Lexington man accused of trafficking woman

Deputies have charged a man they said recruited and enticed a woman to perform sexual acts with other men for money. Gino Smith, 43, is charged with trafficking in persons, according to an arrest warrant. “Based on interviews detectives conducted during this case, Smith used force and fraud to make the victim engage in commercial […]

Don’t chance it

Sheriff Jay Koon Summer storms and the start of hurricane season can bring a significant amount of rain and turbulent weather to the Midlands. As we’ve recently witnessed, many roads around Lexington County quickly flood and turn into hazardous driving situations. According to FEMA, it only takes six inches of water to cause loss of […]