Chief deputy graduates from FBI National Academy

Gregg Shockley, chief deputy of the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department, has graduated from the FBI’s National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. “I am very proud of Gregg,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “His completion of such a prestigious program will help us continue to provide our citizens with excellent service in the years to come.” […]

Plan before you party for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day has become one of the nation’s biggest times to celebrate and party. But unfortunately, too many people are taking to the roads after drinking alcohol making the holiday one of our most dangerous. In fact, 30 people were killed in drunken driving crashes across the nation during the St. Patrick’s Day holiday […]

LCSD employee death subject of SLED investigation

The State Law Enforcement Division is investigating the death of a Lexington County Sheriff’s Department civilian employee. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the employee as Lindsey Nicole Lee, 31, of West Columbia. Lee died as a result of a sharp force injury, according to Fisher. “Lindsey was a valued member of the LCSD […]

Lexington County deputies working to locate teen

Deputies are working to locate a Gaston teen who was last seen Friday evening. Family members told deputies Trinity Makaela Schmidt, 16, was last seen at her home on Fish Hatchery Road Friday night about 9:30. She is believed to be wearing baggy gray sweatpants and white Tommy Hilfiger sneakers. “Trinity’s family members tell us she […]