Thanksgiving drivers reminded to pack caution for safe travel

In preparation for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is offering tips for safe travel. “Thanksgiving weekend means increased traffic, and we’re reminding everyone that we all have a responsibility to help make the roads safe for everyone,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “Deputies will be on the lookout for dangerous […]

Teens charged with vandalism for throwing rocks at cars

Two Lexington County teens have been charged with multiple counts of vandalism after damaging at least a dozen cars Friday and Saturday nights by throwing rocks onto Highway 321. “A 15-year-old Gaston boy and a 16-year-old West Columbia boy were arrested Saturday night near the intersection of Highway 321 and Wilbur Road,” Lexington County Sheriff […]

Suspect charged in burglaries

A Batesburg man has been charged in five burglaries at Lexington County residences. Quindell Tyquan Dozier, 22, broke into homes in Batesburg, Gilbert and Leesville and stole guns, jewelry and electronics, according to arrest warrants. Dozier faces two counts of first degree burglary and three counts of second degree burglary in connection with break-ins that […]

VIDEO: Detectives still searching for answers in 2014 case

It’s been more than two years since 22-year-old Shirley McKenzie was shot and killed inside a former Lexington County nightclub. Twenty eight months later, no arrests have been made. “Just because time moves on doesn’t mean the case ever closes,” said Sgt. Shaun Spivey of the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. “We’re going to continue to […]