Getting a check? Watch for scams

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to change the way we as a society do things and, in some cases, our everyday lives. It’s changed the way we handle certain non-emergency calls at the Sheriff’s Department; however, we’re proud of the way the Lexington County community has policed itself when it comes to large gatherings and other […]

Gaston woman charged in 2 incidents

LEXINGTON, S.C. – Lexington County deputies have arrested a Gaston woman on charges related to two separate incidents last week. Shelley Christina Shumpert, 32, is charged with first-degree assault and battery, and attempted armed robbery in connection to an incident April 21 in Swansea, according to arrest warrants. Shumpert is also charged with second-degree burglary […]