Think before you drink

Sheriff Jay Koon The first day of summer officially starts tomorrow and that means it’s time to gather with friends and family for cookouts and barbeques. For many, a big part of get-togethers is enjoying an alcoholic beverage. But, with the privilege of drinking comes great responsibility. Don’t think about it if you’re under 21. […]

Teens arrested in weekend armed robbery

Lexington County deputies apprehended six teens Sunday morning after responding to a reported armed robbery near Rocky Point Recreation Area in Chapin. “The victims were waiting at the dock to load a boat when six teens approached them from the woods and attempted to hijack their vehicle,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. The driver […]

Community tip leads to Red Bank drug charge

Lexington County narcotics agents arrested a woman Tuesday after finding meth in her bedroom. Simonne Chantel Alberti, 49, is charged with possession with intent to distribute meth, according to an arrest warrant. Agents said this charge is considered her second offense due to a previous drug possession conviction. “Agents followed up on a community tip […]