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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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Suicidal subject fatally shot after firing on deputies

A man who was the subject of a brief search after a call in reference to a suicidal person Friday night has died after he shot at two Lexington County deputies and took return fire. Ronald Scott Jenkins, 55, suffered a gunshot wound and died after being transported to a hospital, according to Lexington County Coroner Margaret…
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LCSD correctional officer receives award from state detention group

A Lexington County correctional officer has received a statewide award from a group of South Carolina detention professionals. Sharon Washington, a master correctional officer at the Lexington County Detention Center, has been named “Supervisor of the Year” by the South Carolina Jail Administrators Association. “MCO Washington is always ready to answer questions and provide feedback…
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4 accused of attempted murder in drug-related shooting

Three men and a woman are accused of shooting at four people inside a vehicle during a drug deal in a restaurant parking lot last month. Isaiah Allen (above left), 20, and Chris Felder, 19, are charged with four counts of attempted murder, discharging a firearm into a vehicle and possessing a weapon during a violent…
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