Lexington sheriff secures grant funding for liaison to Hispanic community

Funding for a victim advocate to assist Lexington County Hispanics affected by crime is part of more than $46 million worth of grants recently approved for law enforcement agencies statewide by the South Carolina Public Safety Coordinating Council. “Grant funds distributed by Attorney General Alan Wilson will enable us to hire a bilingual victim advocate […]

Man charged in West Columbia bank robbery

A man has been charged in connection to a West Columbia bank robbery Friday afternoon. Leland L. Beatty, 33, has been charged with entering a bank with intent to steal, according to arrest warrants. “Shortly after the robbery, a photo of the suspect was circulated on social media and we received a tip,” Lexington County […]

Parents can help protect teen drivers on the road

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens in the United States — ahead of all other types of injury, disease, or violence. National Teen Driver Safety Week is coming up later this month. I’m using this blog entry and next week’s entry to share information with you about you can protect […]