Monthly Archives: January 2019

Gaston woman charged with stabbing family member

Lexington County deputies arrested a Gaston woman Tuesday night and charged her with attempted murder after responding to a stabbing at her home. Stacy Lynn Chasteen, 46, is also charged with using a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants. “Based on the interviews investigators conducted on the scene, this all began as…
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Be safe on two wheels

Whether it’s for leisure, commuting or exercise, people choose to ride bicycles daily across Lexington County. And much like drivers, bicyclists have a responsibility to stay alert while traveling. This choice could mean the difference between life, serious injury, or death for yourself or those around you. As a cyclist, always ride distraction-free and pay…
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Locking your home can prevent burglaries

Are you planning to build or remodel a home this year? During the exciting time of having your house built or remodeled, make sure to consider one of the most important features that will keep you and your family safe for years to come: security. According to the National Crime Prevention Council, about six out…
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5 ways to protect yourself against scams

As the new year approaches, we’re hearing about some new twists to some old scams I’d like to share with you. We’ve taken reports before about someone calling and pretending to be an IRS agent. We’ve recently been made aware of a man who was knocking on doors claiming to be an IRS person with…
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