National Police Week a tribute to the fallen

National Police week is underway across the country. This special week includes May 15, which is known as National Peace Officers Memorial Day. In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as National Police Week. Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police […]

Deputies recover more than $235K in stolen property

Two Lexington County men have been arrested in connection with an assortment of stolen goods recovered Tuesday from two pieces of property in the 800 block of Broad Street in Gilbert. David Amick (top), 40, is charged with receiving stolen goods, possessing a weapon during a violent crime, trafficking meth and possession with intent to […]

Teen accused of shooting at men, house

A 13-year-old boy is charged with two counts of attempted murder and shooting into a dwelling after deputies said he shot at two men and toward a house. “Based on the information deputies gathered at the scene Friday, the young man fired a .22 rifle in the direction of his neighbor, who was outside his […]

Deputies bust chop shop after seizing guns, drugs

Officers seized an assortment of firearms and drugs before busting a chop shop last week at a Gaston home. Three men and three women were arrested on a wide array of charges. “Deputies received a community tip about possible drug activity at a home in the 300 block of Blackville Road,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay […]