Category Archives: News Releases

Former Lexington County deputy charged with illegal disclosure of information

A former Lexington County deputy sheriff has been charged with sharing the personal information of private citizens last year. Brandon William Jones, 32, allowed and facilitated the unlawful examination of private records to citizens and friends from Jan. 1, 2017, until July 5, 2017, according to an arrest warrant. An affidavit attached to the warrant…
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Man charged with attempted murder after roadway shooting

A Lexington man faces multiple charges in connection with a shooting last week in a West Columbia roadway. Christopher Fuller, 29, is charged with attempted murder, discharging a weapon into a vehicle, possession a weapon during a violent crime and possessing a weapon after a violent felony conviction, according to arrest warrants. “Based on the…
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VIDEO: Irmo High graduate gets by with a little help from his SRO friends

Pomp and circumstance, it’s the song every high school student waits to hear. And in the case of Curtis Smith, he’s no different than his classmates, though his circumstances may be. Diagnosed around age 4 with autism, Curtis’ mom, Dana, said he’s overcome all odds to get a diploma. [embed]https://youtu.be/Kdqqxhx5aCI[/embed] “To go from a kid…
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VIDEO: Lexington County man charged in bank robbery

A Swansea man has been charged in connection with a West Columbia bank robbery Wednesday morning. Timithy McCants, 58, demanded money by presenting a note to a teller at the First Citizens branch on Sunset Boulevard, according to detectives. He is charged with robbery and entering a bank with intent to steal, according to arrest…
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