Monthly Archives: July 2016

Bank robbery suspect arrested

Detectives have arrested a Lexington man suspected of robbing the BB&T branch in Red Bank Tuesday afternoon. Christopher Paul Sherer, 48, is charged with one count of entering a bank with intent to steal, according to arrest warrants. “The suspect presented a note with a handwritten request for money on it to a teller,” Lexington…
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Arrest made in overnight shooting

A Little Mountain man has been arrested in connection with a shooting incident that left two men dead early Sunday morning. Joseph Elijah Mills, 25, is charged with two counts of murder for fatally shooting two men with a handgun while at a Lake Murray nightspot on the outskirts of Chapin near the Newberry County…
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3 horses shot in Pelion

Deputies hope the public can provide them tips as they investigate the shooting of three horses on Water Tank Road in Pelion. “The horses’ owner told us Thursday afternoon that he suspected the horses had been shot,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “A deputy responded and found gunshot wounds on the horses.” According to Koon, the…
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Stand with us

My heart goes out to the Dallas and Baton Rouge law enforcement communities. Like you, I am deeply hurt and saddened by what has happened in those cities. These attacks on law enforcement have taken the lives of officers, injured others and forever changed those who survived after being targeted in these senseless acts. I,…
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