Armed robbery suspect arrested after pursuit

A Gaston man suspected of robbing a Dollar General on Charleston Highway Saturday night was apprehended by a K-9 police dog after leading officers on a car chase, according to deputies. Anthony Devon Nelson, 22, is charged with armed robbery after pointing a handgun at two store employees and getting away with cash, according to […]

No charges filed in fatal stabbing

No charges will be filed against a Gaston man for his involvement in a fatal stabbing at a Meadowfield Road home Thursday. Investigators from the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department consulted with prosecutors from the 11th Circuit Solicitor’s Office and determined 21-year-old Joshua Rossman acted in self-defense during an altercation with 19-year-old Rayshawn Porterfield. Lexington County […]

Sheriff Koon looks back, grateful for support

The Christmas parades have come and gone, and the presents are unwrapped. You might even have taken your tree down and put your decorations back in storage until next year. During this stretch of time between Christmas and New Year’s Day, I can’t help but reflect on how eventful 2017 was for us at the […]