Category Archives: News Releases

LCSD earns seventh accreditation award

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department has received its seventh Law Enforcement Accreditation Award from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc., commonly known as CALEA. “A team of specially trained CALEA assessors visited the department for a four-day, on-site assessment in July,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “The team reviewed our policies,…
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VIDEO: LCSD, toy blogger work to get gifts under Christmas trees

What started out as a hobby for Kelly Reci several years ago is now a successful blogging website, Kelly’s Thoughts on Things. As she gained more followers, more toy companies wanted to send her free toys for review. [video width="1280" height="720" mp4="http://www.lexingtonscsheriff.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/toys-edited-1.mp4"][/video]   "I have little nephews and friends, so I was writing about the…
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Lexington man charged with attempted murder

Deputies arrested a man early Thursday morning after responding to a stabbing that happened during a domestic incident on Cochin Court. Ezra Foster, 32, is charged with attempted murder and possessing a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants. “According to information we gathered at the scene, Foster attacked the victim with a…
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Lexington deputies capture man wanted by feds

Deputies apprehended a man wanted on a federal charge Tuesday after an hourslong search near Lake Murray. Brandon Gentle, 32, was wanted on a federal court bond violation out of Huntsville, Alabama. The original charge for which he’d received bond is conspiracy to distribute dangerous drugs-prescription narcotics. “One of our deputies responded to a call…
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