Parents charged after failing to seek treatment for infant’s burns

A husband and wife are charged after deputies said their infant suffered second- and third-degree burns and the couple failed to seek treatment for up to two days. John Argoe, 29, and Megan Argoe, 25, are charged with unlawful conduct toward a child, according to arrest warrants. “On June 18, the baby received burns to […]

Murder suspect arrested after more than a year on the run

A West Columbia man wanted since March 2017 in connection with a fatal shooting was arrested Thursday night. Kevin Lawrence Pearson, 26, is charged with murder and criminal conspiracy for his role in a February 2017 homicide on Princeton Road in West Columbia, according to arrest warrants. “Detectives have treated Pearson as our most wanted […]

Deputies bust chop shop, seize guns and drugs

The discovery of a stolen car led deputies to a suspected chop shop and the arrest of five people on property crimes, drug and weapons charges. “A deputy detained a woman Friday at a convenience store on Mineral Springs Road after confirming she was driving a car reported as stolen,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon […]