Category Archives: News Releases

Pursuit of stolen car ends in fatal crash

A pursuit in southern Lexington County ended in a fatal crash Monday morning at the entrance to the South Carolina State Famers Market. A Lexington County deputy attempted to stop a car in the 600 block of Meadowfield Drive after noting it matched the description of a car reported stolen to the South Congaree Police…
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Man charged in West Columbia bank robbery

A man has been charged in connection to a West Columbia bank robbery Friday afternoon. Leland L. Beatty, 33, has been charged with entering a bank with intent to steal, according to arrest warrants. “Shortly after the robbery, a photo of the suspect was circulated on social media and we received a tip,” Lexington County…
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LCSD spokesman earns national certification

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department’s captain of public information has earned the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s highest certification for public information officers. Capt. Adam Myrick completed three weeks of study at the Homeland Security Department’s Emergency Management Institute in Emmitsburg, Maryland, and a nine-month research project to earn the Master Public Information Officer certification.…
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North Carolina man charged in July fatal shooting

Multiple charges have been filed against a North Carolina man in connection to a shooting near Pelion that left one man dead and three others injured in July. Bradley Wayne Walker, 26, is charged with murder, possessing a weapon during a violent crime and three counts of attempted murder, according to arrest warrants. “Based on…
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