Man arrested after leaving baby in car he dropped off to be serviced

A Lexington man is charged with unlawful conduct toward a child for leaving a baby inside a car he dropped off to be serviced. Ca Mvuh, 48, left his 8-month-old daughter strapped in her car seat Sunday afternoon when he exited his car and handed the keys to a technician at the tire and lube […]

Lexington County man charged with attempted murder after fight with family member

A Chapin man is charged with attempted murder for threatening a family member with a butcher knife and knocking the victim unconscious. Nicholas David Powlas, 42, also faces two counts of unlawful conduct toward a child because of his actions toward juvenile family members during the altercation Saturday, according to arrest warrants. Deputies said Powlas […]

6 tips for preventing vehicle thefts

July is National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month and it’s a crime that we frequently deal with in Lexington County. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the cost of stolen vehicles in the United States added up to more than $5 billion in 2015. To make it worse, 42 percent of stolen vehicles are […]

VIDEO: Sheriff’s Department, church partner in peddling bikes to needy

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department evidence unit has to hold on to some things, but one type of item continuously piles up: bicycles. “A majority of them are found property,” said Sgt. Doug Novak, who heads the Sheriff’s Department’s forensic services unit. “They stay here a minimum of 90 days for people to call to […]