Monthly Archives: October 2015

Investigators ask for help in armed robbery

Lexington County Sheriff's Department investigators want the public’s help as they investigate an armed robbery at a Lexington County hotel. According to detectives, two masked black males went into the Red Roof Inn on Berryhill Road at about 1:30 a.m. on Oct. 14 and robbed two desk clerks at gunpoint. “Surveillance video shows the suspects…
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Lexington County investigators seek hotel robbery suspects

Detectives with the Lexington County Sheriff's Department hope the public can help them with leads in an armed robbery case. About 10 p.m. on Oct. 6, three masked black males went into the Quality Inn on Piney Grove Road and robbed the clerk of $540. The hotel's security system captured images of the suspects as…
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Sheriff promotes two deputies

Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon recently promoted two deputies. Eric Kirkland, 46, has been promoted to serve as a sergeant over resident deputies and code enforcement officers in the department’s north patrol region, which is based near Irmo. Kirkland, a native of Denmark, South Carolina, previously served as a detective in the department’s major crimes…
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Man charged with attempted murder

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department detectives have charged a West Columbia man with attempted murder after a man was stabbed at a party earlier this month. According to the arrest warrant, Alexander Christopher Eagans got into a scuffle Sept. 13 during a party at a residence in the 400 block of Bushberry Road in Pelion. The…
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