Category Archives: News Releases

LCSD asks SLED to lead homicide investigation

Deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Glasgo Lane in response to a homicide. SLED will be leading the investigation. Sheriff Koon asked SLED to lead the investigation to avoid any potential conflict of interest. The homicide involves family members of a Lexington County Sheriff's Department employee. The LCSD employee was not involved in…
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Jailbreak 5K Run & Walk set for May 27

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department and the Lexington County Sheriff’s Foundation are co-hosting the 11th Jailbreak 5K Run & Walk May 27. “Over the past 10 years, more than 5,000 participants of all ages and fitness levels have gathered in Lexington to enjoy a morning of fun and friendly competition,” Sheriff Jay Koon said. “Not…
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Suspect fatally wounded after attempted warrant service

[embed]https://youtu.be/ZNcj-qV4SuU[/embed] A Lexington County man wanted on drug charges was fatally shot Tuesday morning after he threatened officers. Around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, a fugitive task force consisting of U.S. Marshals, deputies from Lexington and Richland counties and Columbia police officers attempted to serve a warrant in the 200 block of Seleta Circle. Shortly after officers arrived, they…
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VIDEO: Students complete jail table project

[video width="1280" height="720" mp4="http://www.lexingtonscsheriff.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/table-pkg.mp4"][/video]   Looking at the 12 newest tables for the Lexington County Detention Center, one would think they were the work of professional welders. However, they’re the product of a two-year project by Lexington Technology Center students, led by senior Marshall Hibbs. "First, all the metal got dropped off. Then I had…
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