Category Archives: News Releases

Lexington County Sheriff’s Foundation recognizes LCSD employees, volunteers

LEXINGTON, S.C. – The Lexington County Sheriff’s Foundation has honored 10 Lexington County Sheriff’s Department employees and three individuals who volunteer their time to work with the department. “The foundation’s goal is to help support our mission of serving and protecting the people of Lexington County,” Sheriff Jay Koon said. “We’re very grateful the foundation…
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Gilbert High student charged after shooting threats

A Gilbert High School freshman has been charged after threatening to shoot some of his classmates and their family members. Lexington County investigators detained the male suspect, whose name will not be released because he’s under the age of 17, Tuesday evening at his home. He’s charged with disturbing schools, harassment and breach of peace.…
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Teen accused of threatening school shooting detained

A Chapin High School student has been charged with disturbing schools, breach of peace and malicious injury to real property. Lexington County investigators detained the male suspect, whose name will not be released because he’s under the age of 17, Wednesday morning at the school. He’s being held by the South Carolina Department of Juvenile…
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Lexington County deputies charge man in Gaston shooting

A Columbia man faces a handful of charges after a Saturday evening shooting on Havenwood Drive in Gaston. Michael Eugene Parker, 37, is charged with attempted murder, first and second degree assault and battery, domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, possession of a weapon by…
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