Woman charged after giving birth, leaving baby in vehicle

Detectives have arrested a Lexington woman in connection with the death of her newborn child. Brennan Hailey Geller, 21, is charged with homicide by child abuse because she failed to provide medical care for the infant she delivered in her car Friday night, according to an arrest warrant. Geller placed the newborn in a trash […]

Thousands of bullets stolen during weekend gun show

Investigators with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department estimate more than 100,000 rounds of ammunition were stolen during gun and knife show this weekend. “We responded to the Jamil Temple parking lot Saturday morning after several thefts were called in,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “Several people had items stolen from their trailers parked overnight […]

Former Lexington County detention officer charged with domestic violence

A Lexington man is no longer employed by the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department after being charged with third-degree domestic violence. Agents with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division arrested Timothy Lane Padgett, 29, for engaging in a physical altercation with his wife at the couple’s Wyoming Road home Sunday night, according to an arrest warrant. […]

Burglary suspect was armed and wearing body armor, sheriff says

A North man faces multiple charges in connection with a burglary and an encounter with a man inside an Edmund Highway residence. John Wayne McFatter, 27, is charged with assault and battery, burglary, petit larceny, possessing a weapon during a violent crime and wearing body armor during a burglary, according to arrest warrants. “During the […]