Lexington teen charged after school threat

A 17-year-old has been arrested and charged with making threats to shoot up Lexington High School. Nicholas Aaron Schneider, a Lexington High student, admitted to deputies Monday night he was suicidal and upset with his school, according to an arrest warrant. The warrant also stated Schneider had a plan to blow up Lexington High. Schneider […]

5 charged in abuse of vulnerable adults

Five employees of a facility that serves adults with lifelong disabilities have been charged in connection with two cases of vulnerable adult abuse. Celia Nesbitt is charged with two counts of abuse of a vulnerable adult, according to arrest warrants. Erikca Fleming, Caroline Jankie, Roseola Minnifield and Sandra Tucker are charged with failure to report […]

West Columbia homicide suspect arrested in Arizona

The man investigators said is responsible for a West Columbia homicide has been arrested in Arizona by a U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force. Jamal Devontae Coburn, 26, was taken into custody Wednesday on a murder charge stemming from the Aug. 24 fatal shooting of Corey Jamison, according to investigators. “Our fugitive task force worked around […]

Documented gang member arrested on drug charges

A West Columbia man is facing drug charges after members of the gang unit initiated a traffic stop in the 2800 block of Emanuel Church Rd. Sept. 18. Robert Glenn Hardee, 38, has been charged with trafficking cocaine, according to arrest warrants. “According to our gang unit, Hardee is a validated gang member with the […]