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Burglary suspect charged with assaulting woman who walked in on church break-in

Lexington County deputies have arrested a West Columbia man in connection with an assault during a church burglary. James Douglas Drayton, 20, is charged with first degree assault and second degree burglary, according to arrest warrants. “Based on information deputies gathered at the scene, Drayton threw a rock through a glass door at Red Bank United Methodist…
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Lexington man accused of stealing van at gunpoint

A Lexington County man who deputies arrested Saturday is suspected of stealing a work van after pulling a gun on its driver Friday night. Brian Ray King, 38, is charged with robbery and the possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants. “Based on information detectives determined during their investigation, King…
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School cafeteria contractor arrested on campus for drug, weapon charges

A contract employee with Gray Collegiate Academy’s food service vendor is accused of having marijuana and a gun on school property. Tevin Trapp, 25, is charged with simple possession of marijuana and carrying a weapon on school grounds, according to arrest warrants. “While patrolling campus on foot Thursday afternoon, a school resource officer smelled marijuana…
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Gaston man accused of attempted murder in convenience store shooting

Lexington County deputies have charged a Gaston man in connection to shooting outside a convenience store Sunday night. Jaquan Tomarsh Mack, 23, is charged with two counts of attempted murder, discharging a weapon into a vehicle and possessing a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants. “Based on evidence gathered at the scene…
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