inside the Mark H. Westbrook Judicial Center. Safety measures and courtroom guidelines included mandatory face masks for participants and social distancing due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Judge Walton J. McLeod IV presided over proceedings last week, which included multipleContinue Reading

Joseph Randolph Henry, a 30-year-old Irmo man, has been sentenced to forty (40) years in prison following his conviction in Lexington County for Murder and Possession of a Weapon during the commission of a Violent Crime. Judge Frank R. Addy, Jr. imposed a sentence of 35 years on the MurderContinue 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

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

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

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

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