Crime Prevention Month

Crime impacts every community, no one is immune to it. October is Crime Prevention Month, a time for residents to come together to raise awareness and take preventative actions to drive out crime from their neighborhoods. Throughout the year, individuals can partner with law enforcement and local community organizations to find resources to educate friends […]

Former Lexington County detention officer charged with misconduct in office, conspiracy

LEXINGTON, S.C. – A former detention officer at the Lexington County Detention Center has been charged for her alleged role in an assault-for-hire scheme last year. Ingrid Yolanda Ortiz-Montero, 22, is charged with two counts of misconduct in office and one count of conspiracy, according to arrest warrants. “Immediately after I became aware of allegations that Ortiz-Montero brought contraband into […]