Investigators seek robbery suspect

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department detectives have asked for the public’s help as they investigate an armed robbery. Surveillance video from the Circle K convenience store in the 2300 block of Augusta Road shows a black male suspect robbing the store about 2:00 Wednesday morning. Investigators said the suspect, who was apparently armed with a semi-automatic […]

Gaston man charged with murder, arson in Cedarcrest Drive fire

Lexington County deputies have arrested Robert Dumon Johnson in connection to the deaths of two people whose bodies were found in a Cedarcrest Drive house damaged by fire early Thursday morning. Johnson fatally stabbed a man and a woman before intentionally setting fire to their home, according to arrest warrants. The 34-year-old suspect is charged […]

Investigators seek robbery suspects

    Detectives have turned to the public for help in an armed robbery investigation. Surveillance video (embedded below) from the POPS convenience store in the 2800 block of Emanuel Church Road shows three young black male suspects as they rob a clerk about 5:30 last Friday morning. According to information gathered at the scene […]

Before summer travel, secure vehicles and other items

Choosing the perfect travel destination is only one step in preparing for summer vacation. Following common sense crime prevention tips can go a long way in making sure your dream vacation doesn’t end abruptly when you return home. “We typically see an increase in thefts when summertime arrives,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “That’s […]