Securing your home for Spring Break

Spring break is March 28 – April 1 for Lexington County students and teachers. This means fun, travel and a greater chance for burglaries. There’s a strong positive correlation between burglaries and warm weather. This means as the weather improves, so do your chances of being burglarized. The overwhelming majority of burglars enter homes through […]

Marine dealership break-in under investigation

Lexington County detectives are investigating the theft of $250,000 worth of boat motors from a Lake Murray marine dealership. Investigators said someone broke into the lot at Captain’s Choice Marine on Highway 378 about 2:20 Sunday morning and stole more than a dozen Yamaha outboard motors like the ones pictured to the left. Surveillance video […]

Two men charged with arson, burglary in Pelion church break-in

Two Lexington men are facing multiple charges in connection with a break-in last month at Florence Baptist Church in Pelion. According to arrest warrants, Timothy Justin Russell, 25, and Austin Scott Miller, 21, have both been charged with arson, burglary and malicious injury to property. “These two men broke a window to get inside the church […]

Lexington County deputy arrests parolee wanted in Florida

A Lexington County deputy has arrested a man convicted for the attempted murder of a Florida law enforcement officer and wanted for violating conditions of his parole. “Deputy Adrian Robinson responded to a domestic dispute on Ball Park Road in Gaston when he encountered Stacey Dawson Guntorious,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “While investigating […]