Man arrested for assisted suicide

According to arrest warrants, Randy Gene Jones, 63, knowingly and willfully assisted in the suicide sometime between the afternoon of Dec. 20 and the morning of Dec. 21. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the victim as Karen Jones. Jones is also charged with malicious injury to property for destroying several items inside the […]

How to make bad guys unwelcome at your house

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Bad guys can see the signs of the holidays too. They always spring into action this time of year, leading to a surge in burglaries and car break-ins. There are some easy things for you to do that will go a long way in protecting yourself and […]

Sheriff’s Blog: A direct link to those we serve

Welcome to my blog post as the Sheriff of Lexington County. It has been an honor and privilege to serve as your Sheriff over the past seven months. As a lifelong resident of Lexington County, I don’t consider my role as Sheriff simply as a job. It’s a calling and a responsibility. My focus is […]

Teen arrested for stealing delivered packages from homes

Lexington County deputies have arrested an 18-year-old West Columbia resident for removing boxes from residential doorsteps shortly after the packages had been delivered. Ryan Andrew Huff has been charged with petit larceny in the theft of packages from more than two dozen homes on Dec. 18. Investigators said Huff had been a part-time seasonal employee […]