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Teens charged with robbing restaurant, convenience store

Lexington County investigators have arrested two teens in connection to armed robberies this week at a Taco Bell and a Circle K. Inezhia Allen, 17, and Kealea Stephens, 18, are charged with armed robbery, kidnapping and possessing a weapon during a violent crime for the two incidents that happened about six hours apart Tuesday morning,…
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Man arrested, more than 25 pounds of pot seized after traffic stop

A California man was arrested in possession of more than 25 pounds of marijuana Monday after a traffic stop at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport. Jackson Quincy Reed, a 43-year-old Sacramento resident, is charged with trafficking marijuana, according to an arrest warrant. Reed is also charged with driving recklessly on the John N. Hardee Expressway as…
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287(g) meeting to be held Nov. 29

As part of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s 287(g) program at the Lexington County Detention Center, the Lexington County 287(g) Steering Committee will hold its annual meeting Nov. 29 in the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department Training Center at 541 Gibson Road in Lexington. The meeting is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. with opening…
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Lexington teen charged after school threat

An 18-year-old has been arrested and charged with making threats of a mass shooting at Pelion High School. Robert Hunter Jacob Woods, a Pelion High student, admitted to deputies Tuesday night he created multiple social media profiles to make threats against the school, according to an arrest warrant. “A concerned Pelion High student made us…
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