Lexington County deputies have arrested a man accused of assaulting a deputy Tuesday night. Allen Michael Rish, 33, is charged with assaulting a law enforcement officer while resisting arrest, giving false information to a law enforcement officer and a gun possession charge, according to arrest warrants. “A deputy made contact
VOTE YES FOR ROADS is an initiative of several Lexington County Chambers of Commerce, civic organizations, businesses, and community leaders, who believe now is the time to improve Lexington County roads. The group’s mission is to encourage voters to VOTE YES to the penny sales tax referendum that will be on the ballot in
Lexington County deputies have arrested a man accused of shooting his stepson Sunday afternoon. The shooting victim has been identified as 52-year-old Brian Garris, according to Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher. Carl Sims, 71, will be charged with murder in the shooting death, according to Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon.
Capt. Jesse Laintz, commander of the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department’s major crimes unit, has graduated from the FBI’s National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. “Jesse’s completion of this prestigious national program will benefit the Sheriff’s Department and help us continue to provide our citizens with excellent law enforcement services,” Lexington County
Chief Terrence Green is providing a final update to the early morning shooting death investigation in the Mallard Lakes neighborhood on August 16, 2022, as the 11th Circuit Solicitor’s Office has reviewed this case and has ruled it as a justifiable homicide. It was found that the male victim acted
The Lexington County 911 Communications Center has been awarded Communications Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). This is the fifth time that Lexington County 911 Communications has earned the achievement. The award remains in effect for four years and the agency retains all privileges associated
By Al Dozier Lexington County Council approved a penny sales tax that would fund millions in road improvements and bring some relief to the congested roads throughout Lexington County. But it will be up to voters to make the final decision during the November elections. At the June 7 meeting,
A Columbia man is being held in the Lexington County Detention Center after detectives said he shot the doorknob of a West Columbia home and exchanged gunfire with another man after going inside. Jeremy Gerome Junious, 34, is charged with attempted murder, discharging a firearm into a dwelling, first-degree burglary