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Burglary suspect charged with assaulting woman who walked in on church break-in

Lexington County deputies have arrested a West Columbia man in connection with an assault during a church burglary. James Douglas Drayton, 20, is charged with first degree assault and second degree burglary, according to arrest warrants. “Based on information deputies gathered at the scene, Drayton threw a rock through a glass door at Red Bank United Methodist…
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Lexington man accused of stealing van at gunpoint

A Lexington County man who deputies arrested Saturday is suspected of stealing a work van after pulling a gun on its driver Friday night. Brian Ray King, 38, is charged with robbery and the possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants. “Based on information detectives determined during their investigation, King…
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School cafeteria contractor arrested on campus for drug, weapon charges

A contract employee with Gray Collegiate Academy’s food service vendor is accused of having marijuana and a gun on school property. Tevin Trapp, 25, is charged with simple possession of marijuana and carrying a weapon on school grounds, according to arrest warrants. “While patrolling campus on foot Thursday afternoon, a school resource officer smelled marijuana…
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Drug-impaired driving is dangerous driving

Like drunk driving, drug-impaired driving is impaired driving, which means it is dangerous and illegal in all 50 States, Puerto Rico and Washington, DC. Whether the drug is obtained legally or illegally, drug-impaired driving poses a threat to the driver, vehicle passengers and other road users. If you are impaired by drugs and thinking about driving,…
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