A safe farewell to summer

As law enforcement officers, we unfortunately see death and tragedy often, and it never gets easier—especially when they are preventable. In 2015, more than 10,000 people – including South Carolinians – died in drunken driving-related crashes on our nation’s roadways. Impaired driving often peaks during holidays, and Labor Day is one of the most dangerous […]

Lexington man charged with disturbing school

A Lexington man has been arrested after causing a disturbance this afternoon at Saxe Gotha Elementary School. Timothy William Browning, 30, is charged with disturbing a school after he attempted to dismiss his child minutes before the regularly scheduled dismissal time, according to deputies. Browning became disruptive in the school office and near his child’s […]

Teens charged in school vandalism case

Two Lexington County teens have been charged in a vandalism case at Lexington High School. Dominic Herrera Croswell (above left) and Larry Tyshont Melvin, both 17, are charged with malicious injury to property after shattering several windows at Lexington High and some windows of school vehicles after school hours last week, according to arrest warrants. […]

Students, school buses and you

Thousands of students across Lexington County are already back in the groove of boarding, riding and hopping off a school bus multiple times a day. With school back in session and buses crisscrossing the county, it’s time to remind everyone about traffic safety tips and laws related to buses. Bus and student safety starts right […]