Lexington County correctional officer receives national certification

A Lexington County corrections sergeant has become a Certified Correctional Supervisor through the American Correctional Association and Commission on Correctional Certification. Sgt. Paula Hare completed the requirements to become certified in June. According to the association website, program is designed for individuals at the “mid-management” level who work with staff and offenders in a corrections […]

Search underway for suspect in shooting death

Deputies are searching for a man identified as a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Gilbert man late Wednesday night near Swansea. Investigators obtained an arrest warrant Thursday for Charlie Don Robinson III, known as Corey, charging him with murder in the shooting death of Robert William All Jr. on Toole Smith Road. “Our […]

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department announces promotions and transfers

Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon recently promoted eight deputies, and three correctional officers and transferred two deputies. Lori Bailey has been promoted to sergeant in the Lexington County Detention Center. Bailey, a resident of West Columbia, previously served as a master correctional officer. She was appointed to serve as a deputy sheriff in January 2005. […]