Keep safety in mind when pumping gas

It’s nice to see gas prices still quite a bit lower than the all-time high they hit a few years ago. Those lower prices make going to the pump less painful on the wallet, but it’s still important to be mindful of your personal safety at any gas station. The unique setting of a gas […]

SLED recognizes LCSD K9 unit

The State Law Enforcement Division has presented its Distinguished Associate Award to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department’s K9 team. The award notes LCSD’s significant contribution to the SLED Tracking Unit in the form of customized training assistance to a SLED special agent and his K9. “This award represents the strong relationship between SLED and the […]

Suspect charged in four robberies at same store

A West Columbia man faces multiple charges in connection to four armed robberies at the same convenience store. Darryl Stephon Walker, 26, was armed with a pistol when he robbed the Scotchman in the 2900 block of Sunset Boulevard four times between October 2015 and May 2016, according to arrest warrants. “Walker is also charged […]

Jailbreak 5K Run & Walk set for May 28

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department and the Lexington County Sheriff’s Foundation are co-hosting the 10th Jailbreak 5K Run & Walk on May 28. “Over the past nine years, more than 4,500 participants of all ages and fitness levels have gathered in Lexington to enjoy a morning of fun and friendly competition,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay […]