Maintain your independence this Independence Day

Each year on July Fourth, Americans celebrate the birth and freedoms of this country. Before you head out for your celebrations this week and over the coming weekend, please make sure you plan for a sober way home. In support of law enforcement’s dedication to protecting the lives, you’ll see increased enforcement on the roads […]

Secure your car during ‘National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month’

Vehicle theft is a multi-billion-dollar crime, with the cost of stolen vehicles coming in at approximately $5.9 billion in 2016 alone. To help you keep your vehicle safe, I’d like to remind you of some important statistics as we prepare to mark National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month in July. In 2017, 672 cars, trucks and […]

Reminder to obey posted speed limits

Even one life lost to speeding is one too many. That’s why you continue to see deputies joining with state troopers in an effort to keep Lexington County’s roads safe. Too many lives are lost each year in speeding-related crashes, and we are determined to change that. We are reminding drivers to stay alert, to […]

17-year-old accused of robbing two convenience stores

A 17-year-old female from West Columbia has been arrested in connection with a string of armed robberies last month. De’Avian Deanne Young is charged with robbing two convenience stores June 19, according to arrest warrants. Young is also charged with two counts of kidnapping, two counts of possessing a weapon during a violent crime and […]