VIDEO: K-9 unit dealing with death, disability

It’s no secret the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department K-9 unit is a close-knit group. With only seven handlers, they consider each other family – four-legged members included. That family lost one of its own Tuesday when Forrest, the unit’s only bloodhound, unexpectedly died. “He was just a big, friendly, slobbery, slobbery dog,” said Deputy Nick […]

West Columbia teen charged with attempted murder following stabbing incident

A West Columbia teen is behind bars after he stabbed a man following an altercation Friday evening inside a home on Villas Court. Jaylen Wiggins, 17, is charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime after stabbing the victim three times in the head area, according to arrest warrants. “The […]

Woman wanted on assault, robbery charges

Deputies are seeking information on the whereabouts of a Gaston woman charged with assaulting a woman and then driving away in the victim’s car. Lasepia Monique Lapier, 37, is charged with common law robbery and first degree assault and battery in connection with an incident Sunday afternoon in a store parking lot on St. Andrews […]