Lexington County deputies have, for the first time, brought forth a charge under “Gavin’s Law,” a law passed this year to combat sexual extortion. Deputies have charged a 14-year-old male from Chapin with sexual extortion for his role in threatening to release doctored nude images associated with a female classmate,Continue Reading

State Law Enforcement Division agents arrested a former Lexington County deputy Thursday in connection to an on-duty assault charge. Matthew Fields, 37, is charged with third-degree assault and battery, according to an arrest warrant. The charge stems from a July 2 arrest in which Fields was involved. Fields struck aContinue Reading

Lexington County deputies have arrested a man accused of severely injuring his 2-month-old child. James McQueen Boltin Jr., 25, is charged with inflicting great bodily injury upon a child, according to an arrest warrant. “Detectives have talked with health care providers, caretakers and family members as part of their investigation,”Continue Reading