Lexington County Sheriff’s Foundation recognizes LCSD employees, volunteers

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Foundation has honored eight Lexington County Sheriff’s Department employees and three individuals who volunteer their time to work with the department. “We’re grateful for the support and resources the foundation provides to assist us in fulfilling our mission of serving and protecting the people of Lexington County,” Sheriff Jay Koon said. […]

Deputies to patrol with life-saving medical devices

Six new automated external defibrillators are available for use when deputies come in contact with citizens suffering heart-related problems. “We’re currently certifying our deputies on how to use the AED’s,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “It’s important for all of our sworn officers to understand how they work. Not only can these machines save […]

Lexington County Detention Center to test emergency siren

Correctional officers at the Lexington County Detention Center will test the facility’s emergency warning siren system Wednesday, March 8 at approximately 11 a.m. The system is intended to alert homes and businesses near the detention center at 521 Gibson Road in the event of an emergency situation, such as an escape. The test tone will […]

Deputies investigating brush fires

Investigators are working to determine if recent brush fires in the Red Bank area were intentionally set. “We’re investigating five fires that have occurred in less than 48 hours,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “All of the fires have been similar in the way they were apparently set. Fortunately, nobody has been hurt and […]