Buckle up for summer travel

With a few more weeks of summer remaining to get your vacation and other travel plans taken care of, we have deputies patrolling across Lexington County to make sure everyone is buckling up for every trip. If you’re going on a dream trip or running a short errand to the store down the street, make […]

Staying safe on Lake Murray

Lake Murray is a big part of the high quality of life we enjoy here at home. With more than 650 miles of shoreline, thousands of anglers, boaters, skiers and campers take to its waters during these summer months. With that volume of activity on and around the lake, safety is a major concern. That’s […]

Investigators seek domestic violence suspect

Deputies are searching for a Gaston man wanted on two first degree domestic violence arrest warrants. John Horace Baugher, 44, struck a female victim and threw her to the floor on two occasions, according to the warrants. “Investigators have determined arguments between Baugher and the victim turned physical at a Gaston residence June 25 and […]

College safety training set for July 18

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department will offer SABRE’s College Safety Program July 18 at 6 p.m. in its training center on Gibson Road. “The free training is perfect for female students, and their parents, as they become accustomed to life on campus,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “The course presents practical tips to help […]