Lexington woman charged in death of her baby

A Lexington woman has been charged with homicide by child abuse in the death of her infant daughter. Heather Marie Lawson, 22, of Lexington failed to provide her 7-month-old baby necessary health care after the child was injured Saturday in a fall, according to an arrest warrant served by Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigators. “Our […]

2 men face charges for car theft

Arrest warrants have been issued for two men in connection with the theft of vehicles from a car dealership. Lexington County Sheriff’s Department detectives have served an arrest warrant on Blake Stephen Sparks, 34, of Lexington. An arrest warrant will be served on Mikel Edison King, 34, of Blythewood upon his release from the Alvin […]

LCSD accepting reserve deputy applications

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department will begin its next reserve deputy training cycle Oct. 19. “Reserve deputies are a major component of our commitment to serve the people of Lexington County,” Sheriff Jay Koon said. “They sacrifice time away from their families to supplement the number of full-time, sworn officers who are assigned to road […]

Checklist for your family emergency plan

In my previous blog post, I covered the importance of having a family emergency plan. Your plan should cover where you and your family members will go and how you’ll communicate when an emergency, such as severe weather or a man-made event, strikes. Everyone should have some basic supplies on hand in order to survive for at least […]