Lexington County narcotics agents have made a significant arrest following the execution of a search warrant at a Leesville residence, resulting in the seizure of a substantial amount of methamphetamine, marijuana, cash, and firearms. Arromus Abney, 33, faces charges of trafficking methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, and possessionContinue Reading

Justin Stewart Goff, 34, and Steven Allen Loan, 36, have been sentenced to 15 years in the South Carolina Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to drug trafficking charges in Lexington County on January 25. Goff, who pled guilty to Trafficking Fentanyl and Unlawful Conduct Towards a Child, and Loan,Continue Reading

In a chilling turn of events, Lexington County has been rattled by the arrest of a man and a woman in connection with two separate fatal shootings late last year. Allon Triante Adams, 22, and Cady Elise Keener, 19, now face charges including two counts of murder, armed robbery, criminalContinue Reading

In a recent operation, Lexington County narcotics agents apprehended a West Columbia resident, David Matthews, on charges related to drug trafficking and weapon offenses. The arrest follows allegations of Matthews trafficking meth, cocaine, and fentanyl. Charges Against David Matthews Include: Trafficking meth Trafficking cocaine Trafficking fentanyl Possession with intent toContinue Reading

David James Hall, age 36, pled guilty January 8. Hall’s trial was to begin that morning, however, he decided to plead guilty before selecting a jury. Circuit Court Judge Walton J. McLeod, IV, sentenced Hall to 15 years for two counts of Attempted Murder, Domestic Violence of a High andContinue Reading

Irmo Town Council candidate Gabriel Penfield had campaign signs stolen from yards and businesses last week. A total of 38 signs were reported missing. Local law enforcement has been notified about the incidents, and an investigation is underway to identify those responsible for the thefts. An Irmo Police Department spokesperson stated thatContinue Reading

Brandan Lamont Richardson, a 35-year-old validated gang member, faced the verdict of a Lexington County jury on Thursday, January 11, 2024. The jury convicted Richardson on charges of Trafficking Methamphetamine over 100 grams, Possession with Intent to Distribute Fentanyl, and Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine. Presiding over theContinue Reading

Lavon Bernard Julius, age 43, originally from Columbia, was convicted Wednesday afternoon by a Lexington County jury, after approximately thirty minutes of deliberations, for the Murder of Zeloni Ellison, age 15. The trial began on Monday, December 11, 2023, with jury selection. The Honorable Walton J. McLeod, IV, presided overContinue Reading