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Sheriff Koon planning for eclipse weekend

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is taking extra measures to ensure the safety of the county’s residents and visitors during the upcoming total eclipse weekend. “We’ve carefully planned for not just the day of the eclipse, but the entire weekend leading up to it,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “We’ll be in constant contact…
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VIDEO: LCSD to sponsor Timberlake Youth Triathlon

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is partnering with Timberlake Plantation and the Timberlake Country Club to sponsor the seventh annual Timberlake Youth Triathlon in Chapin Aug. 26. [video width="1280" height="720" mp4="http://www.lexingtonscsheriff.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/timberlake-triathlon-2017.mp4"][/video]   Children 12 and under will compete at the Timberlake Country Club in five different categories tailored to their age group. Children 5 and…
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Husband of woman previously charged in daughter’s death also arrested

A Lexington man was arrested Tuesday evening on the same charge his wife faces in connection to the death of the couple’s 4-year-old daughter last month. David Lance Steadman, 24, is charged with homicide by child abuse, according to warrants. “Based on evidence collected since the death of the child, investigators believe Steadman returned home…
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Man who crashed truck after being shot faces multiple charges

A Summerville man faces multiple charges after being shot in self-defense and crashing a vehicle he carjacked near Chapin Sunday afternoon. Mark Emil Day, 27, is charged with four counts of assault and battery and two counts of carjacking, according to arrest warrants. “Based on victim and witness statements we gathered at the scene, a…
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